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Jerry B. Jenkins was born in Kalamazoo, Michigan on September 23, 1949. He is the author of more than 175 books including the Left Behind series, Riven, Matthew's Story, The Last Operative, and The Brotherhood. He is also the former editor of Moody Magazine, and his writing has appeared in Reader's Digest, Parade, Guideposts, and dozens of Christian periodicals. He wrote the nationally syndicated sports story comic strip, Gil Thorp, from 1996-2004. He owns Jenkins Entertainment, a filmmaking company in Los Angeles, which produced the critically-acclaimed movie Hometown Legend, based on his book of the same name. He also owns the Christian Writers Guild, which trains professional Christian writers. As a marriage and family author and speaker, he has been a frequent guest on Dr. James Dobson's Focus on the Family radio program. (Bowker Author Biography)
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Soul Harvest: The World Takes Sides 3,830 copies, 22 reviews
Apollyon: The Destroyer is Unleashed 3,681 copies, 23 reviews
Assassins (Left Behind, Book 6) 3,508 copies, 23 reviews
The Mark: The Beast Rules the World 3,457 copies, 22 reviews
Glorious Appearing: The End of Days 2,700 copies, 17 reviews
The Rising: Antichrist Is Born 1,194 copies, 14 reviews
Kingdom Come: The Final Victory 900 copies, 10 reviews
Are We Living in the End Times? 817 copies, 6 reviews
The Regime: Evil Advances 816 copies, 7 reviews
Second Chance 792 copies, 2 reviews
John's Story: The Last Eyewitness (Author) 620 copies, 6 reviews
Soon: The Beginning Of The End 612 copies, 6 reviews
Though None Go with Me 450 copies, 4 reviews
Mark's Story: The Gospel According to Peter (Author) 404 copies, 5 reviews
Earthquake! 367 copies
Into the Storm 366 copies
Riven 351 copies, 10 reviews
Haunted Waters 312 copies, 3 reviews
The Showdown 298 copies
Hometown Legend 286 copies, 5 reviews
Shadowed: The Final Judgment 256 copies, 1 review
The Book of the King 243 copies, 2 reviews
Stolen Secrets (Author) 231 copies
Luke's Story 226 copies, 1 review
A Dangerous Plan 205 copies
The Brotherhood (Precinct 11) 200 copies, 7 reviews
I, Saul 181 copies, 3 reviews
Wild Rescue 180 copies
Missing Pieces 180 copies
Left Behind [2000 film] 165 copies, 2 reviews
The Beast Arises 155 copies
Wildfire 154 copies
Matthew's Story 148 copies, 1 review
Grave Shadows 140 copies
Phantom Writer 137 copies, 1 review
Breakout! 129 copies
The Betrayal (Precinct 11) 128 copies, 4 reviews
The Youngest Hero 123 copies, 1 review
Canyon Echoes 122 copies
Double Fault 119 copies
The Sword of the Wormling 119 copies, 1 review
Attack on Petra 117 copies
Bounty Hunters 113 copies
The Changeling 108 copies
Triumphant Return 107 copies, 1 review
The Road to War 101 copies
Taken (The Kids, books 1-4) 94 copies, 1 review
Hollywood Holdup 93 copies, 1 review
As You Leave Home 92 copies, 1 review
Instant Menace 92 copies
Holding Heaven: A Novella 90 copies, 2 reviews
Hidden Riches 83 copies
Dead End 82 copies
Wind Chill 81 copies
The Breakthrough (Precinct 11) 73 copies, 4 reviews
The Last Operative 66 copies, 4 reviews
Dead Sea Rising: A Novel 58 copies, 5 reviews
Midnight Clear (Author) 52 copies
The Glass Castle (Thirteen) 48 copies, 3 reviews
Rookie 46 copies
Margo 40 copies
Stung 40 copies
Frantic 34 copies
Hymns for Personal Devotions 32 copies, 1 review
Shaken 32 copies
Protected 32 copies
Hunted 31 copies
Unmasked 31 copies
Arrived 30 copies
Clubhouse Mystery 28 copies, 1 review
Teaching the word, reaching the world (Author) 24 copies, 1 review
Still the One 22 copies
Operative 21 copies
Bad Henry (Author) 10 copies
The Chosen 7 copies
The Calling 7 copies
Heartbeat 5 copies
The Deacon's Woman 2 copies, 1 review
Met 1 copy
Judgment 1 copy
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