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Tim Baker - Author

About the Author

Born into a showbiz family in Sydney, Tim Baker lived in Rome and Madrid before moving to Paris, where he wrote about jazz. He later ran consular operations in France and North Africa for the Australian embassy, liaising with international authorities on cases involving murder, kidnap, terrorism and disappearances. He has worked on film projects in India, Mexico, Brazil, Australia and China and currently lives in the South of France with his wife, their son, and two rescue animals, a dog and a cat.

 

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Featured books by Tim Baker

City Without Stars

City Without Stars

Author: Tim Baker Format: Paperback Release Date: 18/01/2018

'One of those books that just won't let you go ... An exhilarating and kaleidoscopic novel that will also break your heart.' STAV SHEREZ author of A Dark Redemption and The Intrusions'Beautifully plotted, with excellent characterisation and a highly developed social conscience, City Without Stars is an intelligent thriller that moves at a breath-taking pace.' NICHOLAS SEARLE, author of The Good LiarThe only thing more dangerous than the cartels is the truth...In Ciudad Real, Mexico, a deadly war between rival cartels is erupting, and hundreds of female sweat-shop workers are being murdered. As his police superiors start shutting down his investigation, Fuentes suspects most of his colleagues are on the payroll of narco kingpin, El Santo.Meanwhile, despairing union activist, Pilar, decides to take social justice into her own hands. But if she wants to stop the killings, she's going to have to ignore all her instincts and accept the help of Fuentes. When the name of Mexico's saintly orphan rescuer, Padre Marcio, keeps resurfacing, Pilar and Fuentes begin to realise how deep the cover-up goes.

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Other books by Tim Baker

Leave a Footprint - Change The Whole World

Leave a Footprint - Change The Whole World

Author: Tim Baker Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/12/2008

You are here for a reason. God is calling you to reshape the planet-to help change it for the better. But if you're like most people, you'll spend years searching out why God made you the way he did and never really uncover God's beauty in you and ultimately never realize why God created you. Some people believe that when it comes to God's Will in your life, there's only one answer. Well, inside the pages of this book, you'll discover that God has definitely created you for a purpose, but that purpose isn't an occupation set in stone for the rest of your life.Take the time to find out what it means for you to leave a footprint. The marks you leave on this world could make all the difference. Inside you'll explore:* Who am I really? What gifts and skills do I have? You'll look deep inside your emotions, your personality, and abilities to understand how God has uniquely gifted you to make a difference on Planet Earth.* What do I dream about? You'll look at what your heart longs to do, and you'll learn that what you dream about is probably something God has placed in you. God has given you passions...will you use them for his glory?* Why am I here? You'll discover your life purpose and look into the things you think God may be calling you to do. And, you'll be challenged to use who you are in the world right now.So take off your shoes and step out in faith. You'll find out what it means for you to leave your footprint in your world today, and what it could mean for your future.

Beat Your Best Golf Score

Beat Your Best Golf Score

Author: Tim Baker Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/03/2008

The tips in this book are tailored to players of all levels, and give alternate strategies for dealing with common situations encountered on the golf course. Step-by-step photography and a clear structure will hopefully ensure this book's success in lowering your score.

Golf Tips from the Pros

Golf Tips from the Pros

Author: Tim Baker Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 31/03/2006

An invaluable collection of tips, tricks, techniques and tactics from the world's leading professional golfers, this title includes step-by-step photographs, detailed illustrations and clear instructions featuring top golfers, including Tiger Woods, Vijay Singh, Ernie Els and many more. Professional advice on swing and technique covering the long and short game, putting, getting out of trouble, and course strategy.

Dewitched

Dewitched

Author: Tim Baker Format: eBook Release Date: 25/09/2004

Wicca is the fastest-growing religion on today's college campuses, and is even featured on the covers of popular teen magazines. Christian teens need to know what to believe when it comes to witchcraft. Dewitched equips teens to carry on intelligent conversation with someone from a Wiccan background, know how to defend their faith to a Wiccan, and notice signs of Wicca or witchcraft in their culture.Dewitched is the must-have resource for any teen, youth pastor, or parent who wants good solid information and advice from a Christian perspective about this popular but dangerous religion.

Creative Bible Lessons in Psalms Raw Faith and Rich Praise---12 Lessons from Israel's National Songbook

Creative Bible Lessons in Psalms Raw Faith and Rich Praise---12 Lessons from Israel's National Songbook

Author: Tim Baker Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 22/09/2000

Let your students experience the raw faith and rich praise in Israel's national songbook--the Psalms. The 12 sessions in Creative Bible Lessons in Psalms (the latest in Youth Specialties' Creative Bible Lessons series) unwrap this Old Testament book so your students understand the passion, anguish, and joy expressed by David and the other Hebrew songwriters--and then learn to love the same God that the ancient Jews loved. The meetings (which are perfect for high schoolers and middle schoolers alike) are arranged around kinds of Psalms, including- Torah Psalms Seeing God at work in your personal history Complaint Psalms When you're attacked, is God always your bulletproof vest? Royal Psalms Jesus in the Psalms Trust Psalms The God who really knows you, inside and out Penitential Psalms Shedding old skin--forgiveness and renewal Thanksgiving Psalms Gratitude is next to godliness Oracle Psalms How to hear God Taunt Psalms Battle lines are drawn And each session is loaded with options galore: clips from easy-to-get videos, games for mixing and games with a purpose, in-depth and ready-to-use questions for small-group discussions, original role plays, low-prep scripts, talks for you to give--activities to choose from that give your students not only a memorable time in youth group, but a taste of both the quiet trust and the boisterous celebration that the Psalms overflow with. Perfect for Sunday school teachers, youth workers, volunteers, CE directors, DREs, associate pastors--whoever wants to minister to real teenagers in a real world.

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