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The Last Days Audiobook
The Last Days
Written by: 
Joel C. Rosenberg
Narrated by: 
Patrick G. Lawlor
The Last Days Audiobook

The Last Days: Political Thrillers Series #2

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Publisher's Summary

Osama bin Laden is dead.
Saddam Hussein is buried.
Baghdad lies in ruins.

Now the eyes of the world are on Jerusalem as Jon Bennett - a Wall Street strategist turned senior White House advisor - his beautiful CIA partner Erin McCoy, and the U.S. Secretary of State arrive in the Middle East to meet with Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat.

On the table: a dramatic and potentially historic Arab-Israeli peace plan, of which Bennett is the chief architect. At the heart of the proposed treaty is the discovery of black gold deep underneath the Mediterranean - a vast and spectacular tract of oil and natural gas that could offer unprecedented riches for every Muslim, Christian, and Jew in Israel and Palestine.

But in the shadows lie men whose hearts are filled with evil - men who do not relish a post-Saddam era, men for whom the prospect of a Palestinian peace accord with Israel goes against everything for which their fathers have fought and died. Such men - and the countries that finance them - are ready to do anything necessary to slaughter those who stand in their way.

The clock is ticking. Can Bennett, McCoy, and the American president make peace before the Middle East once again erupts in war?

Listen to more in the Political Thrillers Series.

©2003 Joel C. Rosenberg; (P)2003 Brilliance Audio, Inc.

What the Critics Say

"The story is rich with detail, topical references, interesting characters, and logical conclusions. Reader Patrick G. Lawlor does an admirable job in keeping the action flowing." (AudioFile)

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    Wolfpacker Fort Mill, SC 01-16-15
    Wolfpacker Fort Mill, SC 01-16-15 Member Since 2014

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    "Just Finished and Ready To Order Third Book"

    Another page turner from Rosenberg. You feel that you are in the middle of a gripping tale from the first few pages. Part three, here I come.

    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
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    C. Haas usa 04-17-09
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    "An excellent listen"

    This book is the second in the series. Rosenberg presents a rivetting fictional account of the holy war and America's struggle to bring peace in a fast-changing, caotic world. Politics, religion, suspense and thrill are interwoben in a way that made me think and want to learn more. Maybe just a little unbelievable how much the characters go through and survive; maybe a little corny, but very good.
    I like how his mind works, and look forward to reading the next book of the series and a nonfiction book of his.
    Carolyn

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    Rick Hixson, TN, United States 01-31-13
    Rick Hixson, TN, United States 01-31-13 Member Since 2012
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    "Great followup to the first installation"
    Would you listen to The Last Days again? Why?

    Though current events have made the events somewhat stale, this is still a very engaging 'read'. For those that follow the likes of Jack Bauer, Mitch Rapp, etc this book may interest you, though the main character is a political advisor and not an agent of a government agency. Sure he gets in the action, but it's a bit different. Good action, engaging characters - reccomended.


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    Jared 09-02-15
    Jared 09-02-15 Member Since 2016

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    "Better than Book 1"

    I really enjoyed the political aspects of everything. It really was action-filled (which felt a bit much in the beginning). Three major action scenes that Joel elongated, from my perspective at least. Beyond that, it was awesome. The performance was way better than book 1!

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    Don Fernandez San Jose, CA, US 07-22-16
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    "exciting even if unbelievable."

    I only wish we could come to a peace agreement. but that is unfortunately unlikely

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    "Awesome story. Could have left out all the uses of God's name in vain."

    This was an amazing story, chocked full of detail that would have required a mountain of research. My only wish is that it had less of the inappropriate language. I understand the premise but still wish it wasn't there.

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    Ernest N. Charlesworth 03-10-16 Member Since 2015
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    "Exciting!"

    I downloaded this audio book to listen to while I do my daily workout routine on the elliptical training. I was certainly not disappointed in this fast paced action novel. Although it was released thirteen years ago, it seems to reflect the current geopolitical situation in the Middle East. Very entertaining!

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    Amazon Customer Arrowbear Lake, CA, US 03-04-16
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    thrilling - loved it. Would highly recommend it. What more can I say - written extremely well.

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    "Thought provoking!"

    The book was exciting and suspenseful throughout. Made me rethink World Events. A .must read

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    "Great Read!"

    Great continuation of the first book in the series. Fast paced, exciting, & hard to put down.

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