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The Rapture: In the Twinkling of an Eye

By: Tim LaHaye,Jerry B. Jenkins
Narrated by: Richard Ferrone
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The 12 riveting novels of the original Left Behind series and the first two prequels, The Rising and The Regime, have all conquered the New York Times best-seller list. Authors Tim LaHaye and Jerry B. Jenkins are now among the greatest successes in the history of publishing. They continue their captivating story with this third prequel, which leads directly to the events of Left Behind, the novel that started the phenomenon.

In the moments leading up to the Rapture, nobody knows it is coming as the clock silently ticks down. Choices are made. The stage is set as Nicolae Carpathia ruthlessly eliminates any obstacles in his rise to power. In the twinkling of an eye, loved ones disappear without a good-bye. Heaven rejoices as millions are welcomed into the unspeakable presence of God. The darkest days may lie ahead for those who have been left behind.

©2006 Tim LaHaye and Jerry B. Jenkins (P)2006 Recorded Books, LLC

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  • 08-03-10

Much needed link

This book links together the the lives of the people prior to the 1st book in the left behind series... This is indeed the book that was missing. If you are a fan of the series this book is a must listen... Expect nothing less then the story telling greatness that Tim LaHaye and Jerry B Jenkins have been historically known for ....well worth a credit...

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Research pronunciation please!

I truly loved the part where it describes Joni Earickson Tada dancing up to receive her reward but was dismayed to hear the reader pronounce her name as "Joanie". She herself mentions most emphatically in her book that she is named for her father and it is pronounced "Johnny". Any small amount of research would have told you the same. While it didn't detract from the power of the image and message, it did make me sad that something so easily researched wasn't. If such care is taken to pronounce places and ethnic names correctly, why couldn't this one be just as important?
Other than that, I really enjoyed his performance of this book.

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another captivating novel

what a wonderful way to end the prequel to the Left Behind series. These authors have done an amazing job of bringing to life the "what may happen" and I think they are as close to the truth as is possible without being told by God himself.

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Insightful

gives you a prespective of how the rapture is going to be, makes you more anticipated to that day.

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Beginning of the End

Without question one of the most important time periods for all was excellently described in great detail.

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awesome

awesome interpretation, very well done, will having you thinking from beginning to end in all the books

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Love the series

Didn't disappoint as usual. Great story, great suspense. Read Left Behind series first, then this series and enjoyed learning about the characters before hand!

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loved it

Chapter 21 gave me chills. i loved the narrators singing! Such a good series. hallelujah

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prequel to Left Behind series

I have read all the series including the prequel. I do suggest you do listen to the prequel first it explains in more detail the background of the main characters. I love them and suggest listen to along with your Bible it helped me understand more clearly some scripture I had a time understanding. I for one definitely understood more easily alot of the scripture. They definitely do a wonderful job of helping you understand them more clearly. nay God bless you and all who read these book. I for one definitely got a closer walk with my Lord and savior Jesus because of them 🙏 🙌 ♥

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Very repetitive

As in the title, this book is very repetitive of the first book in the series.