Richard Sanford

Biography

Richard Sanford came of age in the sixties in a small town in the Deep South suspended in time and haunted with stories. In Chicago, he was an editor of Banyan Press, which published and hosted readings by Charles Wright, Sandra Cisneros, Galway Kinnell, and many others.

He is the author of four published novels, poetry, short stories, and a play. Today he makes his home in the Pacific Northwest, east of Seattle.

Novels

• Ring of Stars
• Long Time Gone
• Roadkill
• The Calling

Where to find Richard Sanford online


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Books

Ring of Stars
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,610. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Walker Beale, executive at games giant Xynapse, faces the outsourcing of the company’s core—the Games Division, including his best friend. Violence drones from the media. Walker will leave Xynapse and build out a space—a classic drive-in theater—and with it, a rescue of a time. As light finally hits the screen of the Ring of Stars, the country is speeding away from him into civil war.
Long Time Gone
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 144,370. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » USA
An epic novel of passion, loss, and discovery set in the days that defined a generation. Vernon Case is missing. For Cal Stewart, a disc jockey in Harriet, Mississippi, Vernon is much more than a runaway. He is the only heir of Po Case, the old man who raised Cal like a father. With an oath to bring Vernon home, Cal is caught up in the winds that whip the American firestorm in 1968.
The Calling
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,490. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Horror » Occult
An edgy young couple win a timeshare vacation in Alpenhurst, Lake Tahoe’s grand lodge. Soon they are drawn into a circle of neighbors who share a chilling secret, and an ungodly compulsion to make the couple their own.
Roadkill
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,420. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Horror
In the time of no time, in a year without number, a Chukchi shaman sees a vision in smoke. It causes him to tremble. A hot young lawyer in heels and hose daydreaming about her playtime, a professor and his brood on an overdue vacation, a big rig driver on a last chance run—accidental travelers are sharing the road. They aren’t going where they think. Soon they will share a nightmare.

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