About James Ross

James A. Ross has at various times been a Peace Corps Volunteer in the Congo, a Congressional Staffer and a Wall Street Lawyer. His debut novel, HUNTING TEDDY ROOSEVELT, won the Independent Press Distinguished Favorite award for historical fiction and the American Fiction Award in the Adventure/Historical category. It was a finalist for the National Indie Excellence Award for historical fiction and was shortlisted for a Goethe Historical Fiction Award. His debut mystery novel, COLDWATER REVENGE won the Firebird Book Award for legal thrillers and the American Fiction Award for Mystery/Suspense: Hard-boiled/Crime. The second book in the series, COLDWATER CONFESSION, is scheduled for release in April 2022. Ross's short fiction has appeared in numerous literary journals and his short story, Aux Secours, was nominated for a Pushcart Prize. He is a frequent contributor to, and several times winner of, the live story telling competition, Cabin Fever Story Slam and he has appeared as a guest story teller on the Moth Main Stage. Ross's live performances, on-line stories, newsletter sign-up and much more can be found on his website:

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