| AFTER RETIRING FROM a career in
the automotive industry, James Gibson returned to his love of
writing. "I wanted to write a different story," Jim
states. "I wanted to capture Caleb's and Shanni's world views,
how their cultures collided, and how they courageously overcame
their ordeal to find happiness together."
Jim is an avid reader, studying pioneer accounts of life in the
American West. He has traveled extensively in the Southwestern U.S.
to get the feel of the Old West and he uses his experiences to bring
alive the grandeur and romance of those mythic times.
In the Anasazi Quest series, Jim combined his love of the historical
West with his study of Native American shamanism to bring in an
added dimension of life not normally found in action-based story
Jim has many travel-related interests, and continually compiles
information for inclusion in his novels. He and his wife reside in