Dead Heat (Political Thrillers Series #5)

by Joel C. Rosenberg

Paper Book, 2008




Tyndale House Publishers, Inc. (2008), Edition: 1, 416 pages


For Jon and Erin Bennett, the world seems to be spinning dangerously out of control. A new dictator is rising in Iraq. China is making threatening new moves toward Taiwan. North Korean forces appear ready to strike south. Israel is feverishly trying to complete the Third Temple. Oil prices are surging. And in the wake of an horrific war in the Middle East, President James MacPherson's second term is coming to an end. Now the battle to succeed him is heating up into one of the most fiercely contested presidential elections in American history, and the Bennetts realize the stakes could not be higher. Who will lead a bitterly divided country over the next four years? What can the U.S. do to shape the new world order? And just what role-- if any--does the U.S. play in the last days? As the presidential campaign narrows into a dead heat, the Secret Service learns of a catastrophic plot to assassinate one of the candidates--but which one, and can the terrorists be stopped in time?-- From publisher description.… (more)



1414311613 / 9781414311616


½ (86 ratings; 3.9)

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LibraryThing member marilynr
read only if you want to have someone preach to you......
LibraryThing member blush48
If you want to get confused AND depressed, then this is the book for you! Multiple cities are bombed by an unknown group/country, and on top of that are the precursors to war in the Middle East, Jordan, Venezuela, Korea, Russia, China, Bangkok, etc. etc..

For me, there was too much going on. The
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basic story of what was going on in the states would've filled a book by itself. And I would've liked more resolution and better explanations of what was happening. Some of these stories in the other countries did not help the main stories progress.

The author sounds like he knows what he's writing about. But I needed him to reel it in and maybe tell this story in multiple books.
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LibraryThing member feenie1010
After reading the first 10 chps, I had to stop. I like his writing but......

the death of all those cities, especially NYC after 9/11 it's too much for me.
LibraryThing member HGButchWalker
Final chapter of the Last Jihad series and probably the most intense of all. Read it but read the other 4 first.
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