The Skin Map Paperback

by Stephen R Lawhead

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The Skin Map

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“Anything but ordinary . . . Dynamic settings are mixed with unpredictable adventures [and] parallel worlds.” — BookPage

'The Skin Map' is the combination of an epic treasure hunt, earth-shattering physics, multiple universe adventure and mind-bending twists. The end result is astonishing, like nothing you've read before.

Kit Livingstone was walking to the train in a storm when his great-grandfather appears and tells him he possesses an inherited gift - to travel between alternate realities. Throughout Britain, Ley Lines wait to transport you through the cosmos of our multi-layered world to other worlds.

Kit journeys to piece together an ancient map that uncovers the mysterious of the Ley Lines and leads to the ultimate prize - a treasure beyond anything our world could imagine.

From the highly applauded author, Stephen Lawhead, comes the Bright Empires Series. A group of books that are extremely popular, cripplingly addictive and out of this world.



It is the ultimate quest for the ultimate treasure. Chasing a map tattooed on human skin. Across an omniverse of intersecting realities. To unravel the future of the future.

Kit Livingstone’s great-grandfather appears to him in a deserted alley during a tumultuous storm. He reveals an unbelievable story: that the ley lines throughout Britain are not merely the stuff of legend or the weekend hobby of deluded cranks, but pathways to other worlds. To those who know how to use them, they grant the ability to travel the multi-layered universe of which we ordinarily inhabit only a tiny part.

One explorer knew more than most. Braving every danger, he toured both time and space on voyages of heroic discovery. Ever on his guard and fearful of becoming lost in the cosmos, he developed an intricate code—a roadmap of symbols—that he tattooed onto his own body. This Skin Map has since been lost in time. Now the race is on to recover all the pieces and discover its secrets.

But the Skin Map itself is not the ultimate goal. It is merely the beginning of a vast and marvelous quest for a prize beyond imagining.

The Bright Empires series—from acclaimed author Stephen R. Lawhead—is a unique blend of epic treasure hunt, ancient history, alternate realities, cutting-edge physics, philosophy, and mystery. The result is a page-turning, adventure like no other.

The Skin Map by Stephen R Lawhead was published by Thomas Nelson in May 2012 and is our 23070th best seller. The ISBN for The Skin Map is 9781401685843.

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Details for The Skin Map

Author / Artist
Book FormatPaperback
PublisherThomas Nelson (May 2012)
Number of Pages403
Thickness30 mm
Height211 mm
Width137 mm
Product Code4057265
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