New York Times best-selling authors Tim LaHaye and Jerry B. Jenkins have sold more than 60 million copies of their Left Behind series, the fastest-selling adult fiction series....
Marilena Carpathia has only one dream; to be a mother....
Jesus Christ now reigns over a renewed earth. But despite the idyllic surroundings, a growing number of hedonistic youth join a band of rebels who reject Christ and long for Satan's return....
Revelation Unveiled will help you better understand the mysterious, final book of the Bible and its implications....
A small town newspaper editor and a local minister uncover a web of conspiracy....
Babylon Rising introduces a terrific new hero for our time. Michael Murphy is a scholar of Biblical prophecy...
After a massive wave of disappearances, 26-year-old CIA analyst Everett Carroll finally believes what he's been told about the biblical prophecy of the rapture....
Across a vast panorama of heart-stopping action, Sally Roe flees for her life....
No one needs to push Nikki Boyd to excel on the Tennessee Missing Person Task Force. The case of her own missing sister, still unsolved after 10 years, is the driving force in her work....
The Paradigm will reveal secrets and mysteries taking place all around you and show you what you never could have imagined....
The small town of Antioch, Washington is a hotbed for spiritual activity....
Paul Stepola, an agent working for the National Peacekeeping Organization (NPO), has been assigned to enforce compliance with the world government's prohibition on religion....
Ambitious college student Daniel Walker has his world turned upside down when he begins having prophetic dreams about the judgment coming upon America....
When Grace goes away for her first year of college her dad, Robert, can't help but think of all of the potential ways that his daughter could be stranded miles from home....
Acts follows the Church from its birth in Jerusalem through its exponential growth and inevitable persecution....
This faithful rendering of the New King James Version presents the Bible in more than 90 hours of compelling, dramatic audio theater format....
This audio is Colsen's compelling journal that chronicles 13 conversations with his newfound friend over a four-year period and how those exchanges turn Jake's world upside-down....
Pilot Rayford Steele is contemplating adultery with a young flight attendant when over 100 of his passengers simply vanish, leaving vacated clothes and bewildered companions. Rayford and the others left behind must deal with mass chaos on top of personal loss. Among the passengers still left is star reporter Cameron "Buck" Williams, who just got the assignment of a lifetime: find out what happened and why. Theories abound, from Christian Rapture to alien abduction. Buck suspects secret meetings between international power brokers are somehow connected. And rising political icon Nicolae Carpathia seems to be at the center of it all.
Where does Left Behind rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?
Around the top. It is a topic close to my heart.
What did you like best about this story?
The performance was excellent! Thestory was complete.
Which scene was your favorite?
Hard to say. I guess when Rayford accepted Christ.
Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?
Yes. And I did.....
Any additional comments?
Went right away to the next book.
4 of 4 people found this review helpful
OK - I normally read / listen to fantasy and science fiction. In fact, when I started listening to this series I was listening to Stephen King's The Dark Tower series and waiting for the Song of Susannah.
What an excellent surprise this was. I was pointed to this series by a friend and was at first skeptical, but gave it a try anyway just to see what it was like. The more I listened, the more excited I was to hear more. I am now five books into it and can't wait to get to the next one.
Even if you are not religious, you will enjoy this book and this series. It is well written, the characters are well developed, and the plot is great.
Pluses for the Christian reader - learn more about the prophecies of the end-times, jewish beliefs, and portions of scripture. Explore your relationship with Christ while hearing about what the characters are going through.
All around, a very very satisfying listen / read for me and I highly recommend it. Don't be scared off by the religious content if you are hesitant about that. And if you are attracted to the series because of the religious ties, you won't be disappointed, either.
30 of 37 people found this review helpful
My boyfriend and I hung on every word. That's all I will say about it.
2 of 2 people found this review helpful
The first in a series of mind blowing books.
I pray we never leave to see the end.
2 of 2 people found this review helpful
I had read this entire series, but enjoyed the audio version even more. Excellent narration. This series is knowledgeble and backed by the scriptures. A must read by christians and an encouraged read to all!
14 of 18 people found this review helpful
This series drove me nuts!! There are so many things that were simply aweful, yet I downloaded the entire series in less than three months. Let me be fair and first say what I liked about the books.
I found many inspirational moments that made me contemplate and deepen my faith. That's the biggest draw. I don't fully agree with the author's interpretations, but the entire journey of the books made me examine where my heart was, and I found many moments of deepening closeness with God. Also, in the early books, they were good at hooking you and making you want to know what happened next.
Now ... why they drove me crazy. They are terribly written. There are logical gaps throughout the series. There are too many to mention, but suffice it to say the factual or physical circumstances laid out in the first books are caste aside as people and things that could not happen according to the first books continue to appear in the latter. And it isn't because God made it happen. They just do.
The authors are misogynistic. Particularly in the early books, there is not an intelligent, well-rounded female character to be found. The women are shallow and flighty, and respond to all circumstances in a stereotypic fashion only very young men would think realistic. This improves over the series, but I never see myself in any of the female characters.
The narrator drives me nuts. He needs to listen to his earlier narrations and make up his mind. Throughout the books, his accents for different characters is all over the place. One day, a character sounds like an American midwesterner, the next day, Dracula in a bad Ed Woods movie. The pronunciation of names and cities also changes from book to book.
Like all successful authors, the editor must have lost heart. If these were written books, you'd skip whole chapters, but you can't glance at an audio book, so your stuck listening to it all.
They were worthwhile, but could have been so much better.
13 of 17 people found this review helpful
In general christians unconciously (or not) tend to imagine some of the less than pleasant scenes (future or past) in the bible not actually taking place being. This book makes an effort to present one possible interpretation of the end times as a real life situation and has you think how would you deal with it. This is obviously a challenge for the authors but they do a pretty good job.
Whether the actual interpretation is correct (pre-trib / post-trib etc) is probably less important than :
1. It makes you think about the whole issue
2. It is a good clean adventure story
3. It will likely leave you wondering what will happend next (and ready to buy the next one in the series).
It is the first christian tradition based fiction I have read and I certainly enjoyed it.
Probably the best part of the book is its attempt to describe in some way what it might be like to find parts of your family disappeared in the rapture and you were "left behind".
No particular complaints about the narration.
22 of 30 people found this review helpful
Loved it I couldn't put it down! My only problem was understanding some of what certain characters said because of thick accents. But it was done well and made me feel like I was there!
1 of 1 people found this review helpful
I have listened to this book and read it. I think it is a must have for my libary.
10 of 16 people found this review helpful
This is an intriguing look at bible prophecy from one prospective. While it does start off a little slow it is necessary to learn and get to know all of the wonderful characters. THe charecter invovelment, as they tell the story from each point of view, is amazing and I really feel I can put myself in their shoes. It is a fabulous story that really gets you thinking!
3 of 5 people found this review helpful
Everyone world wide should hear this!! Very gripping story . can't wait to read next one.God bless the authors...
What did you like most about Left Behind?
This is one of those books that is so cliched I'm slightly embarrassed to love it - but every single one of the series made me cry. So inspiring to hear people challenged in their beliefs, meeting Jesus, and then witnessing effectively. It's all wrapped in a hugely Americanised story, but this will always be one of my favourite novels.
Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?
Absolutely. I'll heard this book a few times.
OK, not everyone will agree with the End Times view of the authors, but then again this is fiction. Personally, I really enjoyed this and would recommend the Left Behind series wholeheartedly. Whether you agree with it or not, it will certainly get you thinking.
It may be a little unfair to review a book I didn't finish but this book is so uninteresting. The characters are just so dreary that I couldn't care less about their plight. The dialog (and there's a lot of it) is as dull as a Sunday afternoon political discussion programme. It's one of those books where you feel you can go and make a cup of tea without pausing it because you know that nothing important is going to happen because nothing is happening full stop. It sounded like an intriguing idea and it had a high rating on Amazon but it beats me what people see in it.
4 of 8 people found this review helpful