Author Richard Underwood

Author Richard Underwood

Author Richard Underwood has written books in several genres including thrillers, self-help, popular science, software manuals and biography.

Ann Perkins Detective Agency Series

Software Manuals

Other Books


Novels

The Ann Perkins Detective Agency Series are Manchester based crime thrillers with a touch of Northern humour.

FAKE WITNESS (Book One) – When Ernie Wright prevents a robbery in the heart of Manchester, England, he starts a manhunt by both sides of the law. He is the mouse in the cat-and-mouse game between Manchester police and a Manchester gangland boss. All he wants is what most of us would want, a million pounds in the bank. Unlike most of us he’s got a plan involving guns, banks and disguises.

ACCUSED (Book Two) – Published July 2022 (Paperback) Sept 2022 (eBook) – A client of the Ann Perkins Detective Agency is wanted for a murder he didn’t commit, and Ernie Wright is tasked with finding the real killer. What should be a routine case takes a turn for the worse when Ernie himself is accused of a different murder. Murders, burglaries, car chases, kidnaps, bugged phones, secret codes, and false arrests.

SPIED (Book Three) – (Expected Autumn 2023)

Popular Science

A BRIEF HISTORY OF LIFE: From The Origin of Life To The End Of The Universe is a popular science book exploring every aspect of life and death. It examines the latest scientific research about how life began, what life is for, how life ends, and whether there is any scientific basis for belief in any form of afterlife.

Biographical

OVERCOMING: is a autobiographical history of the Salvation Army in the United Kingdom during the 1970s and 1980s.

Poetry

PEBBLES – An eclectic collection of poetry in various shapes and sizes and on many subjects including funeral poems, love poems, war poems and comic religious monologues. Some poems may make you laugh and some make you weep, but all will make you think.

Software Manuals

ZEN CART MANUAL: ZEN CART 1.5 is a software manual providing step-by-step instructions for anyone wanting to create a stand-alone online store using the free Zen Cart 1.5 store creation software.

JOOMLA MANUAL: JOOMLA 3 is a software manual providing step-by-step instructions for anyone wanting to create a stand-alone website using the free Joomla 3 website creation software

WEBTREES MANUAL: Webtrees 2
Step-by-step instructions for anyone wanting to create a stand-alone family tree using the free Webtrees 2 family tree website creation software.

Self-Help

FREE READING AND WRITING HELP FOR ADULTS has been designed to help adults read and write, and is suitable for complete beginners.

BEREAVEMENT HELP – Practical support through grief and loss. A practical survival guide to recovery. A thoughtful gift for anyone who is bereaved. A valuable resource for health and social care professionals. A guiding hand for friends and relatives. Emotional, physical, mental, social, and spiritual help.


Author Richard Underwood has written books in several genres including thrillers, self-help, popular science, software manuals and biography.

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