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Raymund Eich is a science fiction and fantasy writer whose middle American upbringing is a launchpad for journeys to the ends of the universe. His works include military science fiction series The Confederated Worlds, the Stone Chalmers series of science fiction spy adventures, and a dozen other novels. He lives in Houston with his family.

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Raymund Eich is an author of science fiction and fantasy whose Middle American upbringing is a launchpad for journeys to the ends of the universe.

His short fiction has appeared in Analog and the anthology Surviving Tomorrow. His twenty book-length works include The False Flag War space opera series, military science fiction series The Confederated Worlds, and the Stone Chalmers series of science fiction espionage adventures, along with standalone novels, short novels, and story collections. In addition to writing, he earned a Ph.D. in biochemistry, works as a patent agent, and lives in Houston with his family.

Learn more and join his Readers Club at https://raymundeich.com.

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Raymund Eich is a science fiction and fantasy writer whose middle American upbringing is a launchpad for journeys to the ends of the universe. His most popular works are military science fiction series The Confederated Worlds (novels Take the Shilling, Operation Iago, and A Bodyguard of Lies) and the Stone Chalmers series of science fiction espionage adventures (novels The Progress of Mankind, The Greater Glory of God, To All High Emprise Consecrated, and In Public Convocation Assembled). He has about ten other published novels and over twenty published short stories. His works are available worldwide in ebook, trade paperback, and audiobook editions.

Raymund lives in Houston with his family. His website is http://raymundeich.com.

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Raymund Eich is a science fiction and fantasy writer whose middle American upbringing is a launchpad for journeys to the ends of the universe.

His most popular works are military science fiction series The Confederated Worlds (novels Take the Shilling, Operation Iago, and A Bodyguard of Lies) and the Stone Chalmers series of science fiction espionage adventures (novels The Progress of Mankind, The Greater Glory of God, To All High Emprise Consecrated, and In Public Convocation Assembled).

He has over ten other published book-length works and more than forty published short stories. His short fiction has appeared in Odyssey, Analog, Boundary Shock Quarterly, and the anthology Surviving Tomorrow, and has earned honorable mentions and a semi-finalist award in the Writers of the Future contest. His works are available worldwide in ebook, trade paperback, and audiobook editions.

After circling the world by age five, he grew up in the Ozark Mountains of southwest Missouri. He earned a B.A. and a Ph.D., both in biochemistry, from Rice University. Though he’s no longer a working scientist, hundreds of papers cite his graduate research.

In addition to his writing career, he works in patent law, won a national quiz bowl championship, is a husband and father, and affirms Robert Heinlein’s dictum that specialization is for insects.

He lives in Houston with his wife, son, and daughter. His last name has one syllable and is pronounced “eye-sh.” He can be found online at https://raymundeich.com.