Faith Hunter

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Faith Hunter
Faith Hunter at Athens-Clarke County Library.jpg
Faith Hunter speaking at Athens-Clarke County Library in 2014
Pen name Faith Hunter, Gwen Hunter, Gary Hunter
Occupation novelist
Nationality United States
Period 1990 to present
Genre thriller; post-apocalyptic fantasy, urban fantasy

Gwendolyn Faith Hunter is an American author and blogger, writing in the fantasy and thriller genres. She writes as Faith Hunter in the fantasy genre, and as Gwen Hunter in the thriller genre.[1] She also has collaborated on thrillers with Gary Leveille, jointly using the name Gary Hunter. Hunter is one of the founding members of the blog,, a writer assistance blog, and has developed a role-playing game based on her Rogue Mage series.[2]


Hunter grew up in the Louisiana bayou country and began writing during high school. She graduated from college with a degree in Allied Health Technology and used to work full-time in a rural hospital.[1] She resides in South Carolina with her husband, Rod Hunter.


Critical reception for Hunter's work has been positive,[3][4] with Monsters and Critics praising Bloodring as "an entertaining, if a bit rough first volume in a promising new series".[5] Publishers Weekly and Kirkus Reviews also reviewed Bloodring,[6] with Publishers Weekly praising the "strong, cliffhanger ending".[7]


as Gary Hunter[edit]

Garrick Travis series[edit]

as Gwen Hunter[edit]

Rhea Lynch, M.D. series[edit]

DeLande Saga series[edit]

Stand-alone books[edit]


  • "Whitewater Evolution:A Novelist’s Route from Phobia to Obsession", American Whitewater, March/April 2009, page 60-61

as Faith Hunter[edit]

Rogue Mage series[edit]

  1. Bloodring, November 7, 2006, Roc Trade, ISBN 0-451-46108-8
  2. Seraphs, May 1, 2007, Roc Trade, ISBN 978-0-451-46147-6
  3. Host, November 6, 2007, Roc Trade, ISBN 978-0-451-46173-5

Jane Yellowrock series[edit]

  1. Skinwalker, July 7, 2009, Roc ISBN 978-0-451-46280-0
  2. Blood Cross, January 5, 2010, Roc ISBN 978-0-451-46307-4
  3. Mercy Blade, January 4, 2011, Roc ISBN 978-0-451-46372-2
  4. Raven Cursed, January 3, 2012, Roc ISBN 978-0-451-46433-0
  5. Death's Rival, October 2, 2012, Roc ISBN 978-0-451-46485-9
  6. Blood Trade, April 2, 2013, Roc ISBN 978-0-451-46506-1
  7. Black Arts, January 7, 2014, Roc ISBN 978-0451465245
  8. Broken Soul, October 7, 2014, Roc ISBN 978-0451465955
  9. Dark Heir, April 7, 2015, Roc ISBN 978-0451465962
  10. Shadow Rites, April 5, 2016, Roc ISBN 9780451465979
Anthologies and novellas[edit]
  • "Signatures of the Dead" in Strange Brew anthology July 7, 2009, St. Martin's Griffin, ISBN 978-0-312-38336-7
  • Easy Pickings, December 2011 [with C. E. Murphy] ASIN: B006UFA05E - A Jane Yellowrock and Joanne Walker Crossover
  • Cat Tales A collection of four short stories, December 2011, Roc (e-book only) ASIN: B005ZOCEKU
  • "Golden Delicious" in An Apple for the Creature, September 2012, Ace ISBN 978-0-425-25680-0 [8]
  • Have Stakes Will Travel, a collection of short stories: "Wesa", "Haints", "Cajun with Fangs", and "Signatures of the Dead", September 2012, Roc (e-book), ASIN: B008EXNMZA
  • Kicking It: All-New Tales of Murder, Magic and Manolos, Faith Hunter (Editor), Kalayna Price (Editor), December 3, 2013, Penguin Group,ISBN 978-0451419002, includes "The Devil's Left Boot"
  • Jane Yellowrock World Companion, December 10, 2013, INTERMIX, ASIN: B00AVA4NIO, includes " First Sight", "Dance Master", and " Beneath a Bloody Moon"
  • Blood In Her Veins, Nineteen stories from the world of Jane Yellowrock, February 2, 2016, Roc, ISBN 978-0451475756

Soulwood series[edit]

  1. Blood of the Earth, August 2, 2016, Roc ISBN 978-0451473301
  2. Curse on the Land, anticipated November 1, 2016, Roc ISBN 978-0451473325


See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b Faith IN THE DARK Herald
  2. ^ Stiles, Christina; Hunter, Faith; Blackwell, Raven (August 11, 2012). The Rogue Mage RPG Players Handbook. Bella Rosa Books. ISBN 978-1622680153. 
  3. ^ Fiction Review: Host Publishers Weekly
  4. ^ Fiction Review: Bloodring Booklist
  5. ^ Book Review: Bloodring by Faith Hunter Monsters and Critics
  6. ^ Fiction Review: Bloodring Kirkus Reviews
  7. ^ Fiction Review: Bloodring Publishers Weekly
  8. ^ "An Apple for the Creature". Retrieved 13 March 2013. 

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