Sigmund Brouwer

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Sigmund Brouwer
Residence Nashville, Tennessee, US, Red Deer, Alberta, Canada
Nationality Canadian
Occupation Author
Known for The Last Disciple, Double Helix, Magnus, Accidental Detectives Series, Nick Barrett Mysteries
Spouse(s) Cindy Morgan
Website
http://www.sigmundbrouwer.com/ http://www.coolreading.com/

Sigmund Brouwer (born 1959) is a well-known author with books published by mainstream and evangelical publishers. He has written scores of books across many genres, from children's picture books to scientific thrillers, and more.

One of six children born to a family with Dutch heritage, Brouwer is a native of Red Deer, Alberta, Canada. He is married to a Christian singer Cindy Morgan and has two daughters. Brouwer divides his time between Nashville, Tennessee and Red Deer, Alberta, and enjoys sports such as ice hockey and golf.

Brouwer is perhaps most noted for his work with Hank Hanegraaff in the controversial Last Disciple series, released in 2005 and 2006. It is a fictional series set in the "end times" of the 1st century AD, narrated from a Partial-Preterist viewpoint.

A favorite cause of Brouwer's is to encourage children to love books. He visits 80,000 students per year at schools across North America to present Rock And Roll Literacy, drawing on the theme that great stories, like great songs, engage our feelings. To help with the literacy cause, he has also co-written two hockey fiction books in French with Gaston Gingras, who won a Stanley Cup with the Montreal Canadiens in 1986. Brouwer also frequently presents Rock and Roll Literacy with six-time Stanley Cup Champion and NHL Hall-of-Famer Bryan Trottier, all in efforts to hook reluctant readers.

Sigmund Brouwer has nearly 3 million copies of his books in print.[1]

Children's books[edit]

  • The Accidental Detective Series
    • The Mystery Tribe of Camp Blackeagle (1990, 2003, 1988 as Indians in the Deep Woods: A Ricky and Joel Adventure)
    • Phantom Outlaw at Wolf Creek (1990, 2005)
    • Lost Beneath Manhattan (1990, 2004)
    • Race for the Park Street Treasure (1991, 2004)
    • Creature of the Mists (1991, 2003)
    • The Missing Map Pirate's Haven (1991, 2004)
    • The Downtown Desperadoes (1991, 2004)
    • Shortcuts (1993, 2005)
    • Terror on Kamikaze Run (1994, 2004)
    • Madness at Moonshiner's Bay (1995, 2003)
    • Sunrise at the Mayan Temple (1995, 2004)
    • Tyrant of the Badlands (1996, 2002)
    • The Volcano of Doom (2002)
    • The Disappearing Jewel of Madagascar (2002)
    • Legend of the Gilded Saber (2002)
    • Shroud of the Lion (2003)
  • Dr. Drabble Genius Inventor
    • Dr. Drabble's Remarkable Underwater Breathing Pills (1991)
    • Dr. Drabble's Phenomenal Antigravity Dust Machine (1991)
    • Dr. Drabble's Incredible Identical Robot Innovation (1991)
    • Dr. Drabble's Astounding Musical Mesmerizer (1991)
    • Dr. Drabble and the Dynamic Duplicator (1992)
    • Dr. Drabble's Spectacular Shrinker-Enlarger (1992)
    • Dr. Drabble's Amazing Invisibility Mirror (1992)
  • The Winds of Light Series
    • Wings of an Angel (1992)
    • Barbarians from the Isle (1992)
    • Legend of Burning Water (1992)
    • The Forsaken Crusade (1992)
    • A City of Dreams (1993)
    • Merlin's Destiny (1993)
    • The Jester's Quest (1994)
    • Dance of Darkness (1994)

In 1994 the series was collected in one volume entitled Magnus, and again in 1999 as Wings of Dawn.

  • Lightning on Ice Series
    • Rebel Glory (1995, 2006)
    • All-Star Pride (1995, 2006)
    • Blazer Drive (1996, 2007)
    • Thunderbird Spirit (1996, 2008)
    • Winter Hawk Star (1996, 2008)
    • Chief Honor (1997, 2008)
  • Short Cuts Extreme Sports Series
    • Snowboarding ...to the Extreme – Rippin (1996, 2002 as Rippin, 2005 as Wired)
    • Mountain Biking...to the Extreme – Cliff Dive (1996, 2002 as Cliff Dive)
    • Scuba Diving...to the Extreme – Off the Wall (1996)
    • Skydiving...to the Extreme – Chute Roll (1997)
  • Cyber Quest Adventures
    • Pharaoh's Tomb (1997)
    • Knights Honour (1997)
    • Pirate's Cross (1997)
    • Outlaw's Gold (1997)
    • Soldier's Aim (1997)
    • Galilee Man (1997)

In 2000 the series was collected in one volume entitled Cyberquest: The Complete Virtual Adventure.

  • Sports Mystery Series
    • Cobra Threat: Football (1998, 2007 as Cobra Strike)
    • Maverick Mania: Soccer (1998, 2008)
    • Scarlet Thunder: Racing (1998, 2008)
    • Tiger Heat: Baseball (1998)
    • Titan Clash: Basketball (1998, 2007)
    • Hurricane Power: Track (1999, 2007)
  • Mars Diaries
    • Oxygen Level Zero (2000)
    • Alien Pursuit (2000)
    • Time Bomb (2000)
    • Hammerhead (2001)
    • Sole Survivor (2001)
    • Moon Racer (2001)
    • Countdown (2001)
    • Robot War (2001)
    • Manchurian Sector (2002)
    • Last Stand (2002)

In 2009 the series was collected in five volumes entitled Robot Wars Books 1 – 5: Death Trap, Double Cross, Ambush, Counterattack, Final Battle.

  • Bug's Eye View Series
    • Annie Ant Has Hiccups (2001)
    • Baby Ant Has Stinky Pants (2001)
    • Daddy Ant, You Never Listen (2001)
    • Grandpa Ant Snores Too Loud (2001)
    • Mommy Ant, Eat Your Vegetables (2001)
    • Annie Ant Don't Cry (2001)
  • Watch Out for Joel! Series
    • Bad Bug Blues (2002)
    • Long Shot (2002)
    • Camp Craziness (2003)
    • Fly Trap (2003)
    • Mystery Pennies (2003)
    • Strunk Soup (2003)
  • Guardian Angel Series
    • The Angel and the Ring (2005)
    • The Angel and the Sword (2005)
    • The Angel and the Cross (2005)
  • Orca Echoes
    • Timberwolf Chase (2006)
    • Timberwolf Revenge (2006)
    • Timberwolf Hunt (2007)
    • Timberwolf Trap (2007)
    • Timberwolf Challenge (2008)
    • Timberwolf Tracks (2009)
    • Timberwolf Rivals (2009)
    • Timberwolf Prey (2010)
  • Justine McKeen Series
    • Justine McKeen: Queen of Green (2011)
    • Justine McKeen: Walk the Talk (2012)
    • Justine McKeen: Scooper (2012)
    • Justine KcKeen: Eat your Beets (2013)
    • Justine KcKeen and the Bird Nerd (2013)
  • Merlin's Immortals Series
    • The Orphan King (2012)
    • Fortress of Mist (2013)
    • Martyr's Fire (2013)
    • Blades of Valor (2014)

Merlin's Immortals is a revised and expanded version of The Winds of Light Series (a.k.a. Magnus).

  • Other Books
    • The Edge: Courage And Inspiration From The Ice (2000)
    • The Little Spider: A Story About Giving (2001)
    • Degrees of Guilt: Tyrone's Story (2003)
    • Tiger Threat (2006)
    • Hitmen Triumph (2007)
    • Oil King Courage (2009)
    • Devil's Pass (2012)
    • Dead Man's Switch (2014)
  • Adaptions
    • Sewer Rats (2006, an abridged edition of Tiger Heat)
    • Absolute Pressure (2009, an expanded edition of Scuba Diving...to the Extreme – Off the Wall)
  • Short Stories
    • Golden Tonsils And Other Great Stories (2003)

Adult books[edit]

  • The Ghost Rider Series (a.k.a. Sam Keaton: Legends of Laramie)
    • Morning Star (1994, 2000 as Evening Star)
    • Moon Basket (1994, 2000 as Silver Moon)
    • Sundance (1995, 2001 as Sun Dance)
    • Thunder Voice (1995, 2001)
  • Blood Ties (1995)
  • Double Helix (1996)
  • The Weeping Chamber (1998)
  • Pony Express Christmas (2000)
  • Nick Barrett Mysteries
    • Out of the Shadows (2001)
    • Crown of Thorns (2002)
    • The Lies of Saints (2003)
  • The Leper (2002)
  • Dear Teacher (2004)
  • The Last Disciple Series
    • The Last Disciple (With Hank Hanegraaff, 2005, 2012)
    • The Last Sacrifice (With Hank Hanegraaff, 2006, 2012)
    • The Last Temple (With Hank Hanegraaff, 2012)
  • Fuse of Armageddon (With Hank Hanegraaff, 2007)
  • Broken Angel (2008)
  • Flight of Shadows (2010)
  • The Canary List (2011)
  • Thief of Glory (2014)

Note that Brouwer's novel Failure to Protect was never released, despite having a set release date for early 2010.

Non-fiction Books[edit]

  • The Carpenter's Cloth: Christ's Journey to the Cross and Beyond (1998, 2004 as The Carpenter's Journey: To the Cross and Beyond)
  • Into His Arms: Seeing Jesus Through Children's Eyes (1999)
  • The Truth Is Out There Series
    • Can the Real Jesus Still Be Found? (2000)
    • The Unrandom Universe (2002)
  • In Galileo's Footsteps (2007)
  • Who Made the Moon? (2008)
  • Rock 'N' Roll Literacy (2011)

Rumored Works[edit]

  • A fourth Nick Barrett Mystery was announced in a comment by Brouwer on his Facebook page.[2]

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