Richard Rydon is an award-winning science fiction novelist. His three books in the Luper Series, including The Oortian Summer (2007), The Omega Wave (2008) and The Palomar Paradox: A SETI Mystery (2011), have been given excellent reviews and were published in hardcover and paperback by Lulu Publishing.
Richard's second novel The Omega Wave was awarded an Honorary Mention/3rd Place in the Reviewers Choice Awards in 2009.
His third novel in the Luper Series, The Palomar Paradox, won the Bronze/3rd Place in in the Romance Category of the Feathered Quill Book Awards in 2014.
Richard is an honours science graduate. He has obtained numerous certificates and diplomas in Psychology, Counselling, Theology, and a Diplôme de Cuisine Française.
Richard has also published an anthology of his poetry, containing 100 poems, titled A Golden Fuchsia-Laden Girl (2nd Edition, 2011).
His recent non-fiction book, Matter, Energy and Mentality: Exploring Metaphysical Reality, was published in 2012.