James Michael Pratt is an American writer and documentary film producer. He is listed as a bestselling author by The New York Times and USA Today. His novel The Lost Valentine (originally published as The Last Valentine) was adapted into a film released by Hallmark Hall of Fame in 2011. He has been called a Master of moral fictionby Booklist for his realistic depictions of love and life during wartime while weaving valued inspirational themes with subtlety. The author has 7 other titles listed at his website including The Lost Valentine. A native of Simi Valley, CA he is married and the father of two adult children. He credits growing up in California for many of the influences found in his stories. He has three additional books being adapted to film including a new title, yet to be released, When the Last Leaf Falls.
The Lost Valentine was viewed by over 14.3 million households as a CBS Movie of the Week and Hallmark Hall of Fame on January 30, 2011. It was based upon the novel, The Last Valentine by James Michael Pratt first published in 1998 by St. Martin's Press.