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Immanuel's Veins | [Ted Dekker]

Immanuel's Veins

This is a dangerous tale of times past... a love story full of deep seduction. A story of terrible longing and bold sacrifice. Then as now, evil begins its courtship cloaked in light. And the heart embraces what it should flee, forgetting it once had a truer lover. With a kiss, evil will ravage body, soul, and mind. Yet there remains hope, because the heart knows no bounds.
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Publisher's Summary

This story is for everyone - but not everyone is for this story.

This is a dangerous tale of times past... a love story full of deep seduction. A story of terrible longing and bold sacrifice.

Then as now, evil begins its courtship cloaked in light. And the heart embraces what it should flee, forgetting it once had a truer lover.

With a kiss, evil will ravage body, soul, and mind. Yet there remains hope, because the heart knows no bounds. Love will prove greater than lust. Sacrifice will overcome seduction. And blood will flow. Because the battle for the heart is always violently opposed.

For those desperate to drink deep from this fountain of life, enter. But remember, not everyone is for this story.

©2009 Thomas Nelson, Inc. (P)2009 Thomas Nelson, Inc.

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    Bethany Clarksville, TN, United States 12-19-10
    Bethany Clarksville, TN, United States 12-19-10
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    "Breathtaking"

    I absolutely loved this! Dekker's descriptions are so vivid that I could picture the people and places. This story is a great allegory of God's love for us. The story is absorbing and suspenseful. I will listen to it again.

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    PATRICIA TEEPLES LAKE HAVASU CITY, AZ United States 02-23-11
    PATRICIA TEEPLES LAKE HAVASU CITY, AZ United States 02-23-11 Member Since 2009
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    "Plain Awful, a book about Vampires from Ted Dekker"

    I love Ted Dekkers books but this one was very disappointing. I was fearful that this was a vampire book, because apparently that is what is "IN" now, but I thought it cannot be as it is from a Christian publisher and writter. However, that is exactly what it is.The first 80% of the book was filled with evil, blood lusting, sensuality and such before there was even a hint of redemption. As a Christian, I would like my fiction to be more redemptive. Don't bother with this book, wouldn't recommend it to anyone. Think on things that are pure, lovely, true, right, noble, admirable, excellent and praiseworthy. This book will lead you in the wrong direction. I'm sorry, but if the best you can do at naming your "demon in chief" is Dracula spelled backwards (Alucard) you should be ashamed of yourself. I have to believe that Dekker is better than this. All in all this was a vast waste of money and so much of a disappointment.

    3 of 4 people found this review helpful
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    George Greensboro, NC, United States 01-18-11
    George Greensboro, NC, United States 01-18-11 Member Since 2005
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    "Not one of Ted Dekker's best"

    I have listened to several of Mr. Dekker's books and this one, while good, is definately not his best. It took over half the book to get to the best part of the story. Seems to be a prequil to the Red, White and Black Trilogy but I am only guessing on that. The best part of the book is the last two hours after all the character development is done. If you like Ted, you will like this book.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    FOX fort myers, FL, United States 01-05-11
    FOX fort myers, FL, United States 01-05-11
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    "Must Read!"

    This is a great book. If you have read Red, White, Black (or similar) this is a must read! I loved it ....

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Patricia Fort Mohave, AZ, United States 10-23-12
    Patricia Fort Mohave, AZ, United States 10-23-12 Member Since 2011

    I will re-listen to the same book. I know what difference a great narrator does for a book. I will follow same characters and writers a lot

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    "Lazy plot choice!"
    What disappointed you about Immanuel's Veins?

    I was just getting to know Decker's writing, and here he goes getting lazy and leaning soooo heavily on Dracula he should be ashamed. I would not have expected this from Ted Decker.


    Would you ever listen to anything by Ted Dekker again?

    Yes...only because I already have.


    Which character – as performed by Chris Andrews – was your favorite?

    Tomar, only because you asked. Thank goodness for Chris Andrews or I would have never finished listening.


    What character would you cut from Immanuel's Veins?

    If I could be sure who it was, Immanuel.


    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Ernest Pasadena, TX, United States 05-17-11
    Ernest Pasadena, TX, United States 05-17-11
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    "Disappointed"

    I love Dekker's Books of History Chronicles and was excited about this book but was disappointed.I think he tried too hard here and I found this read dark and strange. To each his own but no thanks.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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