James Paddock, Novelist
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. They include: Before Anne After, Time Will Tell, Smilodon, Sabre City, The Last Sabre, Lost & Forgotten, Elkhorn Mountain Menace (Angels in the Mist), Deserving of Death, and Hot Roast Beef with Mustard. They can all be found on Desert Bookshelf Publishing’s website.
James is now living in Florida with his wife, Penny, enjoying the sun and working on his next novel.