Tim LaHaye


Born
in Detroit, Michigan
April 27, 1926

Died
July 25, 2016

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Timothy "Tim" F. LaHaye was an American evangelical Christian minister, author, and speaker, best known for the Left Behind series of apocalyptic fiction, which he co-wrote with Jerry B. Jenkins.

He has written over 50 books, both fiction and non-fiction.
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Left Behind (Left Behind, #1)

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3.84 avg rating — 211,766 ratings — published 1995 — 75 editions
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Tribulation Force (Left Beh...

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3.96 avg rating — 38,425 ratings — published 1996 — 52 editions
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Nicolae (Left Behind, #3)

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3.96 avg rating — 35,149 ratings — published 1997 — 3 editions
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Soul Harvest: The World Tak...

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3.97 avg rating — 31,662 ratings — published 1998 — 45 editions
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Assassins (Left Behind, #6)

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Apollyon (Left Behind, #5)

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3.98 avg rating — 29,511 ratings — published 1999 — 52 editions
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The Indwelling (Left Behind...

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The Mark (Left Behind, #8)

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4.03 avg rating — 26,877 ratings — published 2000 — 42 editions
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Desecration (Left Behind, #9)

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4.01 avg rating — 24,398 ratings — published 2001 — 5 editions
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The Remnant (Left Behind, #10)

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4.01 avg rating — 23,473 ratings — published 2002 — 38 editions
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More books by Tim LaHaye…
Left Behind Tribulation Force Nicolae Soul Harvest: The World Tak... Apollyon Assassins The Indwelling
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3.93 avg rating — 520,575 ratings

The Rising: Antichrist is Born The Regime: Evil Advances The Rapture: In the Twinkli...
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4.16 avg rating — 23,939 ratings

Babylon Rising The Secret on Ararat The Europa Conspiracy The Edge of Darkness
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4.14 avg rating — 13,779 ratings

Edge of Apocalypse Thunder of Heaven Brink of Chaos Mark of Evil
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4.17 avg rating — 5,657 ratings

John's Story: The Last Eyew... Mark's Story: The Gospel Ac... Luke's Story: By Faith Alone Matthew's Story: From Sinne...
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4.04 avg rating — 3,659 ratings

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“Inside was where she lived, physically and mentally. She resided in the horn of plenty of her own prodigious mind, fertilized by inexhaustible curiosity.”
Tim LaHaye, The Rising

“Nobody is just anything... everyone is of equal value, regardless of their station”
Tim LaHaye, Jerry B. Jenkins, Left Behind Series Gift Set

“we cant wait for someone else to do it, we have to take matters into our own hands or it will never be done.”
Tim LaHaye

Polls

What is your favorite Book Series?

Harry Potter Series - J.K. Rowling
 
  449 votes, 16.6%

Harry Potter (write-in)
 
  157 votes, 5.8%

YOU WILL NOT MAKE ME CHOOSE. (too many) (write-in)
 
  154 votes, 5.7%

Lord of the Rings - J.R.R. Tolkien
 
  126 votes, 4.7%

A Song of Ice and Fire - George R.R. Martin
 
  120 votes, 4.4%

I can't always choose a favourite... (write-in)
 
  75 votes, 2.8%

THE INFERNAL DEVICES - CASSANDRA CLARE (write-in)
 
  74 votes, 2.7%

The Hunger Games - Suzanne Collins
 
  73 votes, 2.7%

Divergent - Veronica Roth
 
  69 votes, 2.6%

Too many I can't answer
 
  66 votes, 2.4%

The Mortal Instruments - Cassandra Clare (write-in)
 
  54 votes, 2.0%

toooo many to choose from (write-in)
 
  44 votes, 1.6%

Percy Jackson and The Olympians (write-in)
 
  43 votes, 1.6%

The Dark Tower - Stephen King
 
  42 votes, 1.6%

Discworld series - Terry Pratchett (write-in)
 
  36 votes, 1.3%

The Chronicles of Narnia - C.S. Lewis
 
  34 votes, 1.3%

Outlander - Diana Gabaldon
 
  34 votes, 1.3%

Fifty Shades - E.L. James
 
  32 votes, 1.2%

Lord of the rings (write-in)
 
  31 votes, 1.1%

I can't decide!!! (write-in)
 
  31 votes, 1.1%

Throne of Glass-Sarah Maas (write-in)
 
  29 votes, 1.1%

The Vampire Chronicles - Anne Rice
 
  27 votes, 1.0%

Don't have favorites (write-in)
 
  26 votes, 1.0%

PJO/HoO (write-in)
 
  26 votes, 1.0%

Vampire Academy - Richelle Mead (write-in)
 
  26 votes, 1.0%

The Stormlight Archive - Brandon Sanderson (write-in)
 
  26 votes, 1.0%

The Lunar Chronicles (write-in)
 
  23 votes, 0.9%

Anne (of Green Gables) - L. M. Montgomery (write-in)
 
  22 votes, 0.8%

Wheel of Time (write-in)
 
  19 votes, 0.7%

Sigma Force Series - James Rollins
 
  18 votes, 0.7%

Legend by Marie Lu (write-in)
 
  18 votes, 0.7%

A Song of Ice and Fire (write-in)
 
  15 votes, 0.6%

The Ranger's Apprentice- John Flanagan (write-in)
 
  14 votes, 0.5%

His Dark Materials - Philip Pullman (write-in)
 
  14 votes, 0.5%

The Lunar Chronicles-Marissa Meyer (write-in)
 
  14 votes, 0.5%

Dark Hunter - Sherrilyn Kenyon (write-in)
 
  13 votes, 0.5%

The Hunger Games, Divergent, The Mortal Instrument, Fallen, Twillight (write-in)
 
  13 votes, 0.5%

Harry Potter and Robert Langdon Series (write-in)
 
  13 votes, 0.5%

In Death Series - J.D Robb (write-in)
 
  12 votes, 0.4%

the hitchhikers guide to the galaxy (write-in)
 
  12 votes, 0.4%

Inheritance Cycle - Christopher Paolini (write-in)
 
  12 votes, 0.4%

Kate Daniels - Ilona Andrews (write-in)
 
  11 votes, 0.4%

outlander Series (write-in)
 
  11 votes, 0.4%

the outlander series (write-in)
 
  11 votes, 0.4%

A Song for Ice and Fire (write-in)
 
  11 votes, 0.4%

Left Behind - Tim LaHaye
 
  10 votes, 0.4%

The Sword of Truth Series- Terry Goodkind (write-in)
 
  10 votes, 0.4%

The Lux Series - Jennifer L. Armentrout (write-in)
 
  10 votes, 0.4%

Artemis Fowl - Eoin Colfer (write-in)
 
  8 votes, 0.3%

Little Women etc. - L. M. Alcott (write-in)
 
  8 votes, 0.3%

the unbecoming of mara dyer - michelle hodkins (write-in)
 
  8 votes, 0.3%

The Witcher series (write-in)
 
  8 votes, 0.3%

Robert Langdon Series (write-in)
 
  8 votes, 0.3%

a series of unfortunate events (write-in)
 
  8 votes, 0.3%

Captive Prince (write-in)
 
  8 votes, 0.3%

Harry Potter, Lord of the Rings, Sherlock Holmes, The Hunger Games, A Song of Ice and Fire, The Southern Reach Trilogy by Jeff Vandermeer, Hush Hush, the Cormoran Strike series by Robert Galbraith (a.k.a. JK Rowling) (write-in)
 
  8 votes, 0.3%

Charlie Parker series - John Connolly (write-in)
 
  7 votes, 0.3%

The Clan of the Cave Bear - Jean M. Auel (write-in)
 
  7 votes, 0.3%

After - Anna Todd (write-in)
 
  7 votes, 0.3%

The Adventures of Tintin (write-in)
 
  7 votes, 0.3%

Immortals After Dark - Kresley Cole (write-in)
 
  7 votes, 0.3%

Foundation Series (write-in)
 
  7 votes, 0.3%

Repairman Jack - F Paul Wilson (write-in)
 
  7 votes, 0.3%

The Kingkiller Chronicle by Patrick Rothfuss (write-in)
 
  7 votes, 0.3%

Harry Potter and Sigma Force Series (write-in)
 
  7 votes, 0.3%

The Last Hunter - Jeremy Robinson
 
  6 votes, 0.2%

Sailor Moon ~ Naoko Takeuchi (write-in)
 
  6 votes, 0.2%

The Protector of the Small - Tamora Pierce (write-in)
 
  6 votes, 0.2%

Dune - Frank Herbert (write-in)
 
  6 votes, 0.2%

Daughter Of Smoke And Bone-Laini Taylor
 
  6 votes, 0.2%

The Covenent — Jennifer L. Armentrout (write-in)
 
  6 votes, 0.2%

Gabriel inferno series (write-in)
 
  6 votes, 0.2%

Howl's Moving Castle trilogy by Diana Wynne Jones (write-in)
 
  6 votes, 0.2%

The Raven Cycle - Maggie Stiefvater (write-in)
 
  6 votes, 0.2%

Hush, Hush - Becca Fitzpatrick (write-in)
 
  6 votes, 0.2%

THE INFERNAL DEVICES (write-in)
 
  6 votes, 0.2%

The Dresden Files - Jim Butcher (write-in)
 
  6 votes, 0.2%

The Viking's Kurdish Love by Widad Akreyi (write-in)
 
  6 votes, 0.2%

Twilight - Richard Laymon
 
  5 votes, 0.2%

The Adversary Cycle - F. Paul Wilson
 
  5 votes, 0.2%

The Fionavar Tapestry - Guy Gavriel Kay (write-in)
 
  5 votes, 0.2%

Skullduggery Pleasant; Burton & Swinburne (write-in)
 
  5 votes, 0.2%

James lee burke (write-in)
 
  5 votes, 0.2%

Gone Series - Michael Grant (write-in)
 
  5 votes, 0.2%

Penryn and the End of Days- Susan Ee (write-in)
 
  5 votes, 0.2%

Red Rising Series (write-in)
 
  5 votes, 0.2%

A Court of Thornes And Roses - Sarah J Maas (write-in)
 
  5 votes, 0.2%

Remnant Chronicles or Harry Potter (write-in)
 
  5 votes, 0.2%

The Vampire Diaries
 
  4 votes, 0.1%

House of Night - PC and Kristen Cast
 
  4 votes, 0.1%

The Raven Boys - Maggie Steifvater (write-in)
 
  4 votes, 0.1%

The Morganville Vampires - Rachel Caine (write-in)
 
  4 votes, 0.1%

The Old Kingdom Trilogy by Garth Nix (write-in)
 
  4 votes, 0.1%

Sharpe - Bernard Cornwell (write-in)
 
  4 votes, 0.1%

Hopeless - Colleen Hoover (write-in)
 
  4 votes, 0.1%

Seven Realms Series - Cinda Williams Chima (write-in)
 
  4 votes, 0.1%

the grisha (write-in)
 
  4 votes, 0.1%

The Iron Fey- Julie Kagawa (write-in)
 
  4 votes, 0.1%

The Sullivans - Bella Andre (write-in)
 
  4 votes, 0.1%

Harry Potter, Spinster Club, Series of Unfortunate events, Lara Jean, Hunger Games, Divergent (write-in)
 
  4 votes, 0.1%

Harry Potter, The Hunger Games, Twilight, Maze Runner, and Percy Jackson (write-in)
 
  4 votes, 0.1%

Assassin/Shifter series by Sandrine Gasq-Dion (write-in)
 
  3 votes, 0.1%

Warlord Chronicles - Bernard Cornwell (write-in)
 
  3 votes, 0.1%

Forgotten Realms - Various, Greenwood, Salvatore, Cunningham. (write-in)
 
  3 votes, 0.1%

The sword of truth series- terry goodkind (write-in)
 
  3 votes, 0.1%

The chemical garden (write-in)
 
  3 votes, 0.1%

Unwind - Neal Shusterman
 
  3 votes, 0.1%

Sweet Valley High (write-in)
 
  3 votes, 0.1%

Incarnations of Immortality - Piers Anthony (write-in)
 
  3 votes, 0.1%

Grey Wolves - Quinn Loftis
 
  3 votes, 0.1%

The Sisters Grimm (write-in)
 
  3 votes, 0.1%

Sweet Evil- Wendy Higgins (write-in)
 
  3 votes, 0.1%

The Kingdom Series - Chuck Black (write-in)
 
  3 votes, 0.1%

Mark of the Lion - Francine Rivers (write-in)
 
  3 votes, 0.1%

Night's Dawn Triology (Peter F Hamilton) (write-in)
 
  3 votes, 0.1%

Divergent, Royal Wedding, Hunger Games, and Mother Daughter Book Club (write-in)
 
  3 votes, 0.1%

Pretty Little Liars (write-in)
 
  3 votes, 0.1%

Earthsea (write-in)
 
  3 votes, 0.1%

Space Odyssey - Arthur C. Clarke
 
  3 votes, 0.1%

Dragonlance Chronicles (write-in)
 
  3 votes, 0.1%

The Foundation Series - Isaac Asimov (write-in)
 
  3 votes, 0.1%

The Black Dagger Brotherhood - JR Ward (write-in)
 
  3 votes, 0.1%

The Heroes of Olympus -Rick Riordan (write-in)
 
  3 votes, 0.1%

Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children, Six of Crows, and Caraval. (write-in)
 
  3 votes, 0.1%

The Selection or Harry Potter (write-in)
 
  3 votes, 0.1%

Keeper of the Lost Cities (write-in)
 
  3 votes, 0.1%

Revelation Space - Alastair Reynolds (write-in)
 
  2 votes, 0.1%

The Riftwar Saga - Raymond E Feist (write-in)
 
  2 votes, 0.1%

Thoroughbred (write-in)
 
  2 votes, 0.1%

Little House - Laura Ingalls Wilder (write-in)
 
  2 votes, 0.1%

The Fever Series by Karen Marie Moning (write-in)
 
  2 votes, 0.1%

Tiger's Curse - Colleen Houck (write-in)
 
  2 votes, 0.1%

The Baroque Cycle-Neal Stephenson (write-in)
 
  2 votes, 0.1%

the summer i turned pretty (write-in)
 
  2 votes, 0.1%

The Fifth Wave (write-in)
 
  2 votes, 0.1%

The Black Jewel Trilogy - Anne Bishop (write-in)
 
  2 votes, 0.1%

Death Dwellers Kathryn Kelly (write-in)
 
  2 votes, 0.1%

Chicagoland Vampires- Chloe Neill (write-in)
 
  2 votes, 0.1%

Pendergast - Preston & Child (write-in)
 
  2 votes, 0.1%

O'Malley Family Series - Dee Henderson (write-in)
 
  2 votes, 0.1%

The Ranger's Apprentice (write-in)
 
  2 votes, 0.1%

The Hollows - Kim Harrison (write-in)
 
  2 votes, 0.1%

Poirot - Agatha Christie (write-in)
 
  2 votes, 0.1%

The Illuminae Files, Skyward, The Fifth Wave, Warcross, Across the Universe, LIFEL1K3, Chronicle of the Dark Star, Keeper of the Lost Cities, Arc of a Scythe, and many, many more! (write-in)
 
  2 votes, 0.1%

The Hannibal Series - Thomas Harris (write-in)
 
  2 votes, 0.1%

I avoid series at (almost) all costs and definitely if they are longer than a trilogy (write-in)
 
  2 votes, 0.1%

The Selection - Kiera Cass (write-in)
 
  2 votes, 0.1%

Too Hard Too Choose ! There is soooo many ! (write-in)
 
  2 votes, 0.1%

Delirium and The Selection (write-in)
 
  2 votes, 0.1%

Throne of Glass or the Lunar Chronicles (write-in)
 
  2 votes, 0.1%

Harry Potter, Percy Jackson, Heroes of Olympus, Hunger game (write-in)
 
  2 votes, 0.1%

The Five Ancestors - Jeff Stone
 
  1 vote, 0.0%

The Collins New Naturalist series (write-in)
 
  1 vote, 0.0%

Mother Daughter Book Club-Heather VogelFrederick (write-in)
 
  1 vote, 0.0%

Web of Hearts and Souls (write-in)
 
  1 vote, 0.0%

The Oxford Time Travel Series (write-in)
 
  1 vote, 0.0%

The Sorcerer's Ring series - Morgan Rice
 
  1 vote, 0.0%

The Bronze Horseman (write-in)
 
  1 vote, 0.0%

THE OLYMUS (write-in)
 
  1 vote, 0.0%

Nero Wolfe (write-in)
 
  1 vote, 0.0%

schooled in magic-Christopher G.Nuttall (write-in)
 
  1 vote, 0.0%

Gregor the overllander (write-in)
 
  1 vote, 0.0%

slaughterhouse 5 (write-in)
 
  1 vote, 0.0%

wicked lovely- Melissa Marr (write-in)
 
  1 vote, 0.0%

Darkness Chosen - Christina Dodd (write-in)
 
  1 vote, 0.0%

Matthew Shardlake Series - C.J. Sansom (write-in)
 
  1 vote, 0.0%

A Cast of Stones (The Staff and the Sword, #1) Patrick W Carr (write-in)
 
  1 vote, 0.0%

Edge Chronicles by Chris Riddell and Paul Stewart (write-in)
 
  1 vote, 0.0%

Goddess Series/Starcrossed Series/Twilight (write-in)
 
  1 vote, 0.0%

A Matter of Time by Mary Calmes (write-in)
 
  1 vote, 0.0%

Midnight Thief - Livia Blackburne (write-in)
 
  1 vote, 0.0%

Splintered - A.G. Howard
 
  1 vote, 0.0%

The Queen's Thief by Megan Whalen Turner (write-in)
 
  1 vote, 0.0%

Regeneration Trilogy - Pat Parker (write-in)
 
  1 vote, 0.0%

The First Law Series - Joe Abercrombie (write-in)
 
  1 vote, 0.0%

The Numa Files - Clive Cussler (write-in)
 
  1 vote, 0.0%

Malory Series-Johanna Lindsey (write-in)
 
  1 vote, 0.0%

The Broken Empire - Mark Lawrence (write-in)
 
  1 vote, 0.0%

Red Queen Trilogy (write-in)
 
  1 vote, 0.0%

Eternal Guardians by Elisabeth Naughton (write-in)
 
  1 vote, 0.0%

Any Kristen Ashley series (write-in)
 
  1 vote, 0.0%

The neighbors from hell series R.L. Mathewson (write-in)
 
  1 vote, 0.0%

Agent of Rome - Nick Brown (write-in)
 
  1 vote, 0.0%

Among the Hidden or Shadow Children Series by Margaret Peterson Haddix (write-in)
 
  1 vote, 0.0%

The Games of the Atlantis Grail (Qualify, Compete, Win, Survive) (write-in)
 
  1 vote, 0.0%

The Ender Saga (write-in)
 
  1 vote, 0.0%

House of Night by P.C. & Kristin Cast (please don’t judge$ (write-in)
 
  1 vote, 0.0%

the bartimaeus trilogy- Jonathan Stroud (write-in)
 
  1 vote, 0.0%

Dead Until Dark, Twilight, Norah Lofts The House Series and Lee Child, also C. J. Box series (write-in)
 
  1 vote, 0.0%

Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children (write-in)
 
  1 vote, 0.0%

Girl Online - Zoe Sugg (write-in)
 
  1 vote, 0.0%

Techromancy Scrolls - Erik Schubach (write-in)
 
  1 vote, 0.0%

Alfie the doorstep cat by Rachel Wells (write-in)
 
  1 vote, 0.0%

The Diviners or The Hunger Games (write-in)
 
  1 vote, 0.0%

THE MAZE RUNNER (write-in)
 
  1 vote, 0.0%

The School for Good and Evil by Soman Chainani (write-in)
 
  1 vote, 0.0%

The Dream Murderer Cycle - Paul Taffinder (write-in)
 
  1 vote, 0.0%

Gabriel Allon by Daniel Silba (write-in)
 
  1 vote, 0.0%

The Farseer Trilogy (write-in)
 
  1 vote, 0.0%

Septimus Heap - Angie sage (write-in)
 
  1 vote, 0.0%

Saga - Brian K Vaughan (write-in)
 
  1 vote, 0.0%

The Saxon Stories - Bernard Cornwell (write-in)
 
  1 vote, 0.0%

Inkheart Trilogy by Cornelia Funke, Lunar Chronicles by Marissa Meyer, and Harry Potter by J.K. Rowling (write-in)
 
  1 vote, 0.0%

Harry Potter, Divergent, Scythe (write-in)
 
  1 vote, 0.0%

The Rise of Ethrundson Quest of a Thousand Questions (write-in)
 
  1 vote, 0.0%

The Chronicles of Narnia (write-in)
 
  1 vote, 0.0%

Matched Trilogy and The Hunger Games (write-in)
 
  1 vote, 0.0%

The Shades of Magic Trilogy - V.E. Schwab (write-in)
 
  1 vote, 0.0%

the poppy war and tsc (write-in)
 
  1 vote, 0.0%

Renegades by Marissa Meyer (write-in)
 
  1 vote, 0.0%

That Boy Series by Jillian Dodd (write-in)
 
  1 vote, 0.0%

An ember in the ashes! (write-in)
 
  1 vote, 0.0%

Gods Lions - John Lyman
 
  0 votes, 0.0%

Lords of the Underworld Gena Showalter (write-in)
 
  0 votes, 0.0%

Eternal Guardians Elisabeth Naughton or Lords of the Underworld Gena Showalter (write-in)
 
  0 votes, 0.0%

Wicked (Trilogy) by Jennifer L Armentrout
 
  0 votes, 0.0%

The Harry Potter Series(by J.K.Rowling), Keeper of the Lost Cities(by Shannon Messenger), and The Chronicles of Prydain(by Lloyd Alexander)
 
  0 votes, 0.0%

Percy Jackson and the olympians (Rick Riordan), From blood and ash series(Jennifer armentrout), Lunar chronicles (Marissa Meyer), the covenant series (Jennifer armentrout), Chronicles of Narnia (C.S. Lewsi), The selection (Kiera Cass), Doon (Lorie Langdon) (write-in)
 
  0 votes, 0.0%

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