City of Dreams

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NavPress, 2003 - Comics & Graphic Novels - 361 pages
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Author collaborates with his son, Ross, in and end-times yarn that begins a trilogy. The hero is Alex Hunter, an undercover operative for ICON, a one-government in an alternative universe similar to our own, except that the strife in the Middle East has an aura of biblical prophecy, and the Earth has grown very hot.

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User Review  - cherryblossommj - LibraryThing

This is another book that I just could not get into. Maybe it is an off day for me, but I just could not get excited about this story. It is strange because I normally do really like Biblical tales ... Read full review

City of Dreams (!HERO)

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Special Agent Alex Hunter needs a big case to get his career back on track with ICON (the International Coalition of Nations), a futuristic world empire, but he never expected to be asked to ... Read full review


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About the author (2003)

Novelist Stephen R. Lawhead was born in July 2, 1950 in Kearney, Nebraska. He graduated from Kearney State College. He wrote his first novel, In the Hall of the Dragon King (1982) to try to support his family. This launched his literary career. Many of Lawhead's works are based on Celtic history and Arthurian legend. He has also written children's books, adapting many of them from stories he told his children. Lawhead's various series include Bright Empires, The Pendragon Cycle, and the King Raven Trilogy. The second book in the King Raven Trilogy, Scarlet, won a Christy Award in the category of Visionary Fiction.

Ross Lawhead was born in America but grew up in England. He studied screenplay writing at Bournemouth University before moving on to pencil the "!Hero" graphic novel and coauthor the "!Hero" novel trilogy with his father. He has also coauthored humorous books of poetry and created a theological superhero. Find him at

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