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The Departed

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Unexplained voices. Desperate apparitions. A dangerous coven of witches. Welcome to"The Other Side."

Joshua Lazarus and his wife, Maggie, are reeling from the overnight success of his new television show, starring Joshua as a "medium"--passing messages to the audience from their dearly departed. It's all a sham, of course--but when strange voices begin to haunt him without...more
Paperback, 321 pages
Published March 1st 2005 by WestBow Press (first published 2005)
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this is the first christian chiller i've ever liked.

the dark forces at work were a blend of demons and people, alike. this was a plus. i strongly dislike demons being reduced to bogeymen and the people who do their bidding reduced to puppets. people make decisions, so people are culpable of the wrong-doing. it's an important point and it's a pet peeve of mine when i see it being glossed over. in this book, it wasn't.

now, in this story a washed up magician finds something to believe in. sadly, w...more
I thought I would be reading a spooky story about paranormal activities. Instead, it was an evangelical 'praise the Lord' book. Not my cup of tea and I would not recommend it.
Evi De rechter
It was easy to read, but I didn't like it. The story could've been great, but instead it's just plain boring. Especially the ending was a big anti climax for me.
it was a quick read but I wouldn't recommend ir
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As a screenwriter (writing as Kathy Mackel), Kathryn Mackel has worked for Disney, Fox, and Showtime. She’s famous with the kids for the Disney movie Can of Worms. She was the credited screenwriter for Frank Peretti's Hangman's Curse (with Stan Foster) and part of the story team for Left Behind: The Movie.
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