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This Present Darkness Audiobook

This Present Darkness

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Publisher's Summary

Ashton is just a typical small town. But when a skeptical reporter and a prayerful pastor begin to compare notes, they suddenly find themselves fighting a hideous New Age plot to subjugate the townspeople, and eventually the entire human race.

©2003 Frank E. Peretti; (P)2003 Crossway Audio

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    Isaiah Basye Webb City 02-21-13
    Isaiah Basye Webb City 02-21-13 Member Since 2016

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    "Frank E. Peretti is one talented individual"
    If you could sum up This Present Darkness in three words, what would they be?

    Entertaining, captivating, thrilling


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    Sad to say but my favorite character was Rafar Prince of Babylon. Frank does his voice so well. When he speaks you listen.


    What does Frank E. Peretti bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

    Each characters voice is well executed. I would run at night while listening to this book, and there were times I was frightened.


    If you could take any character from This Present Darkness out to dinner, who would it be and why?

    Marshall Hogan. Because that man leads an interesting life.


    Any additional comments?

    This audiobook might seem old school, but it's well worth the money. It was well done and is still holding its weight today.

    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
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    John United States 11-29-11
    John United States 11-29-11
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    "Incredible Experience"

    Frank did an AMAZING job reading the book and bringing the true essence of the experience to life. It made my commute incredibly enjoyable for days...because I listened to it three times in a row.

    Definitely worth the listen!

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Rebecca 05-09-15
    Rebecca 05-09-15
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    "Breathtaking"

    narration was wonderful, story eye-opening , breathtaking!
    Highly recommend open your spiritual eyes. God bless!

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Jim 12-03-09
    Jim 12-03-09
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    "great"

    This is a great book well worth a listen. The only problem I have is with the narrator. I think he only narrates the abridged version of a couple of his books. IMHO Peretti is as good a narrator as he is an author and I wish he would narrate all of his books unabridged. I would also like to see the Cooper Kids Adventures (narrated by Peretti) published someday!

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Sammi 08-30-16
    Sammi 08-30-16 Member Since 2016
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    "Not what I expected"

    I wanted the full novel, but this is summaries of each chapter. It still tells the story, but did not meet my expectations. Would not have purchased had I known, should have looked closer at the description.

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    Francesca Sparks-Copeland 07-09-16 Member Since 2016
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    "Visualization"

    the Arthur gave the reader an opportunity to see and visualize every aspect of the Story from beginning to end.

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    Amazon Customer 06-30-16
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    "Great message "

    Really liked the story but the authors narration with music and sound effects made it very difficult to concentrate.

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    Randy 04-14-16
    Randy 04-14-16 Member Since 2016
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    "Excellent"

    Loved it. I found it very hard to put down. This is a book from my early Christian walk.

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    Joshua J. Berger 02-18-16 Member Since 2014
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    "An old favorite."

    I always loved this book, and I have heard this audio book several times before. The only real problem is the abridgement. Aside from that, the story is very good, the narration is wonderful, and the production quality higher than most. While I wish it were longer, I can safely say it is still one of my very favorite audio books.

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    Kindle Customer California, USA 12-28-15
    Kindle Customer California, USA 12-28-15 Member Since 2013

    Tyler

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    "Good Listen"

    I read the book when recommended by a friend. I liked it...sort of a suspenseful story about the spiritual world. But I personally liked the author reading it because it was his words orginally and he had audio effects added so it was even more entertaining and fun...wished it was unabridged. ..oh well..it was a good listen anyway.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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  • Martin Goddard
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    10/8/15
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    "Unusual"
    Is there anything you would change about this book?

    I would take out the sound effects.


    Would you ever listen to anything by Frank E. Peretti again?

    Possibly


    Did Frank E. Peretti do a good job differentiating each of the characters? How?

    His narration was fine.


    Could you see This Present Darkness being made into a movie or a TV series? Who would the stars be?

    It might be popular but not for me.


    Any additional comments?

    The book seems to be ideal for vary active christians? The supernatural links to what happens is very good. The plot characters do not have much of a backstory.It is churlish of me to criticise when I have not written any books myself, so apologies to the author.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Charitti
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    9/23/15
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    "Inspiring experience of a great story!"

    I was enthralled with this book many years ago and couldn't put it down so I was concerned that the abridged version in this audio would not impress. I was so wrong as I loved it from beginning to end! This is an inspired work and does not fail to deliver! Despite being fictional it has truth all the way through, and paints the picture of a God in control whose love for us is unshakable. Our part is to trust and pray, and not lose heart! This audio book is filled with sound effects that make the story come alive, and the author reads it very well. There is much evidence in the Bible of a spiritual battle that rages all around us, this audio book makes it come alive with inspirational and encouraging results.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Mr. Andrew Trentham
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    3/14/15
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    "Incredible Story"

    Having read this book before I had pre conceived ideas but being able to just sit there and listen the words became real and the sound effects and music made it a compelling book

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • MISS A M DEAN
    2/15/15
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    "Spiritual warfare at its best"

    Want to be gripped by an amazing story of spiritual warfare, intrigue and love then read this captivating book and be enthralled.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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