Mr. Krause lives in Southwest Florida, he is sixty-six years old, and he is a retired government worker, He has a degree in Network Engineering and Administration specializing in Computer Security, and has an extensive background in Environmental Sciences. He is married with two adult children and three furry four-legged children.
Mr. Krause has been writing books and short stories since way back in 1982. Mainstream publishing has overlooked his work and he has now decided to move on to self-publishing with Smashwords and Amazon. His first published work is "The Book On Evil, Wicked, Mean & Nasty / A Whimsical Guide to Payback and Revenge" Later works include "The Fine Art of Getting Even" available through SmashWords.com and Amazon.com and "The Ancient Wisdom of an Old Shadow Warrior" available in paperback and Kindle through Amazon.com and paperback through Barnes & Noble.com. His most recent work is "The Plucking of the Golden Years Goose" a study on the scams, frauds, and abuses perpetrated against the elderly and how to recognize them and guard against them.
He is currently working on a space opera trilogy, "The Far Star Trilogy" consisting of "The Perilous Star", "Trouble on Tyree", and "Destiny's Star". He expects to finish these books within the next six months to a year.
His hobbies other than writing and reading are, scale modeling, he builds and paints 54mm military miniatures, cutting and polishing semiprecious gemstones which he has found on his yearly mining vacations and then turning them into unique handcrafted jewelry pieces, he also does gunsmithing of vintage weapons.
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The Fine Art of Getting Even
by Richard Krause
This book is a comical approach to getting even and achieving revenge, along with warnings of the results backlashes of such actions. As such it should be considered as a mental exercise rather than an instruction manual on creating havoc.
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