R. Franklin James grew up in THE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA, graduated from UC Berkeley, and flourished in a career of public policy and political advocacy. In 2013, the first book in her five- star Hollis Morgan Mystery Series, The Fallen Angels Book Club, was published by Camel Press. The Hollis Morgan series has been optioned for a full-length movie by a Canadian Studio.

Her first book in the Remy Loh Bishop series, The Appraiser was published in 2019. The Inheritance, the first book in her Johanna Hudson series will be released in 2021. James resides in northern California with her husband.

James sits on the board of Bouchercon, an international, non-profit organization that has produced mystery fan conventions for over fifty-years. She also serves on the board of Capitol Crimes, the Sacramento Chapter of Sisters In Crime.  She is a member of Mystery Writers of America, and Northern California Publishers and Authors.

James can be reached on Facebook and Twitter. Her website link is:  www.rfranklinjames.com., She lives in Northern California with her husband.

James’ book in the front window of the
Alexander Book Company – Market Street, San Francisco