Richard Shury




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Richard Shury

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I am originally from New Zealand, but have been living in England for seven years now. I like to write in my spare time, and have often been inspired by science fiction and science fact; I believe that the best work is often highly imaginative, but still retains those human qualities with which we identify, so that is what I try and keep in my mind at all times. I am working on book number five, and aim to have this out by the end of the year. You can find me on Twitter and Facebook.


Knowing the sensitive nature of the current conflict in Gaza, I considered avoiding the topic altogether, but I feel as if to do so would be dishonest in some way. If I have something to say, then my usual practice is to say it, and let the reader decide whether it was a good idea. That being stated, I should point out that I am eager to provoke thought and conversation, rather than anger and a... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 21, 2014 09:09
Average rating: 4.68 · 19 ratings · 8 reviews · 8 distinct works · Similar authors
Laid Hold the Dragon
4.33 of 5 stars 4.33 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 2008
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Wading, All
5.0 of 5 stars 5.00 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 2012
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Hannah Black
5.0 of 5 stars 5.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 2012 — 3 editions
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In The Arms Of Sleep
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Rook
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Shallow Songs
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Laid Hold The Dragon
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"Rook can essentially be reduced to one man's attempt to do the right thing, possibly as an attempt at redemption. The character Rook is a highly skilled assassin/thief who suddenly develops a conscious and sets out on an audacious journey to prote..." Read more of this review »
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