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David George Richards

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I was born in Manchester in the North West of England in 1957. Although I have moved around a bit, Manchester is still both my physical and spiritual home. I am a Northerner. I am also married to Rosanna, and have been since 1988. I have an imagination that began when I was very young and never waned. I also like reading and so it was no surprise I suppose when I started writing. Because I am an unknown who has never been picked up by either an Agent or mainstream Publisher, I am a bit of a one man band. I even do my own covers and have become a bit of a digital artist as a result. I started writing when I was young and very bad. Now I am older and a lot better. My writing has improved too. I write science fiction, fantasy and romance stori ...more

June 2020

Rosie and I are still housebound and ordering in our groceries. We are staying in and safe and are settled into our routine now, and I am not really missing going out. What I do miss is driving my car, and I begin to wonder if I will ever drive it again.

Time will tell.

No 24 Hours of Le Mans this year because of the coronavirus. But they did have a virtual race in which nearly all of the actual dri Read more of this blog post »
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Description: Chen-Soo is a super clone warrior woman bent on Galactic domination, but all she really wants is the love of her mother and father. It was a love that she lost on that fateful day. Then love appears in the form of Michael. But does she really need a mate now? And why does it have to be this adolescent boy with only a chocolate bar in one hand and his mother’s handbag in the other?
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Description: A very long sequel to The Lost Girls. In this story the girls have grown up to be badder than ever. Robbing tombs might be fun, but having an angry witch and the entire Sullenfeld Hordes trying to skin you can be a downer. Mind you, bumping into the General you once went to school with could be worse...
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“Do you think it will be that easy, Corp?”
“As easy as it can be to lug a nuclear bomb down a giant-sized worm-hole with a Keruh Warrior and a quantity of angry alien clone-women-things waiting at the other end.”
“So you’re looking forward to it then, Corp?”
“Wouldn’t miss it for the world!”
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“Time flies like an arrow; fruit flies like a banana.”
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“I would venture to guess that Anon, who wrote so many poems without signing them, was often a woman.”
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“Life stinks, but I love it so.”
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“Never grow old gracefully. Hang on to your childish nature and fight tooth and nail to the very last laugh. You won’t get another chance.”
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Jill Thanks, David for being my friend on Goodreads. That is great. Have a lovely weekend.


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