Illinois State Library

Illinois Center for the Book


Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Travis Thrasher  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Science Fiction

Born:


-- Website -- http://www.travisthrasher.com/
-- Travis Thrasher on WorldCat -- http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=travis+thrasher


Illinois Connection

Travis Thrasher moved to the Chicago area during his junior year of high school. He continues to reside there today.

Biographical and Professional Information

After graduating from Trinity Christian College, Thrasher landed a job at Tyndale House Publishers as Author Relations Manager. He worked for over a decade in that position, acting as liaison between the publisher and the authors. His first novel, ''The Promise Remains'', was published in 2000. Thrasher is inspired by Stephen King, and he feels most comfortable writing supernatural and horror stories, such as his story ''Isolation'', even though he has had success with other genres, such as romance and drama.


Speaking Engagements

Speaking Engagement Availability (Yes) You can contact the author by writing to him at P.O. Box 125 North Aurora, IL 60542

Selected Titles At Your Library

Admission /
ISBN: 0802486711. OCLC Number: 61295885

Moody Publishers,. .

Jake Rivers is forced to face the past when he gets a phone call from the parents of a missing woman who was dating his best friend from college, but as Jack seeks to find answers to questions that were never resolved, someone tries to keep him from figuring out what really happened.

Blinded
ISBN: 9781575674896. OCLC Number: 881684553

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Michael Grey is about to experience his very own dark night of the soul. How much of his perfect life will he risk for a seductive smile from a stranger? Alone in New York on a business trip, 37 year old Michael finds out. A simple conversation and a short phone call plunge him into a night out of his control. He starts by flirting with temptation and ends up fighting for his life. Michael finds himself on the run with nowhere to go, and as the night grows longer, he wonders if he will live to see the rising sun.

Blinded /
ISBN: 080248672X. OCLC Number: 68133177

Moody Publishers,. .

Michael Grey is about to experience his very own dark night of the soul. How much of his perfect life will he risk for a seductive smile from a stranger? Alone in New York on a business trip, Michael finds out. A simple conversation and a short phone call plunge him into a night out of his control. He starts by flirting with temptation and ends up fighting for his life. Michael finds himself on the run with nowhere to go, and as the night grows longer, he wonders if he will live to see the rising sun.

Ghostwriter :
ISBN: 9780446505581. OCLC Number: 263498140

Faith Words,. .

When best-selling author Dennis Shore faces writer's block and a deadline, he passes off someone else's work as his own. Then the real author shows up and begins a campaign of harassment that quickly escalates to much more.

Gun Lake /
ISBN: 0802417485. OCLC Number: 54372240

Moody Publishers,. .

A gang of five escaped convicts heads for Gun Lake, Michigan, on separate missions of revenge and redemption, where their lives converge with those of an alcoholic deputy, a brokenhearted waitress, and a desperate mother.

Isolation
ISBN: 9781440721700. OCLC Number: 311820311

Playaway Digital Audio ;. .

After tragedy in Papua New Guinea, a missionary couple returns to America and begins drifting apart from each other and from God. When their family moves into a Smoky Mountains retreat, they can't imagine the terror that awaits.

Isolation :
ISBN: 0446505544. OCLC Number: 181368909

Faith Words,. .

When a snowstorm traps a missionary and his family, the supernatural dangers of their new home will test everything they thought they knew about each other, and about their faith.

Out of the devil's mouth /
ISBN: 080248669X. OCLC Number: 179790094

Moody Publishers,. .

In the late 1920s, Henry Wolfe is hired to go on a mission deep in the jungles of Venezuela to extract a wealthy family's missing son. Along the journey, Wolfe discovers that the key to eternal life is not just a myth--if one knows whom to ask.

Sky blue :
ISBN: 0802486681. OCLC Number: 85851609

Moody Publishers,. .

After the death of his wife while on vacation in Mexico, Colin Scott's life goes from bad to worse as he loses his job and apparently his mind.

The promise remains ;
ISBN: 1414315066. OCLC Number: 71222999

Tyndale House,. .

"The Promise Remains" Sometimes our first love ends up being our last. Sometimes people cross your path whom you're unable to forget. Ethan Ware never expected to be so willing to give away his heart. Sara Anthony never knew she would be so willing to accept it. But from their first meeting in the hills of Hartside, North Carolina, the two discover friendship stronger than either of them could ever have imagined. "The Watermark" Sheridan Blake believes he has made one mistake that is beyond the reach of God's forgiveness. Even after seven years of hopelessness, Sheridan still struggles to make something out of his life. When Genevie interrupts his self-imposed isolation, Sheridan dares to hope for a second chance.