The Hidden Ones

Legacy of the Watchers

Book 1
Nancy Madore
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AN ANCIENT LEGEND. A FORGOTTEN PEOPLE. A PLOT FOR MASS MURDER 

As CEO of her own thriving company, Nadia Adeire is flush with success, but a secret society dating back to the Essenes believes her to be one of the ancient djinn—the notorious demoness of Hebrew legend: Lilith. What’s more, they have reason to believe that she’s plotting a catastrophic attack on the world. 


Nadia is snatched from her ‘perfect’ life and caught in a maze between a present day disaster and the ancient legends of the djinn. Her only way out is to retrace the steps of her deceased grandmother, Helene. The deeper Nadia delves into the past, the harder it will be for her to emerge unscathed. But it’s the only way to stop the impending disaster that was set in motion five thousand years ago. 

ABOUT THE SERIES

Thousands of years ago, something happened that changed the course of human history. Testimonies abound of these otherworldly visitors they called ‘angels,’ and their hybrid offspring, the ‘Nephilim.’ These mighty ‘gods’ quickly rose to power, and the ancient world came alive with industry and culture. The species that existed for hundreds of thousands of years as hunters and gatherers suddenly began settling in one place, cultivating the land and governing themselves. They created irrigation, the wheel and algebra. Yet amidst all this progress, an undercurrent of terror was spreading like wildfire, carrying whispers of ‘djinn,’ ‘daeva’ and ‘demons’… 

The Watchers were supposed to do just that; watch. But humankind proved far too tempting and they ‘fell’ to earth, taking wives and even producing children. But their children grew into unruly giants whose souls didn’t ascend like human souls when they died, but remained here on earth. These errant souls haunt the earth to this day. They are the ‘djinn,’ the ‘hidden ones,’ also known as ‘daeva’ and ‘demon.’ They have one purpose—to live. But to live they need bodies. 

This chain of events has reached the point where the djinn need more than just our bodies to survive. They must take back control of the earth, just as in the days when they ruled as gods. 

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About the author

Nancy Madore achieved enormous critical acclaim with her 'Enchanted' series with Harlequin, which includes Enchanted, Enchanted Again and Enchanted Dreams

Now, following her life-long interest in history and mythology, Nancy Madore is launching a new series in the historical and speculative fiction genres, called 'Legacy of the Watchers,' which includes The Hidden Ones, Power of Gods and Masquerade. She is currently working on the The fourth Trumpet

You can read more about Nancy Madore's books by visiting her website at www.nmadore.com.

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Nancy Madore
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Pages
424
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ISBN
9781624075148
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Language
English
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Genres
Drama / Ancient & Classical
Fiction / Fantasy / Paranormal
Fiction / Historical
Fiction / Mystery & Detective / International Mystery & Crime
Fiction / Mystery & Detective / Women Sleuths
Fiction / Science Fiction / Apocalyptic & Post-Apocalyptic
Juvenile Fiction / Historical / Ancient Civilizations
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A GAME OF CAT AND MOUSE SPANNING THOUSANDS OF YEARS IS SUDDENLY COMING TO A HEAD.As the Legacy of the Watchers continues, Nadia finds herself inextricably tied to the Raphaelians. Her former life--and everything she believed in--has been shattered, and she needs their help to pick up the pieces and start again. 

But there are still unanswered questions, so Nadia is once again drawn into the mysterious underworld of the hidden ones. But now there may be even more at stake. Threats of Armageddon loom in the distance as they attempt to decipher a formula that may hold the key to unconscionable power. Their quest takes them back to the ancient world--this time to King Solomon and his legendary djinn. Meanwhile, thousands of miles away, Lilith is already attempting to finish what Asmodeous started. ABOUT THE LEGACY OF THE WATCHERS SERIES:Thousands of years ago, something happened that changed the course of human history. Testimonies abound of otherworldly visitors they called 'angels,' and their hybrid offspring, the 'Nephilim' giants. These mighty 'gods' quickly rose to power, and the ancient world came alive with industry and culture.  The species that existed for hundreds of thousands of years as hunters and gatherers suddenly began settling in one place, cultivating the land and governing themselves. They created irrigation, the wheel and algebra. Yet amidst all this progress, an undercurrent of terror was spreading like wildfire, carrying whispers of 'djinn,' 'daeva' and 'demons'...

The Watchers were supposed to do just that; watch. But humankind proved far too tempting and they 'fell' to earth, taking wives and even producing children. But their children grew into unruly giants whose souls didn't ascend like human souls when they died, but remained here on earth. These errant souls haunt the earth to this day. They are the 'djinn,' the 'hidden ones,' also known as 'daeva' and 'demon.' They have one purpose--to live. But to live they need bodies. 

This chain of events has reached the point where the djinn need more than just our bodies to survive. They must take back control of the earth, just as in the days when they ruled as gods.

OTHER BOOKS IN THE SERIES:THE HIDDEN ONES, book 1
MASQUERADE, book 3
THE FOURTH TRUMPET, book 4 (available February 2015)
A TRUE STORY OF SEX AND BETRAYAL--AND THE ETHICS THAT MAKE IT OKAY


     Referencing actual exhibits, orders and depositions in real court cases, The Ethics of Judge Nadeau provides a bird's eye view into the rationale behind behavior so incredible it will take your breath away. This candid and humorous account of Robert Nadeau's antics (in and out of the courtroom) is as entertaining as it is shocking.

     The book was inspired by the belief that there are some things a lawyer should never do (especially if he is a judge) because they are either unethical, illegal, or just plain wrong.  Here are ten of the most obvious: 

A lawyer should not sleep with his client.A lawyer should not disclose information his clients tell him in confidence.A lawyer should not use what his clients tell him in confidence against them.A lawyer should not secretly advise the opponents in his former client's cases.A lawyer should not stalk, slander or terrorize former clients.In the course of stalking, slandering and terrorizing his former clients, a lawyer should not engage in the illegal dissemination of unauthorized recordings.A lawyer should not offer money to a person who is testifying against him.A lawyer should not make two--or even three--opposing statements under oath.    A lawyer should not use client funds to pay his law firm's operating expenses.A lawyer should not enter his personal psych file as an exhibit without reading it first.

     Not only has Robert Nadeau done all of these things, but he actually tries to defend them in his various emails, pleadings and depositions. Worst of all, the judicial system has supported him every step of the way!

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