Friday, July 22, 2016
The Valley of The Dry Bones
Jerry B. Jenkins’ books have sold more than 70 million copies, including the phenomenal Left Behind series, minting him as one of the best-selling novelists of all time. In his latest release, The Valley of the Dry Bones, Jenkins tells a thrilling tale of intrigue.
His futuristic portrayal of a dystopian California is set 17 years into the present drought, earthquakes and wildfires having left the state desolate. The President of the United States declares the state uninhabitable and orders California’s 39 million citizens to relocate. While from the air the state appears abandoned, fewer than 1% of the population refuse to leave – staying at their own risk.
In this inventive page-turner, a clash of cultures, ethnicities, religions, and politics triggers violence, pitting friend against friend with the future of the country at stake. Steeped in bravado, bloodshed, and deep devotion, this can’t-put-it-down thriller leaves readers wanting more.
A good book that really makes you think about our country's future. In The Valley of The Dry Bones California is now considered uninhabitable by the President of the United States. Zeke and his group of hold outs do their best to stay alive, help others and keep their faith. They've build an underground compound that gives each family a space, a common place to gather and a way to help others. So far they've been able to help other tribes in the state and stay under the radar. Will they be able to continue when they have a member who's fighting for her life and a member who's betrayed them all?