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Sovereign (The Books of Mortals #3)

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Nine years after Rom Sebastian was thrust into the most unlikely of circumstances as hero and bearer of an unimaginable secret, the alliance of his followers is in disarray. An epic battle with The Order has left them scattered and deeply divided both in strategy and resolve in their struggle to become truly alive and free.

Only 36 truly alive followers remain loyal to Rom.
Hardcover, 336 pages
Published June 18th 2013 by FaithWords (first published January 1st 2013)
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Evan Morgan
Jan 10, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Best book of the trilogy. You won't see what happens coming until you read it on the page.
I thought the first book had an interesting premise. I thought the second book had some interesting character development. And now we come to the third and final novel in the Books of Mortals series. "Sovereign" is much more obviously Christian than the other two books. If you are turned off by this, I would not recommend it. That said, this is a work if Christian fiction and the beautiful Christian ideas about compassion and love are woven into this book quite well. I personally had trouble wit ...more
Christian Fiction Addiction
Jun 22, 2013 rated it really liked it
Ted Dekker and Tosca Lee have again combined their tremendous writing talent in "Sovereign", the third installment of "The Book of Mortals" series. As with the first two books, the scenes are vividly drawn, the writing is crisp, and the words flow smoothly, sweeping you up into the power of the story. From the start, the scenes explode with action, and I was immediately gripped by the opening chapters as good clashes with evil. My favourite character in this story is easily that of Jordin, who w ...more
Jun 26, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: ted-dekker
This has definitely been Dekker's best work since the Circle, and I think the inclusion of Tosca Lee as a co-author has dramatically increased the potential of this series.

I noticed a lot of parallels with the Circle Series (which should be expected- they do take place in the same literary universe). I'm not really sure how I feel about the ending of this series, as it plays on a key motif from Dekker's earlier works, but I don't think it will bother anyone who has not read the Circle and I do f
Meagan Myhren-bennett
I just finished the third book in Ted Dekker & Tosca Lee's The Books of Mortals series and WOW is all I can say. This is a fantastic (I think) conclusion to this series, though when Dekker is writing you never know there could be another (think his Circle trilogy which became 4 with book 0!)

Sovereign takes up where Mortal left us, but 6 years have passed. Fear is the only emotion that everyone can feel, but for a small group of people who have themselves become divided into 3 different group
Oct 30, 2013 rated it it was ok
I am so disappointed in this series. The first two books were fantastic! And the first half of this book was pretty good, but Dekker completely cops out the ending. SPOILER ALERT: Surrender to love???? Are you effing kidding me??? So many wonderful ways this book could end and you choose a half-assed, unconnected, lame ending of everyone learns how to SURRENDER TO LOVE????? Thank god I didn't buy these books. I would have been pissed.
Apr 21, 2014 rated it it was ok
Shelves: library
I felt this book was lacking in plot. It just seemed to be a rehash of thoughts and ideas presented in the 1st two books. It also seemed a bit disjointed and the characters didn't seem to come alive as they did in the previous books. The end seemed a little rushed, but that was ok since by then I just wanted it to end anyway.
Apr 22, 2017 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
You have to have a fundamental understanding of Christian doctrine to fully grasp and understand the analogies the authors are bringing to the forefront in this book as well as the whole series. This is what the whole series is about, presenting, not so much an alternate, but retelling with different characters, the doctrine of salvation.

Overall, I found many of the points thought provoking, but without finding a more descriptive word, a bit cheesy. The story was told with all the politics, pre
Rick Fisher
Jun 07, 2013 rated it really liked it
Although not the best of the three in this series, it was nevertheless, an appropriate ending. The story played out with a few surprising twists, but the ending was always going to be the same. It really took a long time, in this novel, to build up speed. But once it did, it hit mach three. It just took half the novel to get there.
This is a Christian based novel. And, as a Christian, it is fairly evident in the premise and how the story unfolds, develops and culminates. But, it can be read by
Aug 28, 2014 rated it liked it
Much excite! Very twist! So story!

Then why do I only give this book three stars? Well, the biggest reason is that the ending . . . was corny. Cheesy. Everyone turns amazingly-lovingly-awesomely good and pure. Everyone who mattered, that is. I mean, that's nice, but I want books to BREAK my heart in two. I should be like after a book.
As well, Dekker went on and on and on and on about how beautiful and dashing and alluring and gorgeous and handsome and enthralling and godlike Roland was that I
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Ted Dekker is known for novels that combine adrenaline-laced stories with unexpected plot twists, unforgettable characters, and incredible confrontations between good and evil. Ted lives in Austin with his wife LeeAnn and their four children.
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The Books of Mortals (3 books)
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