The Island Queen
This sudden revival of the old foe, and this unexpected surprise and fall, had roused this strong man's spirit to its utmost ferocity, and in mighty wrath he plied his hammer like a second Thor. But the very strength and nervous power of the man constituted his weakness when brought under the subtle influence of the old tempter, and it is probable that on his recovery, with nerves shaken, old cravings awakened, and self-respect gone, he would have fallen again and again if God had not made use of the paroxysm of rage to destroy the opportunity and the cause of evil.
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This is another island castaway tale by Ballantyne. In my opinion, it didn't come close to his highly celebrated story - Coral Island. And as always with Ballantyne, there are not so subtle ... Read full review
The Island Queen is the best like all of Ballantyne books! So far I have read at least five of the Ballantyne books and find them very Christ centered, and in this book he quotes some amazing thing ... Read full review