James Scott Bell is a prolific writer who is best known for writing the Mike Romeo thriller series, the Ty Buchanan legal thriller series, and numerous other thrillers. He also writes books for other authors to help them improve their form.

In addition to his output writing books, Jim has also taught writing at Pepperdine University. He’s taught at numerous writers conference all across the world as well. He attended the University of California, Santa Barbara and studied writing. He would ten go on to graduate with honors from the University of South Carolina Law Center. He would spend many years as a trial lawyer.

Publication Order of Force of Habit Books

Force of Habit (2012)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
And Then There Were Nuns (2013)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Nun the Wiser (2013)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Nun Also Rises (2016)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Hot Cross Nuns (2019)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Irish Jimmy Gallagher Books

Iron Hands (2011)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
King Crush (2012)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Fight City (2013)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Sucker Punched (2014)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Mallory Caine, Zombie-at-Law Books

(as K. Bennett)

Pay Me in Flesh (2011)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Year of Eating Dangerously (2012)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
I Ate the Sheriff (2012)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Mike Romeo Books

Romeo's Rules (2015)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Romeo's Way (2016)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Romeo's Hammer (2017)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Romeo's Fight (2019)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Romeo's Stand (2020)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Shannon Saga Books

(with Tracie Peterson)

City of Angels (With: Tracie Peterson) (2001)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Angels Flight (With: Tracie Peterson) (2002)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Angel of Mercy (With: Tracie Peterson) (2002)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of The Trials of Kit Shannon Books

A Greater Glory (2003)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Higher Justice (2003)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Certain Truth (2004)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Ty Buchanan Books

Try Dying (2007)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Try Darkness (2008)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Try Fear (2009)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Standalone Novels

The Night Carl Sagan Stepped on My Cat (1988)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Darwin Conspiracy (1995)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Circumstantial Evidence (1997)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Final Witness (1999)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Blind Justice (2000)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Nephilim Seed (2001)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Deadlock (2002)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Breach of Promise (2004)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Sins of the Fathers (2005)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Glimpses of Paradise (2005)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Presumed Guilty (2006)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
No Legal Grounds (2007)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Whole Truth (2008)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Deceived (2009)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Don't Leave Me (2013)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Your Son Is Alive (2018)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Last Call (2020)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Long Lost (2020)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Short Stories/Novellas

No Laughing Matter (2011)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Autumnal (2012)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Golden (2014)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Framed (2018)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
John Wayne's Revenge (2018)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
My Father's Birthday (2019)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
I See Things Deeply (2020)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Non-Fiction Books

Plot & Structure (2004)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Revision & Self-Editing (2008)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Revision and Self Editing for Publication (2008)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Write Great Fiction Series (2008)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Art of War for Writers (2009)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Breach of Promise/Presumed Guilty (2010)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Writing Fiction for All You're Worth Strategies and Techniques for (2011)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Watch Your Back (2011)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
How to Write Comedy (2011)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
One More Lie (2011)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Conflict and Suspense (2011)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Elements of Fiction Writing - Conflict and Suspense (2011)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Self Publishing Attack! (2012)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
How to Achieve Your Goals and Dreams (2012)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
How to Manage the Time of Your Life (2012)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Fiction Attack! (2013)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Write Your Novel From The Middle (2014)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
How to Write Dazzling Dialogue (2014)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
How to Make a Living as a Writer (2014)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Super Structure (2015)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
27 Fiction Writing Blunders - And How Not to Make Them! (2015)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Voice (2015)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Just Write (2016)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Manliness (2016)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Mental Game of Writing (2016)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
How to Write Short Stories and Use Them to Further Your Writing Career (2016)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Marketing For Writers Who Hate Marketing (2017)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Knockout Fiction Power Pack (2017)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
How to Write Pulp Fiction (2017)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Last Fifty Pages (2019)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
How to Write Best-Selling Fiction (2019)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Plotman to the Rescue (2019)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Writing Unforgettable Characters (2020)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Anthologies

Writing Right to Success(2016)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

If You Like James Scott Bell Books, You’ll Love…

Romeo’s Rules is the first book in the thriller series based on Mike Romeo. He is an ex-cage fighter living off the grid in Los Angeles when we first meet him. He has been running from a guilt in his life that dogs him, but now he feels that he’s found a place to heal. Then his peace is ruined when a church is blown up and all his peaceful dreams of being left alone go with. Romeo attempts to help an injured woman who has lost her children, but this ends up putting a target on his back. Whoever put it there just mad a big mistake as Romeo is not one to be messed with.

The first book in the Ty Buchanan legal thriller series is called Try Dying. The book starts with Ty as a rising star at his Los Angeles law firm until the death of his fiancée. Her suspicious death takes him to a place that he didn’t think he would go, deep into the underbelly of the city as he tries to uncover the truth. His investigation gets him tied up with a group of former gang members and gets a target on his back from a killer, but he won’t stop until he finds out the truth.

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