Bodie and Brock Thoene

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Bodie and Brock Thoene
BornBodie 1951
Bakersfield, California
OccupationAuthor
GenresHistorical fiction
Christian fiction
Notable award(s)Gold Medallion Award
ChildrenJake Thoene
Luke Thoene
Ellie
Rachel

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Bodie and Brock Thoene
BornBodie 1951
Bakersfield, California
OccupationAuthor
GenresHistorical fiction
Christian fiction
Notable award(s)Gold Medallion Award
ChildrenJake Thoene
Luke Thoene
Ellie
Rachel

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]

A.D. Chronicles Series[edit]

Zion Covenant Series[edit]

Zion Chronicles Series[edit]

Shiloh Legacy Series[edit]

Galway Chronicles Series[edit]

Zion Legacy Series[edit]

The Saga Of The Sierras[edit]

Wayward Wind Series[edit]

The Little Books of Why[edit]

Other novels[edit]

Non-fiction[edit]

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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