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Times of Trouble

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The second novel in The End Times Saga.

FBI Agent Brian Atwood is used to danger, and when he hunts down leads to a terrorist plot and saves a U.S. Airbase, he's eventually offered a position to be the personal bodyguard of the President of the United States. The job not only tests his skills as an agent, but also his faith as a Christian when he discovers that the President has the morals of an alley cat. As Brian tries to come to terms with doing his job and having to look the...

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Overview

The second novel in The End Times Saga.

FBI Agent Brian Atwood is used to danger, and when he hunts down leads to a terrorist plot and saves a U.S. Airbase, he's eventually offered a position to be the personal bodyguard of the President of the United States. The job not only tests his skills as an agent, but also his faith as a Christian when he discovers that the President has the morals of an alley cat. As Brian tries to come to terms with doing his job and having to look the other way, his world begins to crumble. His wife is dying of cancer and his son was taken away by the government because he has Down's Syndrome. What else can go wrong? As the End Times approaches and the U.S. disintegrates into chaos, Brian must try to save his family.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781105581526
  • Publisher: Lulu.com
  • Publication date: 3/5/2012
  • Pages: 152
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.35 (d)

Meet the Author

Cliff Ball was born in Arizona, but currently lives in Texas. He was led to the Lord when he was five, then baptized at church at the age of seven, and he is an Independent Baptist. Cliff has two BA's, and a Technical Writing Certificate from the University of North Texas. Times of Trouble is his sixth novel.

Visit cliffball.net for more information on Cliff's other novels.

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  • Posted May 1, 2012

    Times of Trouble novel's backdrop is on the End Times and all th

    Times of Trouble novel's backdrop is on the End Times and all the other events leading to it. It is like a true story as most of the character sketches, circumstances, and plots are familiar and can possibly happen in real life.

    I appreciate that the author keeps on stressing and repeating the importance of God, Bible, prayer, salvation, church, fellowship, close family ties, purity before marriage, and honesty about the character's feelings and weaknesses.

    I love the many prayers included in this novel, and many times, at some point of the story, I can readily identify with the lines of the characters and the situations. Times of Trouble ministered to me greatly. It inspired me to keep the faith and never to give up in times of trouble knowing that the ending of everything--the world, mankind, and my own troubles, are glorious when Jesus Christ returns on the earth and we will be raptured and caught up in the clouds at the trumpet blast.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted June 24, 2013

    I hadn't even finished the first chapter when I went "WOW!&

    I hadn't even finished the first chapter when I went "WOW!".  After seeing the changes in my insurance, I wondered if that was what "Obamacare" was going to lead us to.  This book should be a must read for every American.  After the first chapter, this books shows what could happen if we keep allowing government to get bigger and making decisions for us based on "keepin us safe".  A page turner for sure and scary, not in a Stephen King way- but in that this IS happening and what could come of it if the people of this country keep following like sheep and letting the government "take care of us".

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted March 22, 2013

    Good Story Line Brian Atwood life is changing drastically w

    Good Story Line




    Brian Atwood life is changing drastically with the birth of his third child and his work as a field agent for the FBI. When the child is born with Down’s syndrome, the current government procedure is to remove the child to a facility against the parent’s wishes, then Atwood and his family move to DC to work for the president. Immediately, Atwood realizes that he probably will not last long with this administration. After only a few months, the US begins to fall apart and the current president takes full control.




    The first person point of view helps to keep this story from being a smooth read. When major things happen the main character shows little emotion, giving the book a stale feeling. The storyline is excellent, but Ball could have built more on the theme to create a better story. 

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