Kresta in the Afternoon – July 2, 2014 – Hour 2

+  Dean Koontz “The City”

  • Description: Dean Koontz’s newest novel, “The City,” is the riveting, soul-stirring story of Johan Kirk, son of an exceptional singer, grandson of a formidable “piano man,” a musical prodigy beginning to explore his own gifts when he crosses a group of extremely dangerous people, with shattering consequences. Set in a more innocent time not so long ago, “The City” encompasses a lifetime but unfolds over three extraordinary, heart-racing years of tribulation and triumph, in which Jonah first grasps the electrifying power of music and art, of enduring friendship, of everyday heroes. Dean joins us.
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    • Dean Koontz
      American author. His novels are broadly described as suspense thrillers, but also frequently incorporate elements of horror, science fiction, mystery, and satire. Several of his books have appeared on the New York Times Bestseller List, with 14 hardcovers[1] and 14 paperbacks reaching the number one position.[2] Koontz wrote under a number of pen names earlier in his career, including "David Axton", "Leigh Nichols" and "Brian Coffey". He has sold over 450 million copies .
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+  Deliver us from Evil

  • Description: “Deliver us from Evil,” due out today, is based on the story of New York police officer Ralph Sarchie, who begins investigating a series of disturbing and inexplicable crimes. Sarchie joins forces with an unconventional priest, schooled in the rituals of exorcism, to combat the frightening and demonic possessions that are terrorizing the city. Director Scott Derrickson joins us.
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+  Nick Thomm and Steven Greydanus Review "Deliver Us From Evil"

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    • Steven Greydanus
      Creator of the Decent Films Guide & film critic for National Catholic Register. Co-host of Reel Faith

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