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J.T. Hunter is a best-selling true crime writer with seven published books, including The Vampire Next Door: The True Story of the Vampire Rapist (2014); Devil in the Darkness: The True Story of Israel Keyes (2016); and A Monster of All Time: The True Story of Danny Rolling, the Gainesville Ripper (2018).


As a true crime author, JT strives to craft compelling narratives that educate and inform, while treating victims and their families with empathy and respect. J.T. has been interviewed for true crime documentaries broadcast in the United States, Canada, and Europe, and he has appeared on numerous true crime radio shows and podcasts. In his role as a college professor, J.T.’s teaching interests include creative writing and criminal psychology. He practiced law as a licensed attorney for nearly 15 years, including criminal law and appeals, and he has significant training in criminal investigation techniques.


JT is always on the lookout for true crimes to be the subject of his next book.  If you know of a true crime that might make a compelling story, or if you'd like to receive his newsletter, please contact him at or via the Contact page on this website.