When They Come For You–Free for Amazon Prime members.

Aug. 1, 2017 by

For the rest of August Amazon Prime members can download When They Come For You for free. Get it Here

Never Gets Old

Jul. 28, 2017 by

The day the new books arrive never gets old.  It’s happened now 20 plus times, and it’s still as exciting as it was decades ago when I started. And this time the audio books arrived at the same time.


Jul. 27, 2017 by

When I was a kid, besides playing basketball, football and tennis with my friends and classmates, I spent a good deal of time alone.  In my early teenage years, I set up a shop in the basement of our house

Book Reviews

Jul. 23, 2017 by

Since 1987 when I published Under Cover of Daylight with W.W. Norton, I’ve been learning about book reviews.  I’ve learned a lot of lessons in these years.  For one thing, whether the review is good or bad, its impact on

Dogs, Dogs, Dogs

Jul. 20, 2017 by

Richie is one of my earliest dogs.  He was named after Richard Diamond, a TV detective on a show we used to like.  Richie had a white diamond-shaped mark on his back, ergo, Richie.  Detectives, dogs.  Two things that started

Nose in a Book

Jul. 13, 2017 by

  From a very early age I’ve had my nose in a book.  I can’t say for sure what caused my fascination with reading.  My brother, for instance, who is only two years older and had pretty much the same


Jul. 6, 2017 by

My dad was an amateur photographer. Maybe even a semi-pro. He set up his own darkroom in our basement and developed his own photos for many years. When the family was out in public together, he almost always had a

New Website

Jun. 30, 2017 by

2017 is a big year for me.  I turn 70 this year.  That’s one thing.  And I’ve got a new book coming out in September, When They Come For You, with a new protagonist, Harper McDaniel, who I hope to

Maybe Dats Your Pwoblem Too Spiderman Poem

Jun. 30, 2017 by

“Maybe Dats Your Pwoblem Too” Since “Maybe Dats Your Pwoblem Too” a poem I wrote about Spiderman, shows up in a lot of anthologies and text books and therefore becomes assignment material for students of many ages, I frequently get

James W. Hall featured on Authors on Air

May. 26, 2017 by

James W. Hall featured on Authors on Air discussing the Big Finish Check Out Books Podcasts at Blog Talk Radio with Authors On The Air Radio on BlogTalkRadio