The Illuminati (Google eBook)

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Thomas Nelson Inc, Oct 4, 2004 - Fiction - 352 pages
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From before the time of Christ, there have been rumors of a secret society called The Illuminati...a vicious tribe of Druids with mystical, supernatural powers. Many saw them as demons or gods. Those who opposed them simply disappeared...or met an even worse fate.

Unknown to all but the very few, this group slowly infiltrated world organizations and financial institutions with a singular goal--to control the world's economic system.

Now fast-forward to the year 2020. The Illuminati has succeeded in placing one of their people in the office of the presidency of the United States. With the worldwide launch of a financial system known as Data-Net, they suddenly have the power to single out groups of people and control their money, fuel, and food supply. How do you escape an unknown enemy operating at the highest levels who can track your every move? And how do you defeat a society that practices ancient rituals and appears to have power beyond the grave?

The Illuminati is a futuristic thriller tied to ancient mysticism that will appeal to fans of The DaVinci Code and the Left Behind series. It will also leave readers wondering where fact ends and fiction begins.

  

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User Review  - Maggard - Goodreads

5th grade Josh was blown away by this book. Mid-thirties Josh re-reading at the inlaws over Thanksgiving? Not at all. I quite liked re-reading Peretti's This Present Darkness shortly after finishing this, though, so I'm upgrading this to two stars for the pair. Read full review

Review: The Illuminati

User Review  - Maggard - Goodreads

5th grade Josh was blown away by this book. Mid-thirties Josh re-reading at the inlaws over Thanksgiving? Not at all. I quite liked re-reading Peretti's This Present Darkness shortly after finishing this, though, so I'm upgrading this to two stars for the pair. Read full review

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Contents

THE COLLAPSE OF AMERICA
v
JEFF WELLS
1
THE ILLUMINATI
12
DISASTER STRIKES
24
PANIC
35
THE ELECTION
44
THE ARRESTS
52
SELLING THE NATION ON DATANET
58
UNCOVERING THE PLOT
163
OIL
171
THE DOOMSDAY WEAPON
183
THE BOMB
192
ID
208
THE TRAP
219
THE UNDERGROUND
237
SURPRISE MEETING
247

ASSASSINATION
64
CONTROLLING THE ECONOMY
72
THE RIOTS
87
KILL THE PRESIDENT
100
SURVIVING
115
THE NEW PRESIDENT
127
CONTROL
134
CRACKDOWN
144
FLEE TO THE MOUNTAINS
153
RESCUED
253
THE MARK
264
OUT OF CONTROL
274
COUNTERATTACK
288
ESCAPE
305
THOMAS GALT
327
THE SOCIETY EXPOSED
338
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About the author (2004)

Larry Burkett, a leading author and speaker on Christian Finance, has achieved much success in his career. He has written more than 50 nonfiction books, many of them bestsellers, that offer financial advice based on fundamental Christian principles. His best-selling work, Your Finances in Changing Times, has sold more than one million copies. He has also written three novels based on the premise of Christian financial management. In 1976, Burkett founded his ministry, Christian Financial Concepts, and conducts over 200 seminars a year as its president. Since 1982, he has hosted his own daily radio show, Money Matters, which reaches millions of listeners throughout the world. Larry Burkett lives in Gainesville, Georgia.

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