Richard Joseph Zazzi


RICHARD JOSEPH ZAZZI was raised at a winery in northern California owned by his traditional Italian family and was a therapist for nearly twenty years. Now retired, he and his wife have three grown sons and live in a remote part of Hawaii. They share their home with Bobo, a German Shepherd/Border Collie mix, and Tiggy, an alley cat.

Writing for several years now, he has published four fiction novels. Currently, he is working on a sequel to the Arctic Rose, a light-hearted mystery with characters from Hawaii. Richard likes to incorporate elements of history or political/societal conflict into his work.

An avid reader himself, he enjoys fiction and non-fiction alike. When he is not reading or writing, he loves to pass time playing his guitar or listening to music. His favorite musical performers, among many others, are Eric Clapton, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Neil Young, Pink Floyd, and many of the old Blues artists.

Finally, his most treasured activity is to spend time with his wife and, whenever possible, the rest of his busy family.

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The Pope's Puppet
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,720. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
What if World War II hadn't been started by Hitler but rather a rogue Roman Catholic cardinal who used Adolph as his puppet in his evil game of money, power, and control? The Pope's Puppet is a novel based on historical events. The players were established through history and many of the facts are true but the overall storyline is entirely a work of fiction.
Killer at the Ambassador Hotel
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 50,610. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Joseph is back! Called out of retirement by his Mafia family, he has to abide by Family rules and get ready for his next target - the future President of the United States. This time, assisted by his buddy, Lenny, and his beautiful cousin, Angelica, Joseph’s assignment leads him into the world of horse racing and hypnotism.

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