James J. Murray

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James has experience in both pharmaceutical manufacturing and clinical patient management. Medications and their impact on a patient’s quality of life has been his expertise. His secret passion of murder and mayhem, however, is a whole other matter. An obsession with reading murder mysteries and thrillers left him longing to weave such tales of his own. Drawing on past clinical expertise as a pharmacist and an infatuation with the lethal effects of drugs, James creates short stories and novels that will have you looking over your shoulder and suspicious of anything in your medicine cabinet. James also writes a weekly blog called “Prescription For Murder” that highlights many of the lethal substances used as murder weapons. Subscribe at https://jamesjmurray.wordpress.com.

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Imperfect Murder
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 108,900. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
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Imperfect Murder is the second book in the Jon Masters Thriller Series of murder, mayhem and medicine. The plot takes Jon deeper into the world of international conspiracies. When Jon's friend and mentor is murdered, the friend's widow asks Jon to help her find her husband's killer. In doing so, Jon uncovers a secret organization determined to shift the balance of world power.
Lethal Medicine
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 104,610. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
Evidence found at a murder scene implicates clinical pharmacist Jon Masters in a scheme to distribute a street drug disguised as an experimental medication. With the help of a trusted friend, Jon reenters his past world of covert ops and cyber intelligence and embarks on a global mission to save his life and uncover an international conspiracy to redefine the nation’s recreational drug culture.
Almost Dead
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 47,150. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
(5.00 from 1 review)
Detectives Rosie Young and Vince Mendez chase an elusive villain when two victims turn up alive less than twenty-four hours after their death. The body count climbs as they investigate how two unrelated victims share an identical near-death experience with no memory of the event. Evidence leads to startling revelations of deceit, greed and an international conspiracy in this entertaining mystery.

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