Richard Prosch

Biography

Richard Prosch writes western crime fiction that captures the history and lonely frontier stories of his youth, where characters aren’t always what they seem and the wind burned landscapes are filled with swift, deadly danger. Richard’s work appeared in The Protectors, an anthology to benefit children, and most recently his short story "Hester's Vanity" was featured in the hardcover anthology Rough Country from High Hill Press. His newest collection, One Against a Gun Horde is now available for Kindle at Amazon.com. His work has also appeared at Optimist International and online at Boys' Life, as well as many non-fiction print publications.

Books

Sundown Western Tales
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,740. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2016 by Prairie Rose Publications. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Looking for a collection of exciting western reads? Sundown Press has put together ten of the best western short stories in today’s market. This wonderful variety of authors, including Max Brand, Charlie Steel, Zane Grey, Gordon L. Rottman, Richard Prosch, Kyle Rudek, W.M. Shockley, Robert Steele, Big Jim Williams, and Lane Pierce will keep the fast-paced excitement coming non-stop!
On Solid Ground: The Jo Harper Collection 2
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,960. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2015 by Prairie Rose Publications. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Western, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Jo Harper rides the range again with Frog Beemer, Constable Abby Drake, McGee the dog, and a host of no good owlhoots. If you love rollicking old-fashioned adventure, grab this second volume of four novella-length stories.
Six-Gun Salad
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,540. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2015 by Prairie Rose Publications. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Western, Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 20th Century
Would you cry over spilled potato salad? Would you risk your life for it? Jo Harper can't contain her frustration when a determined Danish lawyer and a hard-headed German farmer get ready to square off with guns over just that. But things are more than they seem, and an old-world grudge means Jo has less than 48 hours to stop certain violence between these two!
Dogbread and Diamonds
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,730. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2015 by Prairie Rose Publications. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 20th Century, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Western
In the wild west, decades before Willowby, Wyoming was founded, Stink Carmichael robbed a stage coach of the famous Dakota Diamonds and was never heard from again. When Jo Harper and her best friend Frog find the loot in a hidden cellar, old secrets come out and greed can't help but rear its ugly head. After Frog disappears Jo is accused of pilfering the diamonds herself. Dogbread recipe included.
Redbuds and Bullets
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,650. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2015 by Prairie Rose Publications. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 20th Century, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Sixth story in the Jo Harper Adventure. Thirteen year old Jo Harper's trip to attend the reading of her mysterious uncle's will isn't welcome news to everybody in Willowby, Wyoming, and with the notorious Casper Brothers on the loose, the spring of 1911 isn't the best time to steam across the wide open west. But with great expectations and grim determination, Jo hurtles into adventure.
A Covey of Quail
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,680. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2014 by Prairie Rose Publications. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Western, Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 20th Century
He came to Willowby every Christmas, an Arapaho boy looking for something, looking for someone. The first thing Stranger Cat found in 1910 was Jake Trail’s bullets, the next thing he found was a family of friends. But then the weather turned bad, and Jo Harper would have to rely on everything she’d learned as Deputy Constable to lead her covey to safety and, just maybe, a Christmas miracle.
Finding The Sky: The Jo Harper Collection
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,690. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2014 by Prairie Rose Publications. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Western
Twelve-year old Jo Harper thought 1910 would be another boring year in the Wyoming range town of Willowby, Wyoming. Then tough-talkin' pistol-shootin' Abby Drake came to town and made Jo a deputy law and order woman... Collecting four exciting Jo Harper novellas, Finding the Sky pits Jo and her friends against cattle rustlers, outlaws, a bank robber and a tinhorn gambler.
Shooting the Moon
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,900. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2014 by Prairie Rose Publications. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Western
A fiery explosion! A jail break! A ghost town! Jo Harper's most dangerous adventure is here in this exciting sequel to ROPING A PLANET.
Roping A Planet
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,530. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2014 by Prairie Rose Publications. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 20th Century, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Western
During the autumn of 1910 twelve-year old deputy constable Jo Harper is making the most of a warm Indian Summer until a deadly mystery brings a winter chill to the season. Jo Harper, Abby Drake, and Frog return with Jupiter, "a Horse to Remember!" in this sequel to RACING A DOG STAR.
Racing a Dog Star
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,470. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2014 by Prairie Rose Publications. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 20th Century, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
In this sequel to WAITING FOR A COMET, Jo, Frog and sure-shootin' lady Constable Abby Drake return for another visit to the exciting town of Willowby, Wyoming in the hot, dry summer of 1910.
This Summer Storm
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,470. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2014 by Prairie Rose Publications. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories, Fiction » Adventure » General
THIS SUMMER STORM is a collection of some of the best young adult stories out there today! In this exciting group of tales, it seems "one of everything" happens. Tornadoes, comets, hurricanes and raging river waters are all set to wreak havoc. But just when things can't get any worse, along comes a life-changing experience in each story that is just as unsettling as the threatening weather.

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