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Retribution (City of God #3)

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Jerusalem, A.D. 66 . . .The City of God seethes with rage against imperial Rome . . . and, in an act of unspeakable brutality, Rome takes deadly retribution. War looms on the horizon---but one woman already knows the outcome. . . .Transported from the far future, Rivka Meyers has made her home in Jerusalem with her husband and fellow time traveler, Ari Kazan. But in a turb ...more
Paperback, 336 pages
Published September 1st 2004 by Zondervan
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I really enjoyed this book. I felt quite invested in the characters. To be honest, I have just finished the series (couldn't stop reading long enough to do the reviews!) and I am very much looking forward to more books in this series. I feel like I know Ari and Rivka personally. What is really nice is that the series doesn't lose its momentum and in fact, improves with each book. Give it a try - you won't be disappointed.

I went the easy way out with the reviews but I would like to add that thes
Ann Thomas
Wow!! I was so disappointed - where's the next book? I can't wait to find out what happens next - but that's the end of the series. The author promises to write more, so I'll just have to keep an eye out, and in the mean time encourage everyone to read these books.

This is the third in a series about two scientists who find themselves trapped in first-century Jerusalem. That's the only science fiction part of the story. After that it's pure suspense as they get caught up in the events leading up
Judith Noameshie
Loved it!

I have read all three books. I like how the author share with us events that really happened while still telling the story of the protagonist. This really taught me about events in Jerusalem in first century A.D. this explains a little more about the current Jerusalem. I recommend this series to everybody. and a note to the author: please don't silence Rivkah and her family. I am hoping for sequels. Thank you for this great teaching lesson.
All three books in this series were very enjoyable.
As I stated in my review of book 2, I loved this series. It just kept getting better and better. Ingermanson did not let up on the momentum of suspense, dynamism of characters, or power of the story, right to the gripping end. My only criticism is that I did not want such a good read to end, which is my highest compliment. RI is a very talented author, and has me as a devoted fan. BRAVO!!! and SEE YOU IN JERUSALEM! (Now I must, MUST go!! Not just sort of!)
Love this series. Would recommend to anyone. Really a great book to be reading at the same time as Not a Fan as the conversations Jesus had with the religious elite take on very vivid meaning. The theme of sacrifice unleashing power has really stuck with me too. Great story but I'd recommend reading them all from the start as the story and impact builds. Like my dad who recommended them, I wish the author would have continued to write their story.
Absorbing recreation of a dusty city on the edge in the first century. A compelling plot turns the pages while you get to know the spectrum of well-rounded characters. Meticulous research only adds to the enjoyment, without hampering the read.
Onlyl regret in reading this book is that it is the last in the series. I thoroughly enjoyed the series and the scope and the wrapping up of the story. Couldn't recommend the books more.
Ingermanson's work is amazing. Both the modern space exploration fiction and his historical fiction -- amazing, beautiful. I keep waiting for his new work...
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Ditto as Premonition. :)
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