Richard Howes


Richard Howes, the author of Julie Rayzor ( and The Killer's Co-op ( is a 30 year computer programmer, 20 year electronic engineer, a wild horse trainer, artist, father, husband and writer...

He was born into the family of a Cape Cod Yankee dad and an Irish mom. Went to college in Boston and spent 14 years exploring the Nevada mountains and desert from horseback, he won a world championship buckle in the sport of Cowboy Mounted Shooting plus he programmed slot machines and worked as an engineering manager saving companies over $20 million dollars in sales during a three year stint of international travel fixing engineering problems in the field. He turned to writing as another one of his many hobbies and he hopes to retire some day in front of a keyboard writing books.

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The Killer's Co-op - A Robert Schwimer Mystery
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 99,930. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
A murder staged as a railroad accident soon leads Acting Sheriff Robert Schwimer to the cold-case shotgun death of a sociopath teenager and a series of murders, and kidnappings. With the current sheriff’s corruption scandal, and the State Coroner fighting the County Medical Examiner, Bob is racing across the Massachusetts South Shore to neutralize the killers before they neutralize him.

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