RANDY LINDSAY is world traveler. Which sounds impressive until you realize the worlds he visits exist only in his mind and on the pages of his novels. He claims to prefer this method of sight-seeing because he can stop at any time, go to the kitchen, and indulge his ice cream addiction. When he isn't busy making things up he likes going to movies with his wife to watch what other people have made up and play board games with his children who are in the habit of making up the rules as they go along.
He is also the author of 5 published novels and speaks publically on the writing process. You can find out more about him through any of the links below.
Here they were, on the brink of the next era of human history. Prophets had foretold of this time for thousands of years. But of all the things that John could say about their current endeavor and the events that would soon come to pass, nothing came to mind. . . except fear.
John Williams knows conditions in the United States are getting worse, but when his oldest son, Robert, comes home early from his mission and John receives a special Church calling, suddenly everything comes into perspective—the Second Coming is closer than he ever thought possible.
John travels to the middle of nowhere to build Camp Valiant, a future gathering place for Latter-day Saints, leaving Robert to protect the family from the escalating violence and crime in their town. And as rumors swirl throughout the country that those sworn to protect the United States may, in fact, be the ones tearing it apart, Secretary of State Calvin McCord decides to uncover the truth, no matter the consequences.
Compelling characters and political intrigue allow The Gathering to paint a thrilling yet realistic view of the Second Coming’s beginning. As the threads of society begin to unravel around them, the Williams family must find a way to tie their faith together as they prepare for this most glorious event.
“All units be advised. All units be advised. Condition Redcon-2 initiated. The Russians have invaded Germany. All units in the Mediterranean and Middle East are hereby on full alert. Individual unit orders will follow.” For a moment Gutierrez stood there—speechless. His face whitened. Then he turned and faced the rest of the squad. He licked his lips and said, “Well, I’ll be. Did you get that, rookie? We’re at war!”
With the Savior’s Second Coming fast approaching, the world is descending into chaos. Now each member of the Williams family—along with all the other Saints—must decide whether to heed the call to gather.
Set in the near future, this tense novel dives into the wide-sweeping political, social, and religious drama of a family caught between life as it’s always been and a new beginning in Zion.
Fast-paced and thrilling, this book will keep you guessing—a dramatic look at what could well happen before the Savior comes again.
Since the beginning of time, fantastic creatures have lived in the magical land of the Battlementals. These elemental forces war with one another in order to dominate the universe. As long as the power of the six elements remains relatively balanced there isn’t a problem, but when one of the six elements grows too powerful it is time to summon heroes from earth and send them on a dangerous quest to restore the elemental balance.
Chase Freeman is a boy with a heart for adventure stuck living in dull Drifter Flats. Nothing exciting ever happens in his small town—until he sees the strange ball of light streaking across the sky. Along with his best friend Jordan, her little brother Luke, and Harlan the smartest boy in school, they follow the light to an American Indian medicine circle. Drawn into the middle of it, the four friends are suddenly teleported to the Battlemental dimension along with the school bully Brendan and his friend Lena.
As the universe systematically starts to disappear, Chase and his friends race to assemble the Harmonicon in a land filled with bizarre creatures in the middle of an elemental war. In order to succeed the six heroes must learn to work together, but can they do that before it’s too late?
Pounce is the son of the tiger-folk chieftain. When his honor is challenged, Pounce must prove he is worthy to take over for his father someday. He is given a grand quest to earn his name of maturity and the right of leadership, but it seems impossible. How could anyone find the lost Saber tribes of the Eastern Jungles? And if he doesn’t, he’ll be banished forever.
With no other choice, Pounce begins his journey across the treacherous realm of Fire, but soon finds he is not alone. A human girl with a secret and two gazelle-folk trying to get to the city of Torch View decide to join him. Danger lurks around every bend and the four unlikely companions find themselves battling elemental monsters and Fire creatures. Unable to turn back, Pounce must rely on the help of his new friends to uncover the secret of the Riddle of Fire and continue his quest. When lives are on the line, will Pounce have the strength and courage to finish the quest or will he fail and be banished from the friends and family that he loves?
This coming of age fantasy adventure is the second book in the Battlemental universe and combines action and humor to show that people from different backgrounds often make the best friends. Several interior illustrations depict the heroes and some of the strange creatures they meet. Pounce and the Riddle of Fire is a middle grade novel in the style of Brandon Mull (Fablehaven) and Rick Riordan (Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief).