The Ted Dekker Library

Current Release

A.D. 30

Enter a sweeping epic set in the harsh deserts of Arabia and ancient Palestine.   A war that rages between kingdoms on the earth and in the heart.   The harrowing journey of the woman at the center of it all.   Step back in time to the year of our Lord…A.D. 30.   The..read more

Thrillers

Water Walker (Episode 1 of 4)

“My name is Alice Ringwald, but the man who kidnapped me says that’s a lie.” Thirteen-year-old orphan Alice Ringwald has no memory beyond six months ago. The only life she knows is the new one she’s creating one day at a time with the loving couple that recently adopted her and gave her new hope...read more

Outlaw (October 22, 2013)

The story of how I, Julian Carter, and my precious two-year old son, Stephen, left Atlanta Georgia and found ourselves on a white sailboat, tossed about like a cork on a raging sea off of Australia’s northern tip in 1963, is harrowing. But it pales in comparison to what happened deep in the jungle where..read more

Eyes Wide Open

Eyes Wide Open is the mind-bending thrill ride from New York Times bestselling author Ted Dekker which can be experienced THREE different ways. You choose:    1. As an episodic story. Read Eyes Wide Open as four shorter sequential “episodes” much like your favorite TV show. The ride starts with IDENTITY which is FREE in ebooks. Think of..read more

The Sanctuary

THE SANCTUARY is the gripping story of vigilante priest, Danny Hansen, who is now serving a fifty year prison term in California for the murder of two abusive men. Filled with remorse, Danny is determined to live out his days by a code of non-violence and maneuvers deftly within a ruthless prison system. But when..read more

The Priest’s Graveyard (4/19/11)

STARRED BOOKLIST REVIEW: “Dekker’s new thriller is skillfully written, surprising, and impossible to put down. This is an extremely well-thought-out novel, precisely plotted, and, like a good magic trick, deceptive and startling. It might, in fact, be his best novel to date. At its center are two compelling characters: Danny Hansen, a priest who doles..read more

The Bride Collector

FBI Special agent Brad Raines is facing his toughest case yet. A Denver serial killer has killed four beautiful young women, leaving a bridal veil at each crime scene, and he’s picking up his pace. Unable to crack the case, Raines appeals for help from a most unusual source: residents of the Center for Wellness..read more

Boneman’s Daughters

They call him BoneMan, a serial killer who’s abducted six young women. He’s the perfect father looking for the perfect daughter, and when his victims fail to meet his lofty expectations, he kills them by breaking their bones and leaving them to die.   Intelligence officer Ryan Evans, on the other hand, has lost all..read more

Adam

It takes an obsessive mind to know one. And Daniel Clark knows the elusive killer he’s been stalking.   He’s devoted every waking minute as a profiler to find the serial killer known only as Eve. He’s pored over the crime scenes of sixteen young women who died mysterious deaths, all in underground basements or..read more

Skin

A freak storm has spawned three tornadoes that are bearing down on the town of Summerville.   Yet under the cover of the storm looms a much more ominous threat: A vindictive killer known as Red who’s left a string of victims in his wake and is now bent on exacting his final revenge on..read more

House

A mind-bending supernatural thriller from the creators of This Present Darkness and Showdown.   Frank Peretti and Ted Dekker – two of the most acclaimed writers of supernatural thrillers – have joined forces for the first time to craft a story unlike any you’ve ever read. Enter House – where you’ll find yourself thrown into..read more

Blink of an Eye

The future changes in the blink of an eye . . . or does it?   Miriam is a Saudi princess promised to another, a pawn in a political struggle that could shift the balance of power in the Middle East.   Seth is a certified genius with a head full of numbers, a life..read more

Obsessed

A deadly tale of ultimate obsession.   Stephen Friedman is making a good living in good times. He’s just an ordinary guy. Or so he thinks. But one day an extraordinary piece of information tells him differently. It’s a clue from the grave of a Holocaust survivor. A clue that makes him heir to an..read more

Three

Enter a world where nothing is what it seems. Where your closest friend could be your greatest enemy.   Kevin Parson is driving his car late one summer day when, suddenly, his cell phone rings. A man who identifies himself as Slater speaks in a breathy voice: You have exactly three minutes to confess your..read more

Fantasy & Speculative

Hacker

My name is Nyah and I’m a hacker. I know things most people would never believe. Things that shouldn’t exist, but do.   Seventeen year old Nyah Parks is a genius hacker whose world is unraveling. Deeply scarred from a horrific accident that killed her father and brother, and left her mother with irreparable brain..read more

Sovereign (The Books of Mortals, #3)

Nine years after Rom Sebastian was thrust into the most unlikely of circumstances as hero and bearer of an unimaginable secret, the alliance of his followers is in disarray. An epic battle with The Order has left them scattered and deeply divided both in strategy and resolve in their struggle to become truly alive and..read more

Mortal (The Books of Mortals, #2)

Centuries have passed since civilization’s brush with apocalypse. The world’s greatest threats have all been silenced. There is no anger, no hatred, no war. There is only perfect peace…and fear. A terrible secret was closely guarded for centuries: every single soul walking the earth, though in appearance totally normal, is actually dead, long ago genetically stripped..read more

Forbidden

“Circle fans, get ready, the wait is over. No, this isn’t a continuation. But Forbidden: The Books of Mortals rocks with same level of intensity and brilliance as the Circle Series. Riveting, resounding, and a magnificent blend of Dekker’s and Lee’s styles. I devoured Forbidden.” – James L. Rubart, bestselling author “True-blue Dekker, with mammoth twists and head-pounding..read more

Immanuel’s Veins

This story is for everyone–but not everyone is for this story.   It is a dangerous tale of times past. A love story full of deep seduction. A story of terrible longing and bold sacrifice.   Then as now, evil begins its courtship cloaked in light. And the heart embraces what it should flee. Forgetting..read more

Burn

The past Janeal thought had burned away is rising from the ashes.   Years ago, the Gypsy Kumpania where Janeal Mikkado lived was attacked by outsiders. With her best friend about to be consumed by a fire, Janeal had two options: try to save her friend–at serious risk to her own life–or disappear with the..read more

Green

AS FORETOLD BY ANCIENT PROPHETS, an apocalypse destroyed Earth during the twenty-first century. But two thousand years later Elyon set upon the earth a new Adam. This time, however, He gave humanity an advantage. What was once unseen became seen. It was good and it was called…Green.   But the evil Teeleh bided his time..read more

Elyon

Elyon’s lakes have turned blood red. Is it a curse . . . or the cure?   Shaeda has one blue eye and one purple eye. No one fully knows her story, but her mere gaze eats away at the core of one’s being. In his quest for power, Johnis now finds himself in her intoxicating..read more

Lunatic

Fight the Horde . . . or die with love.   Separated by time and space, our heroes finally return home. But five years have passed and they find a nightmarishly changed world.   The despised Horde are now in control. The healing lakes of Elyon are now blood red. And mighty Thomas Hunter and..read more

Kiss

Let me tell you all I know for sure. My name. Shauna.   I woke up in a hospital bed missing six months of my memory. In the room was my loving boyfriend—how could I have forgotten him?—my uncle and my abusive stepmother. Everyone blames me for the tragic car accident that left me near death..read more

Sinner

Some say roll with the punches. Drift with the tide. Nothing can stop the inevitability of change. There was a time when 300 Spartans disagreed with such mindless thinking and stood in the gap.   Now it’s time for 3,000 to stand in the gap.   Sinner is the story of Marsuvees Black, a force..read more

Renegade

One of the chosen has gone renegade.   Turning his back on all that he once believed, Billos enters the forbidden book and lands in a reality that is as foreign to him as water is to oil. A place called Paradise, Colorado, where he discovers he has strange new powers given to him courtesy..read more

Chosen

Think with your heart and prepare to die for you have been Chosen.   Thomas Hunter, supreme commander of the Forest Guard, has seen a great evil decimate much of his beautiful world. With a dwindling army and epic threat, Thomas is forced to supplement his fighters with new recruits aged 16 and 17. From..read more

Showdown

Welcome to Paradise.   Epic battles of good and evil are happening all around us.   Today that battle comes to town with the sound of lone footsteps clacking down the blacktop on a hot, lazy summer afternoon. The black-cloaked man arrives in the sleepy town of Paradise and manages to become the talk of..read more

Saint

“We call you Saint.”   The name ignited a light in Carl’s mind. Saint. He’d been covertly recruited for Black Ops and given his life to the most brutal kind of training any man or woman could endure. He was here because he belonged here. To the X Group.   An assasin. The most effective..read more

Black

Enter an adrenaline-laced epic where dreams and reality collide.   Fleeing his assailants through deserted alleyways, Thomas Hunter narrowly escapes to the roof of a building. Then a silent bullet from the night clips his head…and his world goes black.   From the blackness comes an amazing reality of another world-a world where evil is..read more

Red

“We have stepped off the cliff and are falling into madness.”   The mind-bending pace of Black accelerates in Red, Book Two of Ted Dekker’s groundbreaking Circle trilogy. Less than a month ago, Thomas Hunter was a failed writer selling coffee at the Java Hut in Denver. Now he finds himself in a desperate quest..read more

White

“Never break The Circle.”   In this final installment of Ted Dekker’s groundbreaking Circle trilogy, Thomas Hunter has only days to survive two separate realms of danger, deceit, and destruction. The fate of both worlds hinges on his unique ability to shift realities through his dreams.   Now leading a small ragtag group known as..read more

Chaos

A final quest and an ultimate betrayal.   Deep in the mountains of Romania stands a fortress, and deep within that fortress lies a chamber. In that chamber, ruling the dead for over two thousand years, lives one Shataiki bat straight from the bowels of the Black Forest. He seeks the final Books of History..read more

Infidel

From Chosen to Traitor?   After being stretched to their limits, the four heroic young Forest Guard recruits–Johnis, Silvie, Billos, and Darsal–are pulled into deeper danger on their mission to secure the seven lost Books of History.   Celebrated as a hero, Johnis’s world is shattered when he learns that his mother may not be..read more

Older Fiction

Heaven’s Wager

Kent Anthony is a brilliant software engineer who is cashing in on a brilliant career. He’s finally living the idyllic life, far from thoughts of theft and murder and other kinds of horrible criminal behavior.   He’s left his past far behind . . . or so he thinks.   This story will bring you..read more

When Heaven Weeps

A thriller unlike any you have ever read. A love strong enough to bring a tremor to your bones. A sacrifice powerful enough to make heaven weep.   At the close of World War II, a shell-shocked solider, Jan Jovic, was forced to inflict a game of life and death on a peaceful Bosnian community...read more

Thunder of Heaven

The world’s worst fears have dawned. Nothing stands in the way of total destruction…except the love of one woman.   Deep in the Amazon jungle a young American woman and the son of plantation owners fall madly in love. For Tanya and Shannon, life is a paradise most only dream about. But today paradise ends...read more

A Man Called Blessed

One man holds the key to finding the ark of the covenant.   In this explosive sequel to Blessed Child, Rebecca Soloman leads a team deep into the Ethiopian desert to hunt the one man who may know the final resting place of the Ark of the Covenant. But Islamic fundamentalists fear that the Ark’s..read more

Blessed Child

The young orphaned boy was abandoned and raised in an Ethiopian monastery. He has never seen outside its walls — at least, not the way most people see. Now he must flee those walls or die. But the world is hardly ready for a boy like Caleb.   When relief expert Jason Marker agrees to..read more