Summary Ishmael's Apocalypse Ishmael's Apocalypse is a mystery thriller with intriguing true-to-life terrorism that can happen at any moment in any nation on earth. The story unfolds within an odyssey of world events, during a timeline the author calls 'his last seven days of grace'. This period begins seven days prior to the Jewish New Year in the Hebrew Calendar year of 5777. The mystery 'who is Ishmael' is archetypal, connecting the main characters with secret twists and uncertain turns, pulsing through the storyline. Its action packed scenes engage modern military weapons in authentic places. Unlike typical action novels, this plot incorporates the spiritual nature of people and the significant influence that world religions play on the governing of sovereign nations. The themes of national pride and moral values are succinctly questioned. Each apocalyptical scene moves your mind, body and soul into a future realm of terror on a grand scale. Even so, the magnitude of events will not overshadow the value of one human life. Author's Biography Lloyd R. Little Lloyd Little is the third of nine Irish Catholic children. He was born to Laura and Joseph Little in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He attended Catholic grade school in suburban Pennsylvania. At the age of ten, his parents moved to the New Jersey countryside. Lloyd has three college degrees. They include a Master of Arts Degree in education from Glassboro State College, recently renamed Rowan University. He taught in the public schools for eight years and coached numerous sports. During this time, he relocated to the Jersey Shore, opening a small business with his wife Joyce. Ishmael's Apocalypse is a reflection of the faith he received during his Catholic school years and pursued during his adult life. The End Time interpretations in this story incorporate teachings found throughout many world religions.