James Garcia Jr. was born in the Central California town of Hanford. He moved up the road to Kingsburg with his family as a child. After graduating KHS, he attended
Reedley College where he met his wife. The family still makes its home in Kingsburg which is also the setting of James’ vampire series.
He was the 1994 winner of the Writer’s International Network/Writers’ Inter-Age Network writing contest in the horror category. Dance on Fire was originally
published in 2010, its sequel Flash Point (Dance on Fire 2) was published in 2012 and Infernal (Dance on Fire 3) was published in 2015. A fourth book, Seeing Ghosts, is a
stand-alone paranormal romance released in June 2013.