Scrolling down this page will bring you to links for sampling various file-types of the novel. God's House is a novel in three parts. In the first part, —Return to God's House—like her namesake in Pilgrim's Progress, Chrischana Twitchell is fleeing a destructive life in a place she thinks of as the City of Destruction. With her three sons she returns to Gottheim, Maine, and an uncertain welcome in the Meguntic Mountains she loves. Called Gott'im by its inhabitants, this rural village and surrounding wilderness are changing with the influx of newcomers. Tensions between descendents of yankee settlers and those 'from away' have made it a place in transition where neighbors struggle to know one another in a real way. Return to God's House is the first book of God's House.
—Within Without— is the second book in God's House, the story of a rural Maine village in transition. Full of local color and character, it continues the story of Chrischana Twitchell's return to Gott'im, and introduces Peter Prince, her troubled common-law spouse who follows her from the desert to reclaim his family. As a stranger in Gottheim he experiences bitter truths, and redeeming hopes, about himself and the nature of life in God's House.
—In Winter— is the third book in God's House. Here begins increasing mythic qualities as Jasper Mountain comes alive, and nature redounds with fury to her glory. The wild creatures and inhabitants of Gott'im suffer.... And, too, they benefit from the recoil of human erring on a grand scale. When it so happens, in God's House, setting the stage for them to enter into God's Wilderness. God's Wilderness—to be published—is the completion of The God's Cycle.
The God's Cycle is five books, in two parts. In chronological order:
1. Return to God's House.
2. Within Without (a.k.a. Within Without God's House).
3. In Winter (a.k.a. God's House in Winter).
4. Mystery Gottheim.
5. Balder's Wilderness.
Plus Gott'im's Monster.
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About the Author
You will find S. Dorman's work configured for all e-readers, including all online file types. She writes the fantastic and is author of Fantastic Travelogue: Mark Twain and C.S. Lewis Talk Things Over In the Hereafter. In fantastic settings, this is a creative dialogue between C.S. Lewis, Mark Twain, and the universe—with fictive guest appearances of Johannes Kepler and George MacDonald. S. Dorman is the author of Gott'im's Monster and The God's Cycle in two parts. The work of S.Dorman is on file in the USA copyright office. Her work is not to be confused with that of the great deceased SF writer Sonya Dorman. Also the author of Five Points Akropolis. What is FIVE POINTS AKROPOLIS? An alternate future? An insecure past? Another present made of dense woodlands and waterways ... or of streets and buildings and crowds? Are its populations living beside one another in a welter of frequencies or wavelengths not generally experienced in Place and Time? A particular place called Five Points Akropolis -- This is what Anno Domine 1769, 1900 A.D., and 2017 CE have in common. But what influence does the dwarf-wanderer Pluto have on its fortunes? One of many characters, Willie the grave-digger would like to know, and too Gregoff the Grak. So would True People's scouts Red Fox and Quick Claws. Jayrai, HBBBAH, and Tu are wondering--they want to be back in 2017, their own time. And little Quadri, whose working thumbs are the pulse of the gamescape. But "the girl," who seems somehow responsible for all this, isn't saying. Three gangs of kids living on the same spot in different times, meeting up for the first time as Pluto descends. THE GOD'S CYCLE. The cycle is five books, in two parts. In chronological order: GOD'S HOUSE. 1. Return to God's House. 2. Within Without (a.k.a. Within Without God's House). 3. In Winter (a.k.a. God's House in Winter). GOD'S WILDERNESS. 4. Mystery Gottheim. 5. Balder's Wilderness. Plus Gott'im's Monster. & Gott'im's Monster 1808. By S. Dorman