Jim Born, novelist, seated lakeside by a sailboat

James O Born

is a bestselling novelist and public speaker. A former law enforcement agent, Jim started his career in writing by advising Elmore Leonard on technical aspects police work. His first novels were published by Putnam. Jim has over twenty published novels, many cowritten with James Patterson.

Jim now lives on the Central Florida coast and spends his days avoiding responsibility.

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"Jim Born is the real thing: a South Florida lawman with an authentic sound that puts you at the scene. WalkingMoney is a winner."

--Elmore Leonard
Speaking event at Palm Beach County Library online

Jim to speak with panel Saturday,
Aug 21 at 2:30pm -online

Trouble in the Neighborhood
Jim joins a fine group of authors and the well known columnist and critic Oline Cogdill to discuss the dark side of neighborhoods and family dynamics in their works.
The group is David Bell, James O. Born, Tracy Clark and Hilary Davidson.

Register for the event online and schedule your "seat" for another interesting event held by the Palm Beach County Library System.