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Bounty Hunters
Book SeriesLeft Behind: The Kids
AuthorTim LaHaye, Jerry B. Jenkins
Release DateJanuary, 2004
Preceded ByAttack on Petra
Followed ByThe Rise of False Messiahs

"Bounty Hunters" is the 34th book of the Left Behind: The Kids series. Its release date was in January of 2004. It was written by Tim LaHaye and Jerry B. Jenkins.

Book Synopsis

Synopsis retrieved from back of the book.

A strange warning forces Vicki and the others in Wisconsin into a desperate decision. Will they leave their safe house or stay and face the threat?

Judd and Lionel take great risks to return to their friends in the States, but a new Global Community program brings them face-to-face with new enemies. Will Judd and Lionel make it back to Vicki and their other close friends?

Notable Characters

Original Members of The Young Tribulation Force:

Other Members of The Young Tribulation Force:

  • Mark Eisman
  • Conrad Graham
  • Darrion Stahley
  • Janie McCanyon
  • Sam Goldberg
  • Melinda Bentley
  • Tom Gowin
  • Shellly
  • Charlie
  • Tanya Spivey
  • Carl Meninger (mentioned)

Other believers:

  • Rayford Steele
  • Tsion Ben-Judah
  • Colin Dial
  • Becky Dial
  • Ty Spivey
  • Jacques
  • Westin Jakes
  • Jerry Kingston (only appearance)
  • Lionel Whalum
  • Chang Wong

Global Community:

  • Nicolae Carpathia
  • Leon Fortunato
  • Kruno Fulcire


  • Max
  • Albert
  • Cyrus Spivey (death, last appearance)


  • The Young Tribulation Force is forced to destroy Colin Dial's house.
  • The Young Tribulation Force get a new hideout; A campground in Avery, Wisconsin.
  • Last appearance and death of Cyrus Spivey. Even though he refuses the mark of Carpathia and is beheaded, he never accepts the message of Christ.
  • First appearance of Tom Gowin since book 25.
  • The angel Anak foretells that one person that Vicki loves will see much pain and will not return whole. Though Vicki doesn't know it, the angel is referring to Lionel Washington amputating his injured arm in book 36 to escape being trapped by a boulder.


  • Cyrus Spivey