Jim Woods

Biography

Jim Woods writes novels authentically set in South Africa—The Lion Killer, The Outlander, and Gemstone (in work); and short stories, stand-alone and in collections, in worldwide milieus. He has traveled worldwide to some eighty countries, therefore has plenty of exotic locales on file to choose for his next one. Much of his world travel has been for big game hunting; this and his background as editor with Petersen’s Hunting, Guns & Ammo and Guns magazines, frequently brings firearms into play in his stories. He’s been at the muzzle-end of guns too; in Angola as prisoner of ugly mercenary Cubans armed with ugly AK-47s, but that’s another story.

Jim Woods lives and writes in Tucson, Arizona.

Where to find Jim Woods online


Books

My Journey
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 98,670. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2014 by Gypsy Shadow Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Born by the side of the road, Jim Woods went on to be a writer and an adventurous big game hunter.
The Outlander
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,210. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2014 by Gypsy Shadow Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A promise to his lover leads David Stone into an arrangement he wishes he had never made.
Oxwagon
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,000. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2013 by Gypsy Shadow Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Oxwagons are built to carry heavy loads of goods across rough tracks from one town to another. No passengers—so why this one?
Toys, Lights and Trinkets
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 8,370. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2012 by Gypsy Shadow Publishing. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
The stories in this eclectic trilogy are unrelated, except for their setting at the end of year holiday season. The first must be saddled with the based on true events disclaimer; the next is related just the way it really happened; and the last story is pure fantasy.
Women with Weapons
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 13,090. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2012 by Gypsy Shadow Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A determined lady with a gun is not to be taken lightly. When she makes demands, listen up and pay attention.
Hits and Misses
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 34,850. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2011 by Gypsy Shadow Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Personal hunting adventures in North America, Central America and Europe for birds and big game; an onerous paid job but someone had to do it.
So You Want to be an Author?
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 31,780. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2011 by Gypsy Shadow Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
English usage and grammar textbooks, at least those volumes when in paper print, are so big, so heavy…so complete. Students toting books and laptops in backpacks need relief, just as home authors can use more space on their reference bookshelves. So You Want To Be an Author? takes up little space and weight but most importantly provides immediate answers.

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