Researchers suggest the best way to initially reach out to minds unfamiliar with the Bible is to find common ground. Novels are a popular entertaining escape and Pastor Dan Appel sees this vehicle as an opportunity to meet many people where they are. The Choice scratches modern minds who itch with a fascination for the appeal of the occult. His goal seems to be to inoculate them against the devil’s deceptions through a scary supernatural story.
This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://spectrummagazine.org/article/book-reviews/2009/03/02/mystery-novel-choice