The Rapture: In the Twinkling of an Eye : Before They Were Left Behind

  • by Tim LaHaye, Jerry B. Jenkins
  • Narrated by Richard Ferrone
  • Series: Before They Were Left Behind
  • 8 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

The 12 riveting novels of the original Left Behind series and the first two prequels, The Rising and The Regime, have all conquered the New York Times best-seller list. Authors Tim LaHaye and Jerry B. Jenkins are now among the greatest successes in the history of publishing. They continue their captivating story with this third prequel, which leads directly to the events of Left Behind, the novel that started the phenomenon.
In the moments leading up to the Rapture, nobody knows it is coming as the clock silently ticks down. Choices are made. The stage is set as Nicolae Carpathia ruthlessly eliminates any obstacles in his rise to power. In the twinkling of an eye, loved ones disappear without a good-bye. Heaven rejoices as millions are welcomed into the unspeakable presence of God. The darkest days may lie ahead for those who have been left behind.

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Much needed link

This book links together the the lives of the people prior to the 1st book in the left behind series... This is indeed the book that was missing. If you are a fan of the series this book is a must listen... Expect nothing less then the story telling greatness that Tim LaHaye and Jerry B Jenkins have been historically known for ....well worth a credit...
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- C.

Research pronunciation please!

I truly loved the part where it describes Joni Earickson Tada dancing up to receive her reward but was dismayed to hear the reader pronounce her name as "Joanie". She herself mentions most emphatically in her book that she is named for her father and it is pronounced "Johnny". Any small amount of research would have told you the same. While it didn't detract from the power of the image and message, it did make me sad that something so easily researched wasn't. If such care is taken to pronounce places and ethnic names correctly, why couldn't this one be just as important?
Other than that, I really enjoyed his performance of this book.
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- Tami A.

Book Details

  • Release Date: 05-11-2010
  • Publisher: Recorded Books