ECPA's Rush To Press


CONTACT: Morgan Canclini

Nashville, Tenn., August 5th, 2014—New York Times best-selling author Ted Dekker has landed on both the CBA and ECPA bestseller lists with all three of his latest novels in the Outlaw Chronicles series. Eyes Wide OpenWater Walker, and Hacker (January 2014/March 2014/June 2014, Worthy Publishing) plunge readers into three shadowy stories centering on one main question “Who am I?” In this series, which recalls the feel of BlackShowdown, and Three, Dekker returns to his roots with the type of storytelling that created a vast and zealous fan base for his work.

“We could not be more proud of Ted Dekker’s accomplishments on our roster,” stated Byron Williamson, President and Publisher of Worthy Publishing. “Fiction is a notoriously difficult genre to crack, but we have found that audiences really resonate with Dekker’s inventive content. He draws loyal fans like few novelists can.”

Eyes Wide Open charted on the summer ECPA bestseller list at #20 in the Christian Juvenile category, with Water Walker just ahead of it at #16. Hacker remains on the CBA bestseller list at #11 in the Fiction category and on the ECPA list at #16 in the Fiction category.

Ted Dekker is a New York Times best-selling author of more than 30 novels. Heralded as a “master of suspense” by Library Journal, he has sold millions worldwide, establishing himself as one of the most widely recognized author brands. Dekker was born to missionaries and grew up among cannibals in Indonesia, and his peculiar upbringing gives him a unique perspective outside the cultural bubble, allowing him the freedom to share provocative insights in his fiction. He resides in Austin, Texas with his wife and children. You can find him at and

Worthy Publishing Group (www.worthypublishing. com) is a privately held, independent voice in inspirational publishing, based in Nashville, Tennessee. Worthy has five divisions: Worthy Bookspublishes a broad spectrum of genres, including current events, biography, fiction, spiritual growth, and specialized Bibles; Worthy Latino publishes trade titles for Spanish and Portuguese markets; Worthy Kidscreates colorful books, including VeggieTales, for ages 2 to 8; Ellie Claire produces beautiful journals, gifts and paper expressions; and Worthy Inspired publishes felt-need inspirational and devotional books.