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Douglas E. Richards is an American writer, born May 7, 1962 and raised in Cincinatti, OH. He holds a B.S. in microbiology from Ohio State University, a Master's in molecular biology from University of Wisconsin and an MBA from University of Chicago.

This author builds heavily, in his writing, on advanced technology which already exists. At times it may be difficult to distinguish between what is science fiction and what just sounds like science fiction. In many of his novels, he includes a section at the end which explains what is real and what isn't. I've found myself looking forward to these bonus chapters and, more than once, I've been surprised to learn that a technology in the story which I believed to be fantasy was actually real. Go figure!

If you would like to sample this author's work, this reviewer recommends starting with the near future science fiction thriller, "Split Second". It presents a very unique approach to time…

These are super quick and easy--especially if one uses a microwave* to melt the ingredients. They taste exactly--and I mean exactly(!)--like Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups. Of course they're fattening as Hell and will give you diabetes.

2 cups graham cracker crumbs
4 cups powdered sugar
1 cup (2 sticks) butter or…

Until a few years ago I occasionally spent a week travelling around some medium-sized chunk of Germany with a group of experts from the European Commission and some of the Member States of the European Union. They would look at how well Germany was organising some aspect of compliance with European legislation. I visited government offices I had never heard of before, various kinds of farm, abbatoirs, a shepherd, a cheese factory, plant nurseries,…

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