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VJ Books Presents Author James O. Born


James O. BornJames O. Born spent 17 years with various law enforcement agencies, including time with the DEA. Now a Special Agent with the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, he delivers riveting, serpentine tales of crooked cops, police politics, crazy plots, and plentiful bad guys, with high body counts not out of the question.

Scent of Murder by James O. BornHis first book, WALKING MONEY (2004) received high praise including a starred review from Booklist, calling it "a sleek and slick caper." Born's second novel, SHOCK WAVE (2005) continued the story of Agent Bill Tasker, followed by ESCAPE CLAUSE (2007), winning the Florida Book Award Gold Medal. His latest book, SCENT OF MURDER, will be released April 2015.

Not only celebrated for his fiction, Born received the Law Enforcement Officer of the Year award from the US Attorney's Office, the Silver Medal of Valor, The Distinguished Service Award and numerous awards for merit in investigations. In 2009, he received the Life Saving Medal after rescuing a family from a SUV, which had plunged into a canal.

James O. Born - the real deal!