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This Present Darkness Audiobook

This Present Darkness

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Publisher's Summary

A small town newspaper editor and a local minister uncover a web of conspiracy while an unseen battle between the angels of good and evil takes place in the town of Ashton.

©1986 Frank Peretti; (P)2005 Books in Motion

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    Michael A Prescott Valley, AZ, USA 08-06-09
    Michael A Prescott Valley, AZ, USA 08-06-09
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    "Eye Opening Revelations!"

    This was an incredible account of a small town and the not-so-small goings-on. Frank Peretti does an excellent job of giving us an insight into the spiritual realm and its impact on the physical realm. Riviting and entertaining. Worth every cent spent and every minute listening.

    4 of 5 people found this review helpful
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    shopnamazn 07-22-15
    shopnamazn 07-22-15
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    "Bad recording"
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    The book was good but the recording was not. Bad echo through the whole book. :(

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Stephen Red Bluff, CA, United States 08-15-10
    Stephen Red Bluff, CA, United States 08-15-10 Member Since 2005
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    "Believe and be saved!!!!!"

    This stuff is real folks and if you can't see it. It is because satan has you wrapped up neatly in his pocket. Great book. Great read.

    4 of 6 people found this review helpful
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    Angela Upper Marlboro, MD, USA 01-13-10
    Angela Upper Marlboro, MD, USA 01-13-10 Member Since 2014
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    "This Present Darkness"

    I loved this book. It gives an interesting insight on how the spirit relm works. It also lets you know how important it is to have a relationship with God. If you don't have a prayer life, you need to start.

    4 of 6 people found this review helpful
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    Heather OREGON CITY, OR, United States 05-11-13
    Heather OREGON CITY, OR, United States 05-11-13 Member Since 2013

    It just me

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    "A GREAT READ!! GIVE IT A TRY, IT COULD CHANGE YOU"
    Where does This Present Darkness rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

    This is a great book and I would tell you, your friend and family to take the time to read the IT. A great read and a great way to look at the world. The REAL world!!!!!


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    No way!!! Not an less you are sick, Pregnant, bed rest..


    Any additional comments?

    Audio is BAD!!!!! It makes me sad.

    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    Angela 01-21-13
    Angela 01-21-13 Member Since 2014
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    "Great story, great performance, weird echo"
    Would you say that listening to this book was time well-spent? Why or why not?

    This book is great. It's been a favorite of mine for many years. The reader really does very well. Dramatic, clear speech, just all around great. The only problem is that there is an odd tinny sound to the recording through the whole book that I couldn't get rid of even by switching devices, adjusting the equalizer, nothing worked. It isn't bad if you are listening with headphones or earbuds, but it is really difficult to ignore on larger speakers. That was my only complaint. You can still hear the story just fine though, and it wasn't annoying enough to keep me from listening to the whole story! I'd still recommend it!


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    Marshall Hogan. I love his fierce personality, he defends his family fiercely, loves them fiercely, everything he does is wholehearted.


    Have you listened to any of Jack Sondericker’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

    I have not listened to any of Jack's other performances, but I am definately a fan now. He is great at doing the different voices, makes it easy to distinguish which character is speaking, and the voice for each character is consistent throughout the entire book. Very well done.


    Was This Present Darkness worth the listening time?

    Definately worth the time. Excellent story. Encouraging, inspirational, interesting, full of details, but not so much that it becomes tedious.


    Any additional comments?

    Great book!

    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    David Mount Pleasant, MI, USA 11-24-08
    David Mount Pleasant, MI, USA 11-24-08
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    "Will be a Christian classic!"

    A very good book and the reader did an excellent job. I am looking forward to listening to Mr. Peretti's sequel "Piercing the Darkness"

    4 of 7 people found this review helpful
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    darrand 09-25-16
    darrand 09-25-16 Member Since 2016
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    "Great entertainment"
    What made the experience of listening to This Present Darkness the most enjoyable?

    The purpose is clear and meaningful


    What did you like best about this story?

    It clearly shows the necessity of prayer


    Which scene was your favorite?

    The Pastor and the Newspaperman in jail.


    If you were to make a film of this book, what would the tag line be?

    Come to grips with an evil entity


    Any additional comments?

    I know that this audio book will get you thinking about
    God and what to do the next time you get in over your
    head

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Barbara Washburn San Diego, CA United States 09-23-16
    Barbara Washburn San Diego, CA United States 09-23-16

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    "Reality in Fiction"

    I loved this book..It would have been even better had it been dramatized! Ephesians 6:12 in the flesh.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Godwon81 Illinois 09-18-16
    Godwon81 Illinois 09-18-16 Member Since 2016

    Mack Littlejohn

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    "How Demons Affect Us"

    A good narration of how humans, angels, and demons might interact. A true must read.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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