In 2012, doomsday theorists were convinced the world was ending on Dec. 21, and hordes of believers flocked to Mayan sites in Mexico and … The storyline is unbalanced and, at some points, a little nonsensical. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. The state is a renewable energy leader. --William Martin, New York Times bestselling author of The Lost Constitution and Back Bay, “Jennings’ name was made by his well-researched, graphically detailed, and compellingly readable Aztec saga, which offered authentic pictures of how life was led in that both brutal and brilliant society . World War Z recounts the events of a zombie apocalypse, through the eyes of a scientist trying to understand and explain the events that lead to the outbreak. The storyline is unbalanced and, at some points, a little nonsensical. Come along you won't regret it. Listen Playing... Paused You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition. Led by Ryan and surrounded by undead monsters, the … To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. His family disowned him. In either case, we are somewhat overdue! If you want a good overall read on 2012 this is your book. Reviewed in the United States on January 12, 2008. One so full of useless anecdotes and facts that, in my opinion, transforms it from a would-scientific book to a huge and disorganized set of facts and speculation that take you nowhere. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number. So, see? Unable to add item to List. Peter Heller, The Dog Stars (2012) In this surprisingly uplifting post-apocalypse novel, a contagious disease called “The Blood” has wiped out most of civilization and left those who remain desperate and territorial (not to mention six feet apart from one another). Brief content visible, double tap to read full content. Directed by George Anton. Junius Podrug is an accomplished writer of both fiction and nonfiction. Reviewed in the United States on September 9, 2009. Many familiar with Gary Jennings' "Aztec" series will enjoy this book. This view has been promulgated by History Channel which, beginning in 2006, aired "Decoding the Past: Mayan Doomsday Prophecy", based loosely on John Major Jenkins' theories but with a tone he characterized as "45 minutes of unabashed doomsday hype and the worst kind of inane sensationalism". It's the kind of book I love to read and aspire to write: a brilliant blending of history, mystery, and pulse-pounding suspense." And it’s Lenora’s job to find the killer. What Joseph did was learn about, and summerize, everyone else's research he could find, which includes just about all credible sources to his credit, and he comes to the conclusion that something is going to happen most likely because too much evidence from all over the world idependantly says it will, and to therefore, make good use of the time we do have left, good advice. David Hagberg, bestselling author of The Expediter and three-time winner of the American Mystery Award, "Whatever you're reading this month, stop, because you simply have to read Apocalypse 2012, a fantastic and fantastical tale of curses and clues, of ancient prophesies and modern mayhem, of fabulous characters in a fast-moving plot that sweeps us back and forth across a millennium as easily as some books take us from Monday to Tuesday. Overview In ancient Mexico, the "End-Time Codex"--prophesizing the world's end in 2012--is entombed. . Prime members enjoy FREE Delivery and exclusive access to music, movies, TV shows, original audio series, and Kindle books. Based on a real story that's been erased from history. Will Black conducted postgraduate research into apocalyptic movements and cults. 2 reviews. . In 2019, for example, the world was predicted to end in a nuclear war, an asteroid impact, and a new ice age, to name but a few of the more popular doomsday prophecies. Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon. I found some of the author's ideas about an apocalypse in 2012 rather intriguing, not for the numerous reasons that he gave, but for one that he didn't. Today€™s world leaders and those of 1,000 years ago face the world€™s end. It's the story from Southern history you aren't supposed to know about. I bought this book at the request of my wife who does not read English, but is keen on the whole 2012 idea. In the battle for England’s throne one man fights to save it. Bring your club to Amazon Book Clubs, start a new book club and invite your friends to join, or find a club that’s right for you for free. In nine days the Mayan calendar ends and the apocalyptic disaster will befall mankind. It is the Mid-Republic levied, seasonal Legion, and it is messy. We can only hope. You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition. Charlie also tells Jackson about the Arks being constructed in China, and scienti… If that type of ambiguity doesn't appeal to you, I'd go elsewhere for reading material. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on May 15, 2016, Although written from Gary Jennings notes it is a good read. Apocalypse 2012: A Scientific Investigation into Civilization's End by Lawrence E. Joseph. There was a problem loading your book clubs. Reviewed in the United States on January 15, 2013. Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations, Select the department you want to search in. We don’t share your credit card details with third-party sellers, and we don’t sell your information to others. If you like high-stakes action, battling sinister cults, and opposing unholy agendas, then you’ll love this apocalyptic fiction. Reviewed in the United States on July 15, 2011. In 2012, Californians voted to raise income taxes, particularly on the wealthy, to increase funding for under-performing schools. I love to be swept away by a book, and this terrific novel carried me far, and will stay with me a long, long time.” --Whitley Strieber, New York Times bestselling author of … incredible research and an equally incredible sense of humor.”—Tim LaHaye, Lawrence E. Joseph is chairman of the board of New Mexico–based Aerospace Consulting Corporation. Please try again. I will warn the reader, however, that Apocalypse 2012 is a very odd book. The Mayan €œEnd-Time Codex€ predicts the end of the world in 2012. One with so many theories of what could happen that it is just confusing. Gifted in math and astronomy, Coyotl rises to king's counselor in Tula, a golden city of milk and honey ruled by the brilliant god-king, Quetzalcoatl, the Feathered Serpent of lore. I have created my own survival kit though...don't need a book for that. This novel has nothing to do with Jennings past books. Few post apocalyptic books have achieved the same level of success as Max Brook’s ‘oral history of the zombie war‘. "Apocalypse 2012" is purportedly based on Jennings' own notes found after his death in 1999. “Apocalypse 2012 takes you on an enthralling and thrilling journey into the mysteries of the past and the dangers of the near future. I found myself thumbing back through some sections trying to reconcile some of the actions. December 2012 marked the conclusion of a bʼakʼtun—a time period in the Mesoamerican Long Count calendar, used in Central America prior to the arrival of Europeans. But when he encourages readers to start praying they survive the coming apocalypse, he comes off as exactly the sort of crackpot he claims to eschew. Doomsday predictions are nothing new -- think Nostradamus or the Y2K phenomenon -- but the idea of a 2012 apocalypse is curious for the large number of differing theories that seem to build off one another. Something we hope you'll especially enjoy: FBA items qualify for FREE Shipping and Amazon Prime. A murder. What would you do in 1868? Days earlier, through the morning at Jackson's house (which is possibly located in western Los Angeles ), Jackson wakes up after a small earthquake hits Los Angeles and looks at his watch. You’ll get a good chuckle. How about time travel. "Gifted in math and astronomy, Coyotl rises to king's counselor in Tula, a golden city of milk and honey ruled by the brilliant god-king, Quetzalcoatl, the Feathered Serpent of lore. I had hoped that it would be better than other reviewers were stating. At the end of the day the book is enjoyable. Please try again. While it is an entertaining read there is no original work and no smoking gun produced from this author that something cataclysmic will happen. Adventure novels set during the 1st Punic War. Top subscription boxes – right to your door, © 1996-2020, Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. The decline and fall of Europe and the USA may look like the end of the world. It took me weeks to even decide how I felt about it in order to review it fairly and honestly. But I feel very sorry for them in this instance; Apocalypse 2012 was a 410-page waste. In the book of Apocalypse (or Revelation) in the Bible, chapter 20 and verse 12 (NOTE THE REFERENCE: 2012) we read the following prophecy of what will happen AFTER God has brought about the end of the world by pouring out his final judgements on the earth. Apocalypse 2012 (Book) : Jennings, Gary : "In ancient Mexico, the "End-Time Codex" - prophesizing the world's end in 2012 - is entombed. There's a problem loading this menu right now. Learn more about the program. . Please try again. Please try again. Reviewed in the United States on December 9, 2009. The most interesting parts to read are when he went to russia investigating the energy cloud the solar system is entering and the parts about the sun cycles. Not my favorite...but I will be purchasing the new one in hopes that it's better than this one. He and his children (Noah and Lilly) encounter Charlie Frost while camping in Yellowstone National Park, who tells him about the apocalypse and how the government has been hiding the truth for two years. . Gleason and Podrug's uneven third entry (after Aztec Fire) in the late Gary Jennings's historical series focuses on the ancient Mayan prediction of an apocalypse in the year 2012. We work hard to protect your security and privacy. He lives in New York City. With Chad Hendricks, Shaka Selah, Jonathan Eldell, Kathy Shook. an Anton Pictures Original Presentation WARNING 2012 APOCALYPSE [2012] a George Anton Film in association with Versace Entertainment Hosted by Chad Hendricks Casting Agency LeModeln Inc. info@ lemodeln.com starring: Shaka Selah as Martin Jonathan Eldell as Mike Kathy Shook as Chief of … A young Aztec-Mayan slave tells us its story." Full content visible, double tap to read brief content. The time period is still fascinating (newly explored in this book, the toltecs of 1000 AD) but still no where near the amazing work of its predecesors. After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in. This book covers the ideas of: Madame Blavatsky Aleister Crowley Edgar Cayce John Major Jenkins In "The End of Days - Apocalypse 2012," you will learn more about their ideas and about how they came to their ideas. (Prices may vary for AK and HI.). Beyond the End of the World takes as its point of departure misinformation that circulated about the closing of a cycle of the Mayan calendar, before examining the history of apocalyptic movements and ideas. Robert Gleason was Gary Jennings’ editor for a number of years. But will 2012 be the date? “”The ones who are left are mostly Not Nice,” says Hig, our gentle hero. He is the author of several books and has written for a a number of major newspapers and magazines, including the. I love to be swept away by a book, and this terrific novel carried me far, and will stay with me a long, long time.” --Whitley Strieber, New York Times bestselling author of Critical Mass, "If you thought Revelation was a serious head trip, you are going to love this tale by the high priests of the apocalypse" --Stephen Coonts, New York Times bestselling author of The Assassin, "With Apocalypse 2012, Gary Jennings' Aztec saga continues; thriller writing rises to a new, exalted all-time high." In 2012, Jackson Curtis, a science fiction writer is also stumbling with the same information about the apocalypse and how soon it is soon coming. Collating stories retold by dozens of survivors, the book is a fantastic read, and a unique take on the post apocalyptic genre – regardless of … Moonshine Murder (Moonshine Murder Mysteries), The Aquarius Prophecy: A Conspiracy Thriller (Isa Floris Book 1), Treasure of Saint-Lazare (Large Print): A Novel of Paris (Eddie Grant Series), Aztec Odyssey: Historical Action Adventure (Nick LaBounty Series Book 1), Defiance: (Apocalyptic Fiction) (Thirteenth Legion Series Book 1). Expectations should be measured, however, because "2012" is only Gary Jennings 'Lite'. There's a problem loading this menu right now. The countdown begins. Since 'Lite' is all one can get, then one should go for it. The 2012-ers have pulled together archaeology about Mesoamerica, New Age spirituality, UFO stories about extraterrestrials, and left-field understandings about science to … Help others learn more about this product by uploading a video! There was an error retrieving your Wish Lists. “Apocalypse 2012 takes you on an enthralling and thrilling journey into the mysteries of the past and the dangers of the near future. Top subscription boxes – right to your door, © 1996-2020, Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. Please try again. If Jennings were not already dead, this woefully inadequate effort would kill him.The book can only aspire to be disappointing. I gave it a "5" because it was fun to read but a 1 for lack of concentration, which gave it a "3" overall. Apocalypse 2012 (Book) : Jennings, Gary : "In ancient Mexico, the "End-Time Codex" - prophesizing the world's end in 2012 - is entombed. This book is not great. Save a nation, seek revenge, fall in love? It was co-written by a science fiction author. A dark secret. Reviewed in the United States on October 26, 2012. You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition. Apocalypse Never About the Book Praise for Apocalypse Never Apocalypse Never Slide Deck Reviews, ... Today, it has a $19 billion budget surplus. Unable to add item to List. Brief content visible, double tap to read full content. Bring your club to Amazon Book Clubs, start a new book club and invite your friends to join, or find a club that’s right for you for free. Full content visible, double tap to read brief content. Apocalypse 2012 Author: Robert Gleason, Junius Podrug, Gary Jennings First copyright date: Published June 9th, 2009 by Forge Books Genre: Historical fiction Location of story: 1000 A.D-Very end 2011, America Price: 0.1¢-8.99$ ISBN: 0765322595 ISBN 13: 9780765322593 Apocalypse 2012 by Gary Jennings the amount of sensory detail is phenomenal but at the loss of slightly undeveloped characters. For conspiracy lovers. THIS IS THE 2012 YOU NEED TO THINK ABOUT. Led by Ryan and surrounded by … Jackso… Reviewed in the United States on January 10, 2008. I love to be swept away by a book, and this terrific novel carried me far, and will stay with me a long, long time.” —Whitley Strieber, New York Times bestselling author of Critical Mass ‎It is Wednesday, December 12, 2012. Our payment security system encrypts your information during transmission. Although it is attributed to Gary Jennings, this is a book written and published posthumously, a full decade after his death, with Robert Gleason and Junius Podrug as contributing authors/editors. There’s nothing you can do, but you might as well sit back and enjoy the show. Many of which said "it's not Gary Jennings" or words to that affect. The book of Revelation—the final book in the Bible—is sometimes called the Apocalypse. CATASTROPHE: Lethal Danger: The AFTERMATH of the TOBA Super Volcano (The Illoreaen ... Gary Jennings was known for the rigorous and intensive research behind his books, which often included hazardous travel—exploring every corner of Mexico for his Aztec novels, retracing the numerous wanderings of Marco Polo for. “Apocalypse 2012 takes you on an enthralling and thrilling journey into the mysteries of the past and the dangers of the near future. In the eminent cosmologist Carl Sagan's book Cosmos (1970s), a hypothesis regarding the end of human existence was cited. In A.D. 1001, Toltec warriors capture a 16-year-old Aztec, Coyotl, in a raid. My conclusion is that his book is far, far better than his chapter in the Sounds True book. A terrifying threat. "Apocalypse 2012" is purportedly based on Jennings' own notes found after his death in 1999. Forget all 2012 end of the world theories and predictions. In A.D. 1001, Toltec warriors capture a 16-year-old Aztec, Coyotl, in a raid. (1970s), a hypothesis regarding the end of human existence was cited. "Gifted in math and astronomy, Coyotl rises to king's counselor in Tula, a golden city of milk and honey ruled by the brilliant god-king, Quetzalcoatl, the Feathered Serpent of lore. Well the 2012 craze has come and gone...and so has my money. Reviewed in the United States on May 3, 2015, Reviewed in the United Kingdom on February 7, 2009, Apocalypse 2012: An Optimist Investigates the End of Civilization. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. If you're a seller, Fulfillment by Amazon can help you grow your business. Live the story of the 1896 Cree Deportation and Montana's Trail of Tears. For the rest, read on. Kent Krueger. There was an error retrieving your Wish Lists. Perhaps Sagan's own pessimism ignored the possibility that, far from precipitating an earlier demise in our existence, Hiroshima and Nagasaki--as deplorable as the events themselves were--actually "knocked some sense" into our collective heads. 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