Friday, November 03, 2023

Pop-Up Blog-Hop & Giveaway: The Third Dawn by Thomas J. Nichols

Thomas J. Nichols

Inspirational Religious Fiction / Historical Fiction
Publisher: Nicholson Books
Page Count: 212 pages
Publication Date: September 14, 2023
Updated version with new dialogue and more detailed descriptions

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Nichols turns his award-winning writing career to the greatest mystery of all time in The Third Dawn: From Bethlehem to Golgotha.

Accompanied by His lifelong friend, Nur, the young Jesus ventures throughout the towns and villages of Israel, Palestine, and across the sea to the port city of Ephesus. With Nur always at His side, Jesus experiences the joys and hardships of humanity—Jews and gentiles, rich and poor, believers and nonbelievers, freemen and slaves.

Nichols’s gifted storytelling brings forth this unique perspective on the life of the Messiah, providing a rare insight into His personal joys and suffering. The reader will experience the emotions of His power and authority when, on a mountaintop above Capernaum, He pronounces the future, and a spectacular miracle occurs in the city below.

The Third Dawn was initially published in 2011 but is now updated with new dialogue and more detailed settings.

Author Thomas J. Nichols

on his road to writing The Third Dawn


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Thomas J. (Tom) Nichols’s law enforcement career ranged from patrol, detective, Sergeant, Lieutenant, Captain, Deputy Chief, and Chief of Police. spanning the era of the growth of the Mexican drug cartels and war on drugs. He has written seven novels and three short stories with themes of the border wars, espionage, international intrigue, and the supernatural.

Tom's latest work is The Third Dawn, an inspirational retelling of the early life of Jesus galvanized by his devotion to local and international church affairs. His ideas were brought to life while traveling with Gwen, his wife who also serves as his editor, to experience of the Holy Land—the Church of the Nativity, the Holy Sepulcher, The Annunciation, the Mount of Olives, the River Jordan, Capernaum, Tiberias, the Sea of Galilee, Jericho, and Ephesus.

First Prize:
Signed copy of THE THIRD DAWN + $25 Amazon gift card 
Second & Third Prizes: signed copy.
(US only; ends midnight, CST, 11/24/23)


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Anonymous said...

Wow, what a career path the author had leading up to the writing of this book. Thanks for sharing. I look forward to reading the book.

Trust but Verify I said...

Karen, thank you for taking the time to look at my newest book, The Third Dawn: Bethlehem to Golgotha. Comments and reviews are priceless.

Trust but Verify I said...

Many thanks for posting The Third Dawn; Bethlehem to Golgotha on your site.

Karen said...

I was scheduled to be in Israel 2 weeks ago and was taking your book with me to read while there. Although the trip was cancelled prior to my take-off, I am reading the book now.

KJ Waters said...

Wow, I'm so glad you didn't get stuck there, Karen! Sorry you missed your trip. My sister's in-laws landed in Israel on Oct 7 and were blocks from the bombings. Difficult to get out of there, so I'm very glad you missed all that drama and danger.

I hope you enjoy Tom's book as much as I did. Thank you for taking the time to read and review!