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For Your Reading Pleasure

R.S. Raniere


Welcome to my Author Website. In the following BLOGS, you will find news of my publications and samplings of my work, including short stories and poems, as well as faith-based articles and commentary.

The BLOG page features SHADES OF DARKNESS, my debut novel. If you click on the book cover, it will tell you more about the story.  There is a link at the bottom that will bring you directly to Amazon, where you can purchase my novel either in paperback or on Kindle. Reviews are appreciated.

If you have any questions or comments, feel free to contact me through the CONTACT page or at

Thank you for visiting. I hope you enjoy the read, and will come back often.

R. S. Raniere



Blogs And Article

September 12, 2022 in Stories


It hurts to look at her.  An almost physical pain that cuts off his breath.  Traces of beauty linger in the soft, sallow folds of her skin.  She is fading,…
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November 21, 2022 in Article

How to Write Revenge Stories
That Thrill and Satisfy Your Readers

Dialogues, monologues, intrigues, and sinister actions combine to render an interesting retribution story that connects to a brutal murder, a betrayed lover, or a family feud. These stories are written…
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November 22, 2022 in Blogs

Why We Enjoy Reading Crime Fiction

The stimulation of one’s emotions, anticipation and intrigue and the thrill of finding the culprit, all combine together to form an enthralling crime fiction novel. This literary genre is famous…
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November 28, 2022 in Stories


There isn’t much to say about love that hasn’t been said in uncountable ways throughout human history. For some, it is a lifetime voyage, for others, a brief road trip.…
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Spiritual Reflections

Spiritual Reflections