When a group of immortal vigilantes threatens millions, only one man is brave enough to stand in their way. Their story didnat start this year...or even this millennium. It began when Moses was on Mt. Sinai. Tired of waiting on the One True God, the twelve tribes of Israel began worshipping a golden calf through pagan revelry. Many received immediate death for their idolatry, but 40 were handed a far worse punishmentaendless life on earth with no chance to see the face of God. This group of immortals became the 13th Tribe, and theyave been trying to earn their way into heaven ever sinceaby killing sinners. Though their logic is twisted, their brilliance is undeniable. Their wrath is unstoppable. And the technology they possess is beyond anything mere humans have ever seen. Jagger Baird knows nothing about the Tribe when heas hired as head of security for an archaeological dig on Mt. Sinai. The former Army Ranger is still reeling from an accident that claimed the life of his best friend, his arm, and his faith in God. The Tribe is poised to execute their most ambitious attack ever and the lives of millions hang in the balance. When Jaggeras wife and son are caught in the crossfire, heall stop at nothing to save them. But how can one man stand against an entire tribe of immortals? aLiparulo plunges deep into the pages of Scripture to find intriguing what-ifas and stunning revelationsaall woven into a tale that is both skin-tinglingly supernatural and thought-provokingly real. Packed with high-tech gadgetry, action, and heart . . . Read this novel! Seriously!a aTED DEKKER, New York Times best-selling author of Forbidden and the Circle Series aThe author of Comes a Horseman ushers in an exciting new series with this action-packed and intricately plotted spiritual thriller that should appeal to fans of Frank Peretti and Oliver North.a aLibrary Journal aA fantasy-thriller with overt (but not overly intrusive) Christian themes . . . The book can be read as a story of a manas spiritual transition, or it can be read as a fast-paced thriller with fantasy elements. Either way, itas a success.a aBooklist aLiparulo opens the Immortal Files series with a bang . . . Liparulo has concocted a fast-moving, imaginative narrative that examines moral questions . . . every reader is in for roller-coaster action, competently done, with a late-breaking major plot curve that leaves the door open for more.a aPublishers Weekly aIf youare a fan of suspense or biblical fiction, this is one book you wonat want to miss. Its mind-blowing action will keep readers totally immersed.a aRT Book Review, 4 1/2 starsOr was it, Jagger thoughtascratch, scratch, scratchathat to her, physical contact and only that would make this horror real? ... at being extracted from the warm cocoon he had known; the five-year-old planting his entire face in his birthday cake and coming up a laughing abominable snowmanaand ... aWe need Olliea#39;s Jeep.
|Title||:||The 13th Tribe|
|Publisher||:||Thomas Nelson Inc - 2012-04-02|