Jerry Jenkins has been presented with such awards as the Christy Award and the Platinum Book Award from the Evangelical Christian Publishers Association. The number one New York Times best-selling author of the Left Behind Series picks up where his momentous novel Soon ended. Silenced continues the futuristic story of double-agent Paul Stephola. Following World War III, religion has been banned. Although a believer, Paul also works for the government agency responsible for persecuting Christians.