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James Byron Huggins’ The Reckoning is a well-paced, action-oriented novel from the Christian publisher Harvest House. The Reckoning is Huggins’ second book, released one year after his 1993 A Wolf Story, also from Harvest House.

James Byron Huggins’ The Reckoning is a well-paced, action-oriented novel from the Christian publisher Harvest House. Aspiring to an epic scope, the story crosses nearly two thousand years of prophecy, international intrigue, and gripping fight scenes. Huggins describes himself as a former award-winning newspaper writer and photographer, recently left a career in law enforcement to pursue writing full-time. The Reckoning opens in Emperor Vespasian’s Rome.

James Byron Huggins' thrillers are catered for the manly man. They are routinely explosive, tautly-paced, and laced with a supernatural element. The Reckoning lives up to his standards and, even though initially confusing, is a bonafide page-turner

James Byron Huggins' thrillers are catered for the manly man. The Reckoning lives up to his standards and, even though initially confusing, is a bonafide page-turner. His protagonist, Gage, is patentedly a superlative killing machine yet is spiritually conflicted. Even though The Reckoning is touted as a "Christian" thriller, it doesn't really get that preachy, which I appreciated. Jonathan Gage is a man at odds with himself and with his murky past as a proficient, highly trained Delta Force.

They wanted to create a superman who could kill anyone – or anything – at their command. But they created something far more terrible.

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Huggins, James Byron. Suddenly Chavez's knife was torn from his hand, spinning like a wheel to land in the dirt. Chavez nodded, grunted, and picked up the knife, which was still in its sheath. Chavez nodded, grunted, and picked up the knife, which was still in its sheath arring, slashing with the sheathed weapons, moving and fighting as if the blades were exposed. Sarah watched, sitting on the woodpile beside the house. Almost 24 hours had passed since she had spoken with her father about Gage, and neither of them had mentioned it again. Sandman was preparing to go into the hills, his usual maneuver with dusk, for first-shift guard duty.

837 beğenme · 2 kişi bunun hakkında konuşuyor. Hey James, I've been thinking about "the Reckoning" making it into a movie. I'd like to see Anson Mount as Gage; Jamie Alexander as Sara; Colin Salmon as Sandman and I forget the other guy's name for Sato. I honestly don't think Sly would make a good Gage. I've truly enjoyed your books. I am looking forward to the sequel of the "Reckoning". Thanks and have an awesome day n week.

James Byron Huggins (born August 14, 1959) is an American thriller writer currently being published by WildBlue Press. With a bachelor's degree in journalism and English Literature from Troy State University, Huggins has an extensive background in journalism. He has won many awards for journalism and photography and has served the cause of persecuted eastern Europeans, particularly in Romania.

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by James Byron Huggins. Huggins, who is now retired from law enforcement, is also an award-winning journalist. This is the story of a man who sought redemption and tried to leave his old life behind. This book is action-packed, gripping and spellbinding. It will pierce you to your very soul. Gage, our hero, is an exile in his own land, abandoned on a military mission by his own country.

James Byron Huggins emerged from the cobwebs of Alabama in 1993 and literally stunned both the American East Coast and West Coast with multiple million-dollar movie and book deals to create some of the most admired story lines and characters in recent fiction

James Byron Huggins emerged from the cobwebs of Alabama in 1993 and literally stunned both the American East Coast and West Coast with multiple million-dollar movie and book deals to create some of the most admired story lines and characters in recent fiction. After creating his allegorical first novel, A Wolf Story, Huggins switched to the counterintelligence genre with the ground-breaking, The Reckoning.

In a world ruled by the fiercest warriors, Gage was the strongest--an American executing his country's darkest missions with legendary cunning and skill. Separated from the secret world he once dominated, he chose a life of exile--and only the murder of his mentor can compel him to emerge from solitude. Now his greatest battle begins when he challenges an ageless evil.

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Roru
This is the type of book that catches you from the very first chapter and then wraps itself around you as you read it and immerse yourself in the story. Wonderful story of good versus evil and how sometimes really good people have to do some awful things. The last three chapters accelerate to the point you can't put the book down.
Rivik
I have enjoyed every one of James Byron Huggins’ Books!! However, this is my favorite. Have had it in hardback for years & return to it when I want a really good read. One reviewer stated that was an early work of Huggins & it shows. The reader was confused by the beginning. I disagree completely. To me, this is Huggins Best, except for perhaps, “Wolf Story”. That stands on it’s own. “The Reckoning” reveals a lot of what is in Huggins himself. Namely, he has a strong faith in our creator & he believes one stands for right no matter the cost. He KNOWS there is Evil in the world & one must stand against it. I am convinced he himself has done that & his portrayal of it in his writing is enjoyable as well as fascinating. His characters that one can like, always have integrity & courage. Huggins creates his villains from some interesting backgrounds & gives absolute page turners if one likes action at all. At heart, we all know there is true evil in the world. Most of us want to see it defeated - at least, I hope we do. I am happy to now have a copy on my iPhone. Good reading!!????
Xal
James Byron Huggins never fails to entertain and intrigue his readers and this tome is no different. A roller coaster ride of thrills and chills with wonderful, engaging characters and a plot that just never stops producing page turning suspense. It's not hard to suspend disbelief when reading Huggins....and I own quite a few of his hardbacks. Since switching to my Kindle I'd forgotten about Huggins until Amazon recommended one of his books based on my past purchases. I was delighted to discover he had a few books I hadn't read yet - Reckoning being one of them. I quickly purchased and spent quite a few hours devouring this book...now I'm going back for the others I missed and looking forward to his next publication. If you like James Rollins and Jeremy Robinson - you'll love Huggins. Try Reckoning, Cain or Hunter by Huggins and you'll be hooked just like this voracious reader in foggy San Francisco.
sunrise bird
James Byron Huggins' thrillers are catered for the manly man. They are routinely explosive, tautly-paced, and laced with a supernatural element. The Reckoning lives up to his standards and, even though initially confusing, is a bonafide page-turner. His protagonist, Gage, is patentedly a superlative killing machine yet is spiritually conflicted. Even though The Reckoning is touted as a "Christian" thriller, it doesn't really get that preachy, which I appreciated.

Jonathan Gage is a man at odds with himself and with his murky past as a proficient, highly trained Delta Force operative. He's trying to change his ways, but it's proving to be a daunting task, as he is tasked by his friend Simon, a dying priest, to safeguard an ancient manuscript which foretells the advent and identity of the Anti-Christ. Shadowy forces stand in Gage's way, forces focused on bringing about the downfall of mankind. Gage, weary of violence but having no other recourse, must now muster all his old training and once again resume the ways of the killer. Because, ultimately, it falls on him and a few allies to keep darkness at bay and safeguard the future of humanity.

If that plot summary sounded overly dramatic, well, that's the vibe I got off reading The Reckoning. This book is one of James Byron Huggins's earlier works (published in 1994), and it shows. I found it initially hard to get into, which actually surprised me because I generally find his novels (Sorcerer, Cain, Hunter, Nightbringer) to be vastly entertaining stuff. But, in the Reckoning, I was thrown for a loop with the disconcertingly abrupt start, which throws the reader smack dab in the thick of the action. It left me with a lost feeling - as if I'd missed out on some key events which had gone on before page one. However, once I pressed on, the story rapidly became more involving and, in the end, proved to be an intense, adrenalin rush of a thriller. It is action-packed (believe me, brother!) to the max. The pace is hectic, as the protagonists seem to be assaulted or on the assault every few pages or so. The Reckoning is also colored with a supernatural Doomsday element. Anytime the Anti-Christ figures into the plot, you gotta think the stakes are raised just a tad more.

Gage is so daunting and self-sufficient a character that it's sometimes hard to empathize with him. Whenever he's in action, he simply becomes a killing automaton. It's a good thing Huggins infuses his hero with a conflicted persona, said conflict arising from his newly awakened moral compass, which goes at odds with his military-instilled, tightly honed instincts for mayhem. Also a good idea of Huggins is the introduction of a nemesis, Sato, who seems to be even more of a bad mo-fo than Gage. Their first encounter doesn't go well for our hero. But it does serve to humanize him more.

After Gage, the book has another intriguing character: the grizzled Nathaniel Kertzman, a civilian investigator assigned by Washington with unearthing a covert military faction steeped in illegal activities, of which investigation Gage is the prime suspect. Kertzman is uncompromising and honest to a fault, yet is comfortable with the greasy machinations and the double- and cross-dealings of Washington's upper-level power brokers. A fun character.

Then you have the baddies. There is a chain of command to these villains, with each elevated position of power seemingly providing a more callous and corrupt villain. The main Machiavellian mastermind is snaky cold and without scruples, while the deadly warrior Sato lives for the perfect kill.

At 473 pages, The Reckoning is a thick read. However, once you get into it, those pages'll fly by. I personally couldn't wait for Gage and Sato's final "dance." Huggins's research really shows thru as he ably engrosses the reader with a revealing depiction of the life and ways of an elite commando. Three and a half testosterone-filled stars.
Quamar
This book is something you guys should read, but women will get a lot out of it also. Huggins wrote this as a novel, but I think he has the heart of a philosopher. You want to know how violence and morality can exist at the same time in the same person? There are some very deep thoughts on it in here. Also why the, "...argument that all violence wrong is not only unbiblical, it is immoral." I would really recommend this book to anyone but I think that people in law enforcement and the military will get a lot out of it
Ffleg
This is in my top 10 fiction books... I have owned the paperback for going on 20 years now and I still read it every year or two. I have let a dozen or so friends borrow this book and all of them loved it and now own copies of there own. Rrad it. You won't be disappointed.
Braendo
I love scary, suspenseful stories and to my mind James Byron Huggins is one of the BEST. His books Cain and Hunter were what drew me to him and I came across this gem. It's a nail biter and does not disappoint.
I love this story. A story of redemption, rage, and revenge. The classic story of good versus evil with a fresh spin that will make you wonder about the world around us, and whether we are seeing all that there is to see. This book is action-packed: Gun-fights, knife-fights, bare-hand combat, and more. I would give this book more stars if I could.
The Reckoning download epub
Contemporary
Author: James Byron Huggins
ISBN: 1565073436
Category: Literature & Fiction
Subcategory: Contemporary
Language: English
Publisher: Harvest House Publishers,U.S. (April 12, 2011)