Douglas E. Richards
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Douglas E. Richards

Douglas E. Richards is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of WIRED and more than a dozen other novels (see list below). His books have been translated into eight languages and published by major publishers in numerous foreign countries.

A former biotech executive, Richards earned a BS in microbiology from the Ohio State University, a master's degree in genetic engineering from the University of Wisconsin (where he engineered mutant viruses now named after him), and an MBA from the University of Chicago.

In recognition of his work, Richards was selected to be a "special guest" at San Diego Comic-Con International, along with such icons as Stan Lee and Ray Bradbury. His essays have been featured in National Geographic, the BBC, the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, Earth & Sky, Today's Parent, and many others.

The author has two grown children and lives in San Diego, California, with his wife and dog.

You can friend Richards on Facebook at Douglas E. Richards Author, visit his website at douglaserichards.com (where you can sign up to be notified of new releases), and write to him at douglaserichards1@gmail.com

Near Future Science Fiction Thrillers by Douglas E. Richards
WIRED (Wired 1)
AMPED (Wired 2)
MIND'S EYE (Nick Hall 1)
BRAINWEB (Nick Hall 2)
MINDWAR (Nick Hall 3)
QUANTUM LENS
SPLIT SECOND (Split Second 1)
TIME FRAME (Split Second 2)--New in January, 2018
GAME CHANGER
INFINITY BORN
SEEKER--New in 2018
VERACITY -- Available in February, 2019

Kids Science Fiction Thrillers (9 and up, enjoyed by kids and adults alike)
TRAPPED (Prometheus Project 1)
CAPTURED (Prometheus Project 2)
STRANDED (Prometheus Project 3)
OUT OF THIS WORLD
THE DEVIL'S SWORD

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    • Seeker

    • By: Douglas E. Richards
    • Narrated by: Kevin Pariseau
    • Length: 13 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 759
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 702
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 700

    When a small alien spacecraft lands in the Amazon jungle, the world's most powerful nations race to retrieve it and harvest its superior technology.... 

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Plodding narrative, terrible dialogue, bad writing

    • By David cloud on 10-14-18

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Split Second

    • By: Douglas E. Richards
    • Narrated by: Kevin Pariseau
    • Length: 12 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,742
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,564
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,569

    What if you found a way to send something back in time? But not weeks, days, or even minutes back....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Where do I start?

    • By Glen Grader on 05-31-18

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Time Frame

    • By: Douglas E. Richards
    • Narrated by: Kevin Pariseau
    • Length: 15 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 297
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 268
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 266

    A daring attempt to go back a split second in time to destroy Kim Jong-un. A discovery so consequential it dwarfs even time travel. And a treacherous enemy bent on revenge....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Another excellent book from an amazing author

    • By A Diaz on 02-23-18

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Infinity Born

    • By: Douglas E. Richards
    • Narrated by: Corey Gagne
    • Length: 13 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 584
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 519
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 519

    When DARPA's billion-dollar program to create artificial superintelligence is sabotaged, US operative Cameron Carr is tasked with finding the culprit....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent ScoFi Mystery Thriller...

    • By shelley on 08-14-17

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Game Changer

    • By: Douglas E. Richards
    • Narrated by: Joe Hempel
    • Length: 14 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 836
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 755
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 760

    What if it were possible to upload years of knowledge into your mind in hours? To become an expert in multiple scientific fields, become an MD, or learn several languages - in a single day....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Richards fills the seat of the late great Crichton

    • By Brian on 09-22-16

    Regular price: $29.95

    • Mind's Eye

    • By: Douglas E. Richards
    • Narrated by: Adam Verner
    • Length: 11 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 683
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 604
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 604

    When Nick Hall wakes up in a dumpster - bloodied, without a memory, and hearing voices in his head - he knows things are bad....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Defenitely worth the credit!

    • By GMD on 07-10-15

    Regular price: $23.08

    • BrainWeb

    • By: Douglas E. Richards
    • Narrated by: Adam Verner
    • Length: 11 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 377
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 333
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 332

    When the Academy Awards become the target of a brutal terror attack, only one man can stave off massive bloodshed....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Very Preachy

    • By Seydon on 11-20-15

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Mind War

    • By: Douglas E. Richards
    • Narrated by: Adam Verner
    • Length: 12 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 242
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 213
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 213

    Nick Hall has revolutionary electronics implanted in his brain that allow him to read minds - including thoughts, memories, and even intent. He can know the passwords, future strategies....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Hokey narrator style

    • By Eden2016 on 03-25-17

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Amped

    • By: Douglas E. Richards
    • Narrated by: Peter Berkrot
    • Length: 11 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,126
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1,020
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,016

    Kira Miller is a brilliant scientist who discovers how to temporarily boost human IQ to dizzying levels. But this transcendent intelligence brings with it a ruthless megalomania....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Combination Sci-fi thriller...

    • By Charlie on 12-20-14

    Regular price: $23.76

    • WIRED

    • By: Douglas E. Richards
    • Narrated by: Peter Berkrot
    • Length: 10 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 655
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 604
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 605

    Kira Miller is a brilliant genetic engineer who discovers how to temporarily achieve savant-like capabilities in all areas of thought and creativity....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • great story

    • By Amazon Customer on 05-23-16

    Regular price: $23.62

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