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“The 49th Mystic” hits USA Today’s best-selling books list

Ada, Mich. (May 24, 2018)May 15 marked the release of Ted Dekker’s newest book, The 49th Mystic (ISBN 9780800729783; ebook ISBN 9781493414017, $24.99). Less than a week later, Dekker’s book has made USA Today’s Best-Selling Books list, ranking #76 out of 150 titles.

The 49th Mystic is the first book in the Beyond the Circle series and will be followed by Rise of the Mystics in October 2018. These books are in the same universe as Dekker’s well-loved Circle series (Black, RedWhite, and Green).

With more than forty novels and over ten million copies sold, Ted Dekker has been referred to as “a master of suspense” by Library Journal. Dekker’s passion in writing is simple—to explore truth through mind-bending stories that invite readers to see the world through a different lens. He successfully accomplishes his goal in this epic story spanning two novels, The 49th Mystic and Rise of the Mystics. Dekker claims, “These two books are without a doubt the most important novels I have ever written.”

“The Revell team is delighted to celebrate this achievement with Ted,” said Mark Rice, vice president of marketing for Baker Publishing Group. “His fans have been waiting for his return to the Circle series, and we are proud to partner with Ted to deliver another blockbuster by the master of suspense.”

Ted Dekker is the award-winning and New York Times bestselling author of more than forty novels, with over ten million copies sold worldwide. He was born in the jungles of Indonesia to missionary parents, and his upbringing as a stranger in a fascinating and sometimes frightening culture fueled his imagination. His fiction has been honored with numerous awards, including two Christy Awards, two Inspy Awards, an RT Reviewers’ Choice Award, and an ECPA Gold Medallion. In 2013, NPR readers nationwide put him in the Top 50 Thriller Authors of All Time. Dekker lives in Nashville, Tennessee, with his wife, Lee Ann.

Revell, a division of Baker Publishing Group, publishes books that help bring the Christian faith to everyday life. Whether through fiction, Christian living, self-help, marriage, family, or youth books, each Revell publication reflects relevance, integrity, and excellence.

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