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Richard Abbott
Joined Date:
Jul 29 2013
Last Login Date:
03 Sep 2015 19:43:47
Richard lives in London, England and works professionally in IT quality assurance. He also develops mobile/tablet apps with a focus on the ancient world, a subject for which he has great enthusiasm.

When not writing words or computer code, he enjoys spending time with family, walking, and wildlife, ideally combining all three pursuits in the English Lake District
Date of Birth:
Oct 10
Richard Abbott writes historical fiction set in the Middle East at the end of the Bronze Age, around 1200BC.

His first book, In a Milk and Honeyed Land, explores events in the Egyptian province of Canaan. It follows the life, loves, and struggles of a priest in the small hill town of Kephrath.

A follow-up novel entitled Scenes from a Life begins in Egypt. It follows the journey of a scribe as he travels to discover his origins. down the Nile from Luxor and finally out into Canaan.

A third book, The Flame Before Us, is set in the middle of calamity. New settlers are arriving from the north, sacking cities and disrupting the established ways of life as they come. This story follows several different groups each trying to adjust to the new situation.

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