| James Thayer|| Author|
| White Star, Terminal event, The gold swan, Man of the century, Force 12|James Thayer Wikipedia
James Stewart "Jim" Thayer (born May 25, 1949) is an author of thriller novels and an attorney. His first six novels were written under his full name, but since then his middle name is not used.
Thayer was born in Eugene, Oregon. His father was a farmer. He is a graduate of Washington State University where he was inducted into the honors fraternity Phi Beta Kappa. Subsequently he graduated from the University of Chicago Law School.
He is a member of the Washington State Bar Association. He has also been a creative writing instructor at the University of Washington. He is a regular contributor to Author magazine.
Thayer resides in Seattle, Washington. He is married and has two daughters, Alex and Annemarie. He also has two other brothers living in Seattle, Joe and John, and one sister, Connie.The Hess Cross, Putnam, 1977
The Stettin Secret, Putnam, 1979
The Earhart Betrayal, Putnam, 1980
Pursuit, Crown Publishers, 1986
Ringer, Crown Publishers, 1988
S-Day: A Memoir of the Invasion of England, St. Martin's Press, 1990
White Star Published in the (USA) by Simon & Schuster 1995 and also published by Macmillan (UK) in the same year in paperback
Five Past Midnight, Simon & Schuster, 1997
Man of the Century, Donald I. Fine Books, 1997
Terminal Event, Simon & Schuster, 1999
Force 12, Simon & Schuster, 2001
The Gold Swan, Simon & Schuster, 2003
"Fatty and Duke", The Weekly Standard, 21 July 2006.
The Boxer and the Poet: Something of a Romance, Black Lyon Publishing, March 2008
House of Eight Orchids, Thomas & Mercer, 2016