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The Tehran Initiative Audiobook

The Tehran Initiative

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The world is on the brink of disaster. Iran has just conducted its first atomic weapons test. Millions of Muslims around the world are convinced their messiah — known as the Twelfth Imam — has arrived on earth. Israeli leaders fear Tehran, under the Twelfth Imam’s spell, will soon launch a nuclear attack that could bring about a second Holocaust and the annihilation of Israel. The White House fears Jerusalem will strike first, launching a massive preemptive attack against Iran’s nuclear facilities that could cause the entire Middle East to go up in flames, oil prices to skyrocket, and the global economy to collapse. With the stakes high and few viable options left, the president of the United States orders CIA operative David Shirazi and his team to track down and sabotage Iran’s nuclear warheads before Iran or Israel can launch a devastating first strike. But will they be too late?

©2011 Joel C. Rosenberg (P)2011 Brilliance Audio, Inc.

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    Erik PHOENIX, AZ, United States 03-13-12
    Erik PHOENIX, AZ, United States 03-13-12 Member Since 2011
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    "Good narration/story, but ridic religion themes"

    I enjoyed the overall story and narration. I listened to the entire book over the course of 2-3 days. However the religious overtones and "twists" of the story made me roll my eyes many times while listening to this.

    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    03-01-12
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    "UGHHHH!"
    This book wasn???t for you, but who do you think might enjoy it more?

    Boring, right-wing claptrap. Story line is weak, I wish I would have known more about the book before purchasing.


    7 of 14 people found this review helpful
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    Amazon Customer Manteo, NC, United States 11-15-11
    Amazon Customer Manteo, NC, United States 11-15-11 Member Since 2014
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    "Too much religion"

    This book in some ways was actually prescient. However, too much religion. It preached and preached and preached. It was unfortunate that it overwelmed a potentially good story.

    6 of 12 people found this review helpful
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    Patricia BAKERSFIELD, CA, United States 11-02-11
    Patricia BAKERSFIELD, CA, United States 11-02-11 Member Since 2013

    I enjoy anything about orthodox christanity novels, biographies and history as it relates to christianity.I also enjoyJohn Grisham type nov

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    "Excellent"

    Great detail and excellent character development extremely realistic story line. I would highly recommend this book especially to those that are followers of Christ and those that are intrigued by bible prophecy.

    7 of 14 people found this review helpful
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    Jim 10-28-11
    Jim 10-28-11 Member Since 2015
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    "Another Great Read"

    This is another great read by Joel. Exciting and inspiring. I loved it

    8 of 16 people found this review helpful
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    Gary T. 11-07-11
    Gary T. 11-07-11 Member Since 2006
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    "Shameful religious sham"

    The book has an obvious religious message that the author attempts to deliver through the story of a mid east nuclear crisis. If you want to read about miracles and visions in the midst of pending war, this book is for you. The problem is that the story line is lame and exists only to allow the author to preach. A horrible book.

    7 of 15 people found this review helpful
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    James 12-31-11
    James 12-31-11
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    "Story is overly religious"
    What did you like best about The Tehran Initiative? What did you like least?

    The plot had great potential. The Shite's Sixth Imam arriving at the same time Iran sucessfully tests it's first nuclear bomb. Unfortunately, the hero's


    Would you ever listen to anything by Joel C. Rosenberg again?

    No. There is too much religion. The good Christians defeat the bad Muslims.


    4 of 9 people found this review helpful
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    Peter W. Hennessy 11-17-11 Member Since 2009
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    "Great Premise Left Unfulfilled"

    Storyline is torn from current headlines and is very well developed. So it's a good read. However, the religious subplot, pitting Islam versus Christianity, seems contrived and the conversions that take place not credible. In addition many loose ends remain unresolved at the book's conclusion. Not a bad novel, just one that could have been crafted better.

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    Peggy 07-05-12
    Peggy 07-05-12
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    "Superbly narrated!!"
    Would you listen to The Tehran Initiative again? Why?

    I am so impressed with the political intrigue and drama as it directly relates to today's world. Joel Rosenberg is a master at telling a story but also at presenting Biblical truths through believable characters. This book will not only inspire you but will educate you in a way that you least expect to be educated; through story-telling. I couldn't wait to get to the next chapter!


    What about Christopher Lane’s performance did you like?

    Christopher Lane has got to be, without a doubt, one of the most fabulous audio story tellers out there. Everyone of his characters comes alive through his voice. It is hard to believe that he can create all of those voices and make each one sound unique! Amazing narration!


    Any additional comments?

    I plan on giving this book to all of my friends and family to listen to! Thank you audible and Joel Rosenberg!

    2 of 5 people found this review helpful
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    acturage 06-25-12
    acturage 06-25-12

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    "A superb novel"
    What did you love best about The Tehran Initiative?

    The best of Joel Rosenberg's books! And then he released "Dead Heat!"


    What other book might you compare The Tehran Initiative to and why?

    See first comment above


    What about Christopher Lane’s performance did you like?

    Excellent reading. A smooth, stimulating performance


    Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

    Gave chills and elevates the heart rate


    Any additional comments?

    Read all Joel's books in order of their release dates

    2 of 5 people found this review helpful

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