Bio: James M. Thompson was born in Houston, Texas and attended the University of Texas at Austin and Baylor College of Medicine in Houson. He practiced medicine and surgery for twenty-five years in Corpus Christi, Texas and retired to write full time in 1999. He currently splits his time between Rockport, Texas and North Waterford, Maine with his wife Terri and three dogs, Shugie, Captain MacTavish, and Angus. He loves to hear from his readers.
For two hundred years, Roger Niemann never had to know the end that mortals face. But eternal existence comes with a price he cannot accept ... consuming human blood. Hiding in New Orleans under an assumed identity, he desperately searches for a way to cure his vampirism. Stalking the streets of New Orleans, a vicious serial killer dubbed "The Ripper" leaves his victims drained of blood. For Houston physician Matthew Carter, it is an all-too-familiar pattern--one that sends him racing to find Ni... more info>>
Maine, 1820: Lost in a blizzard, a young woodcutter seeks refuge in an isolated cabin, never suspecting that the recluse who lives there is not what he appears to be--or that the strange-tasting brew he's offered isn't tea. Too late, the woodcutter realizes that he is doomed to wander the earth, consumed by a raging thirst that can only be sated with the unthinkable--human blood. Houston, 2001: For more than a century, he has hunted for fresh prey to feed his inhuman need. Now, his immortality t... more info>>