Jerry Bruce Jenkins is an American novelist and biographer. He is best known as the writer of the Left Behind
series of books for Tim LaHaye. Jenkins has written nearly 200 books, including mysteries, historical fiction, biblical fiction, cop thrillers, international spy thrillers, and children's adventures, as well as nonfiction. His works usually feature Christians as protagonists. In 2005, Jenkins and LaHaye ranked 9th in Amazon.com's
10th Anniversary list of Hall of Fame authors based on books sold at Amazon.com
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.