Richard Edde was born and raised in Oklahoma. After graduating from the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine in 1971, with his MD degree, he spent his career in medicine practicing anesthesiology.
Following a partial retirement, he now spends his spare time writing. His novels are action adventure thrillers set in exotic locales, some with a science fiction slant. All are meticulously researched. Richard and his wife have four children and seven grandchildren, and reside in eastern Oklahoma.