Police & Fire

Local Author’s Books Parallel Nuclear Smuggling Terror Threats

Jim Ring, resident of Boston’s North End and author of Necessary Assets, was ahead of the curve when he brought light to the issue of a black market in nuclear material and the threat that it represents to the United States. Last week, the Boston Herald published an Associated Press story and SkyNews video about the Russian Read More…

Arts & Culture People

Local Author, James Ring, Releases New Book “784 Broadway”

Following up on the success of his fiction thriller, Necessary Assets, longtime North End Boston resident James Ring has released his second book titled 784 Broadway. Taking a different path this time, the new book recounts Ring’s own immigrant Italian heritage and recounts summer visits to his family’s small greengrocer store in New York’s Hudson Valley. The book release of 784 Read More…

Arts & Culture

Retired FBI Agent and Local Author James Ring Talks “Necessary Assets” at North End Library

In front of a neighborhood audience, author and retired FBI agent James Ring described the “inspired” fiction of his novel, Necessary Assets, at a Saturday afternoon book reading hosted by the Friends group at the North End Branch Library. A longtime North End resident, Ring incorporated many neighborhood features into the book despite the broader Read More…

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Local Author Book Talk “Necessary Assets” by James Ring at North End Library on November 23rd

New, local author James Ring Event Come hear retired FBI agent and long term North End Resident James Ring speak about his new novel NECESSARY ASSETS. Saturday, November 23rd from 1:00 – 3:00 North End Branch Library

Arts & Culture

Local Former FBI Agent, James Ring, Publishes Terror Plot Novel, “Necessary Assets”

Necessary Assets is a newly published novel that hits home by James Ring, former FBI agent and longtime resident of Boston’s North End. Fresh off the press (and Kindle), the fictional terror plot centers on an unusual alliance between a modernized Sicilian Mafia and retired FBI agent character, Mark Patrick. The reader travels with the Read More…