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James W. Hall

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James W. Hall is an Edgar and Shamus Award-winning author whose books have been translated into a dozen languages. He has written twenty-one novels, four books of poetry, two collections of short stories, and two works of non-fiction. He also won a John D. MacDonald Award for Excellence in Florida Fiction, presented by the JDM Bibliophile.

He has a master’s degree in creative writing from Johns Hopkins University and a doctorate in literature from the University of Utah. He was a professor of literature and creative writing at Florida International University for 40 years where he taught such writers as Vicky Hendr
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Video Interview for Bad Axe

Colette Bancroft, book editor for Tampa Bay Times, extracts some juicy tidbits about the writing process for Bad Axe, Thorn’s latest adventure.

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“How his family was killed. Fakhri and his thugs raiding villages, burning, raping. Sunnis, Shi’a, Alawites, Christians, everybody killing everybody else. People say the Mafia’s bad. Mafia’s nothing next to those fucking religions.”
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