byHarold RobbinsForeword byMichael L Frizell

August 28, 2018|
Spellbinder by Harold Robbins
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From the author of The New York Times #1 bestselling novel The Carpetbaggers comes a hard-edged look at the seductive, high-stakes and often hypocritical world of religious revivalism and televangelists....

Spellbinder is the story of a genuine and charismatic believer known as “Preacher,” who returns from the foxholes and horrors of Vietnam with a simple goal—to spread the word of peace, love, and charity. He immediately attracts a following as he moves from California communes to small surfing towns. “The Church,” as his mobile flock is now known, is a culture that centers as much on sex and drugs as prayers, sacraments, and salvation.

Despite a growing following, The Church is bordering on bankruptcy. As they reach what is surely the end of the line in Texas, a powerful billionaire witnesses Preacher and likes what he sees. Offered a platform for his heavenly message to  reach millions, Preacher takes the leap into the new world of mass broadcasting the gospel.

Before long, Preacher becomes one of the most powerful televangelists in the country, making influential friends and building a vast empire as the newest religious superstar. He finds his new success and status as “the” rock star entertainer of big-top religion intoxicating. Deep inside, though, he realizes that he’s become just another televangelist selling everlasting salvation for an earthly price. Religion professes the only power... Preacher’s power is love, but he meets greed, lust, and corruption from his believers. With a burning conscience, he faces a truly gut-wrenching choice—preserve his empire to continue to spread the word, or become the sacrificial lamb on the altar to expose the hypocrisy surrounding him. 

Harold Robbins (1916-1997) is one of the best-selling American fiction writers of all time, ranking 5th on the World''s Best-Selling Fiction Author List just behind William Shakespeare and Agatha Christie. He wrote over 25 bestselling novels, sold more than 750 million copies in 42 languages, and spent over 300 weeks combined on The Ne...
Product dimensions:318 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.88 in
Shipping dimensions:318 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.88 in
Published:August 28, 2018
Publisher:Oghma Creative Media
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781633734425

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