JJ starts shooting the first in his 'Some Like It Cold' series of short films.
JJ options Pilgrim for TV and film.
JJ and Tom Assheton (Bomber Harris' Grandson) start recording the first of their Bloody Violent History podcast.
Cradle launched in paperback.
Cradle launched in hardback. Also available on Audible.
Treason launched in paperback. Also available on Audible.
Treason launched on Kindle and in hardback. Available in leading bookstores and also in Tesco, Asda, and WH Smith.
Backed by the Save Battersea Park campaign, JJ signs deal with Formula E to end his High Court action in return for the removal of motor-racing from the park and restoration of its green spaces. Persistence and principle win out. Job done.
JJ supports Save Battersea Park campaign and becomes Complainant in the legal challenge to Wandsworth Council to protect and preserve a much-loved and listed green space against over-exploitation. A worthy and important cause.
JJ signs book deal with Bonnier Publishing for the next two Christian Hardy thrillers (sequels to Blood Rock and Realm).
Frederick Forsyth uses 'Jamie Jackson' as the cover name for the hero in his latest thriller The Kill List. The ultimate accolade - thanks Freddie!
JJ starts writing the next Christian Hardy sequel to Realm.
Paperback of Perdition is launched on 14 March.
Perdition now available in audio version from WF Howes and audible.co.uk - see Books page.
Historical Novels Review hails Perdition as 'historical thriller-writing at its best'. Associated Press states: 'James Jackson has established himself as a fine storyteller...Perdition keeps the standard flying high'. Times Literary Supplement claims the book is ´a firm nod to twentyfirst-century-happenings´.
Perdition, JJ´s latest Crusader-era thriller, is launched in hardback and as ebook.
JJ posts his first blog, hosted by The Huffington Post (Visit: www.huffpost.co.uk).
JJ´s two World War 2 thrillers - Endkampf and Hoellenfeuer - now available exclusively on Kindle (see BOOKS page).
Realm and Blood Rock available in audio format from WF Howes. Narrated by Saul Reichlin (Pilgrim available in audio from Isis, narrated by Michael Tudor Barnes).
JJ completes his Crusader-era sequel to Pilgrim. Due for hardback and e-book launch later in the year. It represents over a million words now written by him in a thriller context.
JJ posts his twentieth essay on takimag.com.
Realm launched in paperback. Also available as Kindle e-book (visit Amazon).
JJ writes a further double-page feature article - ´A Foolish, Savage and Useless War´ - in The Daily Mail (26 Aug).
JJ writes another double-page feature article - a tribute to his father - for Saturday edition of The Daily Mail (19 June).
Realm published in hardback. Available from Asda, WH Smith, WH Smith Travel, Waterstones, Amazon and other leading outlets.
JJ posts ´A Writer´s Life´ essay on takimag.com.
JJ travels to Syria. Sites visited include: Damascus, Hama, Krak des Chevaliers, Tartous, Arwad, Lattakia, Ugarit, Aleppo, Qalb Lozeh, Apamea, Serjilla, Rasafa, Palmyra, Bosra and locations around the Syrian Desert.
JJ´s twin brother Julian to raise money for blind children by embarking on the John O´Groats to Land´s End July 2010 Charity Cycle Challenge. A great cause. Visit: www.1blind1blonde.com
JJ posts ´History Ain´t Bunk´ essay on takimag.com.
JJ begins writing the sequel to Pilgrim. Posts first two essays for Taki´s on-line magazine (takimag.com).
JJ writes the Saturday feature essay for The Daily Mail (14 Nov).
JJ travels to Israel to research locations for the Crusader-era sequels to Pilgrim. Sites visited include Haifa, Acre, Caesarea and Jerusalem.
Pilgrim is launched in paperback on the 25th of the month. Available in Asda, WH Smith, WH Smith Travel, Waterstones, and other leading outlets.
JJ completes the writing of Realm, Elizabethan sequel to Blood Rock. Due for publication in 2010.
Hardback sales of Pilgrim reach 20,000 copies.
Pilgrim enters UK Top Ten hardback bestseller list in its first full week of sales.
JJ visits Malta to promote Blood Rock. Events include book-signings and a reception held by Miller at the Phonecia Hotel attended by senior figures including the British High Commissioner.
JJ visits Lisbon to research the Spanish-end of the 1588 Armada. This is part of ‘walking the ground’ in the build-up to writing Realm, the sixteenth-century sequel to Blood Rock.