Piercing the Darkness

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Crossway, 2003 - Fiction - 448 pages
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The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it.
John 1:5 (ESV)

It all begins in Bacon's Corner, a tiny farming community far from the interstate . . . An attempted murder, a case of mistaken—or is it covered up?—identity, and a ruthless lawsuit against a struggling Christian school. Sally Beth Roe, a young loner, a burnout, a kind of “leftover hippie,”finds herself caught in the middle of these bizarre events, fleeing for her life while trying to recall her dark past.

Across a vast panorama of heart-stopping action, Sally Roe's journey is a penetrating portrayal of our times, a reflection of our wanderings, and a vivid reminder of the redemptive power of the Cross. A companion volume to This Present Darkness, readers have purchased over two million copies of Piercing the Darkness since its publication in 1989.

"Frank Peretti kicked open the doors that all of us Christian novelists are passing through today. We owe him a huge debt."
Jerry B. Jenkins, Author, The Left Behind Series

 

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The main reason that I did not like this book was because it was shoved down my throat by a fundamentalist Christian when I was twenty years old and living in a halfway house because I had pretty much ... Read full review

It'll open your eyes to a whole other world

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Reading "This Present Darkness" opened my eyes to a world more real then my own. When I found the sequel, I knew I had to continue my journey. Frank Peretti has created a masterpiece that is essential ... Read full review

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Contents

Chapter 1
9
Chapter 2
17
Chapter 3
23
Chapter 4
33
Chapter 5
39
Chapter 6
48
Chapter 7
54
Chapter 8
61
Chapter 25
231
Chapter 26
237
Chapter 27
247
Chapter 28
256
Chapter 29
269
Chapter 30
279
Chapter 31
287
Chapter 32
296

Chapter 9
67
Chapter 10
76
Chapter 11
85
Chapter 12
100
Chapter 13
109
Chapter 14
118
Chapter 15
128
Chapter 16
140
Chapter 17
149
Chapter 18
156
Chapter 19
167
Chapter 20
183
Chapter 21
194
Chapter 22
205
Chapter 23
215
Chapter 24
223
Chapter 33
306
Chapter 34
317
Chapter 35
326
Chapter 36
334
Chapter 37
344
Chapter 38
350
Chapter 39
362
Chapter 40
369
Chapter 41
380
Chapter 42
391
Chapter 43
404
Chapter 44
414
Chapter 45
424
Chapter 46
433
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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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