Item description for Homeland Insecurity: A Novel by Richard Abanes & Angeline Abanes...
Overview Bestselling author Richard Abanes investigated white supremacist groups in an award?winning book. Now he and his wife, Evangeline, craft a nail?biting fictional exposé of this murky underworld.
With no warning, white supremacists launch the most devastating attack on America to ever be witnessed. In Los Angeles, journalist Frank Delafield narrowly escapes death and starts his own investigation to find out how the deadly plot could have been planned and executed right under the watchful eyes of law?enforcement.
Delafield is led to a clandestine group called Yahweh?s Holy Temple in the sleepy town of Rosamond, California. There he meets true Christians...but also those who twist the Bible?s words into a violent religion that reflects the hate of their own hearts. Even the hard?boiled journalist is shocked by their ambitious plans to destroy the U.S. government and replace it with a ?Fourth Reich? based on Hitler?s teachings.
Will Delafield be able to find enough information to expose their plans...and will he find that information soon enough to prevent more deaths?
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Studio: Harvest House Publishers
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.6" Width: 5.2" Height: 1" Weight: 0.6 lbs.
Release Date Jul 31, 2007
Publisher Harvest House Publishers
ISBN 0736914692 ISBN13 9780736914697
Availability 0 units.
More About Richard Abanes & Angeline Abanes
Bestselling author Richard Abanes is a nationally known religion journalist who has authored sixteen books, including The Truth Behind the Da Vinci Code and Harry Potter and the Bible. Richard has also worked as a professional singer, dancer, and actor on Broadway and in television/films, and he specializes in the area of pop culture and the entertainment industry. He is currently working on his first novel.
Richard Abanes currently resides in Rancho Santa Margarita, in the state of California.
Reviews - What do customers think about Homeland Insecurity: A Novel?
This one had me turning the pages Dec 7, 2008
Richard Abanes is the most talented guy I've encountered in my life. He been a professional singer, dancer, actor, and non-fiction writer. Now he turns his efforts to fiction and has written a riveting novel that takes a peek into the world of white supremacists. The violence is scary, but it is the gospel of hatred in the name of Jesus Christ which is mind boggling to this reader. This book really didn't have a true protagonist. The good guy action is spread out among various characters, including a reformed supremacist who is now a man of the cloth. Thus, this is not a character driven novel, but one involving plot, intrigue, and action. The ending was perhaps a little rushed, but all in all, this was an enjoyable and informative read as Abanes sprinkles facts into the fictional batter.
Donald James Parker Author of Reforming the Potter's Clay
Hits Way Too Close to Home Jul 3, 2007
Richard Abanes is a known truth sifter. I have appreciated his careful handling in the titles I've read in his "... and the Bible" series.
Abanes (and his wife Evangeline) have wisely taken their research and passion one step further -- to fiction.
Homeland Insecurity is based on the truth behind the white supremicist movement and stretched, not too outlandishly, into what could and does happen when hate plays out.
This novel is not for the weak-hearted or already terrified. The horror of terrorism or a holy war where those who hate are willing to sacrifice it all for the cause is bone-chilling. The Abanes paint such a picture.
The fact that one of the fictional sites for an act of terror takes place in my home state, and I've been in the building, brought it even more uncomfortably close.
One of the most frightening passages occurs during the sharing of the white supremecist doctrine. They claim Christ.
The Abanes dug deeper into their "faith" and exposed the truth behind the beliefs that drive the hate -- but it is unsettling to see spelled out so clearly on the page.
A Bible teacher at our church read from a book one Sunday. He asked if we agreed with the statements, and we did, they were true and Biblically sound. And then he shared the name of the book. Mein Kampf by Adolf Hitler. That was my first taste of the insidiousness of hatred's twisting power.
Homeland Insecurity has given me another serving.
This is not a novel that you will read for the deep characterization because it is told in an omniscent point of view and many characters are involved in the telling of the story. This is not of work of literary beauty either. Some of the plot line was predictable. I'm giving this novel a 4 star rating because of what I learned and the amount of work the author's put into dispensing the information into a believable end result of the ugly facts they have unearthed.
I believe the author's intention and desire was to craft another avenue of the truth, and have discovered the value of parables. I don't learn by memorizing facts and dates, but only when I can see those facts and dates through the eyes of another human being who causes me to care.
Unfortunately, Homeland Insecurity is not purely historical fiction. There are elements, but there are also warnings.