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Patriot Apprentice (2nd Novel in the Hollister Series)

ABOUT Patriot Apprentice Patriot Apprentice, Modlin’s second American Revolutionary War thriller in the Hollister series, recounts the continued adventures of Jack Hollister. Promoted by George Washington to rank of midshipman, Jack joins real and fictitious patriots in their high seas … Continue reading

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Newfound Freedom Selected as Finalist for BOTYA

Newfound Freedom, my recent novel has been selected as a Finalist for the 2013 ForeWord Review‘s Book of the Year Award in General Fiction.  Newfound Freedom is available from Amazon in electronic and all book formats.  Please check it out.

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Birth of Newfound Freedom: A New Novel

My novel, Newfound Freedom, is live and available as a trade paperback from  A review of the book is below.  Be the first to get a copy.  Visit Newfound Freedom is Richard Modlin’s well-crafted, historically accurate, epic tome that will … Continue reading

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Newfound Freedom: a Synopsis

Jack and Ian Hollister cross the Atlantic in 1774 to carry on the family business in Boston. A storm forces their leaking vessel into Halifax. Securing passage on a coastal schooner, they continue the journey. Jack establishes camaraderie with the … Continue reading

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An Extraordinary Writing Conference

     Spring rains are dwindling—at least I hope they are, some of us have had more then we need. Leaves on trees are in full blown and trilliums have pretty much gone to seed. Spring will soon blend, or maybe … Continue reading

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Happy Fathers Day

Fathers Day is almost upon us.  Got a Dad, Step-dad, Granddad, or any dad who likes an adverturous read or one who enjoys birdwatching? Then think Fathers Day Gift and get them a copy of Malachite Lion and/or Chasing Wings. … Continue reading

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Welcome to my New Site!

As for now, my website is still in the process of being revised and tweaked.  However, do navigate about the site and learn more about Richard Modlin, his books and writings.

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