Chronicles of the Nephilim on AudioBook

A project by Brian



AudioBooks of the Bestselling Biblical Fiction Fantasy about Giants, Gods, Monsters & Men.

I've got theologians and movie producers who like the Chronicles, but this new endorsement is my most important one:

“I’ve read the entire Harry Potter series three times, a bunch of Star Wars novels, Lord of the Rings and Narnia. I read a ton. And I LOVE Chronicles of the Nephilim!”
– Sam Jenkins, 12 years old, son of filmmaker Dallas Jenkins


The Author

Hi! I’m Brian Godawa, and I was blessed to be the Hollywood screenwriter of the award-winning feature film, To End All Wars, with Kiefer Sutherland, and the movie adaptation of Frank Peretti’s best-selling supernatural novel, The Visitation. I love writing so I published a book called, Hollywood Worldviews, which has become a game-changer in helping Christians to understand the way worldviews are communicated through the storytelling of movies and television. It’s amazing that it’s now a popular textbook in film departments of Christian colleges around the country.  I'm humbled for how well my work has been received.

I’m am very excited because I’m now writing a novel series of Biblical fantasy called Chronicles of the Nephilim.

The Saga

Chronicles of the Nephilim is an epic saga of novels about Biblical heroes before and after the Genesis Flood and their fight in the battle against evil. 


It starts with Noah Primeval, about the most beloved ancient hero of all religions, you know, that guy who built the big boat with all the animals.  Only, this ain’t your Sunday School Noah’s Ark. Noah is a kick butt warrior who fights the pagan gods and their wicked minions. 


The second book is Enoch Primordial, A prequel about what led up to the Flood:  Wars of giants, Corruption of mankind, and a small band of God’s heroes, led by that most mysterious of men, Enoch, who was translated into heaven. He was a holy man, a wise sage, and even – a giant killer.


Gilgamesh Immortal is about the most famous Mesopotamian hero right after the Flood who sought Noah and eternal life during a time that the Bible is silent. But trust me, he’s more connected than your realize. 


Abraham Allegiant deals with the Tower of Babel, Nimrod the Mighty Hunter King, and the life story of Abraham, the founder of Biblical faith. But this is the forefather and patriarch you only THOUGHT you know. He had a very spiritual, very hot wife, and yes, he fought giants.


And there’s more to come in Joshua Triumphant, the mighty warrior of the Promised Land, and David Ascendant, the anointed King of Israel.

Giants in the Bible? Wassup Widdat?

The Genesis of this saga began with what I consider the strangest passages in the Bible, Genesis 6:1-4. There it says that sons of God from heaven came to earth and mated with daughters of men and they bore Nephilim, or giants, who were mighty warriors of old.

I used the think, “what the heck is that all about?” Giants in the Bible? Angelic/human hybrids?

But when I began a thorough study of ancient historical and biblical research, I discovered there is so much more in the Bible than a shallow reading of the text.

What I discovered blew my mind.

It is a messianic tale of a Cosmic War through all of Biblical history. A war between the Seed of the Serpent and the Seed of Eve (Genesis 3:15). That is, the minions of evil against the people of God who would ultimately produce a Messiah King from within the bloodline of Israel.

And this isn’t some secret gnostic knowledge I’m talking about. It’s hidden in plain sight right in the Bible. You see, we tend to miss the cosmic story line because we are reading it through the prejudice of our western eyes rather than the eyes of the original authors and readers of the Ancient Near East.

Like Elisha’s servant, my eyes were opened. And I knew I had to tell this fantastic story. So I began to write the novels.

Giants, Gods, Monsters and Men

I chose to write them in the genre of fantasy, much like The Lord of the Rings or The Chronicles of Narnia. My goal is to be as true to the original Bible story as possible, but filling in a bunch of the gaps with Biblical fiction based on ancient Jewish and Christian traditions. Also, I've taken a lot of Biblical and ancient near Eastern imagery like Leviathan the sea dragon, pagan gods, and the underworld of Sheol, and made them come alive as literal characters and places in the story. You might say it’s my way of communicating theological truth through Biblical fiction.

And I added something special. At the end of each novel, I included appendixes that explain some of the ancient Biblical and historical research behind the fiction. I didn't just make this stuff up. And so far, many readers have loved the added educational benefit. 

The Result

Readers have responded with a hunger to match my passion for this ancient epic storyline. All four of the first novels have been in the Top Ten or Twenty of Biblical Fiction on Amazon for most of their release.

The Audiobooks

So I decided to make them available as audiobooks for all those people who don’t have time to read books.

I recorded the first audiobook of Noah Primeval in barter exchange with a recording studio, Snowblossom Studio. So that’s available right now for download on Amazon and Audible.com. NOAH PRIMEVAL IS ALREADY DONE. I need to fund the next three audiobooks, Enoch Primordial, Gilgamesh Immortal, and Abraham Allegiant.

But there’s one problem. It costs money to produce professional quality audiobooks for the rest of the saga. Money I don’t have.

That’s where you come in.

In order to get the funds to finish the rest of the saga on audio, I need to raise the money that covers the recording studio fees, plus FaithLauncher rewards and fees.

If you participate in any of the FaithLauncher options for raising this money, you will help advance this Biblical storyline to countless other listeners, AND get your own copies of the Chronicles in ebook, audiobook, paperback and/or special limited hardback editions, depending on your level of giving.

An Audio Sample So You Know What You’re Getting

In the interest of keeping you as informed as possible, I will be narrating my own books. There is no one who knows the material better, or how to say some of the bizarre ancient names.

Here is a sample of my reading of Noah Primeval so you can decide if you like my voice enough to listen to it for 7-8 hours of each novel. I hope you don’t find me too annoying. If so please accept my humblest apologies, and I’ll stop talking. :-) :-)

One Important Note

Please be aware that the appendices that I mentioned above are only in the written books, NOT in the audiobooks. The audiobooks only contain the novel. If you want the appendices, you will have to get any of the written book options available.

The Chronicles is a series with interwoven and compounded story lines, so you will get the most out of them if you read them in their proper order.

The Stretch Goal!

If I reach $7500 in pledges (just $1K over the goal), I will add "Audio Appendices" on Leviathan, Behemoth, the Book of Enoch, and other Biblical Mythopoeia.


Be a Giant Killer!

I only have until July 3rd to raise the funds, so please commit today to one of the great options of funding this project: 

- Audio Books

- Signed Soft Cover Books

- Awesome Book Posters


- Other great eBooks like:

  • "Myth Became Fact: Storytelling, Imagination and Apologetics in the Bible"


-Review the full list of rewards at the top on the Left side...

***ONLY the first 5 supporters at the "Seraphim Throne Guardian" tier level will receive an exclusive "27 x 40" Full Color Poster of the classic award winning film "To End All Wars" PLUS a bunch of other awesome perks!! HURRY!!! Jump on this.

Thanks for your support!




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  • Latoya Reid     18 days ago

    Lord let your will be done over this project. Thank in advance for what you are about to do through this ministry. I declare this ministry blessed in the name of Jesus.

  • One Day Left! Nephilim and Rephaim and Anakim Oh My!

    over 1 year ago

    Hey Giant Killers,
    There’s only one day left on the campaign for the Chronicles on Audiobook.

    Thank you again for all your support. You are NOT going to be disappointed.

    But did you get your mom to join yet? :-)

    Please tweet or Facebook if you can just this one last time.
    Here are some samples you can cut and paste so it won’t take much effort.

    Giants in the Bible?: Check out this cool audiobook series I supported: http://tinyurl.com/lyajw3a

    or:

    Heroes of the Bible like you’ve never seen them: Check out this cool audiobook series I supported: http://tinyurl.com/lyajw3a

    or:

    Noah, and Enoch, and Abraham, oh my!: Check out this cool audiobook series I supported: http://tinyurl.com/lyajw3a

    or:

    Gods, Giants, Monsters and Men: Check out this cool audiobook series I supported: http://tinyurl.com/lyajw3a

  • My most important endorsement for the Chronicles

    over 1 year ago

    Hey, Giant Killers,

    I had to let you know about this.

    I just got a note from a filmmaking friend whose son loved the Chronicles.

    I realized it is probably my most important endorsement yet.

    You’ll love it.

    It’s on my FaithLauncher page. But here it is for you:

    “I’ve read the entire Harry Potter series twice, a bunch of Star Wars novels, Lord of the Rings and Narnia. I read a ton. And I LOVE Chronicles of the Nephilim!”
    – Sam Jenkins, 12 years old, son of filmmaker Dallas Jenkins

    We’re almost there with the Audiobook campaign.

    Please consider Facebooking and Twittering your support.
    Here are some posts to make it easier for you:

    Giants in the Bible?: Check out this cool audiobook series I supported:
    http://tinyurl.com/lyajw3a
    or:
    Heroes of the Bible like you’ve never seen them: Check out this cool audiobook series I supported:
    http://tinyurl.com/lyajw3a
    or:
    Noah, and Enoch, and Abraham, oh my!: Check out this cool audiobook series I supported:
    http://tinyurl.com/lyajw3a
    or:
    Gods, Giants, Monsters and Men: Check out this cool audiobook series I supported:
    http://tinyurl.com/lyajw3a
    - See more at: http://www.faithlauncher.com/projects/179-chronicles-of-the-nephilim-on-audiobook#/updates

  • Nephilim Update: Extra Rewards if you Recommend

    over 1 year ago

    My Giant Hunters,

    We’re halfway through the deadline and I just made the halfway amount of money!

    But I want to offer you an additional reward.

    If you email family or friends and ask them to get in on this great deal, and they do join,
    then I will give you an extra Ebook of any of the four books (give it as a gift if you want)

    • (They must support the campaign for you to get the reward, but any amount is fine)

    Just make sure that they write on the “Comments” button on the top of the Chronicles FaithLauncher page and tell me that you recommended this.

    Please also consider posting on Facebook and Twitter.
    I’ve included a post so you don’t have to spend any time:

    Giants in the Bible?: Check out this cool audiobook series I supported:
    http://tinyurl.com/lyajw3a

    or:

    Heroes of the Bible like you’ve never seen them: Check out this cool audiobook series I supported:
    http://tinyurl.com/lyajw3a

    or:

    Noah, and Enoch, and Abraham, oh my!: Check out this cool audiobook series I supported:
    http://tinyurl.com/lyajw3a

    or:

    Gods, Giants, Monsters and Men: Check out this cool audiobook series I supported:
    http://tinyurl.com/lyajw3a

  • The last update didn't work

    over 1 year ago

    Nephilim fans,
    I have to say that FaithLauncher has some bugs to work out.
    The last email should have shown you a video to watch about my update.
    But it was not working correctly.
    So beware, you have to go to the website and click on “Updates” to see the video.
    Sorry about the trouble.
    Go here to see the video: http://www.faithlauncher.com/projects/179-chronicles-of-the-nephilim-on-audiobook#/updates

    Best,
    Brian Godawa
    Author, Chronicles of the Nephilim

  • Nephilim News Update

    over 1 year ago

    Hello Nephilim fans,
    I have a fun update with my writing inspiration AND an extra gift for you.
    Check it out:

  • My first two Supporters!

    over 1 year ago

    Yeay! thanks all your quick responders! I have a special gift for my first two supporters, Paul LaBrier and Stephen Blake. Each one gets an extra audiobook of any one they want. Since Stephen already is getting all four books, then I will send a Kindle version of the first two books to anyone of his choosing. Including himself, if he wants them.

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    • 2013-07-03 11:54:25 -0700
    • Doug

    • 2013-07-01 15:45:58 -0700
    • Erik

    • 2013-07-01 09:47:41 -0700
    • Richard

    • 2013-06-28 19:36:00 -0700
    • Kent

    • 2013-06-28 09:41:12 -0700
    • Helen

    • 2013-06-27 10:37:17 -0700
    • Teddi

    • 2013-06-24 21:50:01 -0700
    • Terri

    • 2013-06-20 18:03:32 -0700
    • Debra

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    • Cindy

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    • Peter

    • 2013-06-17 18:11:27 -0700
    • Jana

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