Jerry B. Jenkins

in Kalamazoo, Michigan, The United States
September 23, 1949




Jerry Bruce Jenkins is an American novelist and biographer. He is best known as co-author of the Left Behind series of books with Tim LaHaye. Jenkins has written over 185 books, including mysteries, historical fiction, biblical fiction, cop thrillers, international spy thrillers, and children's adventures, as well as non-fiction. His works usually feature Christians as protagonists. In 2005, Jenkins and LaHaye ranked 9th in's 10th Anniversary list of Hall of Fame authors based on books sold at during its first 10 years. Jenkins now teaches writers to become authors here at his website. He and his wife Dianna have three sons and eight grandchildren.

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You’ve done the hard part.

You’ve spent ages researching, writing, and rewriting until you finally feel your book is ready to share with the world.

Not so fast.

Your next step is one of the most important. Writing a query letter can determine whether a literary agent asks to see more or sends you a cordial form letter intended to let you down easy.

It’s time to move from author to salesman.

You’re a...

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Average rating: 3.95 · 554,106 ratings · 13,192 reviews · 356 distinct worksSimilar authors
Soon: The Beginning of the ...

4.06 avg rating — 4,797 ratings — published 2003 — 18 editions
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The Vanishings: Four Kids F...

3.94 avg rating — 3,349 ratings — published 1998 — 13 editions
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4.11 avg rating — 2,909 ratings — published 2003 — 13 editions
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Left Behind Series Gift Set...

4.39 avg rating — 2,122 ratings — published 2000 — 3 editions
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Shadowed: The Final Judgmen...

4.27 avg rating — 2,024 ratings — published 2004 — 12 editions
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Silenced: The Wrath of God ...

4.24 avg rating — 1,634 ratings — published 2004 — 16 editions
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Left Behind: The Kids: Coll...

4.22 avg rating — 1,338 ratings — published 1999
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Second Chance: The Search F...

3.97 avg rating — 1,548 ratings — published 2012 — 11 editions
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Through the Flames: The Kid...

3.99 avg rating — 1,275 ratings — published 1998 — 8 editions
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Facing the Future: Preparin...

4.03 avg rating — 1,250 ratings — published 1998 — 13 editions
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More books by Jerry B. Jenkins…
The Vanishings: Four Kids F... Second Chance: The Search F... Through the Flames: The Kid... Facing the Future: Preparin... Nicolae High: The Young Tri... The Underground: The Young ... Busted!: The Young Trib For...
(40 books)
4.08 avg rating — 31,428 ratings

Soon: The Beginning of the End Silenced: The Wrath of God ... Shadowed: The Final Judgment
(3 books)
4.15 avg rating — 8,455 ratings

Haunted Waters Stolen Secrets Missing Pieces Wild Rescue Grave Shadows Phantom Writer Double Fault
(15 books)
4.21 avg rating — 3,864 ratings

Taken Pursued Hidden Rescued Stung Frantic Shaken
(12 books)
4.28 avg rating — 3,455 ratings

The Book of the King The Sword of the Wormling The Changeling The Minions of Time The Author's Blood
(5 books)
4.19 avg rating — 2,321 ratings

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“You can't understand where someone's going unless you understand where they've been.”
Jerry B. Jenkins

“Fiction has a unique role in conveying Truth. In fact, only fiction that is Truth with a capital T is worthwhile.”
Jerry B. Jenkins

“The most comforting feeling ever is knowing that someone truly likes your entire existence. I feel that way right now. Thank you.”
Jerry B. Jenkins


Who is your favorite character in the Left Behind series by Tim LaHayeand Jerry Jenkins?

Cameron (Buck) Williams
  56 votes, 48.3%

Rayford Steele
  21 votes, 18.1%

Rabbi Ben-Judah
  16 votes, 13.8%

Chloe Steele Williams
  13 votes, 11.2%

Nicolae Carpathia
  9 votes, 7.8%

Amanda Steele
  1 vote, 0.9%

Steve Plank
  0 votes, 0.0%

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