Walter H. Hunt

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Walter H. Hunt
Walter H. Hunt in 2009
Walter H. Hunt in 2009
Born1959 (age 59–60)
OccupationNovelist, short story author
Alma materBowdoin College
GenreAlternate history, military science fiction, space opera
Years active2001–present

Walter H. Hunt (born 1959) is a science fiction novelist from Massachusetts, United States.


Walter Hunt wrote various RPG and game books, including MechWarrior (1986) for FASA.[1]

His writings currently include the Dark Wing series, a military science fiction space opera, as well as numerous role-playing scenarios for various gaming companies. He is a graduate of Bowdoin College and an alumnus of Alpha Rho Upsilon fraternity at Bowdoin.

Hunt's work experience has been as a software engineer and technical writer. He also has a deep interest in history (which he studied at college), in science fiction, which he has been reading since he watched Neil Armstrong walk on the moon, and in baseball. His most recent book, A Song in Stone, explores the mystery of Rosslyn Chapel and the fall of the Templars.

Hunt is a Freemason. He lives in eastern Massachusetts with his wife and daughter.


  • 2001: The Dark Wing. St Martin's Press. ISBN 0-7653-4069-0.
  • 2003: The Dark Path. Tor Books. ISBN 0-7653-4564-1.
  • 2004: The Dark Ascent. Tor Books. ISBN 0-7653-4982-5.
  • 2005: The Dark Crusade. Tor Books. ISBN 0-7653-1117-8.
  • 2008: A Song in Stone. Wizards of the Coast. ISBN 0-7869-5067-6.
  • 2015: 1636: The Cardinal Virtues by Eric Flint and Walter H. Hunt. ISBN 978-1476780610


  1. ^ Shannon Appelcline (2011). Designers & Dragons. Mongoose Publishing. p. 132. ISBN 978-1-907702-58-7.

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