Christopher Hunter


My name is Chris Hunter and am aspiring mystery novelist who enjoys a nice cozy genre where violence is kept to a minimum and readers are able to see the characters as fully developed human beings. This gift allows me to share my Christian faith where exercising my ability to create a world of my own imagination. My plan is to pen 16 novels which represent the 16 months it took me to complete grad school. However, more could be added to the series. You never know.

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What are you working on next?
My next novel is called "A Murder Among Methodists."
Who are your favorite authors?
Mary Higgins Clark, Jenn McKinlay, Virginia Lowell
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Me discussing good news for those who have downloaded samples of my book with the intention of buying of it.

Introduction to the series
This is my introductory regarding the "Grad School Can Be Murder" series.


A James Ellis Mystery
Grad school and friendship are work, but sometimes it’s just murder. James Ellis is eager to start a new chapter in his life when he returns to his hometown of Carrington, Louisiana to start grad school after a bitter breakup with girlfriend Simone Greene. Things change for James and lifelong best friend Miguel Rodriguez when their friend Corey Andrews is getting married to his college sweetheart Amanda Lancaster. Things take a dark turn when the beautiful Amanda is brutally murdered making Corey the prime suspect. Desperate to prove Corey’s innocence, James and Miguel rush to uncover the real killer, in spite of warnings by Carrington's newly appointed sheriff to back off. Long buried secrets are uncovered as James and Miguel dig deeper uncovering numerous suspects and two unsolved murders, one that is eerily similar to Amanda’s. Read “Engaged To Be Murdered”, the rousing start to “A James Ellis Mystery” by novelist Christopher Hunter. Go to for more details. Follow me @ChrisHunter6487 and email me at

Engaged To Be Murdered

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Engaged To Be Murdered
Series: A James Ellis Mystery. You set the price! Words: 59,240. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Things take a dark turn for Corey Andrews when his fiancée, Amanda Lancaster, is brutally murdered in her apartment. Corey is seen as suspect number on, but his lifelong friends, James Ellis and Miguel Rodriguez, step in to find the killer despite warnings from the sheriff. The friends find out Amanda's murder is eerily similar to a cold case.

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