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7-11-2020-My adventure with a donkey

My parents were not perfect. They were busy with running a few restaurants and had little time for my misadventures. However, their obvious lack of interest in my activities made for some interesting times....

June 13, 2020 – R.C. Hand is now on Facebook at R.C. Hand

Hello to all my readers in the State of Kuwait. Thank you for taking the time to come to my site. My wife and I have not been to see you yet, but we...

June, 12, 2020 – R.C. Hand is now on facebook

This photo is from a trip we took to Tahiti a few years ago. I was working six days a week then and had little time for R and R. I am on Facebook...

June 10, 2020 – Kazu, son of Osheda Kamasaki

Kazu is a special child, or so he has been told his entire life by everyone. People come from miles around just to see him. A festival has been created in his village due...

June 10, 2020 – Grandpa Ernie’s Secrets.

This book is a fast paced spy thriller happening in the U.S. and Italy in the 1990’s. The war is going strong in Afghanistan and plenty of intrigue and spying is going on in...

June, 10, 2020 – “Dreams of Costa Rica”

Dreams of Costa Rica is an interesting novel about my uncle who moved to Costa Rica just before WW ll. I have a couple of ideas why he moved there, but I’m not sure...

June, 09, 2020 – Sailing Away

This is the follow up novel to “The Adventures of the Smith Family.” It is the story of Lawrence’s youngest brother’s desire to go to sea. Will all that Ralph has taught him keep...

6-09-2020 – “Atlanta”

We’ve had to make some changes in our travels schedule due to the virus. We lost our trip to London to visit relatives and to promote my novels, sadly. We have also have had...

June 1, 2020 – My novel “Sailing Away” is up on Amazon

“Sailing Away” is the follow up novel to “The Adventures of the Smith Family.” This novel is an adventure story filled many interesting characters, lots of adventures, a little romance and some history. If...

My novels -2020

This is R. C. Hand. Please take a look at my novels on this site before you leave. They are very different due to who I am and my background. Thankfully we are all...

May 20, 2020 – My two finished novels

Hello, this is R. C Hand. “The Adventures of the Smith Family” is an 18th century English adventure tale. It is the first of two novels about the Smith Family and the perils they...

May 11, 2020- Grandpa Ernie’s Secrets

This novel is back up on Amazon after being edited by Robert Cooper in San Anselmo, California. If you like to travel and you like adventure and intrigue, then this novel is made for...

The Adventures of the Smith Family by R. C. Hand

This novel was six years in the making. This historical fiction novel about 18th century England and a serf named Lawrence Smith. It is recently edited by Robert Cooper in San Anselmo, Ca. He...

August 1, 2020 – Free copy of The Adventures of the Smith Family.

I want to remind everyone that I am offering a free novel to the person who is first to email me at cowboyproductions52@gmail.com on August 1st. The same offer applies to the first letter...

Grandpa Ernie’s Secrets is edited 2-22-20

The final, edited version of Grandpa Ernies Secrets is available now on Amazon. It’s free in the Kindle Lending Library. It is an interesting and fun spy novel with some light hearted and surprising...

February 3, 2020

For those of you how reside in Costa Rica, my novella, “Dreams of Costa Rica” may be interesting. My uncle went to live there in 1939 or so and never came back. He had...

Jan.27. 2020 – Grandpa Ernie’s Secrets

I just received Grandpa Ernie’s Secrets back form the editor and I am reading it again for the umpteenth time. It will be up on Amazon as soon as I finish reading it. Kazu...

January, 2020- Benvenuti nel mio sito

Sono uno scrittore sconosciuto. Mi chiamo R. C. hand, Google me a R. C. Hand, autore. Li vedrai una mia foto e le copertine dei miei romanzi. Sono un Americano e non parlo italiano,...

Sao Paulo Brazil -2020

Welcome to my site. Bem vindo ao meu site. We visited your country a few years ago for Carnaval and an Amazon Cruise. Visitamos seu pais ha alguns anos para o Carnaval e um...

Nochevieja – 2019

Quiero desearles a todos ustedes y a Sudamerica un feliz ano nuevo. He tenido un muy buen ano y le deseo lo mismo en al proximo ano. Estoy investigando sobre mi nuevo preludio de...

A look back at my youth. Dec.23,2019

I was very fortunate to live an unconventional childhood. Many others have done the same and benefitted from that experience, I am sure. When I was around six, my family took over a failed...

South Africa – 2018 – Read about our trip

Come to my Dec.8, 2019 blog and read it. I have a free chapter of my novel, “Sailing Away,” there, for you. Beware, it is a long chapter, and filled with historical information and...

Dec.15, 2019 – Judgment Day – Chapter One

This is another first chapter from one of my books. This is a detective story. It takes place in Santa Monica, California now. It is a novella, but I may go back to it...

Dec.13, 2019 -Dreams of Costa Rica – Chapter One

This book is an adventure based on a true story of a family member. I found the story interesting and worth looking at. I found the characters interesting and some even likable, as I...

Dec.8, 2019-The first chapter of “Sailing Away”

This first chapter of “Sailing Away” that I started to put up the other day is all up now. Go to the Dec.12 post to read Chapter One of Sailing Away. I am busy...

Dec.7, 2019 “Sailing Away” is up on Amazon now.

“Sailing Away is an adventure that takes place on a voyage from London and through the Mediterranean sea with many stops. It then proceeds down the west coast of Africa to Cape Town. It...

“Sailing Away – Chapter One – Dec.12, 2019

This is the follow up novel to “The Adventures of the Smith Family.” You will recognize some of the characters and there will be letters sent to some of them from abroad. This story...

Prelude to Rome – Harry and Franklin – 1918

“I have met Harry and Franklin today. Franklin is Ernie’s grandfather father. William is the main character of Prelude to Rome. He has just graduated from Georgetown. William’s is Ernie’s father from “Grandpa Ernie’s...

Prelude to Rome – 2019

I have three chapters of Prelude to Rome completed. Obviously I will reread them a hundred times and rewrite them fifty. That is my process. William Wilson is the main character. He is Ernie’s...

It has begun. Prelude to Rome

I have written the introduction of William Wilson for my new book, Prelude to Rome. It is a short history of William’s school days until he graduated from Georgetown University. Remember? Ernie went there...