(1) James Elliott (two 't's) is the author of the crime mystery books Nowhere to hide and Cold cold heart, however, the paperback edition of Nowhere to hide is published with the name James Elliot (one 't') as author.
(2) James L. Elliot (1943- ) wrote Rings, professor of Physics at MIT
(3) James Elliot, cartographer who wrote The city in maps
(4) James Elliott (two 't's), Moses and Modern Science, professor of Mathematics at Queen's College, Liverpool, circa 1871
These are not the same person as the missionary Jim Elliot, who lived 1927 - 1956.