Rae James, writing as R. Franklin James, is a graduate of the University of California at Berkeley. She followed a career of political and legislative advocacy with writing mysteries. In 2013 her debut novel and first book in the Hollis Morgan Mystery series, The Fallen Angels Book Club, was published by Camel Press.  The final book in the six-book series, The Identity Thief was published in 2018.

She launched two new series, the Remy Loh Bishop Mysteries, with The Appraiser in 2019 and the Johanna Hudson Mysteries, The Inheritance, to be released in Spring 2021.

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