Books by Whitney Terrell

Whitney Terrell was born and raised in Kansas City and attended the Iowa Writers’ Workshop. He is the New Letters visiting writer at the University of Missouri–Kansas City. Terrell’s debut, The Huntsman, was a New York Times Notable Book.


THE GOOD LIEUTENANT by Whitney Terrell
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 7, 2016

"Informed witness; overly complicated storytelling."
A glimpse of the war in Iraq, as told by the acclaimed author of The King of Kings County (2005) and The Huntsman (2001).Read full book review >
THE KING OF KINGS COUNTY by Whitney Terrell
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 18, 2005

"A grand work of fiction, epic in scope and intimate in detail."
Terrell (The Huntsman, 2001) returns with a powerful story about the birth of the suburbs and the death of the American dream. Read full book review >
THE HUNTSMAN by Whitney Terrell
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 9, 2001

"A masterful, surprising first novel, Faulknerian in its tone and structure, by a fine new storyteller."
The murder of a young Kansas City socialite serves as the starting point for a contemporary tale of incest, hypocrisy, and race relations. Read full book review >