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Blink of an Eye | [Ted Dekker]

Blink of an Eye

The future changes in the blink of an eye... or does it? Miriam is a Saudi princess promised to another, a pawn in a political struggle that could shift the balance of power in the Middle East. Seth is a certified genius with a head full of numbers, a life full of baggage, and an attitude born on the waves of the Pacific. Cultures collide when they find themselves thrown together as fugitives in a high-stakes chase across Southern California.
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Publisher's Summary

The future changes in the blink of an eye... or does it? Miriam is a Saudi princess promised to another, a pawn in a political struggle that could shift the balance of power in the Middle East. Seth is a certified genius with a head full of numbers, a life full of baggage, and an attitude born on the waves of the Pacific. Cultures collide when they find themselves thrown together as fugitives in a high-stakes chase across Southern California. A growing attraction and a search for answers fuel their fight to survive... but with no sleep and a massive manhunt steadily closing in, their chances of surviving any future are razor thin.

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©2009 Ted Dekker; (P)2009 Oasis

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    FOX fort myers, FL, United States 12-31-09
    FOX fort myers, FL, United States 12-31-09
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    "I enjoyed this book!"

    This is an entertaining book! I like the story .. and the narrator is easy to listen too!

    5 of 5 people found this review helpful
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    Eric MALIBU, CA, United States 12-05-09
    Eric MALIBU, CA, United States 12-05-09 Member Since 2009
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    "Unexpected"

    A wonderfully narrated and surprising story. At times toward the middle of the book, Seth's gift seemed a little distracting, but it came together. This was a great read, kept me with the headphones on.

    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
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    Robbie Huntingdon, TN, United States 08-09-11
    Robbie Huntingdon, TN, United States 08-09-11 Member Since 2010

    I spin my own wool and knit. Listening to audiobooks while I craft is one of my favorite things. I'm hooked.

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    "Fast Paced"

    I really enjoyed this book. The plot moved quickly, the characters were appealing, and the plot was well thought out. I probably wouldn't have even bought this book if it wasn't on sale recently, but for entertainment value, it was well worth the money and my time.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Cortina New Haven, CT, United States 04-26-11
    Cortina New Haven, CT, United States 04-26-11 Member Since 2015
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    "Enjoyable"

    I enjoyed the ride of this fast paced thriller. The plot was not predictable... nice twists and turns. Good ending.

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    Paul Bestolarides Stockton, CA 12-31-09
    Paul Bestolarides Stockton, CA 12-31-09 Member Since 2011
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    "Blink of an Eye"

    Outstanding...I just could not stop listening...great characters and a very fast paced story...made me want to read more of this author.

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    Charles Atkinson Greensboro, NC, United States 01-04-12
    Charles Atkinson Greensboro, NC, United States 01-04-12 Member Since 2015

    How can the characters in this year's True Detective be worse? Ferrill is asexual, drunk, corrupt, a child abuser and worse!

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    "Really far fetched, silly."
    What could have made this a 4 or 5-star listening experience for you?

    The idea a genious can see seconds into the future is fine, but it becomes tedious and predictable early on. There is no real mystery here.


    What was most disappointing about Ted Dekker???s story?

    Once I saw how the hero uses his gift of seeing seconds into the future, I expected glitches to occurr. It just seems lazy, like writing a chase scene for 300 pages where the hero has unlimited funds, intelligence and physical abilities.


    Would you listen to another book narrated by Tim Gregory?

    Sure, if it was a real mystery or suspense novel.


    What reaction did this book spark in you? Anger, sadness, disappointment?

    Frustration and dissappointment.


    4 of 5 people found this review helpful
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    Nathaniel United States 11-02-11
    Nathaniel United States 11-02-11 Member Since 2015
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    "The free will of man and the sovereignty of God"

    This is been a battle for most religions for ages. the author has some fun with this argument giving his own spin on what could be the answer in this interesting work of fiction.
    the idea he develops can i think be thought to be derived from C.S. Lewis and his idea given in his book Mere Christianity.

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    Tim 07-19-15
    Tim 07-19-15 Member Since 2013
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    "Great premise, fair execution"

    Blink of an Eye has a great premise, but fails to capitalize on it. The story is plagued by a lack of twists, and is highly predictable.

    The narration is good, but not exhilarating enough to make the book more interesting.

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    nathan dubose 05-29-15
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    "I highly recommend this book. Loved it!"
    Would you consider the audio edition of Blink of an Eye to be better than the print version?

    after a few chapters you get used to the narrators voice and he does quite well.


    What about Tim Gregory’s performance did you like?

    his Arab characters are really good.


    Any additional comments?

    I loved it.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Belle 01-25-15
    Belle 01-25-15 Member Since 2015
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    "LOVED IT!"

    This book was wonderful! It covered so many topics and genres: from romantic comedy to sci-fi to political intrigue to international man hunts. It is very well written and wonderfully preformed. I would highly recommend it.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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