James Reid, a freelance writer and product marketing manager, has been a forensic and homicide investigation buff for years and participated in ride-alongs with detectives. While he has been an avid reader of crime novels and a writer of short stories since childhood, it was the murder of a close relative that spurred him to write about the world of homicide investigators. His debut fiction novel, Partners in Crime, was released in late December 2013 to very positive reviews, where readers indicated an appreciation for his depiction of the real-life experiences and situations occurring in murder investigations.
A native of Columbia, MD, James has a marketing degree from North Carolina A&T State University and an MBA in Finance from the University of Georgia. He is also a member of the Writer’s Guild of Texas and the Write Now! writer’s group in Dallas. He is currently writing his 2nd detective novel.