Authors

 with first letter R

David Raivitch

David Raivitch was born in Germany to two Soviet immigrants. His love of learning includes studying physics and economics, and he considers himself to be the product of a blissfully average life. He describes himself as a jack of all trades who loves gaming and drinking cocoa.  

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Colin Rank

Born the second child of three with two sisters, Colin Rank grew up in Sussex and was educated locally and in Somerset before leaving school at 18. Over 51 years, he enjoyed careers in the food industry, the motor trade, and finally in farming. Some consultancy work and charitable work followed before taking up a position as Chairman of the Diocesan Board of Finance in Gloucester, a role he carried for 5 years. Colin has a wide range of interests, from a love of aviation, cars, and motorbikes to playing drums, making films, sailing, and ... 

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Caroline Read

In Symbols of the Future, the debut novel of Caroline Read, inspiration is drawn from her interest in the planets and a love of the stories of E.M. Forster. Born and bred in Nottingham, Caroline is well-known locally for her poetry and this success has driven her writing towards her thought-provoking and entertaining first novel. 

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Rev. James Rettie

The Reverend James Rettie was born in 1935 in Aberdeen and lives in Inverness Scotland. He is a retired Minister Of The Gospel and leader of The Ministry Of Divine Healing. Reverend Rettie is a widower with two daughters, two granddaughters and two great granddaughters. He first trained as a missionary serving the Home Board of the Church of Scotland. He established a congregation at the Barn Church, Culloden, Inverness and went on to train for the Ministry of Word and Sacrament. He served his probationary period as a Minister in the ... 

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M.R. Reynolds

M.R. Reynolds was born in the 1950’s and raised in the heart of England. He proceeded to endure the rigours of the Catholic education system. Inspired by his parents and two influential teachers, he developed a love of literature, drama and music. M.R. studied the piano, the clarinet and wallowed in Shakespeare, Dylan Thomas, and Tolkien. He began to compose songs, write poetry and plays; something that he has not quite managed to give up. The author went to University in Manchester and trained as a teacher teaching Music, English and Drama. ... 

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Ian Richardson

Born in Washington D.C. in 1951, Ian Richardson was educated at Highgate School and the University of Southampton. He spent most of his career in the UK civil service, including HM Treasury and the Cabinet Office, dealing with financial matters. Since retiring, he has had more time to enjoy his favourite activities of choral singing and folk dancing and has also turned his hand to writing with this being his debut novel. He has three grown-up children and lives happily with his wife in South Wales.

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Rosalyn Richardson

Rosalyn Richardson was born in Kingston upon Thames in 1959. After attending Secondary school, followed by college and then studying further at night school at a local university, Rosalyn was employed as a company secretary and counsellor. Her favourite activities are writing, socialising with her friends and family; particularly with her ten-year-old grandson. She loves the English language and occupies herself with cooking and volunteer work. She is married with two children. From the age of nine years old, she has had a passion for ... 

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Katia Ricklin

Born in Samedan (close to St. Moritz) in 1947, Katia Ricklin spent her childhood and youth in Zurich, where she attended school, which she completed with the Matura. She completed her education with a Proficiency degree in Cambridge, and also trained as a secretary in Zurich. After her divorce in 1974, she worked as co-director of Otto Ernst AG until 1988. From 1989 to 1998, she acquired extensive knowledge of Bach Flowers, Tarot, Crystals, and Photography through self-study and offered consultations and courses on these subjects. In 1991 ... 

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Elizabeth Rogers

The author Elizabeth Rogers was born in Herefordshire, U.K. in 1953. She was educated locally up to ‘A’ Level and then went on to do an Open University Degree. She worked for NHS Diagnostic Services for forty-five years. Elizabeth and her husband are separated and she has a thirty-year-old son. She enjoys reading, gardening and quiz machines and can talk to anyone she meets with ease. She started work at seventeen, was married at twenty-seven and had her son at the age of thirty-three. Elizabeth likes to keep her brain exercised and thus has ... 

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M.A. Ronian

British with Romanian roots, M.A. Ronian, 42, graduated from University before embarking on a successful journalistic career followed by a worthwhile stint in the cruising industry. It was the horrendous experience of undergoing treatment for cancer that made the author aware of just how important it was to get this story down; not only for their own recovery process, but to enlighten the masses on the true story of one of the most dreadful tyrants the world had ever witnessed: Vlad the Impaler. Other than writing, M.A. Ronian loves nothing ... 

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Richard Rose

Richard Rose was born into a working-class family in Birmingham, UK in 1948. He started dancing at the age of six and would make his career in this field, as Principal of Richardz Dance Studios. Mr Rose is also an internationally recognised adjudicator in ballroom dance championships and is a Fellow and Examiner for the National Association of Teachers of Dancing. This is his first book.

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Michelle Round

Michelle Round is an up and coming new author. Chasing Daydreams is her debut novel. Born in 1984, she lives in Wolverhampton with her husband whom she married in 2013. Michelle has had a passion for creative writing since she was a teenager. For the first fifteen years of her career, she worked in the hospitality industry. This has given Michelle a great insight into the inner workings of how people’s minds work and much inspiration for her writing. As well as writing, Michelle enjoys supporting her local football team, dancing and dining in ... 

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Jade C. Russel

A successful author of online fanfics, this is Jade C. Russel’s debut novel. When not writing, Russel loves to travel. To date, she has enjoyed many European countries including the UK, Italy and Germany and has also travelled further afield, to Canada. 

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