The False Prophet

Stonegate Book 2

Christian - Fiction
368 Pages
Reviewed on 01/29/2017
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Author Biography

Harry James Fox was born in the mountains of western Colorado, an area featured in his novels. He has worked as a cowboy, an intelligence officer with the US Army, and had a career in natural resource management with the Bureau of Land Management, US Department of the Interior. He served a wartime tour of duty in Vietnam, working closely with Australian forces there. His training in the biology of natural wild-lands is reflected in the imagery of his writings. In fact, the landscape of his books have been likened to a major character in its own right.
He makes his home in the deserts of southern New Mexico, but usually spends part of the year in North Carolina to be close to his grandchildren.
He enjoys horses, the outdoors, elk hunting, long walks in the desert, and story-telling. He loves the local cuisine, particularly green chiles. He likes a cup of hot tea with friends. patriotic parades and bluegrass music. He dislikes chocolate, long speeches, and the need to wear reading glasses.

BRONZE MEDAL winner in the 2016 Global Ebook Awards in the Fiction - Fantasy/Alternate History category.
Winner of the Pinnacle Book Achievement Award for Summer, 2016 "Best Book in the Category of CHRISTIAN FANTASY."
Award-Winning Finalist in the "Fiction: Religious" category of the 2015 International Book Awards

    Book Review

Reviewed by Ray Simmons for Readers' Favorite

I read the first book in this series. I loved it and waited eagerly to see how the story would unfold. I was a little worried that maybe the tale would lose the exciting pace or that things might get bogged down and become boring. That absolutely did not happen. The second book of The Stonegate Series by Harry James Fox is called The False Prophet and it picks up a few weeks after the first book ends. You don’t have to read the first book to understand and enjoy the second book, but I recommend it. Reading that first story will add texture and details to not only the military campaign, but also Donald’s romantic situation. Don’t get me wrong; you still know what’s going on in the second book if you haven’t read the first book, but if you have read it, everything has a deeper texture and urgency.

Harry James Fox has done it again. He plunges us into a world that has struggled back from disaster and is on the brink of recovery. I like the values displayed in this post-disaster America. These are values and struggles I can relate to. I like how Harry James Fox shows us how one man with twisted dreams and ambitions can threaten a whole civilization. As depressing as that can be, it is also a chance for good people, people of faith, to stand up and become heroes. The writing in The False Prophet is clear and concise. The action is vividly and accurately portrayed, and there is a variety of characters, both good and bad. I like this world. I like Don. This is a series that Christians and other fans of action/adventure can get into.