|The Remnant (Left Behind, 10) by Tim Lahaye,
Jerry B. Jenkins
The success of Jerry B.
Jenkins and Tim LaHaye's fast-paced apocalyptic Left Behind
thrillers is built on a straightforward Christian message and a
blend of dialogue and action; the 10th installment of the series, The
Remnant: On the Brink of Armageddon, sticks to the same proven
formula that has captivated legions of fans.
It's one month into the
Great Tribulation, and a million people gather in the ancient city
of Petra to await the foretold "Glorious Appearing." The
Global Community loses no time in bombing the city, which is
completely engulfed in flames, guaranteeing certain doom for those
assembled unless a miracle occurs.
In other parts of the
world, martyrdom continues for the remnant of believers as Global
Community potentate Nicolae Carpathia's thirst for blood escalates.
There are lots of slick escapes, plenty of intrigue, some genuinely
gory moments, and enough gruesome plagues straight out of the
biblical Book of Revelation to keep readers turning the pages.
When the Chicago believers
are forced to scatter and discord breaks out among those gathered at
Petra, changes accelerate for the Tribulation Force and other series
characters, leaving an ample number of loose ends to be picked up in
the next episode. --Cindy Crosby
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