James Carter


Born in London and educated at Oxford, James Carter spends his life pursuing challenges. By the age of 25 he had driven from Cape Town to Cairo in a dune buggy, and sailed across the Pacific in a yacht crewed by himself and his best friend.

James currently lives in India where he teaches English and courts controversy by staging school plays that call for the empowerment of women and children. He is an active critic of India’s caste system and works with numerous shelters in Delhi that support victims of domestic violence.

He can be contacted at olympusworld@gmail.com


The Way To Die
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 77,970. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
(5.00 from 1 review)
A ruthless British spy pulls out all the stops in her hunt for a militant terrorist, but her real challenge is not to kill him: instead, she must bring the enemy in alive, even when he wants to die.
Ghosts in Vietnam
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 30,750. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
A ragtag group of American GIs and an isolated unit of Viet Cong guerrillas collide with an unfathomable horror in the depths of the Vietnam jungle. Their shared nightmare reflects the darkest part of human nature, and amidst the turmoil of murder and mutiny the soldiers are forced to answer a haunting question -- can a man ever run away from himself and truly manage to escape?
The Silver Flame
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 42,190. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
The Silver Flame shimmers like the fires of hell, and it attracts people who are unafraid to kill: an American samurai on a quest to uncover a secret; a treacherous geisha on a hunt for perfection; and an illustrious thief who craves beauty. But if you live by the sword, you die by the sword, and in the Land of the Rising Sun even a phoenix can feel the touch of death.
Price: Free! Words: 15,580. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Mayhem ensues at a Victorian English party when the belle of the ball seduces a womanizing baron and pushes him to commit the most scandalous of actions.
The Shrew Untamed
Price: Free! Words: 21,660. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2011. Categories: Screenplays » Comedy
(4.00 from 11 reviews)
Kate marries Petruchio in a state of submission, only to turn the tables on her husband and family with devilish brilliance. A sexy update to “The Taming of the Shrew” that is designed for 21st century audiences.

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Smashwords book reviews by James Carter

  • The Ultimate Adventure: Journey to the Spirit Kingdom on June 19, 2011

    I love this book. Its about the inner strength that a hero must tap into to make their dreams a reality. And it celebrates all that mother nature has to offer. I recommend this book for all people who love animals, who believe just a little in ghosts, and who want to see the environment protected for future generations.
  • The Ultimate Fantasy: Chinese Hero on June 19, 2011

    Splendid fun! A whimsical fantasy ride into the mysterious orient with a crazy young boy, his serious friend, and a giant chicken with a huge chip on his shoulder. This story will appeal to those readers with giant imaginations who have always wondered what it would be like to save the world from chaos.
  • The Ultimate Quest: Olympic Gold on June 19, 2011

    A rollicking good ride through ancient Greece! The characters are so much fun, especially young Clio who is determined to run the Olympic Games as she sees fit. This is the perfect story for all readers who love sport, action, and the ideals embodied in the Olympic movement.