The Last Days (The Last Jihad #2)
Now the eyes of the world are on Jerusalem as Jon Bennett--a Wall Street strategist turned senior White House advisor--his beautiful CIA partner Erin McCoy and the U.S. Secretary of State arrive in the Middle East to meet with Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat.
On the table: a dramatic and potentially h...more
My Review: This ...more
The author obviously has a deep knowledge of Arab-Israeli politics and knowledge of Middle Eastern politics that gives the book an air of realism missing fro ...more
One element of this book w ...more
"The Last Days" was written in 2003 but reflects many current events - power struggles, civil wars, and an effort to restore Russia's former glory. Thankfully in fiction like this the good and bad tends to be clear cut (at least in its portrayal) and we know the good guys will win.
The writing in "The Last Days" improved ov ...more
Toch zal ik zeker de overige delen uit de serie ook gaan lezen, omdat het soms heerlijk is je te verliezen in een verhaal, zelfs als het niet helemaal realistisch is.
Osama bin Laden is dead. Saddam Hussein is buried. Baghdad lies in ruins.Now the eyes of the world are on Jerusalem as Jon Bennett--a Wall Street strategist turned senior White House advisor--his beautiful CIA partner Erin McCoy and the U.S. Secretary of State arrive in the Middle East to meet with Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat.On the table: a dramatic and potentially historic Arab-Israeli peace plan, of which Bennett is the chief architect. At the heart of the proposed treaty is the discover...more
Dialog and character development remain his Achilles heel, though, and as he's trying to create some romance between his two leads as well as an ev ...more
This book was written before the war in Iraq so it is neat to see Rosenberg's assumptions in this book and how they have played out today. Israel now does have access to sea ...more
Jon Bennett and Erin McCoy are working on a peace agreement in the Middle East. But, of course, things do not go smoothly! There is danger lurking everywhere.
The action scenes are wonderful! They keep me quickly turning my digital pages. However, I did get very tired of reading about all of the duties of the proposed peac ...more
Good book to examine the idea of a Palestine state and the effects that would have on Israel and the rest ...more
Note: This is a different person than the fantasy author, Joel Rosenberg
Joel C. Rosenberg is the founder of The Joshua Fund and the New York Times best-selling author of THE LAST JIHAD (2002), THE LAST DAYS (2003), THE EZEKIEL OPTION (2005), THE COPPER SCROLL (2006), EPICENTER (2006) and DEAD HEAT (2008) with m ...more