Showdown - Paradise, Bk 1 Author:Ted Dekker When a stranger named Marsuvees Black appears in Paradise, he brings with him a message of hope and love. Or is it death and hate? Perhaps neither - perhaps both. He seems to know too much about the town's many unspoken secrets, and he himself holds the greatest secret of them all. As black clouds and sandstorms envelop the town, it be... more »comes almost impossible to get in or out. It quickly becomes apparent that Paradise is being isolated for a reason. But why?
Ted Dekker's latest adrenaline-laced thriller has been proclaimed as his most original, daring tale to date. A novel that will take you further than anything he's ever written. A novel that will leave you wanting more.« less
Ted Dekker at his best. His writing is consuming. This is an easy page-turner, with unexpected twists and turns, characters you learn to love, characters you learn to hate and just altogether a fantastic story of the power struggle between Good and Evil.
Ted Dekker writes stories much like Dean Koontz. Everything starts out kind of normal, then something wierd happens. This story moves along well and the suspense continues to mount, but the story has a few too many holes for a fully satisfying read.