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Identity by Ted Dekker Book Summary

Eyes Wide Open is the mind-bending thrill ride from New York Times bestselling author Ted Dekker, which can be experienced THREE different ways. You choose:

1. As an episodic story. Read Eyes Wide Open as four shorter sequential "episodes" much like your favorite TV show. The ride starts with IDENTITY which is FREE in ebooks. Think of it as the pilot, offered free. If you like the story, continue with MIRRORS, UNSEEN and the grand finale, SEER. Begin the story for FREE now. Or…

2. Read it as a single, novel length eBook. Don't want to read four episodes? No problem. At any point, you can get the entire story in one digital edition that collects all four episodes into one seamless story called EYES WIDE OPEN. Or...

3. Get the paperback or audiobook. For those who love the smell and feel of paper, Eyes Wide Open is also available in paperback. For those who prefer to listen instead, there's also an audiobook.


Who am I? 

My name is Christy Snow. I'm seventeen and I'm about to die. 

I'm buried in a coffin under tons of concrete. No one knows where I am. My heart sounds like a monster with clobber feet, running straight toward me. I'm lying on my back, soaked with sweat from the hair on my head to the soles of my feet. My hands and feet won't stop shaking.

Some will say that I m not really here. Some will say I'm delusional. Some will say that I don t even exist. But who are they? I'm the one buried in a grave. 

My name is Christy Snow. I'm seventeen. I'm about to die. 

So who are you? 
In a return to the kind of storytelling that made Black, Showdown and Three unforgettable, Ted Dekker drags that question into the light with this modern day parable about how we see ourselves. 

Humming with intensity and blindsided twists, Eyes Wide Open is raw adrenaline from the first page to the last pure escapism packed with inescapable truth. Not all is as it seems. Or is it? Strap yourself in for the ride of your life. Literally.

Identity (Ted Dekker) Book Reviews

IdentityIt was just ok for me..Score: 2/5

ShortWell written, captivating in a suspenseful way but too short..Score: 4/5

IdentityI could not put it down. It left me wanting more. However... It leaves you in the middle of the story only to find you have to buy the rest to finish story. So bummed.. Now perhaps the library.Score: 5/5

IntenseTed Dekker has done an amazing job of introducing you to his characters. Immediately you can’t help but to root for them. Getting locked in a mental institution is everyone’s worst nightmare. From the cover art to the crazy descriptions “My heart sounds like a monster with clobber feet, running straight towards me” this is an amazing start to what looks like a promising book. Identity is the 1st of 4 novella’s making up the book “Eyes Wide Open” While Novella’s are not for everyone these are priced to be equivalent to the cost of a book. Identity was free while Mirrors, Unseen and Seer are $2.99 each. However the entire book could be purchase at one time as opposed to the smaller novellas if preferable..Score: 4/5

Amazing 💚ed it!I couldn't put this book down! It is very very good! I'm broke so I have to wait for a iTunes card to come my way😕 It is a very good book and I would recommend it to people! 💚.Score: 5/5

IdentityGreat beginning to a great series! Well worth the time to read, and 10 bucks for the series..Score: 5/5

IdentityThis is a terrible book and Apple played a bait and switch with it. I am more upset with Apple than with the book..Score: 1/5

Had potentialSo in my desperate need for suspense I started reading this book. The first part is really good, the second suspenseful, but the third and fourth? What happened? If you don't want to waste $9 just avoid all together..Score: 3/5

EyesThis is a short story with a little bit of suspense but definitely not something that would be worth too much expense..Score: 3/5

CompellingShort story that compels you to keep reading. Going to check out the full novel as I don’t want to stop in any part of it. Very good story..Score: 5/5

Yet to readI haven't read it but the summary itself sounds scary!!.Score: 4/5

Bummer....don't botherFirst book was good, and I was looking forward to the second. It's was okay. The third and forth books in the series were sooooo disappointing. I kept hoping they would get better. Unfortunately, never happened. There is NO reason to break this story up into four separate books..Score: 1/5

IdentityHuh! You got me. Really weird book. I’d like to read more..Score: 5/5

AMAZINGThis book is plain amazing! I cant wait to read the other three books! I totally recommend this!!!!!!!!!!!!.Score: 5/5

This story suckstftyfyccftyfctHshshuwhshshshshhhehdiasysvffshdrghdrghdrhdrthsrgtgrsrefergezytcdracrdsced43/-13/13/3 awsfdasggtergyrjtymkhgseruiysgeroyuffaeouyrfgyeadgfgoaedgfdeagfiyerffaertfergyftgaeryfgfuiyrefguiyerfgiyuerafguiyreafgiaeraferygrfiyerfgaiyefrerfiyatgafeygriyfsgisyigyefytigafreygigyyserfiytgefrsiyygesfrgtyrygstefriygfseiytgfesifetgiyerferygsgyifserrigysefrgiyrfeygisuyigesrfigyuserfiyugfersuiyrefygiusuiygfseriguyerfsiygufsiyugsrfeyiuiyfegsrigyefriygersriygresfugyifsreiyguiresfyugiyugesrfiyugresfyugiiesriygfrseigyserfigsrefiugyyueirgiuysefuiygrfeyguygerfguyaerfgyuarefuygeyitffyeavryyfvearyyvfyiyearvfyreygfiyeargfiuygyeryfiyfvyarefgdytxqevdyxtfedwtyvewdtyxvwetdvvdtwevdtveetuydvwetuydvywteevdutervdutervdttwervdtaiyyvaeiyyrvfiygvaeriygvfaeiygriuygfouyeargfiyeragfiyuergyuifuoygeruogfwavukafkguysadgoiysadgfoyeagfyudeagyu.egydyqeetdfidftdegdyedqgvyuduygewduvcuygedvcgyuedwcvygwedvcuyudedwvuycuwevuygcvuytdexfuytervtyrvedtyveeqdytvedqeytfdytqedfdtyqdefyututyvuyqetdxvutyedqfxtyuqdeufyxtvdeqytxvqeduytxvuftdetfxdudetfxvtufedvxedxvtufxvdequftedxcdsqfytxqedtxvdetexxfetdxtedvxteextfeetfxtdefxedttfedtxftefxtedfxteefxwetsftewftwextweswdxfxdtfuytefstueesctfcyt.Score: 5/5

Ok.So far so good but not going to keep paying..Score: 3/5

Captivating and suspensefulTed Dekker does it again! He captures your attention from the first page, and weaves a story of characters with depth and emotion. I am a huge fan of his books, and this latest series of episodes doesn't disappoint. Thanks Ted for another adventure!.Score: 5/5

Worst bookThis is the worst boom I've read in 50 years!.Score: 1/5

IdentityI got hooked up as soon i started reading this book. Love it.Score: 5/5

People please!!!I really wish people would stop rating a book by what it cost!!! It messes with the review ratings. If you don't like the price of a book, fine you can put it in the comments in your review but don't rate it based on your problems with the cost of the book!!!.Score: 5/5

HiI haven't red the book yet so I don't know what's going to happen.Score: 5/5

It's okThis story has potential but what is missing is inertia. It just plods along when it could be and needs to be compelling. Not every writer is endowed with the intuitive gift for suspense. Stephen King has it in truckloads. This writer is close but just lacks that magic..Score: 3/5

This book is stupidSo contrived it is ridiculous..Score: 1/5

AmazingFor a short read its a gripping story. I'm not usually fond of these kinds of stories though this one I could not stop reading. If you Really pay attention then the end will through you for a loop while making you think about what you just read. Great introduction to the trilogy.Score: 5/5

Eyes wide openWhat a bummer that you have to pay for four books. Started out great but not worth that kind of money..Score: 1/5

Yes!!I’ve been listening to this all day while I was working, I’m a truck driver and this is definitely something I kept my mind off of what I was doing. I can’t wait to talk to me the other ones, it’s chilling, thrilling, and suspenseful. This is my type of reading, and I definitely give this read a thumbs up..Score: 5/5

Typical DekkerThis is an amazing book. I love his books because they make you think and they are so action packed. I just finished Identity and I must keep going. I would recommend this book to anyone. This is my favorite author, be sure to check him out..Score: 5/5

Awesome story, terrible price!I didn't think I would like this first book when I started reading it. I was quite surprised. It left me wanting more in the series....BUT....at 2.99 a pop I seriously doubt I will finish it. What a let down. Very disappointing! I'm not going to pay three dollars for every eighty pages, that's ridiculous!.Score: 1/5

Good book!I loved it. Easy read. Well written..Score: 5/5

SuspensefulGood book. Very suspenseful. Will have to read book two..Score: 5/5

I hate reading BUT..I haven't ever liked reading but I've been so bored this Summer that I decided to download a few iBooks and this was one. I don't read the intro or the back summary of the book. I just look at the cover. I know you aren't supposed to judge a book by its cover but I kind of have to. If a book that can keep me locked in when I literally know nothing about the story line then it's a great book worth finishing. First book I choose to read threw me for a complete loop (started good but then I was like, "Uhm, wow, no.") so I moved to this one and I LOVED THIS BOOK!! I'm so disappointed that you have to pay to read books 2-4. I'm hoping they have them at the library!! SO, IF YOU HAVEN'T ALREADY, READ THIS BOOK :D :D.Score: 5/5

IdentityGreat start to the series by Ted Dekker. The themes of this book really hit home for me and like all of Dekker's books it really makes me think about where my identity comes from. Do I get my identity from my appearance, my parents, how smart I might be? How does our identity affect us and if it is removed our changed what becomes of us? Great mind twister. I recommend this series and all books written by Dekker..Score: 5/5

IdentityThis book kept me reading until the end! Very good and had to see what happens next. Unfortunately, it was the first book of the series and only 100 pages long. Of course, I had to order the next book and probably all of the series now! Very good!.Score: 5/5

Perfect!.Ted Dekker is by far my favorite author for many reasons but this... This book he has really outdone himself with. I couldn't put it down!. Finished it within an hour. Now I have to wait until I get paid to buy Mirrors!! I recommend reading this to anyone really..Score: 5/5

AMAZING!!!Loved it! Everyone should read it😘😘😘😘😘.Score: 5/5

No thanksTed Decker is always edgy, but this book is not his best. It simply doesn’t go anywhere and from what I’ve learned about the rest of the story (which I haven’t read) I’m not interested in going where he goes. But, to each his own..Score: 2/5

AmazingThis book is amazing I command you to read it! If you don't your missing out.Score: 5/5

Good but afew TyposVery good pilot. Kept me reading once i got through the first pages. The different plots keep you interested and wanting more. Ted Dekket is just a great writer. About to finish the series..Score: 4/5

MoreI need to read more of Ted Dekker.Score: 5/5

OutstandingThis book was a real thriller that I could not even set the book down!.Score: 5/5

IdentityAwesome story!.Score: 5/5

Great start, but just a startThis is a very short book to entice further purchases. Wonderful writing. Sad I have to pay for an ending..Score: 4/5

Loved it!What a mind twister!! This one was free, I'm going to have to continue with the rest of the series....It's kind of hard not to. So far I give this 2 thumbs up!.Score: 5/5

What a cliffhanger ! !Now I have to buy the following episode to find out what happens next. Somewhat slow in the beginning finally began to move along with a unique storyline..Score: 5/5

Nice readNot quite what I am used to, but it was very interesting. Don't like the fact that the "stories" are so short, but hey, everyone has their likes and dislikes..Score: 4/5

Eyes wide openLoved books but too many f words Left me nauseous and ready to cancel because not All people use that vocabulary. My husband retired army never cussed and he was a real man so take a little time before you put it in your mouth thanks Margie Sparks.Score: 4/5

Couldn't put it down!Parts were a bit predictable, but definitely a thrill ride!.Score: 5/5

Just like Dekker....To keep you wanting more..Score: 5/5

IdentityLove this book! Couldn't stop turning the pages!.Score: 5/5

Too shortInteresting read but too short. If you want to read the whole story consisting of 4 short books its $10. I buy free books for the exact reason that it's free, not to get roped in to having to pay a bunch more to finish it..Score: 3/5

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DisappointingI guess if this is your first Ted Dekker read, it might be OK. But after Bride Collector, Priest's Graveyard, Sanctuary (wow), etc. this is very disappointing. I was hoping for a lot better. Moving on now and not going to read the rest if this collection, but will absolutely read anything else he writes on his own and sounds more like Boneman's Daughter (chills!!). Sorry Mr. Dekker.Score: 1/5

Mind twistingI personally loved it and I can't wait until all four parts come out :).Score: 5/5

The title matches the strong very wellHer name is Christy Snow, has no family, had entered the orphan when she was 13. Graduated from High School about 6 weeks ago. As she was looking for her silver socket, along Saint Matthews Hospital in Boston, she sidetracked into the hospital and had gotten lost. She got mistaken by a girl named Alice. I liked this book a lot because i can she the image in my head and makes me want to read more.Score: 4/5

Beyond RealisticWhen I read this novel, I couldn't help but feel as helpless as the main character. The author expresses this book in a strong sense giving the reader a picture-able reality. I had discovered a fear I had never noticed prior to reading. That is how realistic this novel is. Worth while..Score: 5/5

Page-Turner!One of THE best thrillers I've read, storyline kept me on my toes wanting more! The twists and turns have me questioning my perspective on the main characters, I absolutely love it!.Score: 5/5

I love reading Dekker's booksI'm never disappointed with any of his books!.Score: 5/5

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