The Vortex

An Apocalyptic Thriller (The End Is Here Book 1)

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Pub Date 28 Aug 2023 | Archive Date 01 Feb 2024

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Even in Los Angeles, there are no coincidences.

As the sun sets for the last time, an unstoppable force approaches—the catastrophic fury of a category five hurricane. Weeks of relentless rain culminate in nature's most potent disaster, threatening to reveal hidden imperfections, unrealized dreams, and unspoken truths.

Lenny Smalls, good natured and God-fearing ex-Ranger, hides from a past littered with failure in a refuge carved under the feet of the rich and famous.

Ron Jones, self-declared master of the universe, revels in power he did not earn to indulge his whims no matter the cost while his adoring wife Abby holds their family together through the force of her iron will.

Casey Tamanaka, fame-obsessed dynamo, seeks meaning from the life she has chosen while she pleases Ron and searches for Lenny.

As the maelstrom looms over them all, the vortex reveals the deep assignment that connects them…because there are no coincidences.

Looking for an engaging and thought-provoking end times series with Christian morals? This storm thriller features a religious plot, realistic characters, and a bit of mystery as the story barrels toward its gripping climax. Grab your copy with one click to start reading today!

Even in Los Angeles, there are no coincidences.

As the sun sets for the last time, an unstoppable force approaches—the catastrophic fury of a category five hurricane. Weeks of relentless rain...

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Ian takes his time building strong characters and it’s well worth it! This is not just the beginning of an apocalyptic story (which can stand on its own), but a deep look into humanity in all its glory and tattered dirty secrets. This story builds like the hurricane, wrecking havoc and bringing redemption. Moral undertones that aren’t preachy with “closed door” adult themes (thank you!) that only add to the story without detracting from it. Once the characters and setting are built, the story starts picking up along with the winds and is a fast read. I look forward to book 2.

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I enjoyed this book. It’s funny how it was able to stick with me. I started reading this book Back in Oct, got away from reading for quite some time yet I still had this book with me when I picked it back up to finish it.

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This was an excellent read with believable worldbuilding, well-rounded characters and escalating stakes to keep you reading and engrossed from the first page.

I thought apocalyptic dystopian adventure would be depressing and bleak, but this painted a picture of flawed but hopeful people - and an imperfect but well-intentioned and hope-filled future.

Some Christian symbolism that’s evident without being heavy-handed, this was a pulse-pounding read I loved from beginning to end.

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This was a strong start to the End is Here series, it had a great overall feel for a apocalyptic thriller and enjoyed that this had a high stakes feel to it. Ian D. Feldman does a great job in writing this and left me wanting to read more in this series.

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Really great novel from a genre I didn't realise existed Christian Apocalypse.
I started reading the story and it was one with lovable good guys (homeless veteran, basketball mom and tv cameraman) and really evil villains (TV producer, small time hoodlum and Civil servant)
All trying to get through the horrendous weather system that was trying to destroy LA and it's surrounding areas.
There really is a good feel to this book and the ending was unexpected and mainly really great plus the addition of the start of the next installment makes you want to read it immediately.

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