Jeremiah: Terrorist Prophet

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Tom Doherty Associates, LLC, 1999 - Fiction - 374 pages
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Jeremiah is a modern-day terrorist with an agenda: the collapse of the United States as we know it. Jeremiah claims to be anointed by God to wield vengeance against the "evils" that plague America. His targets are carefully chosen to undermine the nation's legal system, political structure, and economy, as well as to create religious, racial, and ethnic strife. Jeremiah even makes skillful use of the Internet to preach and proselytize. Television is the main medium for his message, however, and the unwitting messenger is Laura Delaney, the beautiful anchor of a top-rated news-magazine show. Jeremiah gives Laura advance notice of his attacks, and calls in his rationale during the show. Off the air, he stalks her obsessively and irrationally, wanting her love and endorsement. Spearheading the government effort to capture Jeremiah is FBI agent Steve Wallace, who must also protect Laura Delaney. Together Steve and Laura risk their careers and lives to foil Jeremiah's master plan.

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User Review  - Barb_H - LibraryThing

Pretty good book. I like conspiracy theories, end times, political thrillers. I liked that it left out the sex scenes and didn't dwell on romantic attractions. It was a fast read and I'm definitely interested in reading more. Read full review

JEREMIAH: TERRORIST PROPHET

User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

Tritely formulaic, tongue-in-cheek psychokiller first novel, infrequently redeemed by sarcastic winks at the questionable entanglements binding TV journalists to the purveyors of media-ready ... Read full review

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About the author (1999)

Michael A. Smith has been involved with hockey for over forty years as a player, coach, and general manger with the New York Rangers, Colorado Rockies, Tulsa Oilers, Winnipeg Jets, and Team USA. He has served as an advisor for the National Hockey League and has traveled extensively as a lecturer, advisor, and friend of the sport, studying European training methods in Russia and Sweden. The author of six books and more than 20 articles on hockey, Smith lives in West Tisbury, Massachusetts.

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