Rosenberg's second novel, The Last Days, opens with the death of Yasser Arafat and an American president pressing for peace in the Middle East...but it was published 13 months before the actual death of Yasser Arafat.
Now comes The Ezekiel Option, an explosive new political thriller that literally feels ripped from tomorrow's headlines. With Saddam Hussein and Yasser Arafat out of the way, a dazzling era of security and prosperity seems to have come to the Middle East. With the help of an American president trying to spread freedom and democracy, the Israelis and the Palestinians have signed a historic peace agreement. Violence is down. Their economies are booming.
But a new evil looms on the horizon. A dictator is rising in Russia. Iran is feverishly building nuclear weapons. A new Axis of Evil is emerging, led by Moscow and Tehran. And Jon Bennett and Erin McCoy - two senior White House advisors - find themselves facing the most chilling question of their lives: Is the world rushing to the brink of an apocalypse prophesied more than 2,500 years ago?
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©2005 Joel C. Rosenberg; (P)2005 Brilliance Audio, Inc.
"The book is better written and more complex than Left Behind, to which it will inevitably be compared." (Publishers Weekly)
disappointment... why push religion
i wish it had a better storyline.
this book did not meet the expectation
Rosenberg leads us into the story from the first book in the series and one wants to go on to see where it leads. But when he gets to the third book, he then tries to convert the reader into accepting Christ and shows in his book both Jews and Muslems who have done so and thus are "saved" in the final days.
I won't read anything else he has written.
The book weaves very well with the previous two in the series, but this one takes a much deeper turn into religion. It was a good read until the very end when (SPOILER ALERT) ice rockets from space begin to attack.
I am not sure. I listen to audiobooks three hours a day while I commute. I judge the quality of a book by how quickly it makes the time pass. Listening to this book to me was pure torture. I cannot explain exactly why. It was a combination of the plot and the performance.I found the plot boring, the writing boring, and the performer borderline annoying.
There were pieces of the book that started to catch my interest that they were always short-lived.
Misrepresented genre. A Christian novel was unexpected.
Poor story quality. Distracting Bible quotes & prayers. Born again Mossad agents?
Just about all of them are unlikeable & totally unrealistic.
I am returning it.
This book was very exciting and eye opening. I used google and the Bible a lot to look up information. It really helped me understand more about biblical prophecy. I highly recommend it to everyone.
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