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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)
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Black 2,048 copies, 40 reviews
Three 2,035 copies, 60 reviews
House 1,989 copies, 53 reviews
Red 1,604 copies, 15 reviews
White 1,540 copies, 16 reviews
Showdown 1,323 copies, 29 reviews
Saint 1,154 copies, 16 reviews
BoneMan's Daughters 1,106 copies, 52 reviews
Skin 1,066 copies, 22 reviews
Adam 1,058 copies, 28 reviews
Green 1,046 copies, 15 reviews
Obsessed 923 copies, 16 reviews
The Bride Collector 910 copies, 41 reviews
Blink 894 copies, 12 reviews
Chosen 860 copies, 21 reviews
Blessed Child 720 copies, 7 reviews
Kiss 703 copies, 25 reviews
Sinner 672 copies, 11 reviews
Infidel 625 copies, 8 reviews
Heaven's Wager 586 copies, 4 reviews
Forbidden 572 copies, 30 reviews
Renegade 551 copies, 6 reviews
Chaos (The Lost Books) 535 copies, 7 reviews
Blink of an Eye 526 copies, 9 reviews
A Man Called Blessed 519 copies, 6 reviews
The Priest's Graveyard 518 copies, 21 reviews
Immanuel's Veins 474 copies, 22 reviews
Burn 452 copies, 8 reviews
The Martyr's Song 412 copies, 3 reviews
A.D. 30 397 copies, 21 reviews
Elyon 371 copies, 4 reviews
Lunatic 368 copies, 3 reviews
Mortal 332 copies, 9 reviews
Outlaw 277 copies, 6 reviews
The Sanctuary 275 copies, 8 reviews
Sovereign 261 copies, 3 reviews
A.D. 33: A Novel 217 copies, 7 reviews
Identity (Eyes Wide Open, Book 1) 209 copies, 12 reviews
Eyes Wide Open (Outlaw Chronicles) 191 copies, 10 reviews
Hacker (Outlaw Chronicles) 143 copies, 6 reviews
The Keeper 135 copies
Water Walker (Outlaw Chronicles) 133 copies, 4 reviews
The Girl behind the Red Rope 98 copies, 20 reviews
The Promise: A Christmas Tale 89 copies, 2 reviews
The Paradise Trilogy 71 copies, 1 review
Infidel--Graphic Novel 44 copies, 1 review
Unseen (Eyes Wide Open, #3) 35 copies, 2 reviews
Seer (Eyes Wide Open, #4) 31 copies, 1 review
Thr3e [2006 film] (Writer) 23 copies, 1 review
Play Dead 20 copies
The Lost Books Visual Edition 19 copies, 1 review
The Girl behind the Red Rope 19 copies, 2 reviews
Genesis 4 copies
Assassin 1 copy
Ten 1 copy
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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