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The Ark of Humanity [NOOK Book]

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God flooded the earth to annihilate humanity's sins. What if that sinful race didn't die when floodwaters covered them but instead adapted to breathe water?

Under the depths of the ocean one boy has raised himself, until the day when he meets a dark-skinned man with news that will change the lives of his civilization forever.

Now he must save his people from another empire of water dwellers bent on enslaving ...

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The Ark of Humanity

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Overview

God flooded the earth to annihilate humanity's sins. What if that sinful race didn't die when floodwaters covered them but instead adapted to breathe water?

Under the depths of the ocean one boy has raised himself, until the day when he meets a dark-skinned man with news that will change the lives of his civilization forever.

Now he must save his people from another empire of water dwellers bent on enslaving the oceans and torturing his peaceful realm.

Yet another question is posed as he learns that his people are descended from humans that lived on the land above the ocean; a people that were destroyed by floods made by the rage of God.

If they have to, in order to escape, will they be able to breathe air and join whatever is left of the world above the waters?

What would they find there? Is the mythological Noah still alive?

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Editorial Reviews

Tony Brady
It is simply magnificent in its scope, range of characters and sheer power of descriptive imagination. All superlatives fail to adequately express my admiration for its quality on all the standard merits for the required criteria of the genre.
Lela Markham
I love the world the author’s built. It's one thing to build a fantasy kingdom of humans who act like humans, quite another to believably write as an aquatic being. The author puts the reader into that environment and makes it feel real. The descriptions are striking and the characters are so appropriate to their world.
Andrew Skaife
Now this is what fantasy is supposed to be. The fact that so many are so much the same proves that people can copy but this takes a step forward.
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940044285903
  • Publisher: Scott Toney
  • Publication date: 1/19/2013
  • Sold by: Smashwords
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 110,143
  • File size: 457 KB

Meet the Author

From the author: I grew up in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the son of a mathematician mother and basketball loving father, and so naturally my passion became writing!

It all began as a youth when I wrote tales to go with the computer game Oregon Trail, creating stories to go with Jimmie getting typhoid or Susie getting small pox. Oh the fun of younger days... but one must advance. From there I tackled poetry and received a $100 prize in High School for winning a poetry contest. In college I earned degrees in Journalism and Public Relations.

Later I married my wonderful wife, Laura, and we now have an amazing daughter that fills our lives with such joy! Just before I met Laura the idea came to me to write a Fantasy story based on the story of Noah's Ark in the Bible. It was a 'what if' tale centering on Maanta, a merboy who descends from people who, instead of drowning in the flood, adapted to be mer people. Because of Noah's age when he died in the Bible that also left things open for me to incorporate Noah in the book as well. Thus 'The Ark of Humanity' was born.

Since then I have been inspired by other things and have gone on to write Eden Legacy and Lazarus, Man. Eden Legacy is another Fantasy work and Lazarus, Man is the story of Lazarus of Bethany, told through tale and tribulation.

I've joined forces with other authors as a member of Breakwater Harbor Books and am enthusiastic about the worlds and stories to come!

My family is my most treasured achievement.

I don't just choose to write. Writing is a part of me.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 17, 2013

    The Ark of Humanity is a stunning novel exploring the idea of ho

    The Ark of Humanity is a stunning novel exploring the idea of how people managed to survive the Great Flood by mutating and living underwater. The plot line Scott J. Toney has created is very engaging.

    It immediately brings you into the underwater world. The characters are believable and, and what’s more important, I did care about them when they found themselves in trouble. It is a remarkable book. You won’t get disappointed if you decide to read it.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted February 16, 2013

    This is such a unique read, one that kept me rapt and that I am

    This is such a unique read, one that kept me rapt and that I am extremely glad to have purchased. To take the story of Noah from the Bible and create a mer novel from its basis is truly enjoyable and remarkable.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 25, 2014

    excellent read.

    I found this to be extremely fascinating and a super great fiction told,as you will discover, in a "tongue in cheek manner". I heartily reccomend this book to all who love to read.

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