He’s the author of the bestselling young adult novel Exile, the first volume in The Book of Ever, a dystopian science fiction trilogy set in a post-apocalyptic United States.

Jim is an attorney by training and, before leaving practice to write full time, worked primarily in criminal litigation.  He served as an Assistant District Attorney in Massachusetts for several years before going into private practice.

In 2012 he left his legal career to pursue a lifelong dream of writing fiction, particularly fantasy and science fiction.  He’s currently working on both the sequel to Exile, an entirely new epic fantasy novel for adults, and a steampunk serial novel that you can read for free on Wattpad.