James Paddock

Biography

James Paddock, Indie Author and avid reader, was born and raised in the Big Sky Country of Montana. The forty-plus years following high school include a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Idaho, service with the U.S. Navy, owner/operator of a small business in South Carolina, a career as a Graphic Designer and a marriage that produced 3 fine children, who then have provided bragging rights for many very fine grandchildren. James began writing short stories in 1993, graduating to novels at the turn of the century. Since then he has produced 8 full-length novels and a novelette, all of which can be found at DesertBookShelf.com. He is now living in Florida with his wife, Penny, enjoying the sun and working on his next novel. Find out more about him at http://about.me/james.paddock

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Books

Deserving of Death
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 100,160. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Women's bodies keep turning up around PI, CJ Washburn, until he becomes the focus of a manhunt from Idaho to Arizona. And then in a message from the killer he learns that the next victim will be one of the women in his life; his daughter, his girlfriend, his attorney, or his ex-wife. Who is the next target of this deranged killer?
Lost & Forgotten
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 120,790. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
What do you do to find your identical twin after 22 years? Separated as children, Melissa searches for Marissa. An unfortunate accident erases Marissa's memory and changes her facial features. Wisps of psychic twin connections excite Melissa and confuse Marissa. Only one person knows the truth and he is intent on extortion, and maybe more.
Hot Roast Beef with Mustard
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,920. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
It isn't the hot roast beef with mustard, chocolate shake and hot apple pie at Charlie’s that changes Naomi Wilcox’s life. It is the near-miss with an 18 wheeler on a hot Nevada blacktop, and the Cowboy she helps with chores, the Cowboy who let's her know it is time for her life to change. It is time, Naomi.
Time Will Tell
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 163,190. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
In this Before Anne After sequel, MIT graduate and teenage Iraq war widow, Annie, is a product of her mother's time-travel nearly 20 years before, herself being born in 1943. When her grandfather regenerates the wormhole, Annie must either discourage his crazy experiments or use the opportunity to apologize then say goodbye to her husband; or could she save him and thus change history?
The Last Sabre
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 119,070. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2011. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
Her mother is dead and her sister and aunt blame her. Hacking into her inheritance, Reba escapes to Montana. She is sure it’s not to be near her mother or the sabre-toothed cats. But the cats find her and she is drawn back into the mountains where her mother died. As the body count rises–human and feline–Reba must call upon all her inner power to bring it to a final end.
Sabre City
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 164,000. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
Book 2 in the Smilodon trilogy. Still haunted by nightmares of sabre-toothed cats, cold and death, Zach discovers that his daughter, Reba, has decided to explore, without permission, the Montana wilderness where, 8 years before, he lost an eye and her mother broke her back. What Reba finds is that her father is a lot more than she ever imagined, and that she has inherited it all, and more.
Before Anne After
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 208,960. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Before Anne After starts you asking questions. “What would happen if we could travel back in time? Would we be able to change history? Should we? Imagine talking with Robert Oppenheimer, or chatting with Ernest Hemingway. Imagine being a modern, highly intelligent, MIT educated woman in a 1943 society, with a newborn at your breast and no memory of how you got there.
Smilodon
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 129,520. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2010. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Book 1 in the Smilodon trilogy. Welcome to a World Where Cats Call the Shots. Imagine recreating the saber-toothed cat for fun? The possibility sounds exciting, but the reality could be nightmarish. In Smilodon, the main character is drawn into in a world where man becomes the hunted. It is fast-paced fiction where cats change the rules and people run for their lives.
Elkhorn Mountain Menace
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 103,580. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2010. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
What if there were more terrorist cells in the United States in September of 2001? What if one of those cells met their match in a Redheaded Blond and a Montana Gentleman? This unlikely pair find themselves teamed up in a suspenseful chase though the Elkhorn Mountains of Montana. Will they stop the terrorists from accomplishing their mission? Will they discover true romance?

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