Richard Puz

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Richard Puz Often it takes an effort to get past writer's block. My most useful technique is to pick a portion of my story, even a bit of minutia, and work and…moreOften it takes an effort to get past writer's block. My most useful technique is to pick a portion of my story, even a bit of minutia, and work and re-work it to a fine point. Many times, this gets my mind back into the routine of composing. (less)
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Canyon of Death

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Bride by Mail

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Runaway Slave (Short Storie...

liked it 3.00 avg rating — 8 ratings — published 2011 — 2 editions
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Blood Tax: "K" Series of No...

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AVENGE

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The Carolinian (Six Bulls s...

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Six Bulls-The Ohioans: Jour...

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Avenge

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Violence rages in 1853, as marauding men roam the lawless border of Mis-souri in the historical novel, Avenge. Bent on looting and killing, they raid Curtis Sommer’s farm, which sets the young man on a journey seeking justice while confronting brutal enemies and nature's fury. On... Read more of this blog post »
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I do genealogy as a means of keeping track of some 10,000 individuals, many with the same names or repeated names with different spellings. My greatest interest has been collecting family stories, which I have done over a period of years. When I t... See Full Answer
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I plan in advance for a series of historical stories that become books. My first set of four are an anthology and my version of the western migration across America in the 19th century. Presently, I work on a series of three novels set on the Balk... See Full Answer
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AVENGE by Richard Puz
AVENGE
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Midwest Book Review gives the book five stars and says: A fine novel capturing vivid history, this is powerful in setting, characterization, and its explanation of the course of not just history but individual choice. AVENGE is part of the 'Six Bulls ...more
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" With the completion of the four novels in the Six Bulls series, both in print and e-books, my sights turn to the next project. A new series of ...more "
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The Racketeer by John Grisham
The Racketeer
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For this great author, this novel is a powder puff piece. That is:
-Yes, you can follow the story, and
-no, you surely don't know/suspect what will happen,
-nor can you guess where the tale is headed.
Still, it leaves you with no real sense of
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The Robe by Lloyd C. Douglas
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The Sand Pebbles by Richard McKenna
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Inferno by Dan Brown
Inferno (Robert Langdon, #4)
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Dan Brown's books appear to be researched to a finite degree; Inferno reflects this in spades. The flow of the story is repeatedly interrupted by explaining the meaning of a street name, or how the name of an alcove was derived, or--on and on, to the ...more
More of Richard's books…
“Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, love leaves a memory no one can steal.
From an Irish headstone”
Richard Puz, The Carolinian

“Why, God? You made man in your own image. Why then do so many lack good sense? And why is that we are so easily drawn to hate and kill each other? Why, God?”
Richard Puz, The Carolinian

“Free men can easily become enslaved, if they let others do their thinking and talking, instead of using their own heads.”
Richard Puz, The Carolinian

“A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is brave five minutes longer.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Looking for trouble isn’t the way to live. Even so, if it does come, there’s no use tucking it in and running. In simple terms, you deal with it.”
Richard Puz, Bride by Mail

“Damn it, Ev, you’ve passed your third decade in life. You’re no longer a spring chicken, nor are you a featherhead loon!”
Richard Puz, Bride by Mail

“Some folks say that you can’t get rid of a problem until you shuck it. So, brother, let’s start shucking.”
Richard Puz, Bride by Mail

“If you don’t know history,
you don’t know anything.”
Edward Johnston”
Richard Puz, The Carolinian

25x33 Six Bulls by Richard Puz — 1 member — last activity Aug 04, 2013 08:41PM
During the 1800s, thousands of settlers travel across American's frontier. This blog is devoted to the the ones who settled in Newton County, ...more



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