Welcome to the author website of Rick Nichols!
Member Florida Writers Assoc.,
Int'l Thriller Writers Assoc.
Hey gang! It's been a long time in coming but it's finally done. BULLET RAIN is here! Available in Ebook form, this short story concerns a mysterious hitman, a gangster's girlfriend, and a load of missing cash!
Available in all Ebook formats including Kindle! Just .99!
Check it out, and thanks in advance!
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