VJ Books Presents Author James Thayer!
Jim Thayer is the author of thirteen critically acclaimed novels. To his books he brings writing that "is smooth and clear. Deceptively simple, it wastes no words, and it has a rhythm that only confident stylists achieve." (Newgate Callendar, New York Times Book Review.) His novels have been translated into all major European languages and Japanese and Chinese. He recently completed a manual for novelists, The Essential Guide to Writing a Novel.
Thayer is the son of an eastern Washington farmer and his wife, and is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Washington State University and of the University of Chicago Law School. He teaches novel writing at the University of Washington extension school.
This summer marks his 36th year running 20 or more miles a week. He has competed in a marathon (actually, he says, it was two marathons; his first and his last) and many 10 and 12 kilometer races. He plays bass for a garage band, The Toneheads. What the band lacks in talent, it makes up for in volume.
He lives in Seattle with his wife and two daughters.
His website: www.jamesthayer.com
Similar authors: Stephen Coonts, Patrica Cornwell, Paul Garrison, Eric Van Lustbader
To see James Thayer's bibliography, click here or scroll to the bottom of the page.
James Thayer Bibliography
- The Hess Cross - 1977
- The Stettin Secret - 1979
- The Earhart Betrayal - 1980
- Pursuit - 1986
- Ringer - 1988
- S-Day: A Memoir of the Invasion of England - 1990
- White Star - 1995
- Five Past Midnight - 1997
- Man of the Century - 1997
- Terminal Event - 1999
- Force 12 - 2001
- The Gold Swan - 2003
- The Boxer and the Poet - 2008
- The Essential Guide to Writing a Novel - 2010
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