Dark Star by Creston Mapes: Confessions of a Rock Idol (Rock Star Chronicles)
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Dark Star by Creston Mapes: Confessions of a Rock Idol (Rock Star Chronicles)
Mapes, Creston

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Author:

Mapes, Creston

Format:

Paperback

Publisher:

Multnomah Books

ISBN-13:

9781590524725

ISBN:

1590524721

Release Date:

2005-05-19

Condition:

New with remainder mark.

Notes:

New with remainder mark.

Can Fame, Wealth, and Power Buy Happiness? Everett Lester and his band, DeathStroke, ride the crest of a wave to superstardom. But the deeper they become immersed in fame, wealth, and power, the more likely they are to be swallowed alive by the drugs, alcohol, and discontentment that have become their only friends. Everett is headed down a perilous road of no apparent return when he’s charged with the murder of his personal psychic. The only hope he can cling to comes from Topeka , Kansas , and the letters written by a prayerful young lady who lives there. Consistent and persistent, the notes cut straight to Everett ’s empty heart, offering a fulfillment he’s never grasped before. But what if he’s found guilty of murder? Will he recognize the spiritual battle that’s raging for his soul? Endora Crystal was my rock— As I staggered through the chaos of rock ’n’ roll fame,the drugs and alcohol, the selfishness and turmoil,Endora was the gentle voice in my ear telling me I was special. Telling me I was adored. She was my personal psychic, and she said I had a unique purpose, a calling to give my fans happiness. To be their god. My band, DeathStroke, dominated the world of rock. Yet strife ruled our inner circle. My family didn’t know me. I loved no one but myself. And yet Karen Bayliss was praying for me, that I would come to know the love of God and the lordship of Jesus Christ. She was not a fan. Didn’t care for my music. Karen just wanted me to know peace. Now Endora is dead, and I’ve been charged with first-degree murder. Everett Lester is headed down a perilous road of no apparent return. Will he recognize the spiritual battle that’s raging for his soul? ~~~ "An unvarnished look at sin and redemption, confidently written. Dark Star is an impressive debut.", James Scott Bell , bestselling author of Sins of the Fathers Story Behind the Book"I hope Dark Star will develop in Christian readers an open mind about loving the lost and reaching every individual with the truth of Christ’s unconditional love,no matter what those people look like or how they behave. Perhaps it will increase believers’ confidence in the impact they can have when stepping out in faith to simply love as Christ loved,in a genuine, compassionate, and understanding way. I pray Dark Star will prove a great read for unbelievers as well, clearly explaining God’s gift of love toward man in a fast-paced story that resonates with people in contemporary society."

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