Jerry Ahern


Born
in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, The United States
June 23, 1946

Died
July 24, 2012

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Jerry Ahern (born Jerome Morrell Ahern) was a science fiction and action novel author best known for his post apocalyptic survivalist series The Survivalist. The books in this series are heavy with descriptions of the weapons the protagonists use to survive and prosecute a seemingly never-ending war amongst the remnants of the superpowers from pre-apocalypse times.

Ahern was also a firearms writer, who published numerous articles in magazines such as Guns & Ammo, Handguns and Gun World.

Jerry Ahern passed away on July 24, 2012 after a long struggle with cancer.

Ahern also released books under pseudonym Axel Kilgore.
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Total War (The Survivalist,...

3.83 avg rating — 590 ratings — published 1981 — 15 editions
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The Nightmare Begins (The S...

3.79 avg rating — 438 ratings — published 1981 — 13 editions
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The Quest (The Survivalist,...

3.80 avg rating — 390 ratings — published 1981 — 11 editions
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The Doomsayer (The Survival...

3.86 avg rating — 340 ratings — published 1981 — 12 editions
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The Web (The Survivalist, #5)

3.81 avg rating — 323 ratings — published 2008 — 8 editions
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The Savage Horde (The Survi...

3.87 avg rating — 297 ratings — published 1983 — 9 editions
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The Prophet (The Survivalis...

3.82 avg rating — 279 ratings — published 1984 — 10 editions
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The End Is Coming (The Surv...

3.83 avg rating — 271 ratings — published 1984 — 9 editions
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Earth Fire (The Survivalist...

3.89 avg rating — 278 ratings — published 2008 — 8 editions
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The Awakening (The Survival...

3.84 avg rating — 247 ratings — published 1984 — 7 editions
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