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Perished: The World That Was

4.38 of 5 stars 4.38  ·  rating details  ·  8 ratings  ·  6 reviews
When God creates the heavens, and earth, the archangel Lucifer refuses to believe and, with the creation of man, he rebels. Adam and Woman (Eve) enjoy sweet fellowship with God, but Satan makes war against God. Using Serpent, he tricks Woman into eating the forbidden fruit, which Adam knowingly eats; thus bringing sin unto all mankind. In holy anger He drives them out of E ...more
Paperback, 344 pages
Published December 17th 2010 by America Star Books
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Maureen Timerman
What an awesome book...even though you know the story, the author brings it alive. I felt I was right there with them living an everyday life. I know the book is fiction, but based on the first six chapters of the Bible. The book begins in the very beginning at the Garden of Eden, with Lucifer tempting Eve and Adam. The name Lucifer brings up images in my mind of ugly, but his name means beautiful one. He wants to have everyone worship him, and thinks the Lord is giving to much to the humans. Lu ...more
R.Frederick Riddle
Aug 27, 2014 R.Frederick Riddle rated it 5 of 5 stars  ·  (Review from the author)
I am the author of this book and obviously I think it is 5 star. But I have been very pleased that reviewers have agreed.

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I was surprised reading "Perished"; Based on Genesis, "Perished" brings the readers into an awe inspiring look of the events of Genesis, starting first with Creation and ending with Noah.

Filled with drama, intrigue, heartache and capturing what unfolded in the time from when the world was first created to the Great Flood, "Perished" kept me from being unable to put the book down, and hoping for the time to go back to the book, to read what would happen the next.

The characters are ide
Andi Newberry ~Tubbs
I saw this book advertised on the side bar on Facebook and I contacted Ronald Riddle and asked him if I could read and review his book for him. I was blown away with how real this book was. When I read the creation in Genesis I don't see a conversation between God and Christ. In this beautiful book you see John 1 play out. Christ along with His father creating the world. Pg 10 On Day four the Holy Son created all the stars of heaven. You also see the jealousy of Satan. He was jealous of God lovi ...more
I received this as a Goodreads First Reads giveaway.
I don't really care for the biblical type books. This was ok. I haven't been able to finish it though.
This book was based on the Bible itself and was and seemed factual,but I do feel that the author took too many liberties at guessing at some things and somethings in his book,just are not in the Bible at all.While that kind of fiction and guess work,may be fine for reading,I would not advise someone who does not know the Bible too well,read this book as it may be confusing.
All of that said,I do feel that the author has done his studies of the Bible,but as there were too many things that are not
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I wrote my first novel, Refuge: The Genesis Chronicles, in 2003. This and the second novel, Adam's Chronicles (2007) formed the basis for the classic Perished: The World That Was (2010).

The Rise of Shem (2012)is the sequel to Perished and the second book in the series The World That Was. I am currently working on a third book on Abraham.

On November 22, 2014 I published Dead Eye Will, the story
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