James W. Hall

James W. HallWebsite: James W. Hall
Birthplace: Hopkinsville, KY
Current Residence: Miami, FL
Setting: Key Largo and other Florida settings
Genre: mystery, poetry










James W. Hall (1947 - ) is a versatile author who has written numerous crime novels as well as published books of poetry. He is most famous for his "Thorn" series whose protagonist is a somewhat gruff fisherman who makes a living making fishing lures in Key Largo and occassionally thwarting crooks and terrorists. Hall is also a literature teacher at the Florida International University in Miami, Florida. He and his wife split their time between South Florida and North Carolina.

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Book List

Hell's Bay (2008)

Forests of the Night (2005)

Rough Draft (2000)

Body Language (1998)

Hard Aground (1993)

Bones of Coral (1991)

Thorn Series

Going Dark (2014)

Dead Last (2012)

Silencer (2010)

Magic City (2006)

Off the Chart (2003)

Blackwater Sound (2002)

Red Sky at Night (1997)

Buzz Cut (1996)

Gone Wild (1995)

Mean High Tide (1994)

Tropical Freeze (1989)

Under Cover of Daylight (1987)

Poetry and Short Stories

Paper Products (1990)

False Statements (1986)

Ham Operator: Poetry and Fiction (1980)

The Mating Reflex (1980)

The Lady from the Dark Green HIlls (1976)

Non-Ficton

Hit Lit: Cracking the Code of the Twentieth Century's Biggest Bestsellers (2012)

See James W. Hall books with a Florida setting.
See also It Takes Place in Florida: Mystery.



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