About the Author
Russ lives with his wife in Campbell, California. They’ve been married since 1979 and have three children and three grandsons. In addition to enjoying his family and friends, and his dual passions for investing and writing, Russ loves to spend time in nature, especially near rivers and streams that run through giant redwood groves, and near beautiful beaches. He enjoys watching classic movies, reading, and tending to his small fern garden and redwood grove. Russ manages the investments of the wealth management firm he founded in 2003. He has published fourteen books, eight of which are children’s books.
Russ’s books can all be found on Amazon.com. His Amazon Author Page can be found at https://www.amazon.com/author/russtowne.
The titles of the books he has written or compiled, published, and released include:
From the Heart of a Grateful Man
Reflections of a Grateful Man
Slices of Life An anthology of the selected non-fiction stories of several writers.
Palpable Imaginings An anthology of fictional short stories by several writers in various genres.
Touched Short stories and flash fiction
Heart Whispers An anthology of the selected works of over 20 poets.
Books for Young Children:
V. G. and Dexter Dufflebee
Ki-Gra’s REALLY, REALLY BIG Day!
The Duck Who Flew Upside Down
Clyde and Friends
Clyde and Hoozy Whatzadingle
Clyde and I Help a Hippo to Fly
Rusty Bear and Thomas Too
Clyde and I
Children’s App Based on Characters from His Clyde Books:
Clyde and Friends children’s app developed by Gail Nelson using characters from Russ’s series of Clyde books: www.clydeandfriends.com
Russ has four blogs:
A Grateful Man (nonfiction uplifting posts) http://russtowne.com
A Grateful Man’s Poetry http://agratefulmanspoetry.com
Imaginings of a Grateful Man (fictional short stories) http://imaginingsofagratefulman.com
Clyde and Friends (writing children’s stories) http://clydeandfriends.com
A collection of twenty-five short stories just in time for Halloween. Enjoy thrills, chills, and mysteries. Meet ghosts, demons, vampires, and monsters everywhere from dark city streets to the English countryside. Scares lurk in the most unexpected places and, when the lights go out, no where is safe and no one will be spared.