james-learJames Lear, is the pen name for Rupert Smith who was born in Washington, DC in 1960 but grew up in Surrey and in 1978 moved to London where he has remained ever since. Finding a career in academics was not his forte, he looking into journalism where he remained for about a year where he wrote for a variety of weeklies, monthlies and dailies in the UK and other places.

Rupert James writes blockbuster chicklit literature and James Lear is the erotica side of his writing.

Publication Order of Mitch Mitchell Books


The Back Passage(2006) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Secret Tunnel(2008) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Sticky End(2010) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Dan Stagg Mystery Books


The Hardest Thing(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Straight Up(2015) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Standalone Books


The Low Road(2001) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Palace of Varieties(2003) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Hot Valley(2007) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Anthologies Books


Best Gay Erotica(2009) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Omnibus Books


The Back Passage / The Secret Tunnel(2006) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

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James Lear Synopsis:Straight Up is the second book in the Dan Stagg Mystery series. Someone is trying to kill off the members of the elite special ops team which worked off the grid in Iraq in the 1990’s. Dan Stagg is determined to track down the survivors, the same men he storned an undefended surveillance station and in the process killing everyone inside. Dan teams up with Al Benson who was once a rising start of the USMC and is now a respected married man with a few secrets to hide. As they look for answers, an affair threatens everyone’s future and had Dan reconnecting to the past he thought he’d left behind.


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