Richard Ellis Preston, Jr. (also R. E. Preston) is a science fiction writer who grew up in the United States and Canada but prefers to think of himself as British. He attended the University of Waterloo in Ontario, Canada, where he earned an Honors B.A. in English with a Minor in Anthropology. He has lived on Prince Edward Island, excavated a 400 year old Huron Indian skeleton and attended a sperm whale autopsy. Richard currently resides in California.
Richard uses the pen name of R.E. Preston to write his new youth adventure "The League of the Sphinx" series. The first book is "The Purple Scarab" and is now available on Amazon.