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House

House

Написано Frank Peretti и Ted Dekker

Озвучено Kevin King


House

Написано Frank Peretti и Ted Dekker

Озвучено Kevin King

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3.5/5 (116 оценки)
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9 часов
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Издано:
15 мар. 2006 г.
ISBN:
9781608142408
Формат:
Аудиокнига

Описание

A mind-bending supernatural thriller from the creators of This Presesent Darkness and Showdown. Frank Peretti and Ted Dekker-two of today's most acclaimed writers of supernatural thrillers-have joined forces for the first time to craft a story unlike any you've ever heard. Enter House-where you will find yourself thrown into a killer's deadly game in which the only way to win is to lose . . . and the only way out is in. One game, seven players, three rules.
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Издано:
15 мар. 2006 г.
ISBN:
9781608142408
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Аудиокнига

Об авторе

Frank E. Peretti is one of American Christianity's best-known authors. His novels have sold over 10 million copies, and he is widely credited with reinventing Christian fiction. He and his wife, Barbara, live in the Pacific Northwest. www.frankperetti.com.


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  • (3/5)
    The only way out is in!I've always been into horror but this is my first with regard to Christian Horror. I didn't even know that this was a sub genre that existed and yet, here I am!Who knew that the perfect scene out of the horror movie you just watch would be the start of a killer's game? A bit cliched, almost like the shower scene in almost every horror. Driving down the road as night begins to fall and of course things just don't feel right. Some how things are contrived to have two couples end up at what looks like a bed and breakfast from the outside. Walk in and everything is perfect, hot food on the table, ice cold drinks on the sideboard. Just wonderful but is it really?Soon the two couples find themselves being tested, around every corner a new personal fear that they must face. All throughout the story there is a lone child. She brings with her a sense of peace that is both unnerving and calming at the same time.At no point did I actually feel a connection to any of the characters. I can't say that there was any one person that I really wanted to succeed, I didn't grow fond of anyone. I did expect more from this story and I was left rather disappointed.Maybe next time!
  • (4/5)
    This story is a haunted house that represents the evil of each person's heart without having Christ. The book starts off with Jack and Stephanie are on their way seeking some marriage counseling in Alabama. On the way, Jack is almost rear-ended by a state-boy and he eventually pulls them over. Jack stops and the officer races past them. WTH? They drive on and Stephanie convinces Jack they are lost. Jack sees the lights of a police car ahead and stops to ask for directions. It's the same cop who almost rear-ended them earlier. Officer Lawdale, asks Jack to step out of the car and walk to the back of the car. He uses his billy club to point out a brake light on their car that isn't working. As they talk about the light officer Lawdale tells Jack the road ahead is under repair but how kind is he to point out a shortcut through the backwoods. Mmm. He warns the two that if they have car trouble they should stay in their car until he comes back through in the morning on his way home. Stephanie doesn't like the idea, but, Jack takes the detour. Men, right?Jack and Stephanie travel on this back road for quite some time and the only sign they have seen is one for a hotel called the Wayside Inn. Just after Jack suggests they stay there the night, their car hits a spike strip and all 4 tires are slashed. They walk to the Inn where they find another couple who have had the same problem.Soon the lights go out in the house and the two couples meet the owners of the Inn who are pretty damn rude. They all eventually sit down for dinner and the food starts to rot in front of their eyes. Stephanie gets up to run from the house and is stopped by a man with a shotgun who chases her back in and locks the two couples and the "owners" of the Inn in the house. He throws an old soup cap down the chimney that outlines the rules of a game that he decides to play with them. He makes them go against each other by seeking one dead body in exchange for the freedom of the others. You've gotta read this and see if Officer Lawdale...or.... ~ Evilicious.
  • (3/5)
    So, this was an enjoyable read. I found it to be...I don't know, maybe outlandish? The ending was disappointing.

  • (3/5)
    Honstly? I was really disappointed by this one. It doesn't live up to the standards set by neither Ted Dekker nor Frank Peretti, but was more the sort of book I'd expect somebody like Stephen King or Dean Koontz to write. The symbolisms were more heavy-handed than even Narnia (don't get me wrong, I love that series, but subtle it is not). To give the book the benefit of doubt it may just be that it's not a book appropriate for audiobook format, and I might have thought differently if I'd read it myself instead.
  • (5/5)
    I really liked this book. It was full of suspense, though it's alittle pbvious who the killer is, but even so, very well done. I kept thinking this was like a movie I saw at some point, and it turns out this book was made into a movie, but it was a lot better than the movie. It wasn't "in your face" Christianity either, which is nice, because I don't like being preached at, but the moral of the story is there, very blatant, and makes you think.
  • (5/5)
    House is about four people trapped inside a house with a serial killer. The killer not so coincidentally place two mats with nails in the road for people to drive over. The four people are Stephanie, Jack, Leslie, and Randy. The killer, White, tells them to give him a dead body by sunrise. While the four are debating this, the family who lives in the house makes the house a horror for them. They don't know if the person around the corner is going to kill them. They don't know how to get out. They can't trust anyone. They move around from room to room trying to get away.........will they succeed? I am not usually a fan of horror, but this book got me hooked from the start. Its a maze of twists and turns where you don't know what will happen next. When I finished reading it, I was like WOW. Now I want to read more of these kind of books but I'm not sure which one yet. One thing I didn't like was that it was a little gory. But overall, this book was amazing and I loved it.
  • (3/5)
    Good idea, but poorly executed. I like both authors, so I was disappointed with their team-up. They basically beat the reader over the head with their spiritual message using several cheap copouts and alot of improbable dialogue.
  • (3/5)
    I listened to this book today at work, it was good, I didn't care for the narrators voice, and I was a little confused about the twist of the story but over it was good listen! It wouldn't be the first book that came to mind when making recomendations but hey everyones a critc lol!
  • (5/5)
    This is my favorate Frank E. Peretti book. It shorter than the rest. And I think there is more mystery and it's harder to grasp maybe. Which I like.
  • (1/5)
    I grabbed this book randomly since the synopsis looked like it might be interesting. The whole concept of good vs evil is not a new idea and has been done much better in other books (I.e. Stephen King's "The Stand" is a good example) The story was choppy and incoherent. The characters were poorly constructed and made little sense with their actions. I could have also done without the overly "righteous" ending. I did not like this book in any sense. I wouldn't even recommend it to those who like Christian fiction because of how crudely written it was. Give this one a miss.
  • (3/5)
    Pretty good read. Quick and not too bogged down with details.
  • (3/5)
    I found the plot to be disjointed and the characters not very likable.
  • (1/5)
    Without doubt, one of the worst conceived and most poorly written books I have ever read. The set-up was right out of a Stephen King or Dean Koontz novel, and some of the happenings inside the house were reminiscent of plot points from the old television series, "Dark Shadows." But for all the promise of horror, there was nothing remotely frightening. I've packed the book away in a box and will read it again in a few years. Until then, my advice is - if you really have to read this book, borrow it from a friend or from the library first. Don't buy it until you've read it.
  • (3/5)
    I have to say, I'm rather tore about this book. On the one hand, I really liked the metaphor here, and I thought it was a really picture of the way we are in sin. On the other hand, it was just a little too lost in fantasy for my tastes (I think horror novels are scarier when they are grounded in reality first, but this one is nothing but wild fantasy that did not connect with me), and I didn't like the characters.I will say that this is an improvement to the other Dekker novel I ahve read, where the characters were unlikeable and two-dimensional. At least here they have some depth. But I like Peretti's solo novels a bit better.This is worth a read as a metaphor for the nature of sin and ourselves, and the freeing power of Christ, but as a story I just didn't think it worked.
  • (1/5)
    Where was the supposed twist ending? Absolute bore. I could care less about all characters involved. Total waste of my time.
  • (1/5)
    I have a habit of not finishing books if I am not interested. I was determined to finish "house," so I can honestly say, it is horrible. I thought that with two great authors it would have been fantastic, but I was sorely disappointed. Don't waste your time.
  • (4/5)
    This book thoroughly freaked me out! Stayed up all night reading it! I would not recommend doing that...read it in full daylight! It was good...I cannot read these books that much or I'll go insane, and I am very picky with this genre, but this book was very good.
  • (5/5)
    i love this book! its scary and adn keeps you in the egde. Its keeps you wanting more. It isnt like other books that you can predict waht will happen. There are many twists and surpises.It makes you think twice! I would suggest this book to anyone!
  • (4/5)
    very heavy...and demonic(?) mature audience only :)
  • (3/5)
    good book thought it would have been better though with the combination of Dekker and Peretti
  • (4/5)
    This book is very scary but it rocks
  • (4/5)
    this book was fast paced, and definitely suspenseful. However, I was sorely disappointed by the cheesy story book ending. my recommendation would be to read something by the authors separatly, before reading this. Though a good book, it isn't great.
  • (4/5)
    Plot Summary: What happens, When & Where, Central Characters, Major Conflicts"Jack and his wife Stephanie are on their way to a counseling session for their troubled marriage when a series of detours end up leaving them stranded in the backwoods. The only option they have for shelter is an old plantation style house which seems to be an inn of sorts. There they find another couple who has also been stranded there for the night and Betty, Stewart, and Pete--""Inbreds"" and ingracious hosts. Things just seem to getting more and more bizarre and creepy, eventually leading Jack and the others into a fight against evil and for their lives after a can is dropped down the chimney with the following message: 1) God came to my house and I killed him. 2) I will kill anyone who comes to my house as I killed God. 3) Give me one dead body and I might let rule two slide."Style Characterisics: Pacing, clarity, structure, narrative devices, etc.Tight suspense with creepy stuff happening almost immediately. Jack is a well drawn character, struggle with the death of his marriage and his spiritual beliefs. The other couple at the house seem like no more than foils to Jack's struggle. The point of view shifts, even to the killer's mind. The character of Susan, an angelic figure, is pulled off well. The middle gets a little bogged down, as it just seems like one neverending chase scene repeating itself over and over.How Good is it?A powerful message/metaphor about how sin can trap us and how we need to face it.
  • (1/5)
    I made it through the first 12 chapter. It’s written as if told by a scoutmaster to a city scout troop on their first camping trip to the wilderness. I can’t imagine it being anything but painful to see anyone over 12 years of age.
  • (3/5)
    omg ehat is going on...it starts with vhapter 6 and chapter 1 is around 11...
  • (1/5)
    Boring and senseless a waste of time. Couldn't recommend it .
  • (2/5)
    I just couldn't take the narrators voices. That coupled with the fact that the book kept skipping backwards (or repeating sections) made it so I couldn't keep up with the actual story. I gave up after 20 chapters.
  • (4/5)
    i thoroughly. enjoyed this book definitely kept me involed in the story
  • (2/5)
    soo bad but not the worst
    started really good but finished bad.
  • (1/5)
    I try to read outside of my usual lines. This one had far too many caricatures, rather than characters. Disappointing.