The Earth Shifter [NOOK Book]

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Prophecy of the Key: ?Every time human civilization reaches a crucial threshold, the Key of Destiny appears to open the coveted door into the future of unheard potential for humanity. It has happened before?and it is about to happen now. Except the new Key is unique and precious, even by the Cosmic Key of Destiny standards. Its perilous path is fraught with mystical discovery and mortal danger, as many powerful and ruthless forces line up to ...
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Prophecy of the Key: “Every time human civilization reaches a crucial threshold, the Key of Destiny appears to open the coveted door into the future of unheard potential for humanity. It has happened before…and it is about to happen now. Except the new Key is unique and precious, even by the Cosmic Key of Destiny standards. Its perilous path is fraught with mystical discovery and mortal danger, as many powerful and ruthless forces line up to prevent the Key from fulfilling its destiny.”

Comet of Karma tasked with destroying a failing civilization… Earth Keepers agonizing over the ultimate decision…. Protectors risking their lives to keep the world intact… Global secret society bent on usurping power on Earth… Old spy organization with a secret human weapon… Shifters, with power over mind, matter, time, and space… And two 16-year-olds born to become the all-important Key of Destiny…. If they succeed in keeping their souls uncorrupted, and if they manage to come together before it’s too late!

Much more than a novel, The Earth Shifter is a top-rated, visionary “real world” fantasy set on Sacred Lake Baikal in Siberia, Moscow & New York. It is filled with a stand-out cast of characters, punctuated with dramatic action, and wrapped in a fabric of profound spiritual revelations.

Recommended for most ages, early teen through adult. 104,000 words, 395 print pages.

Also read the prequel/companion mini-series, EARTH KEEPERS CHRONICLES.
Book 1, CATHARSIS, Legend of the Lemurians - download FREE!
Book 2, LEMURIAN CRYSTAL, Book 3, ATLANTIS - coming soon
Earth Keepers Chronicles: ORIGINS - coming soon

Also by Lada Ray: Accidental Spy Series
Stepford USA (Accidental Spy Small Town Adventure)
Gold Train (Accidental Spy Russia Adventure)
Green Desert (Accidental Spy Prequel)
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940016084800
  • Publisher: Ray House
  • Publication date: 1/4/2013
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 395
  • Sales rank: 373,107
  • File size: 790 KB

Meet the Author

Lada Ray is a writer, internationally certified feng shui master practitioner, world traveler, linguist, financial consultant and investor, nature/animal lover and spirituality and metaphysics researcher. Born in Russia, Lada always wanted to write cool stories, which she’d been imagining in her head ever since she can remember.

Lada holds a Master’s Degree in comparative linguistics, is fluent in several languages and has traveled to over twenty six countries in Europe, Asia, North and South America, as well as Africa. She had worked in Havana, Cuba as an interpreter for the Russian educational exchange delegations, including a couple of interviews with the man himself – Fidel Castro.
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  • Posted January 7, 2013

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    Thrilling, mystifying, highly recommended!

    The Earth Shifter by Lada Ray is a rich cocktail of amazing ingredients with the two core, and most delicious components being, the mystical realm of Lake Baikal in Siberia, as well as the Prophecy of the Key.

    With every new chapter I just couldn’t help but admire the versatility of writing. The author covers a wide range of interests from history and legends, to mysticism, prophecy and origins of humanity. There are elements of a spy thriller set against the glamorous backdrop of modern Moscow and New York.

    My family is originally from Siberia, and I was mesmerized by the beautiful descriptions of indigenous Siberia, including shamanism, ancient history, Tunguska Meteorite explosion, as well as local village life.

    The unexpected twists and turns, amazing flashbacks, stand-out characters and unforgettable settings all fold into an astonishing kaleidoscope of events and a mystically-integrated message. Every new chapter is an escalating suspense, and every new piece of information is an introduction to another, even more gripping revelation.

    The Earth Shifter will keep you thrilled, intrigued and glued to the next page. You’ll wish you could finish your chores ASAP so you could absorb yourself in reading again. The book brings modern present and ancient past into a fantastic unity, being prophetic, revealing, casting lights on the shadowy preliminaries and the shifting destinies of humankind.

    The Earth Shifter will literally “shift” your consciousness. After reading it, the world as you see it will never be the same!

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 16, 2014

    I love this exceptional international spy thriller. Vivid action

    I love this exceptional international spy thriller. Vivid action across 4 continents, intrigue, mystery and suspense easily best novel of the year!

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted February 11, 2013

    With Ingredients such as deeply rooted cultures, paranormal abil

    With Ingredients such as deeply rooted cultures, paranormal abilities, and fantasy tinged with Sci-fi I find it hard for any avid reader NOT to enjoy such a book as The Earth Shifter!
    The author opens up her novel in 1908 in which two very important men are discussing within the walls of the Vatican the coming of the prophetic ‘Key’ which is the only saving grace for the failing civilizations that thrive on our planet, Earth. A certain comet is set on its course: destination Earth and it is up to some very important beings in deciding whether they will allow the comet to continue its course or not.
    Then we are thrown into modern day Russia where we meet the protagonist, Sasha. She is a young girl with some amazing powers…far more amazing than her parents, her protectors even realize. Sasha is a shifter, capable of some pretty fantastic abilities. I’d love to tell you but that would be spoiling some of the fun. (No Spoilers!) Over the course of her story, Sasha is thrust into horrible tribulations in which she must not only overcome but learn from as well.
    With dangerous characters within both governmental organizations and those that do not work for the government circling her life from a distance…though growing ever closer, Sasha loses people near and dear to her and finds herself feeling almost completely alone. Thank goodness for her mentor, Tengis who is a character worth reading the book for all by itself. I can totally see some standalone novels being written on this character Tengis. LOL
    Lada writes a hypnotizing novel which moves with deeply ingrained subplots. It’s a strong-paced novel that serves up juicy portions of a storyline you will be begging to finish reading. It’s a book that is hard to put down. While Sasha is growing and learning about herself as well as understanding who and what the Key is…because it is more complex than you can imagine…the readers is absolved from their typical daily duties because the next page must be turned…MUST BE…
    And just when you think you know all the essentials, Lada interrupts your story with an added element, perfectly knitted into the world of Sasha and the Key. I wouldn’t hold this novel to being just a YA trilogy because it is perfectly suited for the adults as well. The complexities make it perfect for a long sitting in your most comfortable chair with a hot cup of cocoa (or whatever you design) and enjoy the ride.
    Most all of characters were easy to grab onto and hold close. I was pained to not read more of the twins but I know that Lada Ray has destined their stories to be shared in book two. While there may come a few points in the novel that you might have to force yourself through because of the deep and enriching history and culture, slow down…absorb it because each page is delicious and worth the time. I haven’t seen a tale so intrinsically rooted in the pages of a novel in a long time. Lada Ray has apparently had an incredible time enjoying the tapestry of art she has plaited together.
    Final Verdict: 10/10

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted January 9, 2013

    Lada Ray¿s The Earth Shifter is the easiest five star reviews I¿

    Lada Ray’s The Earth Shifter is the easiest five star reviews I’ve done in a long time, not just from the perspective of the writing but I loved and was captivated by the story right from he beginning. This is an intelligently written story, that draws on remote viewing (I was lucky to be friends with one of the main researchers at Stanford when the studies were under way to attest to the accuracy of the author’s depiction, down to the noting on paper, drawing, what was viewed) along with other very cleverly done metaphysical highlights to make this a very believable story. This author’s writing transports the reader away from a usual reality into possibilities as a backdrop to a story line filled with intrigue as the protagonists, Sarah & Kei are introduced (this part of the trilogy focused primarily on Sarah), in a plot that reads like any great detective story. The writing is beautifully done and draws on exquisite metaphors such as “the rain forest is the earth’s lungs.” Siberia is brought into focus and described as if another character in the story, lending to Mother Earth (& her human inhabitants), as a feature with a life of her own, vividly giving focus of what is to be saved if the story plot is to succeed. The author draws on Russian history and other concepts of a historical nature very effectively.

    The characters are many and complicated. The two main protagonists are Sasha, a Russian girl whose parents are well educated and experts in remote viewing, and Kei a Chinese teenager with a twin, Win, who live in New York. Each of their respective families and extended friends feature into the story to create a web of intrigue as Russian evil power players rush against American power seekers. Good versus evil threads through the characters, and human foibles abound, ever present in the “gifted” Shaman and others featured with psychic abilities. The way the author introduces psychic features is also very clever, the Shaman turns into a bear and saves Sasha and her father from a pack of wolves, which may sound fanciful but trust me in the context of this read you won’t be questioning what is real or what is fantasy for the mystery aspect of the story, the parallels with so much of what is happening in the world today, and so many other detailed aspects give believability to this well crafted wonderful story.

    My only complaint is that it is a trilogy and I have to wait till the end of 2013 to find out what happens next. This is my first read from author Lada Ray. It won’t be my last. I highly recommend this read for all ages.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 8, 2013

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    If you could read just one book this year, seriously consider Th

    If you could read just one book this year, seriously consider The Earth Shifter! This metaphysical
    fantasy/thriller is simply one of the most compelling stories you'll find. Author Lada Ray expertly
    weaves a tale about the consequences that mankind's insanity has upon the world. 

    The historical content is fantastic, I've learned a lot. The book is rich with historical references,
    time traveling flashbacks and exotic locales. The apocalyptic theme addresses probable futures
    for humanity, depending upon how mankind chooses its fate. The main protagonist is a smart,
    sassy teenage girl named Sasha. Seemingly living a normal, happy childhood growing up,
    imbued with special powers beyond her understanding, she has the unenviable task of saving the world!
    Through many mystical adventures and tribulations, she comes to understand her destiny, along with the
    daunting responsibility of preserving life so the evolution of human consciousness can continue.

    The adventure is all-encompassing and epic in scope, and the author mindfully balances multiple
    story lines where the characters play a very crucial role in the outcome. Nothing is pre-determined in life,
    and the future is wide open as the major players fight to bend "reality" according to their will. There are
    major lessons that we humans need to learn and accept, the defining realization being that we are all
    connected in some ineffable mysterious way, which may not be apparent to us in the course of our daily
    existence, but plays a necessary part in the grand scheme of things. I don't want to give away any spoilers,
    but trust me, you will be thoroughly engrossed with the story! There are many engaging subplots which
    intertwine and reinforce the central theme of struggle, love, acceptance and transcendence.

    My favorite character is Red! Like an enigma within a chinese puzzle box, this vivacious raven haired
    seductress is amazing. A girl after my own heart, she is pure mystery with her own unique agenda and
    plays a crucial role in the outcome of the story. Wait until you visit her underground home and the juicy
    drag racing scene! Don't want to give away any spoilers... you must read for yourself. ;)

    The spiritual/ metaphysical message is strong throughout the book, you can really relate with the
    characters and find yourself rooting for the best possible outcome of the story. It's the ultimate thrill ride,
    your soul will cry out for justice, cheer, shout out for resolution and redemption. It's that kind of book which
    elicits the best and worst of humanity, but most importantly reflects our own foibles and struggles with life.
    Easily a wonderful, thought-provoking book, which I highly recommend to everyone of all ages. It's a
    real eye-opening, earth-shifting experience for sure!

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 17, 2014

    I love this exceptional international spy thriller. Vivid action

    I love this exceptional international spy thriller. Vivid action across 4 continents, intrigue, mystery and suspense easily best novel of the year!

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  • Posted November 25, 2013

    If you could read just one book this year, seriously consider Th

    If you could read just one book this year, seriously consider The Earth Shifter! This metaphysical fantasy/thriller
    is simply one of the most compelling stories you'll find. Author Lada Ray expertly weaves a tale about the
    consequences that mankind's insanity has upon the world. 

    The historical content is fantastic, I've learned a lot. The book is rich with historical references, time traveling
    flashbacks and exotic locales. The apocalyptic theme addresses probable futures for humanity, depending
    upon how mankind chooses its fate. The main protagonist is a smart, sassy teenage girl named Sasha.
    Seemingly living a normal, happy childhood growing up, imbued with special powers beyond her
    understanding, she has the unenviable task of saving the world! Through many mystical adventures and
    tribulations, she comes to understand her destiny, along with the daunting responsibility of preserving life
    so the evolution of human consciousness can continue.

    The adventure is all-encompassing and epic in scope, and the author mindfully balances multiple story lines
    where the characters play a very crucial role in the outcome. Nothing is pre-determined in life, and the future is
    wide open as the major players fight to bend "reality" according to their will. There are major lessons that we
    humans need to learn and accept, the defining realization being that we are all connected in some ineffable
    mysterious way, which may not be apparent to us in the course of our daily existence, but plays a necessary
    part in the grand scheme of things. I don't want to give away any spoilers, but trust me, you will be thoroughly
    engrossed with the story! There are many engaging subplots which intertwine and reinforce the central theme
    of struggle, love, acceptance and transcendence.

    My favorite character is Red! Like an enigma within a chinese puzzle box, this vivacious raven haired seductress
    is amazing. A girl after my own heart, she is pure mystery with her own unique agenda and plays a crucial role
    in the outcome of the story. Wait until you visit her underground home and the juicy drag racing scene! Don't
    want to give away any spoilers... you must read for yourself. ;)

    The spiritual/ metaphysical message is strong throughout the book, you can really relate with the characters
    and find yourself rooting for the best possible outcome of the story. It's the ultimate thrill ride, your soul will cry
    out for justice, cheer, shout out for resolution and redemption. It's that kind of book which elicits the best and
    worst of humanity, but most importantly reflects our own foibles and struggles with life. Easily a wonderful,
    thought-provoking book, which I highly recommend to everyone of all ages. It's a real eye-opening, earth-shifting
    experience for sure!

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
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    Posted June 17, 2014

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