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Ted Dekker

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Includes the names: Ted Decker, Ted Dekker, by Ted Dekker, Ted Dekker, 1962- author

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The son of missionaries, Ted Dekker grew up in the jungles of Indonesia. He returned to the United States to attend Evangel College, graduating with a religion and philosophy major. After several years in corporate marketing, he began writing books like Heaven's Wager. Ted and his wife live in the mountains of Colorado with their four children. (Publisher Provided) Ted Dekker was born on October 24, 1962. After receiving a bachelor's degree from Evangel University, he entered the corporate world. After numerous successful years, he traded corporate life for a wide range of entrepreneurial pursuits that included buying and selling businesses, healthcare services, and marketing. Eventually he decided to try his hand at writing. He writes spiritual thrillers, mainstream novels, and fantasy thrillers that metaphorically explore faith. His works include Black; Red; White; Thr3e; Blink; Showdown; Saint; Skin; Heaven's Wager; Obsessed; When Heaven Weeps; Thunder of Heaven; and A Martyr's Song. He also wrote The Slumber of Christianity, a non-fiction work about misplaced values in the post-modern church. (Bowker Author Biography) — biography from Black… (more)
Black 2,174 copies, 42 reviews
House 2,162 copies, 56 reviews
Three 2,161 copies, 65 reviews
Red 1,709 copies, 17 reviews
White 1,648 copies, 19 reviews
Showdown 1,409 copies, 29 reviews
Saint 1,236 copies, 16 reviews
BoneMan's Daughters 1,181 copies, 51 reviews
Green 1,142 copies, 15 reviews
Skin 1,141 copies, 24 reviews
Adam 1,137 copies, 29 reviews
The Bride Collector 999 copies, 41 reviews
Obsessed 994 copies, 16 reviews
Blink 961 copies, 14 reviews
Chosen 945 copies, 21 reviews
Blessed Child 779 copies, 8 reviews
Kiss 756 copies, 26 reviews
Sinner 729 copies, 11 reviews
Infidel 703 copies, 9 reviews
Forbidden 640 copies, 31 reviews
Heaven's Wager 631 copies, 5 reviews
Renegade 622 copies, 7 reviews
Chaos (The Lost Books) 599 copies, 8 reviews
A Man Called Blessed 572 copies, 7 reviews
The Priest's Graveyard 570 copies, 22 reviews
Blink of an Eye 569 copies, 9 reviews
Immanuel's Veins 530 copies, 23 reviews
When Heaven Weeps 517 copies, 5 reviews
Thunder of Heaven 506 copies, 5 reviews
Burn 498 copies, 9 reviews
The Martyr's Song 448 copies, 3 reviews
A.D. 30 447 copies, 22 reviews
Lunatic 414 copies, 3 reviews
Elyon 410 copies, 4 reviews
Mortal 384 copies, 9 reviews
Outlaw 320 copies, 6 reviews
The Sanctuary 309 copies, 8 reviews
Sovereign 299 copies, 4 reviews
A.D. 33: A Novel 261 copies, 7 reviews
Eyes Wide Open 225 copies, 10 reviews
Identity 216 copies, 13 reviews
Hacker 165 copies, 6 reviews
Water Walker 156 copies, 5 reviews
The Heaven Trilogy 152 copies, 1 review
The Keeper 134 copies
The Girl behind the Red Rope 128 copies, 23 reviews
The Promise: A Christmas Tale 95 copies, 2 reviews
The Paradise Trilogy 76 copies, 1 review
Infidel--Graphic Novel 47 copies, 1 review
Mirrors 39 copies, 1 review
Unseen 35 copies, 2 reviews
Play Dead 35 copies
Seer 31 copies, 1 review
The Girl behind the Red Rope 31 copies, 2 reviews
The Lost Books Visual Edition 24 copies, 1 review
Thr3e [2006 film] (Writer) 22 copies, 1 review
Genesis 4 copies
Ten 1 copy
Assassin 1 copy
And They Found Dragons 1 copy, 1 review
Obssesed 1 copy

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Ted Dekker was the son of missionaries to Indonesia. He moved to the United States and studied philosophy and religion. He went into corporate business and then moved into smaller businesses. He sold his current business once he had some novels published and realized that he wanted to work in that field full time.
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