In Tim LaHaye—creator and co-author of the world-renowned Left Behind series—and Craig Parshall’s Edge of Apocalypse unabridged audio download, Joshua Jordan’s new weapons defense system will secure America against an array of new enemies, including a nuclear strike on New York City by North Korea. But global forces are mounting and corrupt government leaders will go to any extreme to prevent an impending economic catastrophe. As world events begin setting the stage for the “end of days” foretold in Revelation, Jordan must weigh the personal price he must pay to save the nation he loves.
©2010 Tim LaHaye & Craig Parshall (P)2010 Zondervan
I really enjoyed this book. Whether your male or female you'll love this book. I can hardly wait for the next installment.
yes, well written, great suspense, and great subject hidden in the story!
In this day and time where people act like there is no accountability this brings to focus that there is an accountability that could determine where you spend eternity.
Made it possible to get lost in the characters and the story.
Loved the story,and a the little bits of fact in between parts are scary. The focus of "getting saved" as an answer to everything is a bit naive. Having said that well worth a listen.
I wish I had checked the author before buying ... the story is pretty good, but for me, the religiosity - and a very born again religiosity which I personally don't find interesting or attractive, detracted. I'm guessing I bought this in one of those "first books in series" sales and I won't be buying any more. I loved Stefan Rudnicki's narration as usual. It was good enough I listened to the whole thing; it has to be pretty awful for me to stop mid-way through, but the born again stuff ... and the view of politics ... made me cringe too often to really enjoy.
I like reading an action novel without all the typical profanity. The book had a great start, but seemed to get slow and very drawn out, and with too many characters.
His voice sometimes sounded a little robotic.
I read some of the other reviews and I have to say that I have no problem with the "religious" side of the book because I know the authors are both evangelical Christians with a pretrib worldview.
With that said, I was disappointed about the quality of this book. I have been a fan of Craig Parshall's novels since his first book The Resurrection File, which I still think, is by far, one of his best books. I have never been a fan of Tim LaHaye and haven't read one single book of his in the Left Behind series. The reason is I figure if everyone thinks they are so great, most likely I won't like it, and generally I'm right.
Out of the 109 books I have here in my Audible acct I don't think I have ten that are fiction, so to actually purchase a novel is something I don't do often, and in this case, i bought this because of Craig Parshall, not La Haye.
I do like the style of writing and I think the story was good, but it was just missing something. I wasn't crazy about the narrators voice, that could be part of it, but I've heard Craig do other chapters of narration before on his books, and he would be an awful narrator if he had to read the book.
With that said, I will buy the next book they put out, which is due out in June 11 (I believe) and it's called Thunder of Heaven. Maybe it will be better... I hope. I have all of Parshall's books and believe that sometimes quality begins to lack especially after an author has been in the limelight awhile and is known.
And since this book was not remotely close to a run away best seller, we'll see what happens with the next book. I pray it's better.
The Story stats of very well but I stopped after one cd and that happens very rarely! There is too much religious stuff involved in it which spoils a good Story.
They should have left out the religious plot and thus turned it into a good Thriller.
The narrator did a good Job - nothing against him!
The kernels wife and son - as far as it goes for CD1 - I do not know what Comes later but These two were too religious.
A good start going down hill very fast!
I wish audible would make it more clear when a book is a religious vehicle. This is the third "mystery/thriller" category book I have bought in a row that is no more than a sermon in disguise. Soooo disappointed. Please add a religious category so I can avoid it as I do other categories that are not of interest to me. I check synopsis and read reviews but keep getting fooled. I am now going to start checking authors before I buy as they tend to run true to form. I am sure others would appreciate a religious category during audible specials.
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