About Author James Redfearn

James Redfearn, author of the Irish-American saga, The Rising at Roxbury Crossing and An Appointed Time, a fictional account of the largest manhunt in Massachusetts history, has been an industrial-commercial photographer, a Massachusetts State Trooper and an investigator for a Boston law firm. He graduated from Harvard University with an ALM in Literature and Creative Writing. His stories have been published in the University’s Charles River Review and the New England Writers Network.

In 1971, he began a twenty-one year career with the State Police, serving as a patrol officer, criminal investigator and academy instructor. He has lectured on investigative research methods at national Law Enforcement conferences.

Jim has also been an Assistant to the President of a Massachusetts health care system, an investigator for the Boston law firm, Choate, Hall & Stewart and an industrial-commercial photographer for Edgerton, Germeshausen & Grier, a company specializing in nuclear testing, marine studies and high-speed photography.

Jim fondly remembers Troopers Denis J. Donoghue, Jr., 47th RTT and Robert W. (Skip) Scofield, 55th RTT