Illusion by Frank Peretti – A stunning new thriller from the father of Christian fiction —a grieving husband encounters a teen identical to his dead wife in face. Some novelists resist allegory, but Peretti (Monster) embraces it. Illusion. Frank Peretti. Howard, $ (p) ISBN Illusion. Frank Peretti. BookPage review by Sandy Amazeen. Web Exclusive – March 09, Christian novelist Frank Peretti, author of This Present Darkness, .

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It has a very complicated plot, so heads up when you read this one. Aug 19, Candy rated it really liked it.

Price may vary by retailer. Then once he establishes “what’s going on” we go through the same events to demonstrate it Okay… moving on… Illusion is not your typical Peretti book, and for me that makes it ;eretti better.

What matters are the two main characters and how they hope against hope Illusion is the first novel I ever wrote a review for after reading less than pages. Especially, since most of the secondary characters were underdeveloped. While the accident has left Dane battered and bruised, Mandy is burned to bad to recover and so he is making final preparations to say good bye to his partner and wife as peeetti about to be whisked away for organ donation.

She does her best to make lemonade out of her lemons, as her daddy advised her.

As is usually the case for Peretti, you have to read carefully to keep track of everything, but that’s what we’ve come to expect from him. I highly recommend this book to those tried and true fans of Peretti as well as to those that have never cracked open one of his books. I won a free copy of this book through GoodReads’ First Reads program. Meanwhile, we meet Mandy before she ever met Dane, at a county fair. Now, try as he might to fathom such feelings, grief and horror were inseparably mixed.


Tragedy strikes when their BMW collides in an intersection with another car and bursts into flames. That’s why this get’s 4 stars instead of 5. Maintaining a low profile, Mandy makes her way to Hayden, where she also begins the slow process of building a new life. There is such a wonderful love story laced throughout the no I have to start off by saying that the beginning chapters were a little disjointed as what was happening is definitely science fiction in nature.

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Mar 06, J. After all, every story is a unique experience; they impact us in so many ways, some of peeetti we aren’t made aware of until much later. Within the first few chapters we meet the two main characters as well as two other men that take a while to figure out. I found this shifting horribly distracting and confusing. Even if you are not a Peretti fa Frank Peretti is arguably my favorite writer. Part of this is because of Peretti’s writing style if you can call it a “style” — he constantly over-describes with absurdly long lists.

I can confidently say that this is my favourite Frank Peretti book to date, a book that I not only found entertaining, but one that will long stay with me as I ponder the symbolism embedded in its p 7 years is a long time to wait for a new book from an author.

If you like christian fiction, fantasy, romantic-suspense and sci-fi drama rolled into fran, then you will like this book. Somehow gives more weight to the work that went in to making the story. The main characters, Illusipn and Mandy, were clearly Christian. Jun 14, Faith rated it it was amazing Shelves: That is the question. In Illusion, he tackles the discoveries of science and the possibilities that will come from that. May 01, Mike the Paladin rated it really liked it.


I love it when a Christian is secure enough in their faith to include aspects of it in their work so prominently. Mandy has just died.

Definitely worth the read. I loved the endearing way she always called on her daddy’s good advice.

Religion Book Review: Illusion by Frank Peretti. Howard, $ (p) ISBN

I’d given the novel four stars for the wonderful descriptions of multiple timeline existence alone. I was skeptical at the idea of Illuusion Peretti writing a love story, having been a huge fan of his work for many years.

My total rating would be 4. One particular element that fascinated and, in turn, compelled me to do a little research, is what’s known as interdimensional displacement.


It’s funny because Dale, one of the main characters, talks about how wonder is so important in magic — you must fill the audience with wonder. I wish the author had just maintained the two main view points of Mandy and Dane.

Furthermore, the phrase “it’s a God petetti is meant to explain everything, and to be perfectly plausible. I highly recommend it as one of the best books I have ever read. Inhe gave up his pastoring position and began taking construction jobs to make ends meet.