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A Different Take On The Christmas Story: What If The Three Wise Men Were Ninja Wizards?

December 25th, 2021
A Different Take On The Christmas Story: What If The Three Wise Men Were Ninja Wizards?

You’ve all heard the classic tale of the Nativity – Joseph and Mary travel to Bethlehem for the birth of Jesus as the three wise men follow a star to offer their gifts of gold, frankincense and myrrh. But what if… the three wise men were NINJA WIZARDS, part of a secret society of warriors, sent to protect Joseph, Mary and the baby Jesus from the evil of King Herod and Satan, who sought to kill the holy family before they made it to Bethlehem? That’s the pulse-pounding premise of THE ARIMATHEAN, a new action- adventure novel from author Sean Leary. The book is an action-packed popcorn tale... Read More

A Different Take On The Christmas Story: What If The Three Wise Men Were NINJAS?

November 28th, 2021
A Different Take On The Christmas Story: What If The Three Wise Men Were Ninja Wizards?

You’ve all heard the classic tale of the Nativity – Joseph and Mary travel to Bethlehem for the birth of Jesus as the three wise men follow a star to offer their gifts of gold, frankincense and myrrh. But what if… the three wise men were NINJA WIZARDS, part of a secret society of warriors, sent to protect Joseph, Mary and the baby Jesus from the evil of King Herod and Satan, who sought to kill the holy family before they made it to Bethlehem? That’s the pulse-pounding premise of THE ARIMATHEAN, a new action- adventure novel from author Sean Leary. The book is an action-packed popcorn tale... Read More

Shots And Giggles, Ninja Wizards, Viva Las Divas And More In This Week’s FUN10

November 28th, 2021
A Different Take On The Christmas Story: What If The Three Wise Men Were Ninja Wizards?

It’s Sunday, and QuadCities.com proudly presents Fun10, a list of the top 10 things to do in the Quad Cities this week, and every week! Every Sunday, we drop a new Fun10, to give you a head start on your week and a heads up on what’s going on over the coming seven days. Check out Fun10 every Sunday for the details on ten awesome events happening around town. It’s a cool read, and a great way to get started planning your entertainment for the week. FUN10 — ten ways for you to have fun in the Quad-Cities, this week and every week, running every Sunday, only on your site for fun, free, local... Read More

Book Signing For Ninja Wizards Action Novel, ‘The Arimathean’ Tomorrow In Davenport

November 27th, 2021
A Different Take On The Christmas Story: What If The Three Wise Men Were Ninja Wizards?

You’ve all heard the classic tale of the Nativity – Joseph and Mary travel to Bethlehem for the birth of Jesus as the three wise men follow a star to offer their gifts of gold, frankincense and myrrh. But what if… the three wise men were NINJA WIZARDS, part of a secret society of warriors, sent to protect Joseph, Mary and the baby Jesus from the evil of King Herod and Satan, who sought to kill the holy family before they made it to Bethlehem? That’s the pulse-pounding premise of THE ARIMATHEAN, a new action- adventure novel from author Sean Leary. The book is an action-packed popcorn tale... Read More

What If The Three Wise Men Were Ninja Wizards? Find Out In ‘The Arimathean’

November 25th, 2021
A Different Take On The Christmas Story: What If The Three Wise Men Were Ninja Wizards?

In the action-packed fantasy novel The Arimathean, the three wise men and Joseph of Arimathea are ninja wizards, part of a secret society of warriors of the supernatural, who are entrusted to protect Joseph and Mary on the road to Bethlehem as King Herod and a cadre of demons led by Satan attempt to kill them before Jesus can be born! It’s a wild, fun, roller coaster ride of a novel that tells a totally different and fantastic version of the Christmas story! The novel will be signed by its author, Sean Leary, from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 28, at The Book Rack, 4764 Elmore Ave., Davenport. Get... Read More

Wise Men Ninja Wizards, Forty Twos, That Dam Shopping Trip, And More In This Week’s FUN10

November 21st, 2021
A Different Take On The Christmas Story: What If The Three Wise Men Were Ninja Wizards?

It’s Sunday, and QuadCities.com proudly presents Fun10, a list of the top 10 things to do in the Quad Cities this week, and every week! Every Sunday, we drop a new Fun10, to give you a head start on your week and a heads up on what’s going on over the coming seven days. Check out Fun10 every Sunday for the details on ten awesome events happening around town. It’s a cool read, and a great way to get started planning your entertainment for the week. FUN10 — ten ways for you to have fun in the Quad-Cities, this week and every week, running every Sunday, only on your site for fun, free, local... Read More

New Book Asks, What If The Three Magi Were Ninja Wizards?

November 18th, 2020
A Different Take On The Christmas Story: What If The Three Wise Men Were Ninja Wizards?

You’ve all heard the classic tale of the Nativity – Joseph and Mary travel to Bethlehem for the birth of Jesus as the three wise men follow a star to offer their gifts of gold, frankincense and myrrh. But what if… the three wise men were NINJA WIZARDS sent to protect Joseph, Mary and the baby Jesus from the evil of King Herod and Satan, who sought to kill the holy family before they made it to Bethlehem? That’s the pulse-pounding premise of THE ARIMATHEAN, a new action- adventure novel from author Sean Leary. The book is an action-packed popcorn tale that’s part “Lord of the Rings,”... Read More

Check Out Save Our Stages Fest, But Also Donate Closer To Home To Local Artists And Venues

October 16th, 2020
A Different Take On The Christmas Story: What If The Three Wise Men Were Ninja Wizards?

This weekend, YouTube and the National Independent Venue Association are doing an awesome thing for local music venues nationwide, and I’m sure many of you have heard about the star-studded Save Our Stages Fest. It’s the kind of huge, publicity-grabbing event that gets a ton of attention with people in markets across the country. Which is a good thing, because it’s for a good cause, and it needs to get in front of a large group of people to make that positive impact. I do not begrudge that at all, and I wholeheartedly encourage people to check it out, and any other event of that... Read More

Were The Three Wise Men Ninja Wizards?

August 2nd, 2018
A Different Take On The Christmas Story: What If The Three Wise Men Were Ninja Wizards?

The three wise men are a staple of Nativity scenes and Christmas stories worldwide, but along with gold, frankincense and myrrh, did they also carry samurai swords? That’s the concept behind the new book, The Arimathean, which claims the trio of Magi were ninja wizards sent to protect Jesus, Mary and Joseph on the road to Bethlehem. The three warriors are joined by another Biblical figure, Joseph of Arimathea (hence the title), as they battle against Satan, King Herod and various other forces of evil. “It’s the greatest story never before told,” said author Sean Leary, who didn’t divulge... Read More

Hop into Holidays at Gallery Hop in Downtown Rock Island!

December 8th, 2016
A Different Take On The Christmas Story: What If The Three Wise Men Were Ninja Wizards?

Where else can you find everything from live music to live art displays to book signings to performance art to free drinks and food in an eclectic array of settings and get an evening’s worth of that entertainment all for free? Well, Gallery Hop. The bi-annual event in the District of Rock Island going on from 6 to 10 p.m. Friday features over 300 artists and performers showcased in over 20 locations throughout downtown Rock Island. The locations are not limited to art galleries; artists will exhibit in coffee shops, restaurants, retail shops, and entertainment venues. Jewelry, photography, glass,... Read More