Print: A Bookstore is proud to work with local author Richard Cass on signed copies of his books! All copies of Richard Cass's books will be autographed by him and may be personalized upon request by writing in the comments field.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and in the interest of the safety of authors and staff, signatures and personalizations for books will now be done on bookplates. If you would prefer a signed book and do not mind a delay before it is shipped, please let us know in the comments on your order. Thank you for your understanding!
Richard Cass is the author of the Elder Darrow jazz mystery series, which he originally pitched as "an alcoholic walks into a dive bar and decides to buy it." The first book, Solo Act, was released by Five Star Publishing in January 2016 and was a Finalist for a Maine Literary Award in Crime Fiction for 2017. In Solo Time, the prequel to Solo Act, was published in September 2017. He's also published a book of short stories called Gleam of Bone. Dick holds a graduate degree in writing from the University of New Hampshire, where he studied with Thomas Williams, Jr. and Joseph Monninger. He's also studied writing with Ernest Hebert, Ursula K. LeGuin, and Molly Gloss. For many years, he ran a software technical writing and consulting business. He’s also taught writing at the undergraduate and graduate level. He is active in the Maine Crime Writers and contributes monthly to their blog. Dick is also an active member of the Mystery Writers of America and serves as the Member Outreach representative on the board of MWA—New England. He has contributed to projects with the Maine Writers and Publishers Alliance and the Independent Publishers of New England. He lives in Cape Elizabeth, Maine with his wife Anne and a Maine Coon cat named Tinker, where he writes full-time.