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The Witness

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Most Helpful Favorable Review

2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

Great Read!

I enjoyed reading this book and following Marwan through
his adventurous run from the law. This book is a good mix of
romance and action, I'd have to say it was hard to put down.
I highly recommend this book to those of you looking
for a bit of romance and action....
I enjoyed reading this book and following Marwan through
his adventurous run from the law. This book is a good mix of
romance and action, I'd have to say it was hard to put down.
I highly recommend this book to those of you looking
for a bit of romance and action.

posted by MaopaatLuscious-Deals on November 11, 2010

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Most Helpful Critical Review

2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

Not My Favorite

The Witness is an action packed new novel by Josh McDowell, the renowned Christian apologist. I have greatly enjoyed non-fiction books by McDowell and was interested to read his fiction work.

From Monte Carlo to Morocco to Egypt and into Petra, Marwan Accad is pursue...
The Witness is an action packed new novel by Josh McDowell, the renowned Christian apologist. I have greatly enjoyed non-fiction books by McDowell and was interested to read his fiction work.

From Monte Carlo to Morocco to Egypt and into Petra, Marwan Accad is pursued by authorities for murders he did not commit. Tracked by advanced intelligence-surveillance technology, his every location is eventually found out, thrusting those he loves into danger. Nurtured by a bitter past that equipped him with what he needed for his company to thrive, Marwan Accad never looks back. Yet the way forward promises only uncertainty, and living each day is a lie in which corruption and greed play in the lives of man. For whose lie is he going through all of this? Even as Marwan races against time to find his pursuers and their motives, he must grapple with what is beyond his life, with what is eternal.
I must say I was rather disappointed with The Witness. The premis of the story is intriguing- a man on the run for a crime he did not commit, but not original. The romance in the story seemed a bit forced and awkward. I appreciated the faith driven plot, but it was predictable and not inventive in its approach.

As I neared the end of The Witness, the story began to grab me and pull me in, but it was far too late to completely enjoy the book as a whole. Josh McDowell is a fabulous apologist, but I believe his work is best spent in non-fiction.

I was provided a free copy of this book by Tyndale Publishers in exchange for my review.

posted by devasha on September 3, 2010

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