James Tucker

James Tucker is the author of the acclaimed Buddy Lock Thrillers, Next of Kin and The Holdouts. He has worked as an attorney at an international law firm and is currently an executive managing real estate strategy at a Fortune 50 company where his work includes frequent travel throughout the U.S. Fascinated by crimes of those in power, he draws on these cases for his novels. He has a law degree, cum laude, from University of Minnesota Law School and was one of four fiction writers awarded a position at a past Mentor Series at the Loft Literary Center in Minneapolis. He has attended the Community of Writers at Squaw Valley and the Tin House Writers Conference in Portland, where he was mentored by author Walter Kirn. He lives near Minneapolis with his wife, the painter Megan Rye, and their family. Learn more at James Tucker’s website: www.jamestuckeronline.com.  Follow him on Twitter @jamestuckerRTR