And Then Came a Lion
Book One of the Lions and Lambs Series
“And David said to Saul: Thy servant kept his father’s sheep, and there came a lion, or a bear, and took a ram out of the midst of the flock: And I pursued after them, and struck them and delivered it out of their mouth….”1 Samuel 17:34-35
Mark rolled over. “Are you okay?”
“I can’t sleep. I think I’ll go downstairs for a while.”
“You want some company?”
“No, I’ll be fine. You sleep. I’ll read, or play Solitaire, or something.”
“Okay, just don’t do any more furniture moving.”
She grabbed her robe and stomped out of the room. Downstairs, she went into the den and curled up in her chair. She stared out the window.
A full moon illuminated the back yard, casting long shadows across the lawn. She didn’t notice. Neither did she see the trees dancing in the wind, or a few loose leaves fluttering past. She didn’t hear the plaintive howl of the neighbor’s dog or the yowl of a stray cat. She saw a terrified girl and the cold eyes of a monster.
What would you risk to save a child?
Susannah Carlson believes she is willing to risk anything. When an old Indian man appears in a dream and shows her the kidnapping, brutalization, and horrific death of a young girl, Susannah rushes to intercede. In doing so, she incites the angry retribution of the pedophile and sparks a spiritual warfare that spans two continents.
The old Indian promises the flames will not burn her ― if she holds onto her faith. Yet, when things go awry and people get hurt, doubt and guilt slip in, shaking her faith. Will it be strong enough, or will she falter and lose everything, including her life?