Boyer, Rick

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BOYER, Rick. (Richard Lewis Boyer). American, b. 1943. Genres: Mystery/Crime/Suspense. Career: Associate Professor of English, Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, North Carolina Founding Partner, Places Rated Partnership, Asheville, North Carolina, since 1978. English teacher, New Trier Township High School, 1968-70; Text Book Representative, 1971-73, and Acquisitions Ed., l973-78, Little Brown and Co., Boston. Recipient, Edgar Allan Poe Award, Mystery Writers of America, 1982. Publications: The Giant Rat of Sumatra, 1976; (with D. Savageau) Places Rated Almanac, 1981; Billingsate Shoal, 1982; The Penny Ferry, 1984; The Daisy Ducks, 1986; Moscow Metal, 1987; The Whale's Footprints, 1988; Gone to Earth, 1990; Yellow Bird, 1991; Pirate Trade, 1995; The Man Who Whispered, 1998; A Sherlockian Quartet, 1998. Address: Dept. of English, Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, NC 28723, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]