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James Carlos Blake is an American author of historical crime fiction and western novels. Blake was born in Mexico of American, English and Irish descent. He is descended from a British pirate who was executed in Mexico. He served in the U.S. Army Airborne, and then earned his B.A. and M.A. degrees from the University of South Florida, Tampa Bay, as well as his M.F.A. from Bowling Green State University. Prior to writing full-time in 1997, Blake mostly worked as a college instructor, but also worked as a snake-catcher, Volkswagen mechanic, pool maintenence man and county jail properties officer.

James Carlos Blake made his debut as a published novelist in 1995 with the novel The Pistoleer. Below is a list of James Carlos Blake’s books in order of when they were first released:

Publication Order of Wolfe Family Books

Country of the Bad Wolfes(2012) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Rules of Wolfe(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The House of Wolfe(2015) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Ways of Wolfe(2017) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Standalone Novels

The Pistoleer(1995) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Friends of Pancho Villa(1996) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
In the Rogue Blood(1997) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Red Grass River(1998) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Wildwood Boys(2000) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A World of Thieves(2002) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Under the Skin(2003) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Handsome Harry(2004) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Killings of Stanley Ketchel(2005) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Short Story Collections

Borderlands(1999) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Glimmer Train Stories, #33(1999) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price


Notes: Glimmer Train Stories, Issue 33 also has stories by Siobhan Dowd, Susan McInnis, George Manner, Manuel Munoz, Stewart O’Nan, Susan Perabo, Margo Rabb, Roland Sodowsky, Karen Swenson and Robin Winick.

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James Carlos Blake Synopses: The Pistoleer by James Carlos Blake is a fictional retelling of notorious gunman John Wesley Hardin’s life, from his rip-roaring youth and sixteen years in prison, to his turbulent final days, in an account about a man and his personal code of honour.

The Friends of Pancho Villa by James Carlos Blake is an unforgettable account of the greatest hero in the Mexican Revolution – Pancho Villa – as told by Villa’s most trusted and loyal friend, Rudolfo Fierro.

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