Ed Silva Jr., Jr
Ed Silva Jr (born June 16, 1987) is an American author of thriller novels, most notably the Richard Maxwell stories, The Imperfect Plan (2012), The Bitter Truth (2015), Jessica Cardelini (2016), and The Mad Scientist (2018).
His novels are treasure hunts set in a 48-hour period, and feature the recurring themes involving the International Police , keys, symbols, codes, Martial arts, chase scenes, and British conspiracy theories. His books have been translated into five languages, and as of 2016, he won an award for best mystery of the summer.
Silva's novels also includes historical themes, and political motifs, that have generated controversy. Silva states on his Instagram account that his books are not anti-government, though he is 'constantly searching for truths', and says that his book The Bitter Truth is simply an entertaining story that promotes discussion and political debate.
Ed Silva Jr was born in Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil. He has two younger brothers, Leonardo and Eduardo. His father brought him to the United States with hopes of giving him a better life in 1998. Silva attended public schools until the twelfth grade. He graduated High School in three years instead of four. Silva is fascinated with Science, Space exploration, and NASA. He started College, registered for Mechanical Engineering, but little by little, he is gaining interest in another career: Investigative Journalism.
Silva grew up watching Brazilian television, and he finds completely unfair how the Brazilian government operates. He discovered that through fiction, he could express his feelings without pointing his finger directly at the Brazilian President. One of the subplots to his second novel he wrote: Your little schemes have filled the people with false hope.
Silva's interest in secrets and puzzles stems from a television show called Prison Break. He was impressed how the show could always end with a cliff hanger. In addition, Silva has been quite vocal about a number of other literary influences who have inspired his writing. He is a fan of David Baldacci, Dan Brown, and Michael Connelly.
Silva have said that his wife, Luana, helped him connect his main characters with powerful chemistry, because he would always imagine themselves being the main characters. He lives in Georgia with his wife and family.
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Jessica Cardelini wasn't your typical suburbanite. Majoring in Cryptology, she was used to puzzles; however, the biggest puzzle she would face would be her past. After the murder of her Uncle, her life went into disarray. Finding herself in a tug-of-war between the F.B.I and unknown forces, she turns to the only help available, Professor Patrick Robinson. Together they traverse through D.C. looking for what her Uncle left behind...The Imperfect Plan.THE BITTER TRUTH TEASER TRAILER
2016 "Medalist Winner" in the Summer e-book mystery category New Apple Literary Agency.
Black Operative Richard Maxwell is skilled in ways inconceivable. Destined to protect the woman he was once assigned to kill, he begin investigating another enigmatic piece of her past. A mystery that could expose an irreprehensible truth to England…The Bitter Truth.JESSICA CARDELINI TEASER TRAILER
The Prime Minister's daughter knows her Father left her a legacy. Her mission is to get rid of the newest threat that could split England forever.
Jessica Cardelini knew that the path to the British Royal throne was not going to be an easy task. But with the help of the MI-5 Black Ops. Richard Maxwell, she felt confident that her time to reign has finally arrived...
But then she met her half sister...
And everything changed!
The Bitter Truth
by Ed Silva Jr., Jr
Black Operative Richard Maxwell is skilled in ways inconceivable. Destined to protect the woman he was once assigned to kill, he begins investigating another enigmatic piece of her past. A mystery that could expose an irrepressible truth to England…
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