After graduating the University of Florida and a six month basic training tour in the National Guard, Richard worked thirty-five years in the textile and retail industries. Always an avid reader, Richard began writing mystery, suspense, and historical fiction novels in 1994.
When not writing, he spends his time sailing and exploring local history. He has two married daughters and lives in New Jersey with his wife, Ruth. Read book jackets, reviews,
and excerpts for Richard’s books at his website: