Richard Duggan is a semi-retired lawyer, licensed in Missouri and Texas, now residing in Sedalia, Missouri. His law practice has consisted primarily of business and real estate law. He has previously published four novels, all fact-based fiction, and each featuring romance and mystery. Three of his published works are a series, featuring the husband and wife law team of John and B.J. Ryan. He is presently in the process of completing the fourth and final novel in the series.