James Hayman Bio, Age, Family, Wife, Books, Damage And Net Worth.

By | June 29, 2021

James Hayman Biography

James Hayman “Jim Hayman” an Amerian USA Today bestselling author of the acclaimed Mike McCabe series: The Cutting, The Chill of Night, and Darkness First. He was formerly creative director at one of New York’s largest advertising agencies.

James Hayman Age

Hayman was born in Brooklyn, New York, United States. However, his exact birthdate is yet to be revealed.

James Hayman Career

Hayman is one of the successful authors of America who has written some very popular novels based on the suspense, crime, and fiction genres. He is particularly famous for writing down the McCabe & Savage Thrillers, featuring the prominent characters, McCabe and Maggie Savage. These two characters are the most famous characters described by author Hayman and are depicted as Maine detectives throughout the series.

He began writing TV advertisements as a beginner and spent more than 20 years in this profession. The most prominent clients in his Madison Avenue advertising agency included Lincoln-Mercury, Procter & Gamble, and The U.S. Army.

In the year 2001, Hayman decided to move to Maine in order to pursue his lifelong wish of becoming a writer of fiction. Soon, he began working on his first thriller novel as he was himself a very big fan of thrillers. All through his life, he was inspired by the works of the noteworthy thriller and suspense writers like Dennis Lehane, Ian Rankin, and Michael Connelly.

Hayman was surprised when The Cutting his first novel, which features the famous detectives from Portland, Maine, Michael McCabe, and Maggie Savage, was purchased by a number of publishing houses from different countries. The novel was published by the Penguin publishing house in the U.K., the U.S.’s St. Martin’s Press, and in Germany by the Random House Press. It was also translated into about half a dozen foreign languages and sold many copies all over the world.

The other novels of the thriller series by him were published by other famous publishing houses and made it to the national bestseller list of USA Today. Thereby helping Hayman to establish himself as a successful writer of the fiction and thriller novels. He says that he has done the characterization of detective McCabe based on his own life and activities. Just like him, McCabe is also a native New Yorker, who was born in the Bronx.

He became one of the best homicide cops at the Midtown North Precinct after years of hard work rising through the ranks. He had left the Film School at New York University in order to join the NYPD. Later, he married a woman named Sandy, who was a beautiful brunette but left him for a wealthy investment banker. Hayman the author had also risen to the rank of the creative director of the advertisement agency and had married a beautiful woman. However, she did not leave him and has remained with him through the thick and thin events of his life.

McCabe moves to Portland, Maine in the year 2001, just like Hayman, and begins searching for the right place to start his new career as a writer of fiction. Later, he comes to town in order to get over a dark secret from his past and find a safe place for raising his teenage daughter, Casey.

Hayman says that there are a number of other similarities between the two, such as both of them like old movie trivia and love Scotch Whiskey and New York Giants. They also have similar tastes in women who are talented and gifted artists. McCabe differs from Hayman by being braver than him. He is a risk-taker and also loves boxing very much.

The series McCabe & Savage Thriller consists of a total of 4 novels published between the years 2009 and 2015. The first novel of the series was published under the title ‘The Cutting’. It was published by the Minotaur Books publishing house in the year 2009. The plot of the novel introduces the main characters, Detective Sergeant Michael McCabe and his partner Maggie Savage. It was set in Portland, Maine.

In the opening sequence of the novel, detective Michael McCabe is depicted as being haunted by his dark past and desperately wants to escape from it. He had experienced the betrayal by his ex-wife, who ditched him for a rich investment banker. Also, his brother died tragically, who had turned bad after being a hero cop. These troubling events were disturbing him a lot, due to which he moves to Portland, Maine from New York City.

McCabe wished to raise his daughter Casey away from violence, but he is unprepared to face a horrific killer in the big city, whose trail takes him to the elite social lives of Portland. As the plot of the novel moves ahead, a mutilated body of a teenage girl is discovered on a September evening. The girl was a soccer star and was brutally assaulted before being dumped in a scrap-metal yard.

Her heart had been taken out with proper surgical precision by the killer. One more young lady gets abducted while jogging on the same day. She was a blonde businesswoman and a young businesswoman. Detective McCabe believes that both the crimes were done by the same person, who seemed to target only the younger women. He learns that the killer has great knowledge about complex surgical procedures and believes that he might have similar crimes before also.

As he proceeds with the investigation, McCabe’s ex-wife emerges in his life again for claiming her daughter. However, he seemed to be more dedicated to unmasking the sadistic killer with the help of his alluring and straight-talking partner Maggie Savage. He begins to race against time for rescuing the kidnapped woman and catching the killer before the lives of other young women are lost.

The second novel of the series was published in the year 2010 by the Minotaur Books publishing house. It was called ‘The Chill of Night’ and gave the description of an even more powerful and interesting tale of murder, duplicity, and revenge. It was written by author James Hayman and featuring Detective Sergeant Michael McCabe.

In the opening plot of the novel, a young and glamorous attorney of Portland named Lainie Goff is found dead. Her frozen body is discovered from the Portland Fish Pier at sub-zero temperatures. Lainie was a beautiful and smart attorney, who hoped of becoming rich through a partnership with a top-ranked firm. However, at the hands of a mysterious killer, she meets an unexpected and deadly fate.

A mentally disturbed woman named Abby Quinn was the only witness of the crime, but she had also disappeared mysteriously in the same night. When homicide detective McCabe comes to know about the disturbing case, he sets on a trail to find the clever and relentless killer. He is required to act quickly and nab the deadly killer as one more life is at risk. The novel depicts a gripping tale of deceit and evil, with the characters close to reality and an intriguing plot.

James Hayman Net Worth

Hayman estimated net worth is under review.

James Hayman Books

  • The Cutting (2009)
  • The Chill of Night (2010)
  • Darkness First (2013) Hardcover
  • The Girl in the Glass (2015)
  • The Girl on the Bridge (2017)
  • Damage (2018)
  • A Fatal Obsession (2018)

James Hayman A Fatal Obsession

Tyler Bradshaw never knew what might trigger it. A tone of voice. A look. Tonight he could feel it starting to build just seconds after he’d begun walking down the center aisle of the small McArthur/Weinstein Community Theater on Manhattan’s Lower East Side.

Having attended all eleven previous performances in this limited-run production of Othello, Tyler knew exactly where he wanted to sit for tonight’s finale. A12. On the aisle. Front row. Right-hand side. By far the best seat in the house in terms of offering him the most intimate view of the death of Zoe McCabe, the young actress cast in the role of Desdemona.

This would be Tyler’s last chance to watch the woman he wanted so desperately, the woman for months who’d been haunting his dreams, at the hands of Randall Carter, met her death, the well-known black actor who was playing Othello the Moor. However, if all went according to plan, this closing night would become opening night for a much more intimate relationship.

James Hayman Awards And Achievements

He has been nominated for two Primetime Emmy Awards and a DGA Award.

James Hayman Family

Hayman was born in Brooklyn, New York, United States but spent his growing years in Manhattan. After doing our research, details about his parents are not available and it is also not known if he has any siblings.

James Hayman Wife

Hayman information about his dating life is not available. It is therefore not known whether he is married or has any children. However, this information will be updated as soon as it is available.

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