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The Parabaloni

(Parabaloni #1)

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Simeon Lee has spent his life keeping America free from terror. Which makes the discovery of a band of hooded murderers sparking fear from coast to coast a very unpalatable shock. Someone is trying to change America from the ground up, and whoever they are has no qualms about murdering the weak in their way. But as he takes hold of faith and leaps out into the fight again, ...more
Kindle Edition, 286 pages
Published April 7th 2015 (first published April 28th 2014)
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Linda Hoover
Sep 06, 2015 rated it it was amazing
A fast-paced, thrilling adventure of Christian spies. Hang on to your seat & prepare for a wild ride!!

4 stars due to some grammar, spelling, & punctuation errors. 5 stars for content, pace, & characters though!
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Sarah
Apr 12, 2016 rated it really liked it
This was a very good read! It was fast paced and not overly gross and gruesome like some crime themed books.
Pamela Friedline
Sep 23, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Wonderful read! Better than a bubble bath.(calgon take me away)! Remindered me of a James Bond, written by C S Lewis.

Wonderful read! Better than a bubble bath, (calgon take me away). I would get carried away with the characters, I became part of the story.
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Sep 05, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Ahh, the original Parabaloni... The first book, and the beginning of adventures in more ways than one... I was privileged to read the first edition and almost first copy (handbound, nonetheless). I have read it several more times over the years, and must say what has always been a good story has greatly improved to become the stellar edition you can now read. Interesting, intellectually-stimulating, intelligent, illuminating, innocent... A book for young and old alike.
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“Sometimes you have to risk things for the gospel’s sake, to reach people. You know, in the early church there was a group of Christians who risked their lives just to help the sick and dying. They ran toward plague victims instead of away from them, and called themselves the Parabaloni, the Gamblers, because they were gambling with their lives to help their fellow men. If there were more Christians like that around today, Christians who were willing to actually get up off the couch and risk some things for others, the world might not be in such an evil state.” 0 likes
“A Christian’s death is never happy. Heaven is happy. Death is not. Death is a horrible reminder of everything wrong. It’s unnatural, the most jarring reminder of our fall and the presence of evil there is. Don’t try to be happy about it, Vincent. Hold to where they are, that you will certainly be there too. But here we have to live staring the effects of our sin in the face. Death is that effect at its strongest. It is a deep spiritual sorrow, as well as a real physical bereavement. Jesus is its conquer. Keep letting Him conquer it for you.” 0 likes
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