Richard Clark is a bestselling author and award-winning journalist. To date he has written ten books about the Greek Islands and has worked as a writer, editor and journalist for the BBC and on an array of national newspapers and magazines in the UK. His first novel The Lost Lyra became an Amazon No 1 bestseller. His second work of fiction, Return to Turtle Beach, will be published in the spring of 2020.
Richard was born in 1956 in Sudbury, Suffolk and is the son of the late crime writer Douglas Clark.
He is a graduate in English Literature and Philosophy and married with two grown up children. He has now given up the daily grind of the commute to London and writes books full time.
Nowadays he can be found working in his study at home in rural Kent or in the tiny village of Epano Elounda in Crete where he and his wife have a house.
Crete – A Notebook (2 editions plus Greek translation); Rhodes – A Notebook; Corfu – A Notebook; Hidden Crete; More Hidden Crete and Eastern Crete have all topped the Amazon bestseller charts in their respective categories on both sides of the Atlantic as has his debut novel The Lost Lyra. His other books Richard Clark’s Greek Islands Anthology and The Greek Islands – A Notebook continue to be perennial favourites with lovers of Greece.
Richard’s long association with Greece began when in 1982, on a whim, he decided to up sticks and go and live and work as a teacher in Heraklion, the capital of Crete. So began a love affair that has continued to this day.
All Richard’s books are available from Amazon in either paperback or Kindle editions: