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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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    Andrew Vidler 11/01/2018
    Andrew Vidler 11/01/2018 Member Since 2017
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    "Great For Learning the Spiritual World"

    Very good book. Especially for people who need to learn about the reality of the spiritual world. Great for younger ones teenage years are perfect. Author and narrator (same guy) very good indeed. Good and realistic sound effects.

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    Devoncollection 12/11/2017 Member Since 2015
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    "Terrible background music"

    The constant music and awful sound affects made this book impossible to listen to.
    I have read the book before and is an interesting perspective on the spiritual, but why the background noise!!!

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    Anonymous 31/10/2017
    31/10/2017 Member Since 2013
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    "Loved it, good story telling and characters"

    Really good story told a a steady pace, the characters burst from the reading really got you engaged. Couldn't stop listening. A little short, but always good leaving the audience wanting more.

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    Day UK 20/09/2017
    Day UK 20/09/2017
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    "Incredible. Absolutely phenomenal. A must read"

    This is a must-read. Helps one understand what is going on in this world today

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    catherine ozoude 07/12/2016 Member Since 2015
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    "Wonderful story but too abridged "

    The story is too abridged. As a result, a lot of detail is left out. This abridge copy does not do justice to the book.

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    Martin Goddard UK 08/10/2015
    Martin Goddard UK 08/10/2015 Member Since 2007
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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
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    Mr. Andrew Trentham UK 14/03/2015
    Mr. Andrew Trentham UK 14/03/2015
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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
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    MISS A M DEAN 15/02/2015
    MISS A M DEAN 15/02/2015
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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.

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  • Sammi
    30/08/16
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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.

    5 of 5 people found this review helpful
  • Isaiah Basye
    Webb City
    21/02/13
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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.

    5 of 5 people found this review helpful
  • John
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    29/11/11
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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
  • Rebecca
    09/05/15
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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
  • Kerry Ickatore
    03/12/09
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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!

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Mandi Spells
    Rupert, Idaho
    13/02/18
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    "One of my favorites!"

    A very captivating story, keeps you listening. One of my very favorites of all time.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • William
    10/02/18
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    "Not what I was hoping for"
    What disappointed you about This Present Darkness?

    It was not the full story. It was not clearly marked as an abridged version when I purchased it.


    What do you think your next listen will be?

    Probably something by Timothy Zahn.


    Have you listened to any of Frank E. Peretti’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

    No I haven't. But it was nice to hear how the author thought the characters should sound like.


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

    Disappointment. I thought I was getting the full version of this amazing story. However, I was disappointed that I got a cut down version of it.


    Any additional comments?

    I would advise anyone thinking of getting this version of the story to stay away. Find the full version if possible.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Becky
    Colorado
    03/05/17
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    "Loved!!"

    I loved this story and the way the author told it. I read the book and this audible is better. Gave me chills!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Daniele Griffin
    15/01/17
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    "Classic"

    I've loved this series since I was 14. great insight into life's unseen spiritual battles

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • BLeski
    11/01/17
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    "Left out most of the story."

    This abridged version never developed the characters. Focused too much on the demons. Somewhat childish.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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