Bodie and Brock Thoene

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Bodie and Brock Thoene
Born Bodie 1951
Bakersfield, California
Occupation Author
Genre Historical fiction
Christian fiction
Notable awards Gold Medallion Award
Children Jake Thoene
Luke Thoene
Ellie
Rachel
Website
www.thoenebooks.com

Bodie and Brock Thoene (pronounced Tay-nee) are the authors of more than 65 works of historical fiction. Eight of their books have won Gold Medallion Awards.[1][2][3][4][5][6][7][8] Over 35 million copies of their books have been sold in more than 20 languages.[9]

Career[edit]

Bodie has written articles appearing in The Saturday Evening Post, U.S. News and World Report, and The American West.[citation needed] In the 1970s, she also worked as a screenwriter for John Wayne's production company Batjac Productions[10] and co-wrote Fall Guy with Wayne's stunt double Charles H. Roberson.[11]

Personal life[edit]

Born in Bakersfield, California, the couple first met each other when they were three years old. They were married as college sophomores in 1970 and have four children. Their children Luke, Jake, and Rachel Thoene are also authors. Bodie holds a PhD in creative writing and Brock holds a PhD in history[10] and a masters degree in education. They divide their time between London, Nevada[12] or Hawaii.[13]

Published works[edit]

The Zion Diaries Series[edit]

  • The Gathering Storm
  • Against the Wind (pending publication 2011)
  • Their Finest Hour (pending publication 2011)

A.D. Chronicles Series[edit]

  • First Light
  • Second Touch
  • Third Watch
  • Fourth Dawn
  • Fifth Seal
  • Sixth Covenant
  • Seventh Day
  • Eighth Shepherd
  • Ninth Witness
  • Tenth Stone
  • Eleventh Guest
  • Twelfth Prophecy

Zion Covenant Series[edit]

Zion Chronicles Series[edit]

  • The Gates of Zion
  • A Daughter of Zion
  • The Return to Zion
  • A Light in Zion
  • The Key to Zion

Shiloh Legacy Series[edit]

  • In My Father's House
  • A Thousand Shall Fall
  • Say to This Mountain

Galway Chronicles Series[edit]

  • Only the River Runs Free
  • Of Men and of Angels
  • Ashes of Remembrance
  • All Rivers to the Sea

Zion Legacy Series[edit]

  • Jerusalem Vigil
  • Thunder from Jerusalem
  • Jerusalem's Heart
  • Jerusalem Scrolls
  • Stones of Jerusalem
  • Jerusalem's Hope

The Saga Of The Sierras[edit]

  • The Man from Shadow Ridge
  • Riders of the Silver Rim
  • Gold Rush Prodigal
  • Sequoia Scout
  • Cannons of the Comstock
  • Year of the Grizzly
  • Shooting Star
  • Delta Passage (aka Winds of Promise)
  • Hangtown Lawman (aka To Gather the Wind)
  • Cumberland Crossing (aka Winds of the Cumberland)

Wayward Wind Series[edit]

  • Winds of Promise
  • To Gather the Wind
  • Winds of the Cumberland

The Little Books of Why[edit]

  • Why a Manger?
  • Why a Shepherd?
  • Why a Star?
  • Why a Crown?

Other novels[edit]

  • Legend of Storey County
  • Hope Valley War
  • Shiloh Autumn
  • Twilight of Courage
  • Icon (e-book) [14]
  • Love Finds You In Lahaina
  • When Jesus Wept

Non-fiction[edit]

  • Writer to Writer
  • Protecting Your Income and Your Family's Future

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1998 Gold Medallion Book Awards Winners". Evangelical Christian Publishers Association. Retrieved 2008-10-28. 
  2. ^ "1995 Gold Medallion Book Awards Winners". Evangelical Christian Publishers Association. Retrieved 2008-10-28. 
  3. ^ "1994 Gold Medallion Book Awards Winners". Evangelical Christian Publishers Association. Retrieved 2008-10-28. 
  4. ^ "1993 Gold Medallion Book Awards Winners". Evangelical Christian Publishers Association. Retrieved 2008-10-28. 
  5. ^ "1992 Gold Medallion Book Awards Winners". Evangelical Christian Publishers Association. Retrieved 2008-10-28. 
  6. ^ "1991 Gold Medallion Book Awards Winners". Evangelical Christian Publishers Association. Retrieved 2008-10-28. 
  7. ^ "1989 Gold Medallion Book Awards Winners". Evangelical Christian Publishers Association. Retrieved 2008-10-28. 
  8. ^ "1987 Gold Medallion Book Awards Winners". Evangelical Christian Publishers Association. Retrieved 2008-10-28. 
  9. ^ http://www.thoenebooks.com/about.asp
  10. ^ a b "Writing History With a Message". May 5, 2002. The Tribune. H2.
  11. ^ "Charles H. Roberson, 69; did stunts in John Wayne Movies". June 14, 1988. Chicago Tribune. p. 10.
  12. ^ Bodie Thoene (1986). The Gates of Zion, p. 186. Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.
  13. ^ http://www.right-writing.com/articles-thoene.html
  14. ^ FamilyAudioLibrary.com

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