Rob Jung was born in the wine country of California, grew up in a beautiful little Mississippi River town in Wisconsin, and was educated in the Minnesota State University system and Harvard Law School. He now lives in suburban St. Paul, Minnesota, with his wife, Kathy. 

            Prior to becoming a lawyer 50+ years ago, Jung was a newspaper writer. He is a life-long student of history, geography, religion, politics and the human condition, and has traveled in every continent except Antarctica. His books often find their origin in historical events discovered in his travels.

            He has four published novels. The first, Cloud Warriors, is a stand-alone action/adventure story, published by John Hunt Publishing (UK) in 2019.

          The Reaper and The Sower, are the first two books of the Chimera Chronicles trilogy; a story that evolves from the disappearance of a famous painting and how, 75 years later, that still-lost painting sets in motion a psychological struggle between a an artist and his estranged mother; a struggle that shakes the foundation of our legal and political systems.

          Judgment Day, the third and final book of the series, chronicles the story of the first elected U.S. Senator to be charged with murder. It will be released in June, 2023.

          Jung is a member of The Loft Literary Society, Sisters in Crime, Mystery Writers of America, a founding member of South of the River Writers, and is the producer and host of Minnesota Mystery Night, a monthly live event featuring the best mystery and thriller writers in the Midwest.

           He is the father of three adult children, four grandchildren, one great-grandchild and countless other “adopted” children of all ages, shapes, sizes, colors and genders. In addition to writing, Jung likes to cook, garden, read, fish, travel, watch baseball, attend classic car auctions, tell stories and strive to make  the world’s best manhattan.

            *Rob Jung is the pen name of Robert W. Junghans who also writes limericks and tells stories under pseudonym “C.J. Rakham”.  



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