The Crime Writers' Association

J. S. James


J. S. James lives near Portland, Oregon with his family, including Maggie, their “Velcro” Vizsla and furry red exercise machine. James completed a popular fiction writer’s program in Washington but grew up fishing and hunting in Oregon. Like the characters in River Run, he’s encountered the cream and the crud among hunters. Currently, he’s at work on the next novels in the Delia Chavez series: Like Father, Like Son and Hurricane Hole.

Other Awards

River Run won first place in the Pacific Northwest Writer’s Association’s mystery/thriller contest.

Most recently, the novel was shortlisted and “highly commended” in the Crime Writer’s Association’s Debut Dagger contest.

Books by J. S. James

  • River Run: A Delia Chavez Mystery

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