The Last Days (Mass Market Paperbound)

By Joel C. Rosenberg

Forge, 9780765348203, 480pp.

Publication Date: February 1, 2005

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Description

The Last Days is a stunning political thriller from New York Times bestselling author, Joel C. Rosenberg

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 discovery of black gold deep underneath the Mediterranean-a vast and spectacular tract of oil and natural gas that could offer unprecedented riches for every Muslim, Christian, and Jew in Israel and Palestine.

With the international media closely tracking the story, the American message is as daring as it is direct: Both sides must put behind them centuries of bitter, violent hostilities to sign a peace treaty. Both sides must truly cooperate on drilling, pumping, refining, and shipping the newly found petroleum. Both sides must work together to develop a dynamic, new, integrated economy to take advantage of the stunning opportunity. Then--and only then--the United States will help underwrite the billions of dollars of venture capital needed to turn the dream into reality.



About the Author

JOEL C. ROSENBERG is a New York Times bestselling and award-winning author. He has worked for some of the world's most influential and provocative leaders, including Steve Forbes, Rush Limbaugh, and former Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu. A political columnist for World magazine, his work has been published in The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Times, Jerusalem Post, and Policy Review. His novels include The Last Jihad and The Last Days. He lives in Israel and the United States with his wife and sons.


Praise For The Last Days

"Rip-roaring, heart-pounding, page-turning, high-octane, geopolitical thriller."---Forbes on The Last Days

"Wow! Grabs you from the very first sentence and never lets go. A gutsy new breed of political thriller - almost prophetically forecasting what you'll read in tomorrow's headlines. Joel C. Rosenberg is a rising new star on the American fiction scene." ---Michael Reagan, New York Times bestselling author and nationally syndicated radio talk show host on The Last Days

"An action-packed, Clancyesque political thriller."---Publishers Weekly on The Last Days

"Absolutely crackles with high energy and a chilling premise."---Rush Limbaugh on The Last Jihad

"Buckle up! The Last Jihad is a high-speed, heart-pounding, edge-of-your-seat roller-coaster ride into the heart of darkness."---Sean Hannity



"Rip-roaring, heart-pounding, page-turning, high-octane, geopolitical thriller."



"Wow! Grabs you from the very first sentence and never lets go. A gutsy new breed of political thriller - almost prophetically forecasting what you'll read in tomorrow's headlines. Joel C. Rosenberg is a rising new star on the American fiction scene."

-Michael Reagan


"An action-packed, Clancyesque political thriller."

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