Richard Puz

Biography

The 19th-century American migration has always fascinated me. The hardships of the pioneers and the tragedies of the Indian population provide rich historical material and a broad background canvass for my stories. Additionally, all of my stories have some basis in the ancestry of my family.

Books

Becca
Price: Free! Words: 5,680. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2018 by 74th Street Press*Olympia. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
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It’s 1889 in Ohio, with Becca, willful and opinionated, facing the choice of marrying conventional Will or adventurous Frank, the man from Washington Territory, whose proposal arrives in the form of a telegram over the newfangled telegraph lines. Its arrival stirs this witty story with crisp and crackling dialogue while setting the cauldron boiling between the saucy redhead and her father.
American Frontier Short Stories, 1800's Vol. l
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 55,780. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2017 by 74th Street Press*Olympia. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
This novel contains seventeen adventure packed short stories about the American West in the nineteenth century and the people who settled the vast continent. All tales are based on historical events and relay the confrontation of settlers with struggles against man and nature. Native Americans encountered the full onslaught of migrating settlers, and several tales speak of their plight.
Blood Tax
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 73,690. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2016 by 74th Street Press*Olympia. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
Kidnapping five-to-ten-year-old children to become white slaves is the objective of the Muslim Turkish attack in the 16th Century on the Christian Fiefdom of Kostel on the Kupa River. The abducted children convert to Islam, become unwaveringly loyal to the Sultan and are molded into warriors, empire administrators, clergy in the Greek Church, housemaids and instruments for sexual pursuits.

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