I wasn't sure how I would like this book based on the subject matter, but I was very curious so I had to give it a try. Turns out, I like it. There is a great storyline that runs the book with murder, mystery and intrigue as we follow Andrew Morgan, a man who has everything but has lost what is most important to him and gets pulled into the whole world ending in 2012 by a man claiming to be the last Mayan priest. Lisa Campbell is a reporter for an on-line Christian newspaper that is investigating this same priest. Is it a hoax or is it real? That is the main question through the book and it definitely makes you think. I won't spoil anything, but I do have to wonder how sales of this book will be come January of 2013?
ABOUT THE AUTHORS:
Alton Gansky is the author of 30 books—24 of them novels, including the Angel Award winner Terminal Justice and Christie Award finalist A Ship Possessed. A frequent speaker at writing conferences, he holds BA and MA degrees in biblical studies. Alton and his wife reside in Southern California.
ABOUT THE BOOK
On the heels of Mark Hitchcock’s prophecy bestseller 2012, the Bible, and the End of the World comes a suspenseful novel (coauthored with bestselling novelist Alton Gansky) about the supposed expiration date of planet earth—December 21, 2012.
Andrew Morgan is a wealthy oil executive in search of the meaning of life. In his quest for answers he encounters the ancient Mayan predictions that the world will end in 2012. That the claims seem supported by math and astronomy drives him to check on them. Then he meets Lisa Campbell, an attractive Christian journalist also researching the Mayan calendar. When he learns that she is a Christian, he quickly dismisses what she has to say.
As the time draws closer to December 21, 2012, a meteorite impact in Arizona, a volcanic eruption, and the threat of an asteroid on a collision-course with earth escalate fears. Are these indicators of a global apocalypse? Will anyone survive? Does Lisa’s Christian faith have the answers after all? Or has fate destined everyone to a holocaust from which there is no escape?
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If you would like to read the first chapter of The Mayan Apocalypse, go HERE.