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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]

Faith Hunter
Faith Hunter speaking at Athens-Clarke County Library in 2014
Faith Hunter speaking at Athens-Clarke County Library in 2014
Pen nameFaith Hunter, Gwen Hunter, Gary Hunter
NationalityUnited States
Period1990 to present
Genrethriller; post-apocalyptic fantasy, urban fantasy



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 HunterEdit

Garrick Travis seriesEdit

  • Death Warrant, October 1990, Warner Books, ISBN 978-0-446-36013-5
  • Death Sentence, July 1992, Warner Books, ISBN 978-0-446-36014-2

as Gwen HunterEdit

Rhea Lynch, M.D. seriesEdit

DeLande Saga seriesEdit

Stand-alone booksEdit


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

as Faith HunterEdit

Rogue Mage seriesEdit

  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
  4. "Trials (Rogue Mage Anthology Book 1)", Faith Hunter and other others, November 28, 2016, Lore Seekers Press, ASIN B01N43OZ6C
  5. "Tribulations (Rogue Mage Anthology Book 2)", Faith Hunter and other authors, December 30, 2016, Lore Seekers Press, ASIN B01N2UTGCF

Jane Yellowrock seriesEdit

  1. Skinwalker
  2. Blood Cross
  3. Mercy Blade
  4. Raven Cursed
  5. Death's Rival
  6. Blood Trade
  7. Black Arts
  8. Broken Soul
  9. Dark Heir
  10. Shadow Rites
  11. Cold Reign
  12. Dark Queen
Short StoriesEdit

These are in chronological order to match the timeline of the books.

Soulwood seriesEdit

  1. Blood of the Earth, August 2, 2016, Roc ISBN 978-0451473301
  2. Curse on the Land, November 1, 2016, Roc ISBN 978-0451473325
  3. Flame in the Dark, December 5, 2017, Roc ISBN 978-0451473332
  4. Circle of the Moon, Feb 26, 2019, Roc ISBN 978-0399587948


See alsoEdit


  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

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