The Last Days by Joel Rosenberg. The Last Jihad Series, 5 Book Set by Joel C. Rosenberg. Gee, why didn't we think of that ten years ago? Listen Free to Last Days audiobook by Joel C. Rosenberg with a 30 Day Free Trial! This is basically ultra-right-wing propaganda in a fiction form. this stuff could really happen!” Dead Heat is a novel written by Joel C. Rosenberg in 2008. I wrote that the characters were a little thin in the first novel and the new characters are still thin where the ones from the first book are becoming more defined but only because they’re on every page. Despite hyperbolic dust jacket blurbs by Rush Limbaugh, Oliver North, Sean Hannity, and G. Gordon Liddy, this thriller is simply not very thrilling. Last Updated on May 7, 2015, by eNotes Editorial. His ability to write freely and give his books really unexpected twists is what will keep me reading, however. The novel is the fifth and final book in his Last Jihad book series. I really should have read the reviews first, or at least the cover blurb. The Last Days is a stunning political thriller from New York Times bestselling author, Joel C. Rosenberg. File: EPUB, 829 KB. So this was disappointing as I was looking forward to reading the entire series and now I am torn as to whether or not to continue at all. Osama bin Laden is dead. Saddam Hussein is buried. Even before greetings can be exchanged, however, a suicide bomber—Arafat’s own security chief—kills both the Palestinian leader and the U.S. secretary. I read this book because a friend said Rosenberg's fiction has a way of becoming fact. The characters—heroes and villains alike—are shallow political and social stereotypes. Expand/Collapse Synopsis. With 30-Day Free Trial. Retrouvez The Last Days et des millions de livres en stock sur Amazon.fr. The book started out slower than the first one, but then got intense when McCoy and Bennett race to a safe underground bunker in Palestine. He also has written two nonfiction books, Epicenter and Inside the Revolution. In Yemen, a U.S. Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) ... As he details what has happened in the last several days and how the government is responding, North Korean cities and targets are being destroyed in milliseconds. The year is 2016. That said, the books are an enjoyable if uncomplicated read. I enjoyed reading it for the most part. Oh well, that’s politics for you– especially when it comes to operating on a global scale. The Last Days is the second novel in The Last Jihad series by acclaimed writer Joel C. Rosenberg. Now the eyes of the world are on Jon Bennett and Erin McCoy, two senior White House advisors, as they arrive in the Middle East to offer a historic Arab-Israeli peace plan and the American president's new vision of freedom and democracy. Jon Bennett and Erin McCoy go to meet Palestinian leaders to facilitate peace talks, with a massive joint oil project as the incentive, when all hell breaks loose. Questions that still need to be answered include, how to bring justice to the masterminds of the jihadist plot (which seems to have failed at the end of 'The Last Days', and the whether Bennett and Erin will commit themselves to each other in holy matrimony, or continue to 'remain close friends.'. The Last Days is a stunning political thriller from New York Times bestselling author, Joel C. Rosenberg. Unfortunately, this book had moments of electrifying terror surrounded by globs of information, as if the author had the perfect idea for a peace treaty for Israel and the Palestinians and put every detail for our reading pleasure. Also, there was often brutally boring backstories that bogged the book down from flowing and feeling like a thriller novel. Start your 48-hour free trial and unlock all the summaries, Q&A, and analyses you need to get better grades now. After the terrific "The Last Jihad," I was surprised how boring and lackluster the follow-up "The Last Days" turned out to be. Baghdad lies in ruins. The Last Days by Joel C. Rosenberg, Patrick Lawlor. In addition, Israel is massing it forces, preparing to invade the Palestinian territories. ©2021 eNotes.com, Inc. All Rights Reserved. . Save for later . From our heroine, who, despite her supposed intellectual and physical accomplishments, really should have been a model; to the Israeli bus driver whose four children all received "full-ride" scholarships to Ivy League universities in the U.S., not because they were brilliant or sports stars, but merely because they "worked hard." It turns out that the story line of the book is more about negotiating peace in this historical hotbed of hostility and the many parties who would have vested interest in such a peace. Plot summary. Rosenberg’s conservative political biases—and his fundamentalist apocalyptic notions—while currently popular in Washington, are so obviously driving his plot that the whole book is little more than a right-wing political comic book. Another good read from Mr. Rosenberg. 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. Detailed plot synopsis reviews of The Last Jihad; Forge, Nov 2002, 24.95, 351 pp. Riveting book - the author keeps one interested all through the book! When he gets into calling military action and political intrigue, however, he is out of his element (more so on the former than the latter). 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. Product Information. Joel Rosenberg's new political thriller, "The Last Days," is absolutely riveting, and better than his first (though I liked "The Last Jihad," too). Die-hard mystery fans are always on the hunt for their next supremely satisfying whodunit. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Osama bin Laden is dead. This one had me skimming a lot. They have come for the signing of a new Arab-Israeli peace pact that will bring riches for every citizen of Palestine and Israel. 3.5 stars. There is a lot of political persuasion taking place trying to get leaders to modify or change their understanding of what they believe. Plot summary. by Tyndale House Publishers. Already a member? Baghdad lies in ruins. He is not to be confused with sci-fi/fantasy author Joel Rosenberg. Overall, the events of the book are relatively credible, though I'm not sure the proposed "peace plan" is as credible as the rest of the events in the book. Osama bin Laden is dead. Given Rosenberg's political savvy and connections I would not be surprised to learn that some of his fiction has a basis in fact at some point in history, and s. One of Rosenberg's early works I think. Very impressed with how he weaved "God" into it without being didactic. Dead Heat is a novel written by Joel C. Rosenberg in 2008. Our summaries and analyses are written by experts, and your questions are answered by real teachers. Wow. Critic Reviews "The story is rich with detail, topical references, interesting characters, and logical conclusions. Baghdad lies in ruins. Israel’s prime minister says someone must hit Iran’s nuclear sites “before it’s too late”. He is also the founder of The Joshua Fund, which gives money to those who have been hurt by terrorism in Israel, Palestine and Lebanon. Let us know what’s wrong with this preview of, Published From the first book to the second all the way to the last, the story is just amazing, and it never falters really. Language: english. Baghdad lies in ruins. Loading. If you are looking for action, a bit of romance, and some more action, this is a good series to get involved in. If you are looking for action, a bit of romance, and some more action, this is a good series to get involved in. Imagine Clancy without the grisly scenes, yet realistic enough. The new twist was oil that would make both countries rich. He is not to be confused with sci-fi/fantasy author Joel Rosenberg. There is quite a lot going on in this book and the way Rosenberg writes, with a ton of scene changes within his chapters, actually helped move things along especially when I had a spot in the middle where I didn’t pick it back up quickly to finish. Detailed plot synopsis reviews of The Last Days; Forge, Oct 2003, 24.95, 384 pp. When it comes to world politics, things just keep getting stickier and crazier. ©2003 Joel C. Rosenberg (P)2003 Brilliance Audio, Inc. Baghdad lies in ruins. Well, not this book. The Last Days is a stunning political thriller from New York Times bestselling author, Joel C. Rosenberg. There was so much information about characters from the first book, the history of Iran, Israel, Palestine, Egypt, and Iraq. I enjoyed reading it for the most part. Osama bin Laden is dead. Joel C. Rosenberg, founder and chairman of The Joshua Fund, addresses the question, "Where will the 3rd Temple be built in the last days?" I did not like his voice or performance. Osama bin Laden is dead. The author details the violent hostilities that those parties will employ to assure that peace is never negotiated. Character development is a work in progress, but you can see the direction from here. The Last Days is a stunning political thriller from New York Times bestselling author, Joel C. RosenbergOsama bin Laden is dead. Plans are in place to bring peace to the Middle East. Secondly, concern for radioactive fallout isn't even mentioned (either regarding the targets of the nukes or the neighboring countries). ©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. Osama bin Laden is dead. Osama bin Laden is dead. Buy The Last Days (#02 in The Last Jihad Series) by Joel C Rosenberg in Paperback format at Koorong (1414312733). Baghdad lies in ruins. The Last Days Rosenberg Joel C. Year: 2003. He is an Evangelical Christian who writes about how terrorism affects Bible Prophecy. Very timely plot for our day. Saddam Hussein is buried. Osama bin Laden is dead. Goodreads Editors (and CEO) Share Their Mystery Picks. This particular series is a drag though the Iman series was great. The. Be the first to ask a question about The Last Days. Play Sample. Unfortunately there are many who don't want peace. This author has a lot of difficulty writing a series smoothly without spending hours on what happened in previous books. I was reading the first novel and just couldn't get enough so i wnet back on ebay and purchased The Last Days his second, on CD so I could listen in the car while I read the first at home. I felt like there was an inordinate amount of narrative spent on 'distractions', like the extremist group wanting to blow-up the Dome of the Rock and the seemingly endless energy and hype spent on finding Bennett's mother. Fast-moving and intense, these novels by Rosenberg are filled with political scenarios that are both frightening and real. There are no interesting twists and I had to just drag myself to finish reading some chapters. Rosenberg does a good job of trying to keep up with the present situation in the Middle East. I would prefer not to listen to Dick Hill as a reader. This author has a lot of difficulty writing a series smoothly without spending hours on what happened in previous books. The Last Days is a stunning political thriller from New York Times bestselling author, Joel C. Rosenberg. Give as a Gift. Unfortunately, this book had moments of electrifying terror surrounded by globs of information, as if the author had the perfect idea for a peace treaty for Israel and the Palestinians and put every detail for our reading pleasure. ---Michael Reagan, New York Times bestselling author and nationally syndicated radio talk show host on "The Last Days" "An action-packed, Clancyesque political thriller." by Joel C. Rosenberg. He should stick to that and develop the. In The Last Jihad, U.S.-led coalition forces have already found and destroyed Osama bin Laden, Saddam Hussein has been eliminated and Iraq has become a democracy. And of course the billio. While not purposeful, it has been interesting to see how two different authors approach the issue. Shelve Joel C. Rosenberg CD Collection: The Last Jihad, The Last Days, and The Ezekiel Option (The … Series: Political thrillers (2) Members: Reviews: Popularity: Average rating: Mentions: 732: 11: 22,658 (3.73) 7: Osama bin Laden is dead. 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