Publication Order of Prometheus Project Books
|Trapped||(2004)||Hardcover Paperback Kindle|
|Captured||(2007)||Hardcover Paperback Kindle|
|Stranded||(2010)||Hardcover Paperback Kindle|
Publication Order of Wired Books
Publication Order of Standalone Novels
|The Devil's Sword||(2010)||Hardcover Paperback Kindle|
|Ethan Pritcher, Body Switcher||(2012)||Hardcover Paperback Kindle|
|Out of This World||(2012)||Hardcover Paperback Kindle|
|The Cure||(2013)||Hardcover Paperback Kindle|
|Mind's Eye||(2014)||Hardcover Paperback Kindle|
|Quantum Lens||(2014)||Hardcover Paperback Kindle|
|BrainWeb||(2015)||Hardcover Paperback Kindle|
Douglas E. Richards is an American writer who primarily focuses on science fiction and children writing both in fiction and nonfiction genre. Born on May 7, 1962 Richards grew up in Cincinnati, Ohio. He was brought up here with his parents and his sister Pam. He went to Finneytown High School where he graduated in 1980. He studied microbiology from Ohio State University before getting an MBA from the University of Chicago and a master’s degree in molecular biology at the University of Wisconsin. Here he engineered Mutant viruses currently named after him. His expertise with science made him focus on science fiction.
Douglas E. Richards is largely known today as a USA Today bestselling author of Wired books and its sequels. He has also authored six middle-grade adventures enjoyed by adults and kids alike. He has written numerous science piece for National Geographic KIDS magazine. In recognition to his work, Richards was selected as a special guest at the San Diego Comic-con international, this was along with other renowned icons in the writing genre. Apart from the National Geographic KIDS magazine, his essays have further been feature in the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, Today’s Parent, Earth and Sky, the BBC and many other journals and magazines.
Richards has been widely praised for his top-notch writing style, he has an ability to weave fiction, create suspense in riveting scientific novels. He brilliantly straddles their leaders into the imaginative world of fictional science. He currently lives in San Diego California, he lives with his two children, his wife and his two dogs.
His writing is mostly science fiction, most of his books tackle latest scientific problems such as time travel in a new and creative way. The science in most of his books are faultless, the plot too is faultless. Anyone interested in science or technology will be at the edge of the seats as they see the action enfold throughout his books.
Wired was the first attempt by Douglas in the adult thriller series. The series was hugely welcomed as it received tons of positive reviews. It rose to become a USA and a New York Times bestseller, it also became the bestselling kindle novel of 2011 in the techno and science fiction thrillers categories. After this many readers highly waited for a sequel of the book.
Wired is a
Wired Novel is a novel inspired by the how amazing the brain works, surpassing even the best supercomputers. Created in science that deals with optimization of the brain to achieve savant-like capabilities in the areas of creativity and thought, the novel is a must-read for science fiction lovers.
The lead character in WIRED is Kira Miller, she is a brilliant genetic engineer that discovers how to temporarily achieve savant capabilities in the areas of creativity and thought. The problem is that this comes at a high price tag, she may be forced to change her personality. Her darker side is also close to being revealed. Readers will love how she interacts with her colleagues. . Kira Miller appears in sequel novels, she is a fascinating character as it is difficult to predict her next moves. She is brilliant, formidable, street smart and incredibly resourceful.
Miller tries to deal with an ex-special force police operative, David Desh, sent after her to stop a bio-terror weapon she is believed to be behind. David learns that the bio-terror weapon is nothing but a tip of the iceberg, there is a lot more to what Miller is dealing with. David becomes a key player in this deadly game that is difficult to understand. He sure that what he is dealing with will have a massive impact on the course of human history
When you start reading the next novel, you will be curious to know how the author will take on the story. Will there be more enhanced IQs? Kira Miller, the brilliant geneticist that invented the gelcap that allows your IQ to climb unprecedented levels is currently partnered with David Desh. She unfortunately comes across evidence that indicates David has a secret from her, with this she does not know what to believe. Is this really the person whom they had initially fallen in level. At the same time David finds troubling evidence that portrays Kira as the dangerous psychopath that the government thinks she is. The stakes are higher as the government is still after only one objective mind-elimination. This means that there is an additional enemy out there waiting for the perfect time to strike Kira and David out.
Several events in the series will be enough for most thriller-type of events. However, Mr. Richards makes it unique as he throws in a fantastic science-fiction scenario. The action is fast-paced and is non-stop. The characters are well created and science is well used to satisfy even the toughest science fiction critics. You may think that you have fully discovered who is who in the entire novel only to find out that you have scratched a tip of the iceberg. You will have to keep reading to find out the real story and who exactly the bad guys are.
Richards delivers a well-written and a thoughtful novel, it often deals with the tense interplay between humans and machines. Unfortunately, he focuses the machine part aspects too much to the extent that the he falls short on the human part. The prose is always above the norm as he explores his strongest in creating an augmented action sequenced novel.
Douglas E. Richards offers a very interesting write, the storyline is sophisticated and the depth of the characters are solid. You will be blown away by the quality of the writing style and the break-neck paced nature of the books. Mr. Richards will continue to amaze his readers that he is a master of the mystery/thriller genre. His books has a bit for almost everyone, a cutting edge science fiction and a little bit of philosophy on good vs evil. If you love mystery or thrillers, then this is a must-read for you.Book Series In Order » Authors » Douglas E. Richards