Ted Dekker’s Best Seller Thr3e Movie
Suspense Novel Three by Ted Dekker is so good that it has even get to the movies. And it’s not surprise since many people consider Dekker as the new Stephen King, and that is a huge thing to say, considering King’s thrillers. Thr3e is one of those books that once you’ve started reading you can’t stop until you finish it.
Ted Dekker is a Suspense and Thriller Novelist, one of Time’s Best Selling authors. His novels are carecterized by spiritual and religious themes.
After leaving Indonesia, Dekker graduated from a multi-cultural high school and took up permanent residence in the United States to study Philosophy and Religion at Evangel University.
Dekker becomes a novelist
In the early nineties while visiting a friend who had just written a book, Dekker decided to pursue a long held desire to be a novelist. Over the course of two years he wrote two full length novels before scrapping both and starting from scratch and rewriting both. It was then that Dekker realized that storytelling was what satisfied him.
He sold his business, moved his family to the mountains of Western Colorado and began writing full-time on his third novel.
Dekker has frequently described his novels as pure escapism with inescapable truth in which he often plumbs humanity?s ongoing struggle with evil. As such many of his novels are set in the darkest of settings. Common thematic elements that appear in his novels include:
- A desperate struggle that typically plunges the protagonist into a hopeless situation from which they must find their way out, such as being stalked by a serial killer.*>
A vivid distinction between the forces of good and evil, typically utilizing stark imagery of darkness and hopelessness contrasted with light and love.*>
The existence of a spiritual reality that, while unseen, consistently proves itself as real as the visible world. The centrality of faith.*>
The ideal that love and self-sacrifice are life?s greatest discovery and highest purpose.*>
Kevin Parson, a 27 year old seminary student, receives a call on his cell phone while driving. The man on the other end, Richard Slater, tells Kevin that he has three minutes to confess his sin to the world or else. What follows is a cat and mouse game with Kevin, his childhood friend Samantha Sheer, and FBI agent Jennifer Peters struggling to keep up with the clues Slater sends their way; these clues lead to horrific events.