Jeffrey James Higgins
Jeffrey James Higgins is a former reporter and retired supervisory special agent who writes thriller novels, short stories, creative nonfiction, and essays. He has wrestled a suicide bomber, fought the Taliban in combat, and chased terrorists across five continents. He received both the Attorney General’s Award for Exceptional Heroism and the DEA Award of Valor. Jeffrey has been interviewed by CNN, Investigation Discovery, Declassified, New York Times, New York Post, and Fox News. He was a finalist in Adelaide’s 2018 Best Essay Contest and a quarterfinalist in both ScreenCraft’s 2019 Most Cinematic Book Competition and 2021 Cinematic Short Story Writing Competition. His thrillers include Furious: Sailing into Terror, a #1 New Release on Amazon, and his latest, Unseen: Evil Lurks Among Us.
Awards and Recognition
- Finalist for the 2018 Adelaide Literary Award for Best Essay.
- Quarterfinalist in ScreenCraft’s 2019 Most Cinematic Book Competition
- Quarterfinalist in the 2021 Cinematic Short Story Writing Competition.