The Ted Dekker Library

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New York Times bestselling author Ted Dekker delivers the gripping story of Maviah, a slave who becomes a queen in Arabia, A.D. 33. 

They call her the Queen of the Outcasts. Maviah, a woman whose fate was sealed on her birth by this world-unwanted, illegitimate, female, a slave-subject to the whims of all. But then she met a man named Yeshua who opened her eyes. She found strength in his words, peace from the brutal word around her. Because of what he taught her, she has gathered her own traveling kingdom of outcasts deep in the desert, wielding an authority few have seen. But when her growing power threatens the rulers around her, they set out to crush all she loves, leaving her reeling as a slave once more. She must find Yeshua to save her people, but when she does, she will be horrified to discover that he faces his own death.

Enter a story full of intrigue, heart-wrenching defeat, uncompromising love and staggering victory-one that re-examines everything you thought you knew about the heart of Jesus’s stunning message and the power that follows for those who follow his easily forgotten way. – See more at: Cover

Ted talks AD 30 in the New York Times

November 18, 2014

Recently, Ted was interviewed by the New York Times and in this enlightening article, he discusses the message within AD 30 as well as giving a glimpse into his journey of personal transformation. Read the entire article here.

The Boar

November 22, 2009

I always wondered why babies cry when I walk by, and now I know. I am a beast. You ask me how I know. You see, I was walking through a beautiful forest on a Sunday afternoon stroll when a horrible snort sounded in the bushes to my right. I whirled and came face more

The Gunslinger

September 12, 2009

Flash fiction, a new morsel of story to keep we in the Underground well fed. See, I have written something for you, about you and me. Read The Gunslinger in The Underground, it will take 20 seconds. Then post a comment on Ted’s Facebook Fan Page BY CLICKING HERE and tell me what it more


The Green Debate is On

September 1, 2009

Asking readers what they think about reading a novel that both begins and ends a series, such as Green, is a bit like asking someone what they think about being thrown out of an airplane with a parachute strapped on. Until you’ve done it, you can only guess. Those who’ve read the Circle Series more


A Magical Word for Writers

July 21, 2009

It has been said that words are one of God’s greatest gifts to mankind. In that they allow us to scratch the surface of an idea and to share that experience with a limited group of others… yes, words are invaluable. But without the incarnation of idea, words are hardly more than mathematical symbols. more


Crazy Madness

June 10, 2009

To me it feels like the beginning of a much larger phenomenon. The best kind of crazy madness. Hundreds of passionate believers who had crossed the land to bask in the glow of their own redemptive story were once again surprised by just how powerful that story is. I know I was surprised. But really, more


The Baby, the whole Baby, nothing but the Baby, so help us God.

May 14, 2009

SCOURGE OF THE EARTH or compassionate lovers of human kind? Depending on where you live and what your experience is, Christians may be identified as either one, and, much to the chagrin of those who use the label to describe themselves, legitimately so. It all boils down to what you mean by the label ‘Christian.’ more


Are you BoneMan’s Daughter?

April 13, 2009

The release of BoneMan’s Daughters is upon us. The one question I am asked at nearly every interview is, “What inspired you to write this novel?” My answer is nearly always the same, I write to explore. But BoneMan’s Daughters has a unique story behind it: The unnerving story of my own daughter. Now, more


Why We Fear Violence

March 19, 2009

I was on the phone with a ranking member of the establishment recently, a gatekeeper for a major retailer in CBA who was giving me his lowdown on BoneMan’s Daughters.

“Deeply moving,” he said. “The best from you in years in my opinion. I couldn’t put it down.”

I chuckled. “You liked it, huh?”

“I did, I really did…” There was a pause. “But it’s definitely not for everyone.”

My smile vanished. “What do you mean?” I asked.