Raul Aguilar

Biography

Raul Aguilar has lived in the San Francisco Bay Area for over 35 years. A degree in Electrical Engineering lead to a career as an Electronic Analog Design Engineer for 10 years and ultimately inspired him to pursue a Juris Doctor degree from the University of San Francisco. Admission to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office diverted his interests temporarily, but ultimately fate led him to pursue a career as an Insurance Regulatory Attorney.
Raul has pursued writing short stories as a means to express his interests in travel, 13th Century European History and International Relations. Raul's travels have led him from San Francisco across all the major cities in America to London, Paris, Cote d'Azur, Monaco, Germany, Italy, Rome, Spain, the Cayman Islands, the Caribbean, Mexico and South America. His writings reflect many of the places and cities visited by Raul and his lovely wife Diane.

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Books

Fatal Love
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 52,790. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
The idyllic lives of an attorney and his trophy wife in Puerto Vallarta are disrupted by the end of his seventeen year old mid-life crisis. Her love and the 30 year difference in their ages drives her drastic efforts to save the marriage and fatally impact on both of their lives.
The Last Journey
Series: Sherman Allen. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 94,170. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
A 15th Century Aztec Codex, a map to the fabled City of El Dorado, a client’s attempt to launder millions of dollars in cash, an ancient Chinese Princess’ treasure, a Nevada speculator’s greed and a plea from an old friend in a Federal Prison complicate Sherman’s return to San Francisco and bring his journey to a tragic ending.
A Christmas Story
Series: Observations on the Human Condition. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,150. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Inspirational
A man in the twilight of his life reflects on a Christmas 30 years Past.
The Portrait
Series: Sherman Allen, Book 4. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 89,470. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Adventure » General
A 40-year-old librarian is involved in a car accident and is diagnosed with a rare hereditary brain tumor. The deadly tumor passes from mother to daughter. A family portrait painted by a fledgling artist in 1944 holds the secret to the librarian's identity and to a dark family tragedy. The love of a little girl for a teddy bear preserves the key to a pre-World War II fortune.
Justice For All
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 7,870. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
A young woman is defiled. After appealing to the law, a group of friends take matters into their own hands and demand retribution. A perfect plan falls apart and their lives are shattered. One member of the group seeks justice for all.
Anomaly
Series: Guardian Sandy Rivers, Book 1. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 68,430. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
A Guardian Class Starship is exploring Class IV Star Systems for planets with oxygen-rich atmospheres for byproducts of supernova nucleosynthesis. Captain Anica and his crew must locate the rare earth oxides and verify the planet's suitability for mining operations. The encounter between a million year old civilization results in the death of millions.
Recapturing the Past A Modern Fairytale
Series: Sherman Allen, Book 3. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 83,840. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
A young girl from a small country village in France marries an American GI, travels to America and begins a life time journey to discover her past. A failed marriage, a failed love affair, overcome with insecurity and loneliness, she returns home to pursue her father’s dying wish to recapture her family’s secret past. She has everything but someone to share her life’s journey.
Closed Casket
Series: Sherman Allen, Book 7. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 81,140. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
The violent death of a six-year-old girl's parents results in a prominent attorney's decision to steal $150 million in assets of an insurance company. The attorney’s suspicious death, the destruction of records and the disappearance of the insurance company's money end the investigation until rumors that the attorney has been seen in Costa Rica brings Sherman Allen to solve the mystery.
Lost Dreams
Series: Observations on the Human Condition, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 2,950. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Free will & determinism
A short story based upon reflections on a common human tragedy.
Murder by Omission
Series: Sherman Allen, Book 6. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 79,260. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
A lawyer is tortured and murdered in the middle of an exclusive San Francisco neighborhood. The case goes cold and Sherman Allen works to help a young girl find answers about her father’s death. A murderer stalks the streets of San Francisco searching for Sherman Allen as he uncovers the pieces of the puzzle of the lawyer’s death.
La Contessa
Series: Sherman Allen, Book 5. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 84,000. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
An exploration of a man’s path out of a dark lingering depression, a search for love by a beautiful, wealthy French Countess and a World War II treasure, hidden in a 1900 year old Roman aqueduct in a lush green valley in France, sets the background for this story of death and survival of two lonely people, each from two separate worlds, trying to reach across that gap to each other.
Escape from Darkness
Series: Sherman Allen, Book 2. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 104,630. Language: American English. Published: November 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
An emotionally crippled lawyer seeks personal redemption by protecting the lives of an engineer from the Veracruz jungles and a young waitress across the Cote d'Azur, the Costa del Sol and through the sands of the Anza-Borrego desert.
Absence of Evidence
Series: Sherman Allen, Book 1. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 76,720. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
A judge betrays her oath of office and compromises her integrity. A lawyers search for justice.

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