From the Old West to Alaskas Untamed TerritoriesWhen Zac Cobb returns home to San Luis Obispo, he discovers that his fiancée, Jenny Hays, has left town with a lawyer who claims to know the whereabouts of Jennys sister, Naomi, and her uncle Ian. She leaves a letter for Zac, telling him that her sister and uncle are living in Sitka, Alaska, and are facing some sort of trouble.Ian Hays had written to Jenny, asking her to come because he had no one else he could trust. Though it frightens her to think she cannot rescue him from his circumstances, she cannot ignore her sisters plea for help. Jenny knows that whatever dangers she encounters in Sitka, she will not leave Naomi there to face them alone.Zac follows Jenny from San Francisco to the old Russian capital of Sitka, where he meets Ian Hays, a wealthy and influential man who has barely survived several attempts on his life. Surrounded by a host of enemies, Ian finds himself at the center of a high-stakes game of power and wealth. Can Zac stop the unknown killer who is bent on destroying the entire family?
James Walker graduated with a B.A. in Speech Education from the University of Washington. He later received an M.Div. from Talbot Theological Seminary.
In earlier years, he found interesting work at Knotts Berry Farm in California where he was employed as a stagecoach driver and shotgun guard while attending school. Then, Walker was off to join the U.S. Air Force where he became the youngest Drill Sergeant in the history of the Air Force. Walker also worked as an Air Force Survival Training Instructor, which gave him the opportunity to teach pilots the art of wilderness survival. He specialized in the area of prisoner-of-war survival with an emphasis on escape and evasion.
To add to the diversity, Walker has served in several ministry capacities. He served as Senior Pastor of the Evangelical Free Church in Laguna Hills, California as well ministering with the Navigators in both their Collegiate and Community ministries for over 15 years.
In addition, Walker worked as a creative and leadership consultant for companies such as Hewlett Packer and Wells Fargo Bank.
Currently, Walker is a member of the Western Writers of America, a group of writers who write the fiction and history of the West for publication, television and screen. He is also a member of the Western Lawman and Outlaw Association—a group of national writers who specialize in history of the Old West.