As a native of N.W. Indiana, Mr. Halon enlisted in the U.S.A.F., at the age of 17, he retired from the service as a Weather Forecaster at the Palahua Solar Observatory on Oahu, Hawaii. He later worked as a scientist for the Department of the Navy, deactivating nuclear submarines in Bremmerton, Washington.
Mr. Halon studied English at Chapman College in Orange, California, Math at the University of Hawaii, and Industrial Engineering Technologies (IET) at Purdue University, Indiana. He most recently worked as the EIC, Editor-in-Chief of New Line Press Publishing.
James published his first book, titled "Poetry" in 1992 and his first novel was released in 2002. He currently lives with his disabled son in the Sierra foothills east of Sacramento, California, where he is writing another Jim Morgan Adventure.