C. R. Richards

C. R. Richards

A huge lover of horror and dark fantasy stories, C. R. Richards enjoys telling tales of intrigue and adventure. Having began writing as a part-time columnist for a small entertainment newspaper, Richards has worn several hats: food critic, entertainment reviewer and cranky editor. She has now published a handful of novels, including Phantom Harvest - book one in The Mutant Casebook Series - which took home the EPIC eBook Award for Fantasy in 2014. Richards beat out entries from the U.S., Canada, United Kingdom, Australia and other English speaking countries.

The youngest of five army brats, Richards was born on a military base in Utah. She spent much of her childhood in the back of her family’s sky blue station wagon on trips to see her grandmother - who would show her how to spot faeries in the backyard. “Sometimes she’d put candy in small silk slippers and tell us the pixies had done it,” says Richards. “She’s the one who gave me my love of fantasy creatures.”

Her most recent literary projects include the horror short story, Lost Man's Parish and the dark fantasy thriller, Pariah . She is an active member of Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers and Horror Writers Association.

In January 2016, Richards released her epic fantasy novel The Lords of Valdeon, the first installment in the Heart of the Warrior series. The Obsidian Gates, Book Two in the series, was released in January 2018. Book Three, Creed of the Guardian, will be published in 2019. Through her storytelling, Richards aims to reach lovers of fantasy who are exploring alternatives to the traditional status quo. Her message is simple: One person can be a catalyst for change.

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Edited by 2019-09-06 (Seregil of Rhiminee)
Speculative Fiction Novels (6)
2019  Creed of the Guardian (Heart of the Warrior, #3)
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2017  The Obsidian Gates (Heart of the Warrior, #2)
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2015  The Lords of Valdeon (Heart of the Warrior, #1)
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2014  Pariah
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2014  Lost Man's Parish
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2013  Phantom Harvest (The Mutant Casebook Series, #1)
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