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Richard Long's debut novel, The Book of Paul, is a dark, thrilling, and psychologically rich supernatural horror/thriller that blends mythology, science and mystery into a page-turning addiction.

Mr. Long is currently at work on The Dream Palace, a fantasy adventure series.

He lives in Manhattan with his wife, two amazing children and their wicked black cat, Merlin.

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Praise for THE BOOK OF PAUL:

"Richard Long intertwined a bag of genres while creating this intriguing and enchanting story...it's mind-blowing." - Stephen King

"Long's prose is deft and clear, transporting the reader from one character's psyche to the next...this tale is a compelling one. A psychological thriller for readers who are bored with run-of-the-mill...more


An excerpt from the chapter “The Secret to Being a Tough Guy” from The Book of Paul, where Paul begins instructing (corrupting) his young apprentice, Michael Bean:


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“Let me cut right to the point,” Paul said, sweeping his arm like he was erasing a cluttered blackboard. “Have you ever wanted to kill someone?”


Michael’s mouth hung open, but nothing came out.


“C’mon, lad. Like I said, we don’t have...

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The Book of Paul by Richard  Long
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I thought this book was going to be...different than it turned out to be. Don't get me wrong; that turned out to be a really good thing. If you're into Celtic mythology and some well written scary stuff (and other things) then this is the... " Read more of this review »
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" I dont know how to rate it because it was absolutely crazy. But I just couldn't put it down. "
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" Not for the faint of heart- murder, torture, occult, and romance all wrapped up in an amazingly intense read.
This book is so many things at once. It is a thriller, romantic, thought provoking, and ADDICTIVE. The story line is so incredibly origina... " Read more of this review »
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" Very creepy and unnerving. Excellent. "
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"Lisavbr wrote: "Voted! You're in some awesome company, and now up to 61! :-D"

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And speaking of Stephen King, here's what the Master had to say about The Book of Paul:

"Richard Long intertwined a bag of genres while creating this intriguing and enchanting story...it's mind-blowing." - Stephen King

The Book of Paul is currently at #129 on the list, on the second page so if you don't see it there on the link below, that means that it's on the first page now!...more

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message 12: by Richard

Richard Lisavbr wrote: "Voted! You're in some awesome company, and now up to 61! :-D"

Thanks so much!


message 11: by Lisavbr

Lisavbr Voted! You're in some awesome company, and now up to 61! :-D


message 10: by Richard

Richard Sue wrote: "Currently reading The Book of Paul.

Amazing from the first chapter !!"


You're not gonna believe this, but I just saw this message now. Oh well, better late than never! How did you like the second chapter? ;)

Hope you're having a happy Halloween :)


Richard Felicity wrote: "Thanks for the friend invite Richard!"

You're not gonna believe this, but I just saw this message now. Oh well, better late than never! Hope you're having a happy Halloween :)


Richard Carole wrote: "Hi Richard,
Nice to know you
thanks for befriending me"


You're not gonna believe this, but I just saw this message now. Oh well, better late than never! Hope you're having a happy Halloween :)


Richard Christine wrote: "Thanks for being my friend"

You're not gonna believe this, but I just saw this message now. Oh well, better late than never! Hope you're having a happy Halloween :)


Richard Dana wrote: "Thanks for the friendship, Richard. Happy writing and Happy Halloween!"
Thanks Dana, you too!


message 5: by Dana

Dana Davis Thanks for the friendship, Richard. Happy writing and Happy Halloween!


Carole Gill Hi Richard,
Nice to know you
thanks for befriending me


Felicity Brandon Thanks for the friend invite Richard!


message 2: by Sue

Sue Currently reading The Book of Paul.

Amazing from the first chapter !!


Christine Hatfield Thanks for being my friend


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