The Ambition (Enhanced Edition): A Novel

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Zondervan, May 31, 2011 - Fiction - 320 pages
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A corrupt judge in a mob murder case. A disillusioned pastor, hungry for power. A cynical reporter, sniffing for a scandal. A gambling addict whose secret tape threatens the lives of everyone who hears it. New York Times bestselling author, Lee Strobel, weaves these edgy characters into an intricate thriller set in a gleaming, suburban megachurch, a big-city newspaper struggling for survival, and the shadowy corridors of political intrigue. The unexpected climax is as gripping as the contract killing that punctuates the opening scene.
 

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The line between faith and politics

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Some days it is just fun to relax and read a good thriller. The Ambition is one such book. It has multiple storylines, a great plot, and plenty of shock value. Pastor Eric Snow has the opportunity of ... Read full review

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For modern fiction, it was a really good book. The ending did not feel forced or unrealistic. Lee managed to make philosphical viewpoints without being preachy and his characters and their actions were believeable. Like most modern fiction, the story is filled with numorous characters who stories eventually tie together. I began the book with a pen and paper to write down the characters and their occupations, etc., which helped me quite a bit.  

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CHAPTER THREE
CHAPTER FOUR
CHAPTER FIVE
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CHAPTER SEVEN
CHAPTER NINE
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CHAPTER ELEVEN
CHAPTER THIRTEEN
CHAPTER FOURTEEN
CHAPTER FIFTEEN
CHAPTER SEVENTEEN
EPILOGUE
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Lee Strobel was the award-winning legal editor of the Chicago Tribune and is the bestselling author of The Case for Christ, The Case for Faith, The Case for a Creator, and The Case for Grace. With a journalism degree from the University of Missouri and a Master of Studies in Law degree from Yale, Lee has won four Gold Medallions for publishing excellence and coauthored the Christian Book of the Year. He serves as Professor of Christian Thought at Houston Baptist University. His story is now featured in the motion picture The Case for Christ. Visit Lee’s website at: leestrobel.com

 

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