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John Richard Marsh

John Richard Marsh

Bio. of John Richard Marsh

John loves to tell stories and has been a storyteller all his life. He wants to share them with his friends and fans. His background is not typical for an author. John has had numerous careers and now as an author. He has enjoyed being married to his wife, Jane, for thirty-nine years and she still likes him. They have four children, four grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren.

John is the author of three books: The Book of John -- Steps to a Happier Life, The Secret of Sunrise Mountain, and the nearly completed, The Dangers at Sunrise Ranch. The last two are historical western romantic epics following the lives of one family through four generations as the family traverses the American Continent settling in Placer County, California with all the tragedies and hardships that accompany tough ranch life.

His latest novel is The Secret of Sunrise Mountain, published in November of 2018. 

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Shadow, Dog, and The Cowboy

By John Richard Marsh

I sat on the back porch shooting at black crows in the corn field across the road. Their good luck was I had a .22 rifle, so I didn’t hit any. Dog and I ate breakfast at dawn. I drank hot, black coffee just the way I liked it along with scrambled eggs. Dog had a couple of carrots. Strange animal. Today was just another day for us with nothing specific to do. Same as yesterday and the day before that, and so on. Dog got his name from a John Wayne movie. I like old westerns. He was an abandoned dog that showed up one day and never left. Now, he’s my only companion.  Read the full story HERE>>


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