James F. Timmins was born in Old Orchard Beach, and still resides in Maine. His first novel, Three Card Monte, initially written for personal enjoyment, quickly became a favorite of family and friends who urged him to publish it. The second novel, Marketable, was written to satisfy the request from fans who wanted more of Detective Jack Chamberlain. HomeGrown is a continuation of the series that has a growing fan following.
A graduate from Old Orchard Beach High School, James attended business classes at University of Southern Maine. He has four children.
The Jack Chamberlain Detective Series is a fast paced thriller with fresh plots full of twists and turns that keep you guessing and on the edge of your seat. James Timmins uses visual, descriptive story telling that will place you among the characters in their most desperate hours. The novels are so timely that every page seems to read like today’s headlines. Jack’s brash and beautiful partner, Claire Sanchez, adds a spark of tantalizing innuendo and a teasingly witty dialogue. This novel is sure to satisfy readers from numerous genres. The first novel is free, so come and fall in love with this Dynamic Duo. Their adventures will keep you turning the pages and wanting for more.
Detective Jack Chamberlain faces off against a sniper committing a series of murders in Portland, Maine, in this thrilling mystery series. The description of the surroundings is so vivid, the reader feels like a part of the story as the characters come alive through clever dialogue and smart sexy banter.