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Reviews from Lord Taylor of Glencoe

Lunatic & Elyon

Lunatic/Elyon: Ted Dekker & Kaci Hill, July 27, 2016 My rating: ♦◊◊◊◊ Deep breath. I’ve run Lunatic and Elyon together into one feature-length day of misery because they are frankly awful … Continue reading

July 27, 2016 · Leave a comment

Chaos

Chaos: Ted Dekker, March 29—April 1, 2016 My rating: ♦♦◊◊◊ To be fair to Dekker, he puts some effort into Chaos. It feels like, really, Chaos is the story he wanted to tell. When … Continue reading

April 1, 2016 · Leave a comment

Thr3e

Thr3e: Ted Dekker, November 9—12, 2015 My rating: ♦♦♦♦♦ Ten years on, the book that introduced me to Ted Dekker in 2005 is every bit as incredible as I remember. Seminary … Continue reading

November 13, 2015 · Leave a comment

Infidel

Infidel: Ted Dekker, April 13—23, 2015 My rating: ♦♦◊◊◊ The Lost Books series continues, and remains slow, frustrating and below par. How can it be that these books followed the likes of Thr3e … Continue reading

April 23, 2015 · 1 Comment

Sinner

Sinner: Ted Dekker, August 15—25, 2014 My rating: ♦♦♦◊◊ Sinner is the third part of the Paradise Trilogy which itself forms part of the Chronicles of History. The trilogy centres … Continue reading

August 25, 2014 · 2 Comments

Chosen

Chosen: Ted Dekker, April 20—30, 2014 My rating: ♦♦♦◊◊ An overview for the uninitiated: Ted Dekker’s Books of History Chronicles comprises three series and a number of stand alone books … Continue reading

April 30, 2014 · 1 Comment

Showdown

Showdown: Ted Dekker, September 14—October 11, 2013 My rating: ♦♦♦◊◊ Showdown is the first of the three-part Paradise Saga, which in itself forms part of the wider Books of History Chronicles. … Continue reading

October 11, 2013 · 2 Comments

The Bride Collector

The Bride Collector: Ted Dekker, 6—30 April, 2012. My rating: ♦♦♦♦◊ Ted Dekker returns with another twisting, turning thriller in The Bride Collector, the story of a serial killer with … Continue reading

April 30, 2012 · Leave a comment

Adam

Adam: Ted Dekker, 17–20 August, 2010. My rating: ♦♦♦♦◊ The 9th Ted Dekker book to be read by me, Adam is the story of a serial killer called Eve and … Continue reading

August 21, 2010 · Leave a comment
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