Philip William Kunz
Pen Name: Re`al "Bull" Oney, Phil Kunz
Genres: Fiction, Romance, Mystery, Science Fiction
Born: 1946 in East Alton, Illinois
I am a Midwest baby boomer, born in East Alton, Illinois, but call several cities my home. I lived in Smithton, Illinois(1950-1959) as a boy, moved to Waterloo, Illinois,(1959-1962) then finished my high school in Freeburg (1964). I spent nearly 30 years as an Illinois State trooper , in District#3, Desplains,Illinois then transfered to Maryville D#11 most of which was patroling in St. Clair and Clinton County, near Carlyle, Illinois, my retirement home.
Biographical and Professional Information
I have written eighteen books of fiction and used the pen name of Re`al "Bull" Oney as a laugher to my skills as a writer. I attended Kilgore College in Texas and later Southern Illinois University Carbondale, prior entering law enforcement. I used my Illinois experiences as a pathway to my stories.
Written under the pen name Re al Bull Oney:
Tall Tales, Half Truths and Big Fat Lies, iUniverse, 2006
My Moody Indigo, iUniverse, 2006
Miami Card Sharks, iUniverse, 2006
A Trace of Death, iUniverse, 2006
Fatman's Island, iUniverse, 2006
The Hellions, iUniverse, 2006
The Fifth Musketeer, iUniverse, 2006
Small Town Murders, iUniverse, 2006
Rising Up from the DIrt, iUniverse, 2006
Secret Places in Her Heart, iUniverse, 2006
Picking Up the Pieces, iUniverse, 2006
Relative Humidity, iUniverse, 2007
The Devil Inside Darin Drake, iUniverse, 2007
Stink Finger!, iUniverse, 2007
Visions of Grandeur, iUniverse, 2007
The Square Root of Evil, iUniverse, 2009
Written under the name Phil Kunz:
A Trilogy...Featuring Big Oak Mega Buck!, iUniverse, 2007
The Realtor!, iUniverse, 2007
Titles for Purchase and at Your Library
Tall Tales, Half-Truths, and Big Fat Lies!
Release Date: 2006-02-27
The Miami Card Sharks!
Release Date: 2006-03-16
A Trace of Death!
Release Date: 2006-02-24
Fat Man's Island!
Release Date: 2006-03-06
Release Date: 2006-04-12
The Fifth Musketeer!
Release Date: 2006-03-31
Small Town Murders!
Release Date: 2006-04-24
Rising up from the Dirt!
Release Date: 2006-06-18
Secret Places in Her Heart
Release Date: 2006-05-17
Release Date: 2007-01-10
Visions of Grandeur
Release Date: 2007-04-09
The Square Root of Evil: The Peppermint Files
Release Date: 2009-02-09
A Trilogy … featuring Big Oak Mega Buck!: Ella’s Compassion & The Knock at Our Door
Release Date: 2007-03-23
Release Date: 2007-05-28
Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances
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