JOHN EDWARD AMES
This website is now being gradually updated as of June 2014. Dozens of
new titles have been added.
John Edward Ames (who has also written 31 books as Judd Cole including the popular
Cheyenne series) lives in New Orleans and has been a fulltime writer
since 1986, when he sold his first novel, The Force. Since quitting his job teaching English composition at the
University of New Mexico, he has written 83
published books (including six as a ghostwriter). He has written one nonfiction book, The Real Deadwood, as John
Ames. He is also a freelance journalist and has appeared in many national and large urban newspapers, including The
Christian Science Monitor, as well as dozens of Web sites. For more information, see Biography and
Titles section of this Web site.
“More than anybody now writing about that
long-ago time and place of the Old West, John Edward Ames most reminds me of my old friend and mentor, Will Henry. I
can truly think of no higher compliment to give either man.”
Terry C. Johnston, author of Winter Rain