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Bless The Child

Bless The Child

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by Cathy Cash Spellman

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Maggie O'Connor is a forty-two-year-old grandmother. She is also about to do battle with Satan... she just doesn't know it yet.

Bless the Child

What if your drug-addicted daughter left a newborn baby on your doorstep and disappeared?

What if she came back three years later and took the child you love into a satanic cult?

And, what if that child turned out to


Maggie O'Connor is a forty-two-year-old grandmother. She is also about to do battle with Satan... she just doesn't know it yet.

Bless the Child

What if your drug-addicted daughter left a newborn baby on your doorstep and disappeared?

What if she came back three years later and took the child you love into a satanic cult?

And, what if that child turned out to be mankind's last hope in the war between Good and Evil?

Would you risk your soul to save her?

Maggie O'Connor is about to answer these questions... maybe with her life. A vibrant, attractive, recently widowed partner in a Manhattan antiquities shop, she is too young to be a grandmother. Yet the love and the bond between her and her little granddaughter Cody is deep and rare enough to make her fight -- not just for custody, but for the child's life itself.

The law won't back her up. But the exorcist priest believes. And the rabbi who practices Kabbalah knows too much not to believe. And ancient raging memories of an Egyptian prophecy are rising within her own terrifying dreams.

Everybody wants the child.

Even the Devil.

And time is running out.

BLESS THE CHILD. You'll be touched to the heart, and chilled to the bone.

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Meet the Author

Best-selling author, Cathy Cash Spellman has written five books that have been New York Times and International Best Sellers in hardcover and paperback.

Her books include:

• Lark's Labyrinth
• Snowflake from the Hand of God
• So Many Partings
• An Excess of Love
• Paint the Wind
• Bless the Child
• The Playground of the Gods

They've been sold in 22 countries, and Bless the Child, starring Kim Basinger and Jimmy Smits, was a successful Paramount movie in 2000.

Cathy is an Astrologer and has written extensively about esoteric subjects from metaphysics to healing and mysticism. She has both practiced and written about a wide variety of healing modalities, including Cranio Sacral Therapy, Polarity, Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese medicine, Qi Gung, Native American Shamanic Healing, and Spiritual Healing. She holds Black Belt rank in Goju Ryu Karate and teaches both Women's Empowerment and Energy (Qi) Workshops.

She has been a monthly columnist for Mode and Grace Magazines, Sweet16.com and Astromessenger.com. She has written for Mademoiselle, Self, Harper's Bazaar, Cosmopolitan, Town and Country, and Kung Fu magazines on health, energy, beauty, sexuality, woman's empowerment and many other topics.

Cathy invites you to visit her website at www.cathycashspellman.com

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Bless the Child 4.7 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 11 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Can't believe how good this book was, I couldn't put it down once I started reading it. But really, if someone writes a really really good book, please don't make a movie unless you're absolutely sure it's gonna be good.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I purchased this book five years ago and I never regretted it (especially with reading it seven times since the purchase). I love the plot; it drags you right into the lives of the characters. Cathy Spellman did a lot of research on all the different aspects of this book (voodoo, satanism, Irish mystism, Egyptian history, etc.) I recommend this book for everyone with a passion for religon, history or family affairs. Even though it is 700+ pages, every page is worth turning. I found myself staying up late at nights to read as far as I could. For those of you who watch the movie, I recommend reading the book. There is so much more that happens in the book than can be explained in an 1.5-2 hour movie. Thank you Cathy Spellman.
Guest More than 1 year ago
My girlfriend introduced Cathy Spellman's book to me last month. She said she read it in 8th grade and loved it. As soon as I started reading the book, I saw the previews for the movie and couldn't wait to finish the book and see the film. My girlfriend decided to re-read the book as well. We both loved reading the book together and it brought our relationship to a higher level. We really enjoyed the Egyptian flavor it contained and were enthralled by the mythology. From the beginning to the end, the book kept us both interested and intrigued. Spellman impressed us with her knowledge and character analysis. However, once watching the movie, we were disappointed. The movie 'dumbed' down the plot for its American movie-goers. We highly recommend the book...but not the movie! If Spellman ever reads this---WE LOVE THE BOOK...JUST NOT THE FILM!!!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
To say film makers took poetic license when they adapted this into film would be a gross understatement. The names are the same, only the story was changed to protect the innocent. Rest assured this is a very good book. Compelling, and thought provoking. Allows the reader to feel as though their apart of the story.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
A truly underrated, amazing read. I have reread it several times and can't believe how much happens in one book. Do NOT judge this based on the horrendous attempt at a movie.
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Guest More than 1 year ago
I have never read a book that affected me so much!! I truly had dreams while reading this book!! It was totally awsome! What a story, gripping, scary, yet a loving story about a blessed little girl!! The only regret is I lent the book out and never got it back! The movie was good but the book is 100% better!!
Guest More than 1 year ago
This story is more terrifying than the movie. The movie was not as scary as the book. The story is freaky, and I can't believe the movie left so much info from the book even though it was a frighting movie.
Guest More than 1 year ago
this book rules! it has way more than the movie did. they cut out so much of the book that i thought the movie was a half star. go read this book if u saw the movie. if not, read it anyways!
Guest More than 1 year ago
It is a great book. It is so much better than the movie could ever possibly try to be.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I have read this book several times (at least ten) since I bought it. It quickly became my favorite, so much that I bought it in hardcover as well as paperback. This book has many levels to capture your mind, from egyptian mythology, to jewish mysticism, to satanism and the occult, to the intense love shared between grandmothers and their grandchildren. I did not think that any movie could come close to doing this book the justice it deserved; and I was right. The movie was a injustice to the highest degree. For those who have seen the movie- read the book! You will be glad that you did! Thanks Cathy Cash Spellman for writing the book that has given me so much joy over the years! It has never failed to keep me enthralled!