OccupationNovelist MoviesThree, House SpouseLee Ann Dekker
RoleAuthor NameTed Dekker
BornOctober 24, 1962 (age 53)
Kanggime, Yahukimo Regency, Netherlands New Guinea (1962-10-24) GenreFantasy, Thriller, Psychological thriller, Horror, Mystery Notable worksThr3e,
The Bride Collector,
The Priest's Graveyard,
Circle Series RelativesRachelle Dekker (daughter) Influenced byStephen King, C. S. Lewis, Dean Koontz BooksThree, Black: The Birth of Evil, AD 30: A Novel, Forbidden, Infidel Similar PeopleFrank E Peretti, Tosca Lee, Bill Bright, C S Lewis, Stephen King Profiles Facebook
ParentsHelen Dekker, John Dekker
A day in the life of author ted dekker
Ted Dekker (born October 24, 1962) is an American author of mystery, thriller, and fantasy novels including Thr3e, Obsessed, and the Circle Series.
Dekker graduated from high school and took up permanent residence in the United States to study philosophy and religion.
In the early nineties Dekker turned to writing novels. Over the course of three years he wrote two full-length novels before starting from scratch and rewriting both. He moved his family to the mountains of Western Colorado and began writing full-time on his third novel. Two years and three novels later his first novel was published. To date he has written over 30 novels and is best known for psychological thrillers and fantasy tales.
Dekker’s novels have sold over 10 million copies worldwide. Two of his novels, Thr3e and House, have been made into movies. Dekker resides in the Nashville area with his wife Lee Ann and one of their daughters.
The oldest of his four children, and first daughter Rachel Dekker is also a writer.
2003 Christy Award Best Fiction Book forThr3e
2003 ECPA Gold Medallion Award Best Fiction Book for Thr3e
2010 Retailer Choice Award for Green
2010 Audio File Earphones Award Best Audiobook for The Bride Collector
2010 INSPYs Bloggers Award for Excellence in Faith-Driven Literature Speculative Fiction for Green
2012 RT Reviewers Choice Award Inspirational Suspense for The Sanctuary
2014 Christy Award Best Suspense Book for Outlaw
2015 INSPYs Bloggers Award for Excellence in Faith-Driven Literature Mystery/Thriller for A.D. 30