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Publication Order of The Templar Chronicles Books

Jack Templar, Monster Hunter (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
Jack Templar and the Monster Hunter Academy (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
Jack Templar and the Lord of the Vampires (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
Jack Templar And The Lord Of The Werewolves (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
Jack Templar And The Lord Of The Demons (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
Jack Templar and the Last Battle (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Night Chill Books

Publication Order of Allison McNeil Books

Publication Order of Scott / Mara Books

Silent Threat (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon
Imminent Threat (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Standalone Novels

Resurrection America (2017)Description / Buy at Amazon
Gypsy Blood (2018)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Short Stories/Novellas

The Torment Of Rachel Ames (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
Caroline And Mordecai The Gand (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Non-Fiction Books

No Parachute Required (2001)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Little Book Of Secrets (2009)Description / Buy at Amazon
Wake Up Call (2009)Description / Buy at Amazon
Choose the Right Career (2010)Description / Buy at Amazon
Reaching Your Reluctant Reader (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
Where Are Your Shoes? (2017)Description / Buy at Amazon

Jeff Gunhus is a renowned American writer, who is famous for his thriller, children’s books, and horror genres of novels. He has written several mind blowing horror and thriller books series and many of them have achieved a tremendous amount of success. Some of the best works of author Gunhus include the Allison McNeil series, the Night Chill series, The Career series, and the Templar Chronicles series. Several of his books have found success in being listed as bestsellers and have helped him achieve the status of being a best-selling novelist. Author Gunhus’ books have appeared in the lists of bestsellers in a number of popular literary magazines and journals, such as the USA Today, the NY Times, and several others as well. The novels of author Gunhus are mainly written keeping in mind the tastes and likings of adults and middle grade/young adult readers. He feels that such category of readers are highly attracted towards his stories and make him feel comfortable to continue writing different kinds of thriller/horror stories for them.

Author Gunhus says that he received great inspirations from some of the prominent writers of his time like C.S. Lewis, J.R.R. Tolkien, Frank Herbert, J.K. Rowling, etc. He used to find great interests in reading the popular works of these authors and this enabled him to write stories of his own, and achieve his dream of becoming a novelist. Gunhus also says that the first novel that he wrote in the initial days of his writing career, Jack Templar-Monster Hunter, was the result of a dedicated effort to make his 11 year old son come out of being a reluctant reader and experience the excitements and joys provided by an excellent read. This effort of author Gunhus seemed to work quite well, for his son as well as for himself. It gave way to the development of an exciting new series. Following the immense success of his first book Gunhus developed a few more titles and completed an entire book series. Later, he followed it up with a few more interesting series of books.

The books written by author Gunhus are available in multiple languages in different countries of the world. Some of his titles have even been the finalists of Book of the Year prizes by Foreword Reviews. And also got enlisted in USA Today bestsellers list. When his experiment with his own son became a success, Gunhus thought of exploring it more so as to help other parents in reaching their reluctant reader-kids and develop their interests towards reading books. This developed into a passion for author Gunhus in addition to writing. Today, he remains active in issues related to child literacy and works with dedication and determination to eradicate them.

Author Gunhus was born in Des Moines, United States. As of today, he resides in Maryland along with his lovely wife named Nicole and five kids. He seems quite content with his active lifestyle and wishes to continue to be for many more years in the future. Gunhus believes that his attempts to keep up with his children is the main reason behind his activeness in his lifestyle. During his spare times, author Gunhus likes to sit and enjoy the quiet and peace of a remotely located coffee shop in Annapolis and work on developing his upcoming novels. He is grateful for the love and support given to him by his fans from the across the world. Gunhus considers himself lucky and blessed to have achieved so much in his small career so far. He wants to write numerous other interesting books for his fans and prolong his successful writing career for as long as he can. Author Gunhus likes to interact with the readers and take suggestions from them in order to improve his writing skills. For this purpose, he has developed a personal website. He keeps his fans updated with the upcoming events from his personal and professional lives through his website.

The Templar Chronicles book series written by author Jeff Gunhus is comprised of a total of 6 books, which were released between the years 2012 and 2016. Each of the books consists of the chief protagonist in the role of Jack Templar. The debut book of this series is entitled ‘Jack Templar, Monster Hunter’. The main characters of this book include Jack Templar, Cindy Adams, Aunt Sophie, etc. At the start of the book’s story, it is shown that Jack Templar is an orphan. His parents are dead and he does not have any memory of them. The only thing he remembers is a small description from Aunt Sophie about how his parents died. As his 14th birthday comes near, he experiences that things are beginning to change in his life. Firstly, he gains new strength all of a sudden, which he comes to know about after he saves his close friend from a bully.

Jack has a crush on Cindy Adams, who also notices the sudden changes in him. Later, Jack Templar meets a mysterious girl, Eva, who informs him about a couple of facts. Jack comes to know that he a descendent of monster hunters of a long running generation, and has to take up the role very soon. The second fact is that the monsters have found out everything about him and will attack him any moment. The monsters are collectively called Creach and they have a lord, who wishes to give Jack a slow & painful death. In order to prevent the monsters from attacking the human kind and saving his friends & close ones, Jack Templar is required to battle against harpies, zombies, werewolves, trolls, vampires, and many other kinds of creatures. And the most dangerous of all is his encounter with his past. Jack wonders why he was chosen to be the ‘One’, but accepts his destiny and proceeds to do what is expected from him.

Another interesting book of this horror/thriller series is called ‘Jack Templar & Lord of Vampires’. It was released in 2013. At the beginning of the story of this book, it is depicted that Jack Templar takes up the journey for tracking down & acquiring the first of the 5 mythical ‘Jerusalem Stones’. These stones are considered to be the power source and were found in the ancient times by Jack’s ancestors, known as the Templar Knights. If all the stones are found and reunited by Jack Templar, he can stop a Dark Lord named Ren Lucre from attacking the human world. Jack Templar’s father is held hostage by Ren Lucre, who has planned to use him as a leverage in the all out war. Each one of the stones is possessed by a different Lord of Creach. Jack knows it is not going to be an easy task for him to recover the stones. He seems well aware of all the dangers and in spite of that he begins the quest with his friends. Jack seeks out a terrifying and powerful adversary called the Lord of the Vampires. It appears quite clear that the fate of the humankind rests on the shoulders of Jack Templar, and he will face the toughest of the challenges on this dangerous journey.

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