Passages (Marus Manuscripts) (#02 in Adventures In Odyssey Passages Series)
Glennall's Betrayal: In Depression-era Odyssey, James Curtis runs away from home and joins a mysterious group of gypsies. Along the way, he is kidnapped and sold into slavery, where he meets a young man named Glennall. Together, James and Glennall...
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Glennall's Betrayal: In Depression-era Odyssey, James Curtis runs away from home and joins a mysterious group of gypsies. Along the way, he is kidnapped and sold into slavery, where he meets a young man named Glennall. Together, James and Glennall journey to the capital in Marus and discover that there is a higher purpose to the random events of their lives. Based on the biblical story of Joseph, Glennall's Betrayal models for the reader what it means to trust God in every circumstance and to forgive those who have wronged us. Any fan of Tolkien will appreciate this fantasy story, and with a new cover and interior graphics, it's better than ever!
Draven's Defiance: While running through an old railroad tunnel, Scott Graham bumps his head, and suddenly finds himself in another world where time has stopped and he is expected to fulfill a purpose he knows nothing about?set for him by the Unseen One. In a wartime period resembling Nazi Germany, Scott must learn from a daring prophet and take a stand that will affect an entire nation?and his very life. Based on the biblical story of Elijah, Draven's Defiance retells the story from a kid's perspective, helping kids understand the themes and principles in God's Word.
Fendar's Legacy: Danny, Michelle, and Wayne jump into a river and come out of the water to find themselves in a fountain in another land. When these three young travelers unexpectedly journey from Odyssey to Marus, two of them join forces with an exiled prince to free an oppressed people, while the other is enticed by the kingdom's riches. Will the epic struggle lead to a terrible parting? Based on the biblical story of Moses, and written from a kid's perspective, Fendar's Legacy teaches about the freedom found in following God's plan.
Paul McCusker is the creative content director for Focus on the Family. He has been a writer of fiction, nonfiction, and drama since 1979. His work includes over forty published novels, full-length plays, dramatic sketch collections, and song lyrics.
For the Adventures in Odyssey series alone, he has written over 200 half-hour radio episodes, eighteen novels, and two screenplays for the best-selling animated videos.
He has dramatized many classics for Focus on the Family Radio Theatre, including A Christmas Carol and Jan Karon's At Home in Mitford. He also wrote and directed the Peabody Award–winning Bonhoeffer: The Cost of Freedom and created the highly acclaimed Father Gilbert Mysteries series.
The novellas Epiphany and The Faded Flower, and more plus non-fiction, and co-authored You Say Tomato with best-selling British writer Adrian Plass. Epiphany was nominated for the ECPA Gold Medallion Award
Paul lives in Colorado Springs, Colorado, with his wife, Elizabeth, and their two children.