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The Bishop of 12th Avenue

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When you grow up on the violent streets of a dying world, the first thing you learn is to mind your own business. So when eighteen-year-old Jacob Walker stumbles across three federal agents torturing an old man by a church, Jake can’t explain why he bothers to rescue the old guy. As he lay dying, the old man makes a strange sign with his hand, and after mumbling something ...more
Kindle Edition, 259 pages
Published February 10th 2018
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Michelle Stanley
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The Bishop of 12th Avenue is a post-apocalyptic novel for young adults by Ray Lucit. Eighteen-year-old Jacob “Jake” Walker is accustomed to hiding and fighting for survival in the city controlled by corrupt leaders. He rescues a man tortured by federal agents, and the dying man mumbles a chant before placing a ring on Jacob’s finger. He meets beautiful Beth, a churcher who convinces him to return to her hometown because the victim made Jake a bis
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Renee Spicuzza
Mar 31, 2018 rated it really liked it
Ray Lucit’s, “The Bishop of 12th Avenue,” is a story following young adult, Jake who seems to be struggling in a world that is full of death and violence, looking to exploit any weaknesses that can be found. However, Jake tries to overcome all that is wrong with the world by helping an individual who is being ganged up on. The man passes on a secret and a ring, indicating that he is the last chance for a group of individuals called Churchers who are outside the city, trying to survive through ea ...more
Valicity Garris
I have always had a good interest in post-apocalyptic work. Something about starting over from ground zero or seeing how the world resets itself—humanity versus the environment—always gets me going. I was definitely intrigued by Lucit’s novel when he approached me for a review of his Christian post-apocalyptic book. In my head I was thinking, this is going to be awesome. There will be people with super powers or some sort of crazy battle involving good versus evil with all of humanity at risk! I ...more
Valery
Apr 02, 2018 rated it really liked it
The Bishop of 12th Avenue by Ray Lucit tells the story of eighteen year old Jacob Walker, or Jake, who lives in an apocalyptic world, who soon becomes much more than he ever dreamed possible. As an old man lays dying, he slips a ring on Jake's finger, whispering an incoherent message, and from there the story takes off. Jake becomes the Bishop. This new role propels Jake into a strange new world, where a group called the Churchers, is relying on him to save their lives. While a bit of a dismal s ...more
Jimmy Jefferson
Mar 29, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Post apocalyptic world battle between Jake and the churches against the evil.

I love post apocalyptic world stories and I found this one to completely keep my attention and wanting to find out what will happen next. A story of a battle between good and bad with our young hero Jake first defending the old leader who then passes the power to Jake. As the story continues to twist through the shadows of this fearful world, jake begins to learn about his mission and responsibilities to the churches.
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Archie
Mar 30, 2018 rated it really liked it
Interesting Plot!
An adventurous fiction based on theme of good vs evil. This is the journey of the teenager street boy who suddenly finds that he was one of last bishops in the world and has to fight a challenging battle of survival. The character development is really good, the story flows well and bit of humor here and there keeps it light read.
Elvira D Ryan
Sep 11, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Thought provoking

I really enjoyed this story. The idea of the feds against the churches is something that could happen in the world today.
Probably already beginning to happen in some places.
Halfway through the story , I had to force my self to put it down and think about it.
Maureen
Sep 08, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Good read

This story was not the typical story line. I really enjoyed the plot and also the fact that a belief system was interwoven into the story.
Cindy-Lou
Great book!!
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