Search Results: "Ted Dekker"


BOOK REVIEW

BONEMAN’S DAUGHTERS by Ted Dekker
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 14, 2009

"Dekker's villain—who is addicted to Noxzema skin cream—is almost likable compared to his victims and the other characters, all of whom overthink every action in this less-than-thrilling tale that might hit the mark with Dekker fans but will leave most readers begging for mercy."
Christian novelist Dekker offers a mainstream novel featuring a soulless serial killer, a top Naval Intelligence officer and a 17-year-old aspiring model in a tale set in Austin, Texas. Read full book review >

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A.D. 30 by Ted Dekker
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 28, 2014

"Action-adventure, set against the life of Yeshua, the prophet who dared speak against 'the way of the world, protected by position and sword and gold and knowledge.'"
Dekker (Outlaw, 2013, etc.) makes the spiritual real through the fictional Maviah, daughter of Rami bin Malik, Bedu sheikh.Read full book review >

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OUTLAW by Ted Dekker
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 22, 2013

"For fans of Dekker's Christian-inspired fiction."
Dekker's latest centers around the life of a mother who is stranded with a savage race unknown to modern man. Read full book review >

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SOVEREIGN by Ted Dekker
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 18, 2013

"An installment enhanced by Lee's smooth, competent writing."
This third volume in the Books of Mortals series, a collaboration between Christian writer Dekker and his partner, Lee, continues the tale of an alternative universe with an allegorical flavor. Read full book review >

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MORTAL by Ted Dekker
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 5, 2012

"A book that can be enjoyed as a stand-alone novel by those who haven't read Book One."
Five hundred years into the post-apocalyptic future, in a world largely populated by a different kind of walking dead—people who think they're alive but have been emptied of all emotion but fear—a group of living, feeling Mortals fight for humanity against the brutal forces of the Order. Read full book review >

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ONE KID AT A TIME by Jake Dekker
Released: April 13, 2012

"A candid, charismatic glimpse into the ups and downs of a blossoming adoptive father-son duo."
Dekker's heartwarming memoir chronicles the bumpy ride of a modern family coming together amid complicated circumstances. Read full book review >

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CRISPIN AND THE 3 LITTLE PIGLETS by Ted Dewan
ANIMALS
Released: March 11, 2003

"Any child who's ever had to make room for siblings will sympathize with Crispin and recognize themselves as he eases into the role of big brother. (Picture book. 5-8)"
A privileged piglet adjusts to life with triplets in Dewan's sequel to Crispin: The Pig Who Had It All (not reviewed). Read full book review >

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IDITAROD DREAM by Ted Wood
by Ted Wood, photographed by Ted Wood
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 30, 1996

"An attractive volume that captures the thrill of the race and comes with a bonus—Dusty takes first place. (map) (Picture book/nonfiction. 8-12)"
A detailed, carefully written account of a 15-year-old boy's participation in the Junior Iditarod in Alaska, with large, colorful, action-packed photographs of the race. Read full book review >

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TOP SECRET by Ted Dewan
by Ted Dewan, illustrated by Ted Dewan
ADVENTURE
Released: April 1, 1997

"Aim at older readers: The pages are often divided into comic-strip panels, and can be confusing; Dewan's rendering of the child is less adept than his other images, so that the hoisting up of the sleeping girl looks awkward and a little frightening. (Picture book. 5-8)"
Written in prose reminiscent of a spy or detective novel, Dewan reveals the secrets behind the tooth-fairy legend. Read full book review >

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BIG JIMMY’S KUM KAU CHINESE TAKE OUT by Ted Lewin
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 1, 2001

"Readers won't just drink in its transporting atmosphere, but will soon be on their way to their nearest Chinese community to taste the very air as well as the food. (Picture book. 5-9)"
In a fond salute, Lewin (Red Legs, p. 588, etc.) introduces readers to his favorite Chinese take-out place. Read full book review >