A mind-bending supernatural thriller from the creators of This Present Darkness and Saint. Frank Peretti and Ted Dekker — two of the most acclaimed writers of. From the minds of multi-million selling suspense authors Frank Peretti and Ted Dekker comes House–an epic supernatural thriller that gives a new meaning to. Written by: Chad Lutzke If you plan on picking up this book then read the review no further. It’s the only spoiler alert you’re going to get.

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House is an amazing thriller about survival through not just this world, but the next. Worse, they soon realize the killer has purposely lured them to this house. The first is well The game is an elaborate maze and in true horror fashion Peretti and Dekker create an elaborate setting for suspense and human triumph. They aren’t likable characters for the most part.

Frank Peretti and Ted Dekker ‘House’ Review

There were also parts that were unexplained and also that were confusing to me. This book deserves five stars because it has a great mixture of znd and mystery. On the way down this detour they have car trouble. That was really superficial, and it irritated me that everyone seemed to know that mirrors like this are trick mirrors from Gypsy circuses like it is common knowledge. The result is a convoluted mess; both within the story and the language itself.


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This is a short list of tiny tidbits of things I have learned by reading this book: Game ends at dawn. They won’t tell you. It’s not worth it. Neither did “sin” as goop. The only time I ever think it would have been wise to keep this book around is on the odd occasion I unexpectedly run out of toilet paper.

House by Frank E. Peretti

I expected a horror story a la “Saw” and lots of moral dilemmas, full of questionable actions and mind games. For a book that is supposed to be a supernatural horror, I didn’t feel scared, tense, or on edge at all.

View all 9 comments. The worst part is, again, the sexist implications this has for the women. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Add in the fact that it is a collaboration of two of the most respected names in the horror genre and I was ready to settle into a terrifying thrill ride. The ‘heroes’ of this book are peregti to kill each other by this Tin Man, so what do they do?

At least then xekker subjected to less awkward flashbacks and tortured monologues. The story primarily follows Jack and Stephanie, a young couple whose marriage is on the rocks after a tragedy they both blame each other for.

Rules that only a madman—or worse—could have written. Just like in real life the light defeats the darkness. An excellent book by far. The movie is decent though. As a movie it might work, but as a book it just made my head hurt.


I thought that would the focal point of the story, but eventually found disappointment in the end as it was not what I expected at all. How does one describe House?

I watched the film trailer right after I finished the book and it looked like time better spent in front of the screen than the pages. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. This is the worst book I have ever read. Don’t do what I did and read this while pulling an all-nighter, folks. Overall, this one just didn’t do it for me.

Only, it’s not about that, really. The only two books I actually enjoyed were meant for teens: I found myself picturing the film while reading and that made for a great read. The first says that he has killed god, the second says that he will kill everyone in the house, and the third is that if the players can produce a dead body he will let the second rule slide.

This is my first Peretti book I have read and I have enjoyed it so far.