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Author Stephen HunterStephen Hunter is a Pulitzer Prize winner and New York Times bestselling author most known for his retired Marine Gunnery Sergeant main character, Bob Lee Swagger.

Born in 1946 and raised in Blue Eye Arkansas, Bob Lee joined the Marines, forging a successful career as a Marine Sniper, serving three tours in Vietnam, working with Special Operations, and earned the nickname 'Bob the Nailer' for his uncanny ability with a rifle. Despite official counts crediting him with 87 combat kills, in reality he has killed a total of 391 men.

In Hunter’s latest thriller featuring Bob Lee Swagger, Targeted, the master sniper protects a group of political hostages during a perilous standoff. After his successful takedown of a dangerous terrorist, Swagger learns that no good deed goes unpunished. Summoned to court by the United States Congress, he is accused of reckless endangerment by a hardheaded anti-gun congresswoman. But what begins as political posturing soon turns deadly when the auditorium where the committee is being held is attacked.

Swagger, the congresswoman, and numerous bystanders and reporters are taken hostage by a group of violent operatives. Soon, the very people who had accused him are depending on him to save their lives.

Before writing novels, Hunter was a journalist. He joined The Baltimore Sun in 1971, working at the copy desk of the newspaper’s Sunday edition for a decade. He then moved to The Washington Post as a film critic in 1997. In 1998, he won the American Society of Newspaper Editors Distinguished Writing Award in the criticism category and received the Pulitzer Prize for Criticism in 2003.

Hunter was born March 1946 in Kansas City, Missouri. He graduated from Northwestern in 1968 with a degree in journalism. After graduating, he was drafted for two years into the US Army serving in The Old Guard (3rd Infantry Regiment) in Washington, D.C., a unit most notable for being the guard force for the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. He also wrote for a military paper, the Pentagon News.

Hunter currently lives in Baltimore, Maryland.

You can find a signed copy of Targeted and a collection of other Stephen Hunter signed books below.

Stephen Hunter Book List
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Targeted
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Targeted by Stephen Hunter

Basil's War
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Basil's War by Stephen Hunter

Game of Snipers
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Game of Snipers by Stephen Hunter

G-Man
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G-Man by Stephen Hunter

I, Ripper
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I, Ripper by Stephen Hunter

Sniper's Honor
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Sniper's Honor by Stephen Hunter
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Soft Target | Hunter, Stephen | Signed First Edition Book Hunter, Stephen | Soft Target | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book. December 2011 NY: Simon and Schuster First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Now Playing at the Valencia: Pulitzer Prize-Winning Essays on the Movies | Hunter, Stephen | Signed First Edition Trade Paper Book Hunter, Stephen | Now Playing at the Valencia: Pulitzer Prize-Winning Essays on the Movies | Signed First Edition Trade Paper Book

First Trade Paperback Book  2005 NY: Simon and Schuster First Trade Paperback edition, first printing, new in pictorial wraps, signed by the author.

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Sniper's Honor | Hunter, Stephen | Signed First Edition Book Hunter, Stephen | Sniper's Honor | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book.   May 2014 NY: Simon & Schuster   First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Sniper's Honor | Hunter, Stephen | Signed First Edition Book Hunter, Stephen | Sniper's Honor | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book.   May 2014 NY: Simon & Schuster   First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Hunter, Stephen -  Author Signed Bookplate (Signed Bookplate) Author Signed Bookplate | Hunter, Stephen | Signed Bookplate

Author Signed Bookplate.  Self-adhesive label, approximately 3" x 4" (though sizes may vary slightly), signed by the author.

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Dirty White Boys | Hunter, Stephen | Signed First Edition Book Hunter, Stephen | Dirty White Boys | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book.  1994 NY: Random House  First edition, near-fine in  a near-fine dust jacket, author signed (slightly puckered) bookplate on FFEP.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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I, Ripper | Hunter, Stephen | Signed First Edition Book Hunter, Stephen | I, Ripper | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book.   May 2015 NY: Simon & Schuster   First edition, first printing, fine in a fine dust jacket, signed by the author, remainder marked.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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G-Man | Hunter, Stephen | Signed First Edition Book Hunter, Stephen | G-Man | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book. May 2017 NY: Penguin First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author.   Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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G-Man | Hunter, Stephen | Signed First Edition Book Hunter, Stephen | G-Man | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book. May 2017 NY: Penguin First edition, first printing, fine n a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author, remainder marked.   Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Spanish Gambit, The | Hunter, Stephen | Signed First Edition Book Hunter, Stephen | Spanish Gambit, The | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book.  First edition, first printing, near-fine in a fine dust jacket, signed by the author, remainder marked.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.  1986 NY: Crown Publishers

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Black Light | Hunter, Stephen | Signed First Edition Book Hunter, Stephen | Black Light | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book.  1989 NY: Doubleday  First edition, first printing, fine in a fine dust jacket, signed by author.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Pale Horse Coming | Hunter, Stephen | Signed First Edition Book Hunter, Stephen | Pale Horse Coming | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book.  2001 NY: Simon & Schuster  First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by author.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Hot Springs | Hunter, Stephen | Signed First Edition Book Hunter, Stephen | Hot Springs | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book.  2000 NY: Simon & Schuster  First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread, flawless dust jacket, signed by author.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Dead Zero (Bob Lee Swagger Series) | Hunter, Stephen | Signed First Edition Book Hunter, Stephen | Dead Zero (Bob Lee Swagger Series) | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book.  December 2010 NY: Simon & Schuster  First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Dead Zero (Bob Lee Swagger Series) | Hunter, Stephen | Signed First Edition Book Hunter, Stephen | Dead Zero (Bob Lee Swagger Series) | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book.  December 2010 NY: Simon & Schuster  First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Night of Thunder | Hunter, Stephen | Signed First Edition Book Hunter, Stephen | Night of Thunder | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book.  October 2008 NY: Simon & Schuster  First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Dirty White Boys | Hunter, Stephen | Signed First Edition Book Hunter, Stephen | Dirty White Boys | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book.  1994 NY: Random House  First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by author.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Hot Springs | Hunter, Stephen | Signed First Edition Book Hunter, Stephen | Hot Springs | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book.  2000 NY: Simon & Schuster  First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread, flawless dust jacket, signed by author.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Master Sniper, The | Hunter, Stephen | Signed First Edition Book Hunter, Stephen | Master Sniper, The | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book.  1980 NY: William Morrow & Company  First edition, first printing, near-fine in a good (large piece missing from front flyleaf) dust jacket, author signed bookplate on FFEP. Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Master Sniper, The | Hunter, Stephen | Signed Bookclub Edition Book Hunter, Stephen | Master Sniper, The | Signed Bookclub Edition Book

Author Signed Hardcover Book.  1980 NY: William Morrow & Company  Bookclub edition, fine in a near-fine (chipped edges) dust jacket, signed by the author.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Second Saladin The | Hunter, Stephen | Signed First Edition Book Hunter, Stephen | Second Saladin The | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book.  First edition, first printing, fine in a fine dust jacket, signed by the author.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.  1982 NY: Morrow

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Hunter, Stephen | Targeted | Signed First Edition Copy Hunter, Stephen | Targeted | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book. January 2022 NY: Atria/Emily Bestler Books First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author. Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Hunter, Stephen | Basil's War | Signed First Edition Book Hunter, Stephen | Basil's War | Signed First Edition Book

Author Signed Hardcover Book. May 2021 NY: Mysterious Press First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author.   Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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I, Ripper | Hunter, Stephen | Signed First Edition Book Hunter, Stephen | I, Ripper | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book.   May 2015 NY: Simon & Schuster   First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Master Sniper, The | Hunter, Stephen | Signed First Edition Book Hunter, Stephen | Master Sniper, The | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book.  1980 NY: William Morrow & Company  First edition, first printing, First edition, first printing, near-fine (author inscription on FFEP) in a fine dust jacket, author signed bookplate on FFEP. dust jacket, signed by the author Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Master Sniper, The | Hunter, Stephen | Signed First Edition Book Hunter, Stephen | Master Sniper, The | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book.  1980 NY: William Morrow & Company  First edition, first printing, fine in a near-fine (minor damage to back) dust jacket, signed by the author Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Hunter, Stephen | Game of Snipers | Signed First Edition Copy Hunter, Stephen | Game of Snipers | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book. July 2019 NY: G.P. Putnam & Sons First edition, first printing, fine in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author, remainder marked.   Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Stephen Hunter Bibliography


Bob Lee Swagger Series

  1. Point of Impact - 1993
  2. Black Light - 1996
  3. Time to Hunt - 1998
  4. The 47th Samurai - 2007
  5. Night of Thunder - 2008
  6. I, Sniper - 2009
  7. Dead Zero - 2010
  8. The Third Bullet - 2013
  9. Sniper's Honor - 2014
  10. I, Ripper - 2015
  11. G-Man - May 2017
  12. Game of Snipers - 2019
  13. Targeted - 2022

Ray Cruz Series

  1. Soft Target - 2011

Earl Swagger Series

  1. Hot Springs - 2000
  2. Pale Horse Coming - 2001
  3. Havana - 2003
  4. Dead Zero - 2010

Other Novels

  • The Master Sniper - 1980
  • The Second Saladin - 1982
  • Target - film novelization - 1985
  • The Spanish Gambit - 1985 (reissued as Tapestry of Spies)
  • The Day Before Midnight - 1989
  • Dirty White Boys - 1994
  • Basil's War - May 2021

Non-Fiction

  • Violent Screen: A Critic's 13 Years on the Front Lines of Movie Mayhem - 1995
  • Now Playing at the Valencia : Pulitzer Prize-Winning Essays on Movies - 2005
  • American Gunfight : The Plot to Kill Harry Truman and the Shoot-out that Stopped It - 2005

Stephen Hunter Awards

  • 1998 - American Society of Newspaper Editors Award for Distinguished Writing in Criticism for his work as film critic at The Washington Post.
  • 2013 - Pulitzer Prize for Criticism

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