Meet The Author - James Iriving - Legal Fixer Mystery
When an investigation threatens his lucrative financial planning business, ex-lacrosse All-American Frank “Halftrack” Racker hires lawyer Joth Proctor, a friend of a friend, to fix it. Taking the case, Joth steps back into the seedy world of petty crime, strip clubs, fraud, and death.
Joth is presented with overlapping legal problems complicated by deceit and self-interested motives as friends and those posing as friends seek to manipulate both Joth and the system.
Friend of a Friend, is Book Two in the Joth Procter Fixer series: Relying on a circle of trusted allies familiar to readers of book one, Friends Like These, including chief prosecutor Heather Burke, unlicensed private detective DP Tran and strip club owner Irish Dan Crowley, and introducing Jade, an exotic dancer trying to change her life, Joth fights to remain true to his personal code as the careers and lives of these same friends are threatened.
James V. Irving was born and raised in Gloucester, Massachusetts. He is a graduate of the University of Virginia (UVA), where he majored in English. He holds a law degree from the College of William and Mary and is a member of the bars of Virginia, Maryland, the District of Columbia and Massachusetts.
After completing his undergraduate studies at UVA, Mr. Irving spent two years employed as a private detective in Northern Virginia, where he pursued wayward spouses, located skips, investigated insurance claims and handled criminal investigations. In his early years as a lawyer, he practiced criminal law, which along with his investigative experience and trial work, informs this fictional account of Joth Proctor