Richard Drummer



About the Author

The story of a late bloomer

I've been a writer, in one form or another, for as long as I can remember. First, it was lyrics for various bands that needed a drummer/vocalist/songwriter. Eventually, the gigs became too demanding, but the need for a creative outlet never diminished. I found myself writing more and playing less. The steady stream of story ideas flow more every day, and I love where they take me. I may be the one that brings these characters into being, but from there, they take over. They let me know when I've written a dialogue line contrary to their persona. They reveal to me where the story should go, and I'm only too happy to follow.

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APRIL 22, 2020

Enemy Within The Gates


JUNE 1, 2021

A covert military mission threatens the aspirations of political newcomer, Katherine Karlson, and her run for the presidency. She devises a plan to scuttle the mission, thereby guaranteeing her the election but destroying any chance for peace in the Middle East. Her daughter witnesses the deception and pleads with her mother to undo the treasonous act, threatening to expose the truth if she refuses. Karlson is forced to choose between the highest office in the land and her only child, which also means silencing everyone who bore witness to the crime.
The most deadly adversary is the one you don't see coming, the one you trust, the one standing beside you already within the gates.


Other Works

I'm pleased to present my second novel, ENEMY WITHIN THE GATES, a political action thriller that I began writing over eight years ago, but then put aside. And now, with its release, I've finally gotten back to writing the next story and bringing a character to life that has existed in the gray folds for some time. THE SECOND LIFE OF ARTHUR BLADE is the story of a CIA strategist and spy runner. At seventy-two years old, he has an encyclopedic knowledge of every covert activity in play and every asset in the field. . .and he is dying. Some minds are too valuable to lose, and Blade is offered an opportunity to live again, this time as a young Navy SEAL. The odds favor failure and the side-effects will test him to the extremes. It is his only chance to watch another sunrise. It will also make him the ultimate warrior and ghost.  
Thank you for your interest. I hope you find the stories entertaining. 
As always, I would love to hear from you. 
Until next time... Richard

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