Anthony Gillis


The child of hippie adventurer parents, I lived on my father's sailboat, an island off the coast of Costa Rica, a converted school bus, and a ramshackle house in Ft. Lauderdale with a leaky roof and a sand yard, before settling down to something resembling a normal childhood. Something in all that made me decide to enlist and serve in the United States Air Force, and then earn a bachelor's degree in history and an MBA.

Now, I'm putting my muse to work, and I hope you enjoy the results!

Where to find Anthony Gillis online


Twitlight - a parody
Here is the first promo video for my upcoming novella, Twitlight, a parody of a undeservedly successful paranormal romance series. I'm trying to partially fund the launch through Kickstarter. Info on my homepage.

Book Trailer for ALIEN EMPIRE
The book trailer for my epic sci-fi novel Alien Empire. When the aliens came, the world changed forever, but not even they imagined how.

Blood on Bronze Book Trailer
The epic book trailer for my sword and sorcery novel BLOOD on BRONZE. Visit Zakran, city of a thousand thousands! Meet the intense, driven Arjun, the beautiful dangerous Inina, and the charismatic, well-connected Bal-Shim! Two young lovers stand against pitiless enemies on the streets, and under them.


Jamaica Rum
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,030. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Wealth, freedom, and power... or perhaps the hangman's noose. A pirate's life was free, but never easy. Follow Diego Cargrave, merchant sailor turned buccaneer, and the crew of the Sea Drake, as they find out. Be warned, this is not a book for kids! No magic and no kraken, but plenty of battles, duels and wenches here.
Barrett's Bar Stories
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,530. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
Most interesting man in the world, eh? That guy's got NOTHIN' on Pappy Barrett! Especially when measured by blood alcohol content.
Blood on Bronze
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,660. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
A world of magic. An age of bronze. A tale of vengeance.
Alien Empire
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 123,980. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
When the aliens came, the world changed forever, but not even they imagined how.

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Smashwords book reviews by Anthony Gillis

  • Empire (In Her Name: Redemption, Book 1) on June 07, 2012

    An amazing read! The hero, Reza Gard, comes of age in the midst of an interstellar war between humanity and the warlike Kreelan Empire. It takes some surprising turns which I will leave to the reader to discover, but will say that the Kreelans are simultaneously very alien and yet comprehensible, even sympathetic. This one grabbed my attention immediately and kept it. I look forward to reading the next two books in the trilogy!