Joel C. Rosenberg J. B. Collins Series: Books 1-2

Genre: Thriller-Political

Joel C. Rosenberg J. B. Collins Series: Books 1-2The Third Target & The First Hostage

Performed by:
David deVries
J. B. Collins

THE THIRD TARGETThe Islamic State, a dangerous al Qaeda offshoot also known as ISIS, is on the rampage. Already they have attacked two governments, brutally killing anyone who stands in their way. Now they have their sights set on a third target. But who will it be? The United States? Israel? Or someone else?When award-winning New York Times correspondent J. B. Collins hears rumorsthat ISIS has captured a cache of chemical weapons, he risks everything by sneaking into Syria to locate and interview the commander of the terrorist organization. Under intense pressure from multiple governments not to publish his findings, he faces a decision that could cost him his career—or his life.With the American president set to visit the region, the Middle East teeters on the edge of explosion.As a war-weary world hopes for peace, and a bloodthirsty terrorist regime grows in strength, who will prevail? Can Collins, with the help of a mysterious and beautiful Mossad agent, alert the world to the danger before ISIS can unleash its apocalyptic vision?Or with chemical weapons in the hands of radical Islamic jihadists, is it already too late?THE FIRST HOSTAGENew York Times correspondent J. B. Collins saw the horrific evidence with his own eyes. The brutal Islamist leader Abu Khalif has already demonstrated that he’s not afraid to unleash horrific destruction on his enemies. How many more will die before Khalif is stopped? With the president of the United States missing, the eyes of the world are on Jordan. ISIS is on the move. Amman is in flames. Brought into the inner circle of the king of Jordan, Collins is desperate to discover the fate of the president before it’s too late. But there’s a problem: someone is leaking secrets to ISIS. And Collins finds himself a prime suspect. Now he’s in a race to clear his own name in time to prevent the unthinkable. What he encounters along the way will change him forever. Deep in the tunnels beneath an ancient city, he will come face-to-face with the true nature of evil. Whether he can overcome it in time will determine the future of a nation…and the destiny of his own soul.

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Joel C. Rosenberg

Biography:
Joel C. Rosenberg is the New York Times best-selling author of The Last Jihad, The Last Days, The Ezekiel Option, The Copper Scroll, and Epicenter, with 1.5 million copies in print. A communications strategist based in Washington, D.C., he has worked with some of the world’s most influential and provocative leaders, including Steve Forbes, Rush Limbaugh, former Israeli deputy prime minister Natan Sharansky, and former Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Once a political columnist for World magazine, he now writes commentaries for National Review as well as a weekly e-mail update known as “Flash Traffic” for business and political leaders. A front-page Sunday New York Times profile called him a “force in the capital.” He has also been profiled by the Washington Times and the Jerusalem Post and has been interviewed on ABC’s Nightline, CNN Headline News, FOX News Channel, The History Channel, MSNBC, The Rush Limbaugh Show, and The Sean Hannity Show.
Narrator
David deVries

Biography:
David deVries' audiobook credits include an American Library Association notable recording award-winner and an Audiofile magazine’s best audiobook of the year. He has appeared on Broadway as Lumiere in Beauty and the Beast, and at Hollywood’s Pantages Theatre as Dr. Dillamond in Wicked. Film and television credits include NBC’s I’ll Fly Away, Leatherheads, and Remember the Titans.

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