Judge not, lest you be judged…
THE PRIEST’S GRAVEYARD
A novel by Ted Dekker
With more than five million copies of his books sold worldwide, Ted Dekker has earned his place as a “true master of thrillers” (Nelson DeMille), and a peer of “Stephen King or Dean Koontz ” (Austin American Statesman). He began his career writing spiritual novels, but has since catapulted into mainstream fiction with his psychological suspense thrillers, including Adam, Thr3e, House, Obsessed, BoneMan’s Daughters, and The Bride Collector. Thr3e and House became feature films, and more are in the works in a three-picture deal with Lionsgate Entertainment.
Dekker’s newest novel, THE PRIEST’S GRAVEYARD (Center Street/Hachette Book Group: April 19, 2011; Hardcover, $24.99) is an engrossing tale of loss and redemption, cruelty and justice, vengeance and love, featuring two lost souls who both find themselves seeking retribution, and find each other.
Danny Hansen is a Bosnian immigrant who came to America with hopes of escaping the haunted memories of a tragic war that took the lives of his mother and sisters. Now he's a priest who lives by a law of love and compassion, but those who sin against the innocent bring out a darker side in the young priest. It is the powerful and the hypocrites who abide by legal law but eschew the law of love that most incense Danny. As an avenging angel, he believes it is his duty to show them the error of their ways, at any cost.
Renee Gilmore is a deeply wounded young woman, the helpless victim of one such powerful man. She now lives only to satisfy justice by destroying him, despite what she must become in that pursuit, and regardless of the truths she has hidden deep within herself.
When Danny and Renee's paths become inexorably entangled, neither of them will ever be the same… and neither may make it out of the hunt alive.
Compulsively readable, THE PRIEST’S GRAVEYARD is a gripping thriller that will have readers riveted from beginning to end, and pondering themes of revenge, belief, violence, and, above all—love—long after.
About the Author:
To learn more, visit www.teddekker.com and facebook.com/teddekker
TED DEKKER is the New York Times bestselling author of more than twenty novels with a total of more than 5 million copies sold worldwide. He is known for thrillers that combine adrenaline-laced plots with incredible confrontations between good and evil. Heralded as a “master of suspense” by Library Journal, he has cemented himself as one of the most widely recognized author brands in the country. He has been honored with a Christy Award as well as a Gold Medallion Award for Best Fiction for his groundbreaking novel Thr3e. Ted Dekker lives with his family in Austin, Texas.