The Latest Books by Jeff Gunhus

Killer Within

Killer Within

Allison McNeil Series

Book One – NOW AVAILABLE

Arnie Milhouse is a murderer. A millionaire with dozens of kills in his past and no one the wiser. But when his name surfaces in connection with the death of a D.C. call girl, Arnie knows it’s only a matter of time before the FBI puts the pieces together. 

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Night Terror

Night Terror

Night Chill Series

Sequel to the Amazon Bestseller, Night Chill

Ten years after her abduction and near-sacrifice to the Source, Sarah Tremont struggles to be a normal teenager. As much as she’s tried to suppress the power inside of her, it’s grown dangerously strong and has drawn the attention of those who want to possess her power for themselves.

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Killer Within, Jack Templar books and more....

Killer Within was acquired by publisher Thomas & Mercer in August 2014. It will be re-released in February with an all new look. TEAS Press purchased the rights to Reaching Your Reluctant Reader and the first four Jack Templar books for translation and distribution in Azerbaijan. Jack Templar goes global!

October and November are filled with excitement this year. The sequel to Night Chill, Night Terror was released in early October and Jack Templar and the Lord of the Werewolves (Book #4) was released in late October.

The audio books for Night Terror and Jack Templar and the Lord of the Vampires (Book #3) will be out in November.

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Rob HechlerWow a dogs life!!! They say it's great. Congrats on your book(s). Rob and Terri.4 days ago   ·  1
Patricia BallasBeautiful view and what wonderful writing companions. I'm afraid I would be guilty of getting something warm to drink and a soft quilt curling up with both on a nice sofa and enjoying both the view and dogs till I fell asleep. I'd have to get inspiration from my dreams lol.6 days ago   ·  1
Janice FieldLovely dogs.6 days ago   ·  1
Mary Ellen GarzaWhat critics, sleeping on the job. Lol6 days ago   ·  1
Anton Johnsonlooks like they critiquied too hard6 days ago   ·  2
Suzanne SherrillAdorable! We have one too! They are such fine dogs!6 days ago   ·  1
Jeff Gunhus AuthorPatricia-that exact thing happened to me today!5 days ago
Jeff Gunhus AuthorGreat pic Suzanne Somehow they always look great in the snow!6 days ago

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Finally, made it to the altar. Killer Within is #159 on Amazon this morning and #1 in Hard-Boiled Mystery among the likes of Michael Connelly, John Sandford and Nelson Demille. #2 in Serial Killers. #2 in Vigilante Justice. I see these categories and I think, what kind of book did I write? No wonder my wife worries about the neighbors reading them. :) Thank you all for your help and support to make this happen!
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Gloria FrostWhen I read it I asked myself "how did I miss the signals when he was growing up?" Kidding of course. So glad you're able to share your creativity with us and still be such a remarkable person and family man. Creative minds/talents run strong in family! You and Eric have certainly kept us from boredom! 143. Aunt Gloria1 week ago   ·  1
Shawn MadisonGreat Stuff!1 week ago   ·  1
Cheryl Kaye TardifCongrats!!1 week ago   ·  1
Mary Ellen GarzaCongratulations !! If your neighbors read Killer Within, they'll love it like I did.1 week ago   ·  1

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Always a groomsman, never a groom. Being #2 is hard for a competitive guy like myself to swallow, but I do love seeing Killer Within at #550 in all of Kindle one week after its launch! Thanks again for everyone's support! ... See MoreSee Less

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Jason ReidThat is awesome!1 week ago   ·  1
Mary Ellen GarzaOh, I really like this book. I agree with Mallory Chambers, I hope you never stop wtiting. In the next few days will grab more f your books for my Kindle.1 week ago   ·  2
Mallory ChambersCan't wait to read this!!! You're so talented and I hope you never stop writing.1 week ago   ·  1
Jeff Gunhus AuthorAhh...that just feels better!1 week ago   ·  1

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Book Review: I'll just say it. I love Stephen King. His books, his persona, his willingness to help new writers. King's book On Writing stares at me every day while I write from its place of honor on my desk. So there's always a lot of excitement in the Gunhus house when a new King book comes out.

I was looking forward to Revival because the word on the street was that it had that old-time King magic, the kind that would take me back to when I first read his books in my early teens. If you were like me, you read them at night with all the lights on, stealing furtive glances to the windows. It always seemed that the night lurked a little more dangerously on the other side of the glass when I was reading King as opposed to when I visited Narnia, Middle Earth or Arrakis.

King's characterization, his creepy call-backs that can take a snippet of a child's nursery rhyme or a song lyric and make it terrifying, his over-sized imagination were all on show in Revival. But I kept waiting for that shudder to pass through me, that pit to form in my stomach from the scare on the page. There were scares and creepiness to be sure, but not the smack over the head I was hoping for. Once it ended, I admit I felt a little unsatisfied.

But after giving it a couple of weeks, I decided that Revival was just a really, really good novel--suffering more from my high expectation than any lacking in King's telling of the story. I learn so much as a writer from his books, but first and foremost I'm a fan who just likes being entertained. I was, but I hope that Finder's Keepers coming out later this year makes me want turn the lights back on and worry about what just bumped against my window from out in the dark, dark night.
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Mary Ellen GarzaTell Owen he did a great job ! Earlier I posted a review on Amazon for Killer Within ; I really enjoyed reading this book. I hope you do a sequel on this book - I really like the characters like Allison McNeil, Charles Foxen, Special Agent Scott Hansford & Section Chief Richard Thornton ( too bad he died).1 week ago   ·  1
Jennifer JaynesWhat are you listening to?1 week ago   ·  1
Karen HoeferGood job, Owen!!!!1 week ago   ·  1

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"My name is Jack Templar and I am a monster hunter." Opened a new Word doc this morning and wrote those words to start Jack Templar and the Lord of the Demons (Book 5). Amazing how fast Jack's voice is coming back. He's been waiting a while so he's good and ready. Looking forward to the next few months hanging out with him. ... See MoreSee Less

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Heather Spanogle WakefieldJack Templar rocks!2 weeks ago   ·  1
Elizabeth Zapata LangstonJust finished reading killer within I love. My first book by you :)2 weeks ago   ·  1
Helen Mora TovarYeah...he's back!!2 weeks ago   ·  1
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Elisabeth LawlorWhoop whoop!2 weeks ago   ·  1
Jeannette Oatman WhitusFinally!!! So excited!2 weeks ago

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Killer Within is also available on audiobook. Award-winning narrator Joyce Bean delivers an amazing performance and really brings the book to life. There's a free audio sample on the Amazon page if you want to check it out. Also, if you sign up for Audible, you can get Killer Within for free...which is my favorite price! Hope you'll check it out.

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