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Hugh Richard Williams

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I have always wanted to write a book. I had made numerous attempts to write, but was never happy with the books. "The Trek to Elysium Chronicles" has been a major break through for me. As for me, I was 62 when I wrote Volume 1 of the 3 Volume Series. I do everything late in life. I got my BS from Illinois State at 44, my MS from Illinois State at 46, and my JD from Southern Illinois University at 49. I have been practicing law since May 2003. I have lived in Carbondale,Illinois since 2002.

The Rixey Files: The Quest for Caesar's Medallion, a detective action adventure series is my initial foray into that genre.

As for my other interests, I collect coins, love to read, and am a Diamond Life Master in the American Contract Bridge L
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Hugh Richard Williams I watch a movie or read a book. Some times I talk the story out with friends.
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