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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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    Alfred 03-02-12
    Alfred 03-02-12 Member Since 2016
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    "Spell Binding"
    Would you consider the audio edition of The Tehran Initiative to be better than the print version?

    I didn't read the book, but the narration was superb. The characterization was one of the best I have heard.


    What did you like best about this story?

    Holds your interest without excessive violance. There were places where one could catch the breath and ponder what Joel had just said or what had just happened.


    Which character ??? as performed by Christopher Lane ??? was your favorite?

    All of them.


    Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

    The Prayer of Salvation.


    3 of 6 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 8 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.

    3 of 6 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 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

    7 of 15 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.

    6 of 13 people found this review helpful
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    Liz Billings, MT, United States 05-01-12
    Liz Billings, MT, United States 05-01-12

    Passionate lover of Jesus Christ. I also love reading mysteries and historical books

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    "Love Joel Rosenberg"
    Where does The Tehran Initiative rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

    I've read a lot of books, but it is certainly up there in ranking in the fiction category.


    Did the plot keep you on the edge of your seat? How?

    It was a very entertaining 'listen'.


    1 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    joseph e major 04-16-12 Member Since 2011
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    "Prize to anyone who can finish"
    This book wasn’t for you, but who do you think might enjoy it more?

    Narration syrupy, plot and characters half dimensional. This is a sad attempt to coordinate end of the world theology, the bible and the koran with present occurrences through the eyes and thoughts of the characters. Sad


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

    No


    What didn’t you like about Christopher Lane’s performance?

    Syrupy


    1 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    Patricia Geneva, Illinois, United States 04-01-12
    Patricia Geneva, Illinois, United States 04-01-12 Member Since 2011

    "Love my audio's"

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    "Perhaps things to come."
    If you could sum up The Tehran Initiative in three words, what would they be?

    Exciting, and certainly possible.


    What did you like best about this story?

    The fact that Mr. Rosenberg is always relevant, regardless of how frightening it is.


    Have you listened to any of Christopher Lane’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

    Good, have liked them all.


    If you were to make a film of this book, what would be the tag line be?

    Wake up, Mr President


    1 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    Marshall BOULDER, CO, United States 11-10-11
    Marshall BOULDER, CO, United States 11-10-11 Member Since 2016
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    "It's great fiction with a "hidden" message."

    This is an interesting way to push Christianity. Jesus is good, Muslim beliefs are evil, Jews are just Jews. The story flows fast and is hard to put down, but the real intent is to proselytize Jesus. It's all too compartmentalized for my taste. If you read it with the understanding that the author is a great fiction writer, it starts to just be fun.

    2 of 6 people found this review helpful

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