James Hawkins

Retired District Police Commander, James Hawkins, weaves more than thirty years of police and private investigation experience into his novels and plays. While he was born in rural southern England James has spent much of his life traveling.
Today he splits his time between Gabriola Island in the Pacific Northwest and the rest of the world, where he and his wife, Sheila, are researching and writing a series of travel guides for independent minded retirees. Their ‘Blissful Adventures’ travel blog can be found at www.hawkson.travellerspoint.com.

In addition to being a senior police officer, James is also an experienced actor, television presenter and educator and, before taking up writing full-time in 1996, James was Director of Education at the Institute for Environmental Investigations in Toronto.
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Latest Release

Slow Train to China
An Inspirational Travel Guide for Independent Second-Lifers.
By James Hawkins and Sheila Swanson
Journey overland from St. Petersburg to the South China Sea in this, the first in a series of travel guides for second-lifers hankering for a touch of adventure.
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Antony’s Private Parts
Antony’s Private Parts
A peek behind the curtain at one of the world’s longest running theatrical icons...Antony Holland.
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