Richard Baker

Biography

Born in London, England, Richard and family moved to South Africa when he was two years old. He lived an adventurous, action filled life, working in many different professions - Computer Programmer, Mechanic, Electronics Technician, Deep Space Tech., Game Ranger, Sailor, Motorcycle Cop, Musician; the list goes on. His wife, born in a small village in Germany, immigrated to South Africa. Two weeks after meeting her, he proposed (her wit, intelligence, and sheer bravery impressed him) and now thirty three years later they live in Canada. They have explored much of that huge country, and only slow down now and again to let the world catch up to them.

Books

Joseph - King of Egypt
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,930. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Classical & allegory
Based on the story in the Bible, the events and characters are biblically accurate. The details of their lives, what they wore and ate, the distances traveled, are derived from many sources, and give the story a more human aspect. An enjoyable read
South African Kaleidoscope
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,270. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Short stories about life in South Africa before the revolution. No politics or moralising, just excerpts from a priviliged life in a wonderful country. Includes life in semi-rural area, guide in a game reserve, traffic police, boating.
Poetry from the Heart
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,660. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Poetry - single author
Poetry from life, and love poems. Poetry is about feelings, and observations, but it can also be used to 'paint' pictures in the minds of readers, to give them a better idea of the events in the life of the poet that are meaningful. Many find that the poem also gives expression to their own feelings, helping in communication with others.
Elijah the Prophet.
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,950. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » Middle Eastern
A short book, bringing to life the events surrounding Elijah's destruction of the prophets of Baal. If you are familiar with Bible stories and events, this will delight and entertain you. Familiar events are given a slightly different slant as you read how people really were. Well researched, the basic story is still fully in sync with the original Bible text.
Jensen
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 26,100. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A modern adventure story set in South Africa, the hero is the kind of person most men would really like to be. Fast-paced, the action is relentless, and the descriptions of Durban city and the surrounding area will fill you with a desire to see more.

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