James Ward


James Ward is an entrepreneur, author and world traveler. After a forty year career in the electronics sector of the international military-industrial complex, Ward now devotes his full time to his first love - writing fiction. His fascination for cultural and religious traditions of the many nations he has visited and his understanding of the tools of war, especially military electronics permeate his novels. In addition to the series "Bob Steck - Adventures of a Spymaster" he has about a dozen novels in process at any time. He is an avid outdoorsman and sportfisherman. He resides in coastal New England.


Bad Dogs, Running
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 91,730. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
An executive in Hong Kong is killed. The chief of H.K.homicide asks friend Bob Steck to investigate. Steck's building a case on crooks scamming the defense industry, selling false IED detectors. He finds a connection between the crimes - "bad dog" rogue agent who has eluded Steck and the CIA for years. Agent and Rogue will settle the score. Sequel to The Hand of the Prophet. Book five in a series.
Weapons of the Prophets
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 157,790. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
It's 1980. A new figure takes power in Palestine. He blocks Hamas and mounts a plan for statehood. A smart Israeli intelligence officer tracks and challenges the newcomer. Bob Steck, a CIA operative becomes involved. He tries to cool off the ensuing conflict that reaches climax as Israel opts for the unthinkable to survive. The story is set against the intrigue and mystery of Old City Jerusalem.
The Hand of the Prophet
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 109,930. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
A cast figure The Hand of Mohammed is stolen, results in the murder of FBI agent. Bob Steck and team chase the thieves, who try to sell it to terrorists. He who posesses the hand gets free passage and immunity across the Muslim world. Steck must get it before the next Bin Laden does. Steck hires mercenaries to help. Then the shooting starts.

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