The Resurrection

When Ruby Case, an unassuming crippled woman, inexplicably raises a boy from the dead, she creates uproar in the quiet coastal town of Stonetree. Some brand her a witch, others a miracle worker. Yet Reverend Ian Clark could care less. […]

When Ruby Case, an unassuming crippled woman, inexplicably raises a boy from the dead, she creates uproar in the quiet coastal town of Stonetree. Some brand her a witch, others a miracle worker. Yet Reverend Ian Clark could care less. Dogged by demons and immersed in self-pity, Clark is being unwittingly drawn into a secret religious order–one that threatens his very life. But he’s about to get a wake-up call.

Together, Ruby and Reverend Clark are thrust into a search for answers … and a collision with unspeakable darkness. For behind the quaint tourist shops and artist colonies lies a history of deceit. And a presence more malignant than anything they can imagine. Yet a battle is brewing, the resurrection is the first volley, and the unlikely duo are the only ones who can save them. But can they overcome their own brokenness in time to stop the evil, or will they be its next victim?

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Rebecca LuElla Miller
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I don’t know how regular readers of horror or supernatural suspense will react to this one. One reviewer called The Resurrection “gothic” which brought to my mind Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë or Jane Erye by Charlotte Brontë. That seemed to fit.

I suspect any fans of Frank Peretti, myself included, will embrace The Resurrection wholeheartedly. I highly recommend they give it a try.