By Frank E. Peretti
An old sin. a protracted forgotten oath. A city with a dangerous secret.Something sinister is at paintings in Hyde River, an remoted mining city within the mountains of the Pacific Northwest. anything evil.Under the canopy of darkness, a predator moves with out warning--taking lifestyles within the so much chilling and savage fashion.The neighborhood of Hyde River watches in terror as citizens abruptly vanish. but the extra locals are pressed for info, the extra they shut ranks, sworn to secrecy by means of their forefathers' hidden sins.Only whilst Hyde River's secrets and techniques are uncovered is the genuine quantity of the risk absolutely published. What town discovers is whatever way more lethal than something they would imagined. anything that does not simply stalk its sufferers, yet has the ability to show hearts black with decay because it slowly fills their souls with darkness.
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Elmer’s voice sounded frightened as he said, “Go away, you hear me? ” She turned away, and the dogs barked at her until she was out of sight. EVELYN BENSON stayed on the steep trail for miles, taking step after jarring, downhill step until at last the trail emptied onto the logging road she and Cliff had followed. Having made it this far, her desperation gave way to exhaustion, her knees buckled, and she sank to the ground on the side of the road, too numb with shock to weep, too emotionally spent to pray.
When a novel is being read and celebrated ten years after its release, you know it is unique. The Oath is such a novel. First published in 1995, The Oath was a major international publishing event from day one. In fact, it made the bestseller list prior to its release through an innovative pre-sale campaign in Christian bookstores across the nation. Countless readers were riveted by the story of a deep secret that was destroying a small mining town. Throw in an invisible enemy with an unquenchable desire to devour all within its path and sin so real that it turns people’s hearts an oozing black—and you can see why the story would keep people turning pages long into the night.
Steve started down the hill toward the trees, his eyes carefully surveying the ground, the surrounding forest. There were more elk tracks and droppings, but still no signs of bear. The two trees bearing Cliff’s rope stood a short distance uphill from the denser grove of trees just below. One had its top broken off, as did two other trees in the grove just below. That was strange, Steve thought.