It's the 21st, time for the Teen FIRST blog tour!(Join our alliance! Click the button!) Every 21st, we will feature an author and his/her latest Teen fiction book's FIRST chapter!
and his book:
Thomas Nelson (November 11, 2008)
ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Ted is the son of missionaries John and Helen Dekker, whose incredible story of life among headhunters in Indonesia has been told in several books. Surrounded by the vivid colors of the jungle and a myriad of cultures, each steeped in their own interpretation of life and faith, Dekker received a first-class education on human nature and behavior. This, he believes, is the foundation of his writing.
After graduating from a multi-cultural high school, he took up permanent residence in the United States to study Religion and Philosophy. After earning his Bachelor's Degree, Dekker entered the corporate world in management for a large healthcare company in California. Dekker was quickly recognized as a talent in the field of marketing and was soon promoted to Director of Marketing. This experience gave him a background which enabled him to eventually form his own company and steadily climb the corporate ladder.
Since 1997, Dekker has written full-time. He states that each time he writes, he finds his understanding of life and love just a little clearer and his expression of that understanding a little more vivid. To see a complete list of Dekker's work, visit The Works section of TedDekker.com.
Here are some of his latest titles:
Chosen (The Lost Books, Book 1) (The Books of History Chronicles)
Black: The Birth of Evil (The Circle Trilogy Graphic Novels, Book 1)
WHAT TEENS ARE SAYING:
I've turned my 13 year old nephew Aaron into a HUGE Ted Dekker fan. When the graphic novel arrived in the mail, I knew he'd be dying to see it - and I was right. I haven't seen him smile that big in a while. I gave it to him on one condition... he had to write the review. So, here's Aaron's thoughts on Infidel.
"The book version of Infidel was exactly like the comic book. The characters are exactly how I pictured them in my head. I plan on reading them all. I felt like I was actually there and couldn't put the book down or hte story would die." - Aaron, 13
AND NOW...THE FIRST TWO PAGES:
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