The Beginning

The Beginning

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The first in a series of eight novels, The Blackthorne Saga: The Beginning is a contemporary mix of suspense, mystery, romance and supernatural fantasy. The story revolves around a family of six adult children and the patriarch, Rafe Blackthorne who have all been blessed with extraordinary sensory abilities in order to fulfill a prophecy. Dante Blackthorne, the eldest, one of a set of triplets and an identical twin suffers a huge loss. Enlisting undercover in the armed services, he quickly finds his way into the CIA, handling covert operations. During an assignment, he finds himself in a compromising position, while trying to save the lives of Astraia O'Kahner and her three children, who are wanted dead by drug cartel king pen Kobi Radford. While attempting to place Astraia and her family in a secure location through WITSEC, Astraia develops a curious ailment, which forces Dante to return home to the Blackthorne Horse Ranch near Kalispell, Montana. Upon arriving home, they learn her illness may, in fact, be "The beginning" of a prophecy his own Mandan Indian mother, Lilyandhi Blackthorne, had made over twenty years prior before she died.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 343 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 18mm | 472g
  • Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 1507642725
  • 9781507642726

About Delaine Christine

Delaine Christine was born in Elkhart, Indiana, in 1975, and has lived in Elkhart County most of her life. Receiving a Degree from the Indiana Travel Academy of South Bend, Indiana in 1995, she chose to work in the hotel Industry for several years, before changing careers and finding work with Banks Corporation in 1998. Spending ten years with the company she found herself laid off while expecting her first child in 2007, after Universal Forest Products bought out her company the year prior. In 2014, after having spent over six years delivering newspapers and exhausted from the odd schedule, she became fed up and decided it was high time to pursue her lifelong dream of writing. With her long time love of the Flathead Valley in Montana, after having visited the beautiful area in her early twenties, she couldn't help but base her first novel and series from that location. Having an avid imagination, and a desire to reach others with God's word through her stories, she began filling her notepads and Laptop with her many ideas. From there the Blackthorne Saga was born. Her first novel, The Blackthorne Saga: The Beginning is a contemporary fantasy romance filled with a little suspense and mystery. Though her current genre is fiction she also loves to write poetry and short stories in her spare time.show more

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