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Hometown:
China, Maine
About Me:
I'm a romantic at heart and I love a story with a mixture of suspense, humor and sex. Writing is my passion and with the encouragement of my family my dreams of becoming a published author came true just a few short years ago.

Born in Maine, I've lived most of my life in the good old sunshine state, where I reside now with my soul mate and three crazy cats. I like to travel anywhere a cruise ship will take me and I collect art and antiques.
I Am A:
Writer
Website:
http://toryrichards.com
Books And Authors I Like:
I like reading a variety of authors but my all time favorite writer is Kathleen E. Woodiwiss who wrote "THE WOLF AND THE DOVE", and "THE FLAME AND THE FLOWER"...two of my favorites.
Movies And TV Shows I Like:
Last of the Mohicans
Jurassic Park
A Christmas Story
Criminal Minds
Law and Order
CSI
Murder She Wrote
Friends
Discover Channel
National Geographic

Looking for romance with suspense?

A beautiful doctor on the run from a killer finds more than safety in the arms of a sexy detective.

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Arson, murder and passion..."The Cowboy Way" released April 15, 2009!

Blurb
An escaped convict driven by revenge complicates the lives of a sexy cowboy and the rancher's daughter he's determined to protect.
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Maggie Myers returns home to rebuild her life and to escape her stalking ex-husband. To local small town sheriff Matt Dillon she’s more trouble than he needs. But the lady has enough sass and curves to tempt a saint. Well, he never claimed to be a saint, and Maggie is about to find out she’s been teasing the wrong man.

Read a hot excerpt at:
Tory Richards website

 

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Most women kidnapped on the eve of their wedding would be devastated, but not Sophie. It keeps her from marrying a man she doesn't love. Besides, her kidnapper is a sexy hunk whose caresses keep her a willing captive. Lust turns to love but time is running out, Sophie's ruthless fiance is hot on their trail. Will she and Brent have a chance at happiness or will she be forced to keep a promise made through blackmail?

 

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Posted on October 2, 2011 at 6:44am

Busy as a bee...

Yep, that's me these days. I know I haven't been around much but gee, I have two books coming out in October, I've moved, had construction work done at my house, kept newsletter deadlines and promoted like crazy, and that's all during my spare time! Most of you know I also work a full time job. Let's face it, life is a full time job. LOL

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Posted on April 10, 2010 at 1:51pm

Name my next hero and heroine!

Two places to go to my friends, if you're interested. There's a poll on my blog for the hero and one on my yahoo group for the heroine. The link to my yahoo group is located on my blog.

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Posted on March 6, 2010 at 12:16pm

New Book Cover!

I don't have a release date yet but wanted to show off my new book cover. The Wild Rose Press artist did a great job at capturing a scene in the book. Read an excerpt here.

Posted on February 28, 2010 at 3:00am

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At 1:37am on April 12, 2010, Vincent Zandri said…
Thanks Tory....Hope you check out Moonlight Falls!!!
Cheers
Vin
At 12:30pm on September 19, 2009, Tory Richards said…
Excerpt for Wicked Desire

Maggie ran to the door, her heart in her throat, her fingers fumbling with the security lock. The memory of his last attack flashed through her mind. Something warned her she was going to
end up with more than a black eye and cut lip.

She let out a bloodcurdling scream when David caught up to her, before she had the chance to undo the chain. He grabbed her by the hair, and jerked her viciously away from the door and into his arms.

“Where’s your gun, baby?” he grated roughly against her ear, his teeth giving her lobe a painful nip. Maggie cried out in pain, which seemed to fuel his desire to hurt her. “The one you threatened
me with, huh?” He wrapped both arms around her body, pinning her arms to her sides so she couldn’t fight him, and began dragging her backwards with him toward the bedroom. “Feel my gun?” he taunted crudely.

Maggie felt sick inside, the bile rising in her throat threatened to choke her. She prayed that it did. At least unconsciousness she wouldn’t have to endure what he had in store for her.

“David, please! I’m begging you not to do this!” She strained against him with all her might, bringing her heel down on his foot, but he only laughed at her efforts. “You’ll go back to prison!” she warned.

He released a sound of indifference. “I’m going to screw you, Maggie. It’s all I thought about while I was in that hellhole. I was a good boy just so I could get out early.”

Maggie’s arms were useless as David kept a firm grip around her. When he lifted her struggling body until her feet were dangling off the ground she threw her head back with enough force to
break his nose. Her actions had the desired results she was hoping for.

He released her, his scream deafening in her ear. She spun around in time to see him grab for his nose. Shock held Maggie motionless. In all their years together she was the one who came away from their battles with bruises and bloody lips. Not once had she ever been able to hurt him.

Now there he stood, glaring at her with hatred, while blood poured through his fingers. “You bitch! I’ll kill you!” His eyes were wild when he pulled
his hand back to look at the blood covering it. He drew his lips back in a grimace.

She stared at the crimson tide streaming down his face, too dazed to do anything else. Until his words finally sank in and the meaning behind them.

Maggie had no doubt David would do exactly
what he threatened. She turned to run, not having anywhere to run to.

She didn’t get far...
At 9:43am on July 4, 2009, Preetham Grandhi said…
Hi Debbie, I want to introduce you to my debut novel "A Circle of souls" which is a paranormal, murder, mystery thriller and a tale of justice and hope. Do visit www.acircleofsouls.com to read more about the book. Make sure you sign up to win an autographed copy of the book. Thanks for your time in advance.

Best regards

Preetham Grandhi

Early Endorsements for “A Circle of Souls”

Linda Fairstein, NYT Bestselling Author: "A fascinating debut - this novel takes the reader to the darkest places in the human soul, from a writer with the authenticity to lead us there. A stunning thriller and an important read."

Judge Judy Sheindlin, star of the Judge Judy Show: "The seminal work of this fine author kept me glued to my chair until the adventure was over and the mystery solved. A great read!"

Book Synopsis:

The sleepy town of Newbury, Connecticut, is shocked when a little girl is found brutally murdered. The town s top detective, perplexed by a complete lack of leads, calls in FBI agent Leia Bines, an expert in cases involving children.

Meanwhile, Dr. Peter Gram, a psychiatrist at Newbury s hospital, searches desperately for the cause of seven-year-old Naya Hastings devastating nightmares. Afraid that she might hurt herself in the midst of a torturous episode, Naya s parents have turned to the bright young doctor as their only hope.

The situations confronting Leia and Peter converge when Naya begins drawing chilling images of murder after being bombarded by the disturbing images in her dreams. Amazingly, her sketches are the only clues to the crime that has panicked Newbury residents. Against her better judgment, Leia explores the clues in Naya s crude drawings, only to set off an alarming chain of events.
In this stunning psychological thriller, innocence gives way to evil, and trust lies forgotten in a web of deceit, fear, and murder.
At 7:11pm on April 30, 2009, Inked_In_Blood said…
Hey Debbie,
thanks for the comment and calling by my site.
I still have that typewriter, safe and stored away in my attic.
I keep it as it reminds me of my genesis as a writer :)
My daughters keep arguing over who will inherit it - LOL.
Have a great day,
John.
At 1:09pm on April 9, 2009, Gerrie said…
Hey, it went from 37 to 55 when I wrote. Cool is good. Wait until June.
At 2:09pm on February 20, 2009, Beth Groundwater said…
Hi Debbie,
My books feature an amateur sleuth who is a gift basket designer which is why the word "basket" is in the titles:
A Real Basket Case
To Hell in a Handbasket

Got any ideas for title #3? ;-)
At 9:58am on October 31, 2008, Beth Groundwater said…
Hi Debbie,
Thanks for befriending this mystery author!
At 11:32am on August 13, 2008, Pepper Smith said…
Hey, I thought I recognized that cover from somewhere!
 
 
 

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