Marilena Carpathia has only one dream: to be a mother. So when a mysterious clairvoyant promises the fulfillment of this dream, Marilena does not hesitate. Through genetic engineering and the power of the prince of darkness himself, Marilena is about to become a chosen vesselone who will unknowingly give birth to the greatest evil the world has ever known.
Halfway around the world, God's plans are subtly being carried out too. Young Ray Steele is determined to avoid one day taking over the family business. Instead, Ray sets his heart on becoming a pilot .
Soon Carpathia and Steele's lives will intersect. And good and evil will clash in an explosion that will shake the world.
The eternal battle for souls has come to earth. The world hurtles toward the countdown to the Rapture.
Was Nicolae Carpathia a kind, caring kid? What were his parents like? Who was Rayford Steele's first love? Why did he finally decide to give God a chance? These questions are only the beginning! Go back to the future with the beginning of the story, The Rising.Read more.
As you've read the Left Behind series, have you wondered what happened before that fateful day of the "disappearances"? What was Nicolae like as a boy? What contributed to his becoming the charismatic world leader who would then be revealed as the Satan-possessed Antichrist?
Or, perhaps you've thought about Rayford and others who knew the way to salvation but were still among those left behind. Now, in three books to be released over the next 15 months, authors Jerry Jenkins and Tim LaHaye will reveal some of those answers. We had a chance to ask Jerry about this "mini-series" approach, which begins next Tuesday with The Rising.
It's been 10 years since the release of the Left Behind series. To commemorate, we're releasing a 10th Anniversary limited edition at a special low price. Special features include a full-color pull out timeline with Tim LaHaye's prophecy notes, behind-the-scenes commentary from Jerry Jenkins, and letters from readers whose lives have been changed by reading Left Behind.
Now experience the book that launched the phenomenon! Read more.
The Authorized Left Behind Handbook If you're like most fans of the Left Behind series, you enjoy behind-the-scenes information about how the series came to be, how the characters were developed, etc. Now there's a new book that does just that. You'll read an in-depth interview with the authors, basic story lines of each book, complete dossiers of all the characters, facts about the locations, transportation, and weapons talked about in the books, and much, much more! If you're a Left Behind fan, you won't want to miss this insider's look at the series!