MAJOR ANNOUNCEMENT: My book HURT ROAD is available for preorder!


Ada, Mich. (March 14, 2017)—Revell, a division of Baker Publishing Group, is pleased to announce that in early September they are releasing the memoir of Mark Lee, a founding member of Christian rock group Third Day.

Hurt Road (Revell; ISBN 9780800729004; ebook ISBN 9781493412471; $15.99) is the story of Mark Lee’s dreams and successes, losses and heartaches, and all the miles in between. The guitarist of Third Day is no stranger to heartache and hopes deferred; the road to success is never traveled without missteps along the way. This is the engaging true story of a teenager who found in music a refuge from the uncertainties of life and then set out to discover a better way to live than constantly struggling to make sure life turned out the way he planned it. One of the best things Lee has ever done is let go of his expectations about how life should be in order to embrace life as it is: a moment-by-moment walk with God. For anyone feeling knocked down or run over by their circumstances, Hurt Road will dare them to give up control to the One who already has the road all mapped out.

“Mark’s talent doesn’t stop with the guitar and his amazing career with Third Day,” states Andrea Doering, executive editor, Revell. “Hurt Road is a poignant, funny, and thoughtful work on the ways and means of God, and every reader will find themselves looking at their life circumstances with new eyes.”

Mark Lee is a founding member and guitarist for the award-winning Christian rock band Third Day, with thirteen albums and total sales approaching eight million. An accomplished songwriter (“Sky Falls Down,” “Alien,” “Show Me Your Glory,” and more), Lee has also written for CCM Magazine, Guideposts for Teens, and others. While balancing touring with life as a husband and father, he earned his BA in Christian studies from Grand Canyon University. He lives with his family outside Atlanta, Georgia.


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7 thoughts on “MAJOR ANNOUNCEMENT: My book HURT ROAD is available for preorder!

  1. Robyn L Christen

    I pre-ordered mine as soon as I got the email. I have no doubt, after reading your many blogs, journals and of course the songs you’ve been involved in writing, that this will be a great read! CONGRATULATIONS on your first book, and of course all you’ve accomplished while listening to the Lord along the way.

    1. Debbie

      Cindy Boo – You haven’t waited as long as I have :-). I almost feel as though it’s a gift. Well, I guess it is. I’m pretty sure it is the one book I’ll finish.


  2. Matthew Lloyd

    Hey Mark! I would love to get an opportunity to read and discuss this with you for Brave Daily ( Is it alright if I shoot you an email or a Twitter message? You can also reach me at mlloyd [at]


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