Books by James Calder

James Calder is the author of the Bill Damen mystery series. He lives in San Francisco.


IN A FAMILY WAY by James Calder
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 1, 2005

"Calder's ambitious third gets slack and repetitive in places but marks a big step forward in depth, laying a nice foundation for future installments."
A Frisco filmmaker again turns detective, this time to solve the murder of his young niece. Read full book review >
ABOUT FACE by James Calder
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 1, 2003

"Calder draws sharp, entertaining suspect portraits, and Bill's amiable first-person narration never slackens its pace."
A filmmaker turns sleuth again, rushing recklessly into the cutthroat, and loopy, skincare industry. Read full book review >
KNOCKOUT MOUSE by James Calder
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 1, 2002

"Eleventh-hour revelations make a final solution logical—if not organic or satisfying for the armchair sleuth."
Bill Damen has left behind the "miasma" of Silicon Valley biotechnology to pursue a more fulfilling career as a documentary filmmaker. Read full book review >