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Author James W. HallJames W. Hall is the author of 20 novels, the latest of which is When They Come For You (2017). Fourteen of the novels feature a hardcore loner named Thorn, who makes a meager living tying bonefish flies. Thorn, and his private eye pal, Sugarman, have teamed up to thwart animal smugglers, cruise ship hijackers, rogue medical experimenters, and other assorted villains. For a man who simply wants to be left alone to contemplate the island light and sweet sea breezes of Key Largo, Thorn has been drawn into a long string of adventures to right wrongs and avenge the deaths of his friends, relatives and lovers and has taken innumerable gashes and wounds and scars in the process.

Hall's non-fiction work includes Hot Damn! a collection of personal essays he wrote for the Ft. Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel's Sunshine Magazine, as well as some he wrote for the Washington Post and the Miami Herald.

His second non-fiction effort is Hit Lit is an analysis of twelve of the most commercially successful novels of the last century and the dozen features those books have in common.

Starting out his writing life as a poet, Hall published four collections of poetry, three of them with Carnegie-Mellon University Press. His poems appeared in Poetry, American Scholar, North American Review, Antioch Review, and many other literary magazines.

Hall is also the author of two collections of short stories. Paper Products, and Over Exposure, an eBook that contains his Edgar Award winning short story, "The Catch."

Several of his novels have been optioned for film and Hall wrote the screenplays for two of those projects, Bones of Coral, MGM-Pathe, Gruscoff-Levy Producers. (Co-writer, Les Standiford) And Under Cover of Daylight, (screenplay), Nelson Entertainment, Red Bank Studios Producers. He also wrote a television series pilot for Renfield Productions.

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When You Can't Stop
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When You Can't Stop by James W. Hall

When They Come for You
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When They Come for You by James W. Hall

The Big Finish

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The Big Finish by James W. Hall

Going Dark

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Going Dark by James W. Hall

Dead Last

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Dead Last by James W. Hall

Silencer

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Silencer by James W. Hall
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Blackwater Sound | Hall, James W. | Signed Book - Advance Reading Copy Hall, James W. | Blackwater Sound | Signed Book - Advance Reading Copy

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Gone Wild | Hall, James W. | Signed First Edition UK Book Hall, James W. | Gone Wild | Signed First Edition UK Copy

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James W. Hall Bibliography


Thorn Series

  1. Under Cover of Daylight - 1987
  2. Tropical Freeze - 1989
  3. Mean High Tide - 1994
  4. Gone Wild - 1995
  5. Buzz Cut - 1996
  6. Red Sky at Night - 1997
  7. Blackwater Sound - 2002
  8. Off the Chart - 2003
  9. Magic City - 2007
  10. Hell's Bay - 2008
  11. Silencer - 2010
  12. Dead Last - 2011
  13. Going Dark - 2013
  14. The Big Finish - 2014

Harper McDaniel Series

  • When They Come for You - September 2017
  • When You Can't Stop - August 2018

Stand-Alone Novels

  • Paper Products - 1990
  • Bones of Coral - 1991
  • Hang Aground - 1992
  • Body Language - 1998
  • Rough Draft - 2000
  • Forests of the Night - 2004

James W. Hall Awards

  • The Catch - Edgar Award winning short story

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