Bodie & Brock Thoene Books

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Brodie and Brock Thoene are American authors. The duo writes historical and inspirational fiction. They were both born in Bakersfield, California, Brock in 1952 and Brodie in 1951. They met at the tender age of three.

Order of Saga of the Sierras Series

# Read Title Published Details
1 The Man from Shadow Ridge 1990 Description / Buy
2 Riders of the Silver Rim 1990 Description / Buy
3 Gold Rush Prodigal 1991 Description / Buy
4 Cannons of the Comstock 1992 Description / Buy
5 Shooting Star 1993 Description / Buy
6 Flames on the Barbary Coast 1993 Description / Buy
7 Sequoia Scout 1999 Description / Buy
8 The Year of the Grizzly 1999 Description / Buy

Chronological Order of Saga of the Sierras Series

# Read Title Published Details
1 The Man from Shadow Ridge 1990 Description / Buy
2 Riders of the Silver Rim 1990 Description / Buy
3 Gold Rush Prodigal 1991 Description / Buy
4 Sequoia Scout 1999 Description / Buy
5 Cannons of the Comstock 1992 Description / Buy
6 The Year of the Grizzly 1999 Description / Buy
7 Shooting Star 1993 Description / Buy
8 Flames on the Barbary Coast 1993 Description / Buy

Order of Shiloh Legacy Series

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1 In My Father's House 1993 Description / Buy
2 A Thousand Shall Fall 2006 Description / Buy
3 Say to This Mountain 2006 Description / Buy

Order of Galway Chronicles Series

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1 Only the River Runs Free 1997 Description / Buy
2 Of Men and of Angels 1999 Description / Buy
3 Ashes of Remembrance 1999 Description / Buy
4 All Rivers to the Sea 2000 Description / Buy

Order of Wayward Wind Series

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1 Winds of Promise 1997 Description / Buy
2 To Gather the Wind 1998 Description / Buy
3 Winds of the Cumberland 1999 Description / Buy

Order of Zion Chronicles Series

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1 The Gates of Zion 1986 Description / Buy
2 A Daughter of Zion 1987 Description / Buy
3 The Return to Zion 1987 Description / Buy
4 A Light in Zion 1988 Description / Buy
5 The Key to Zion 1991 Description / Buy

Order of Zion Legacy Series

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1 Jerusalem Vigil 2000 Description / Buy
2 Thunder from Jerusalem 2000 Description / Buy
3 Jerusalem's Heart 2001 Description / Buy
4 The Jerusalem Scrolls 2001 Description / Buy
5 Stones of Jerusalem 2002 Description / Buy
6 Jerusalem's Hope 2002 Description / Buy

Order of A.D. Chronicles Series

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1 First Light 2003 Description / Buy
2 Second Touch 2004 Description / Buy
3 Third Watch 2004 Description / Buy
4 Fourth Dawn 2005 Description / Buy
5 Fifth Seal 2006 Description / Buy
6 Sixth Covenant 2007 Description / Buy
7 Seventh Day 2007 Description / Buy
8 Eighth Shepherd 2008 Description / Buy
9 Ninth Witness 2008 Description / Buy
10 Tenth Stone 2009 Description / Buy
11 Eleventh Guest 2009 Description / Buy
12 Twelfth Prophecy 2011 Description / Buy

Order of Zion Covenant Series

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1 Vienna Prelude 1989 Description / Buy
2 Prague Counterpoint 1989 Description / Buy
3 Munich Signature 1990 Description / Buy
4 Jerusalem Interlude 1990 Description / Buy
5 Danzig Passage 1991 Description / Buy
6 Warsaw Requiem 1991 Description / Buy
7 London Refrain 2005 Description / Buy
8 Paris Encore 2005 Description / Buy
9 Dunkirk Crescendo 2005 Description / Buy

Order of Zion Diaries Series

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1 The Gathering Storm 2010 Description / Buy
2 Against the Wind 2011 Description / Buy

Order of The Jerusalem Chronicles Series

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1 When Jesus Wept 2013 Description / Buy
2 Take This Cup 2014 Description / Buy
3 Behold the Man 2014 Description / Buy

Order of Legends of the West Series

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1 Legends of the West: Volume One 2007 Description / Buy
2 Legends of the West: Volume Two 2007 Description / Buy
3 Legends of the West: Volume Three 2008 Description / Buy
4 Legends of the West: Volume Four 2008 Description / Buy

Order of Bodie & Brock Thoene Standalone Novels

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1 Twilight of Courage 1994 Description / Buy
2 Shiloh Autumn 1996 Description / Buy
3 Love Finds You in Lahaina, Hawaii 2010 Description / Buy
4 Icon 2010 Description / Buy
5 Beyond the Farthest Star 2011 Description / Buy

Order of The Little Books of Why? Series

# Read Title Published Details
1 Why a Manger? (Short Story) 2006 Description / Buy
2 Why a Crown? (Short Story) 2007 Description / Buy
3 Why a Shepherd? 2007 Description / Buy
4 Why a Star? 2008 Description / Buy

Order of Bodie & Brock Thoene Non-Fiction Books

# Read Title Published Details
1 Protecting Your Income and Your Family's Future 1989 Description / Buy
2 Writer to Writer 1990 Description / Buy
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In elementary school, Brock was one grade behind Brodie, at least at the start. But because school was so difficult for Brodie, Brock eventually caught up. Brodie’s teachers did not understand her. They thought she was lazy.

Fortunately, her parents rejected the report. They knew their daughter was a hard worker, which is why they hired a tutor. It took four difficult hours of work each day during the summer, but Brodie improved.

She was in college when she learned about her reading dyslexia. It explained the educational hurdles she had encountered throughout her life. Interestingly enough, because she had struggled to master the art of reading and writing, she became fascinated with words. This, in turn, sparked an interest in storytelling.

Brodie and Brock went on their first date in high school. During the Christmas Formal in Brodie’s senior year, the girls invited the boys to the dance. Brodie took an interest in Brock because he was so handsome.

However, they spent so much time talking that they did very little dancing. It was apparent to the pair that they liked one another. But their relationship fizzled out within a few months.

They enrolled at different colleges, and they did not see each other for the next nine months. During that period, they both chose to dedicate their lives to their Christian faith.

After reuniting for the summer, they rekindled their relationship. As published authors, they collaborate closely on every book they write.

Brodie’s writing career started early. She collaborated with Chuck Robertson on ‘The Fall Guy’ before landing a position at Batjac Productions, John Wayne’s company.

She worked as a writer and researcher. Initially, she found great joy in her role as a screenwriter. But the work was so demanding that she began to lose interest. At one point, after fighting for so long to meet various deadlines, she realized that she could no longer dedicate herself to the career.

It wouldn’t have surprised anyone if she had chosen to abandon writing altogether. But something unexpected happened. Brodie developed an interest in Israel. She wanted to write about the country’s struggles to attain statehood.

John Wayne encouraged her to pursue the topic. After a producer asked her to write a script about the day the British gave Jerusalem’s mayor the key to the city, Brodie met a woman whose husband was there when the exchange happened.

Since that day, Brodie and her husband have written numerous stories about Israel. Brock does a tremendous amount of research for the books they write.

Brodie and Brock Thoene Awards

The couple has won numerous Gold Medallion Awards.

Best Brodie and Brock Thoene Books

Brodie has a creative writing Ph.D. Brock has a history Ph.D. The couple has four children and several grandchildren. Brodie and Brock Thoene’s best books include:

Vienna Prelude: Elisa was a talented violinist that performed with the Vienna Symphony Orchestra. She could travel and play in Germany as she wished. Her actions were far from legal.

In 1935, the law had placed several restrictions on Jews. But no one knew of Elisa’s Jewish descent because she went by an Aryan name whenever she played. Leah, Elisa’s friend, is not so lucky.
She has to escape Austria with her family before the Holocaust claims their lives. Meanwhile, John Murphy, a New York Times Reporter, is trying to overthrow Hitler.

Prague Counterpoint: Elisa did what she could to help her countrymen. She risked her life in the process, but she would have done it again if it meant that she could save all the Jewish souls that needed her.

Elisa made it to Czechoslovakia. She thought she was safe, but she was wrong. Europe is on a knife’s edge. The continent cannot avoid all-out war, not when Hitler is on the move.

His forces are cutting a bloody path through Vienna. He intends to conquer Czechoslovakia. Elisa knows that hers is not the only life on the line. She wants to save as many people as she can. But she also longs for John.

When Does The Next Bodie & Brock Thoene book come out?

Bodie & Brock Thoene doesn't seem to have an upcoming book. Their newest book is Behold the Man and was released on November, 1st 2014. It is the newest book in the The Jerusalem Chronicles Series.

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