H.W. GRADY is a tough, slightly sarcastic Private Investigator in Atlanta, GA. He served in the Army at 17 to avoid a one-year jail sentence. Those experiences straightened out any adolescent behavior.
Grady went on to a college degree and began a promising career with the Atlanta Police Department. However, a falling out with a supervisor caused him to leave the force.
Eventually he married the daughter of a rich man and took a job in corporate security. When they divorced, Grady became a PI.
In Limelight, Grady has been hired by a promoter to find Beth Anne, a missing singer who has the talent to become a star. However, motives by the promoter and some shady business associate puts Grady and Beth Anne in danger. Grady needs all of his instincts and the help of Detective Thor to find the truth before it is too late for Beth Anne.
Jim Sells has had a variety of professional and academic experiences. He holds two graduate degrees from the University of GA in educational leadership. He taught in public schools for over ten years.
Also Jim has worked at a variety of business jobs and jobs within the manufacturing and transportation industry. These include production supervisor, tractor-trailer driver and auto sales rep.
Jim has lived in Atlanta and North GA his entire life except for the times he drove a truck over the lower 48 states and Canada.
Jim resides in the Greater Atlanta area. He has two grown sons and is married to an elementary teacher.