Paul Salvette


Paul Salvette is an author who lives in Bangkok, Thailand. He grew up in the United States and served in the Navy from 2002 to 2009, with some time in Iraq. His day job involves being the Managing Director at BB eBooks, a startup company focused on providing eBook design services for independent authors and small presses. He plans on staying in Thailand until he is deported.

Where to buy in print


Raid on Soi 5: a Short Story
Price: Free! Words: 2,000. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2011 . Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(3.00 from 1 review)
Beneath Thailand’s veneer of smiling people and luxury hotels lies a dark underworld. Drugs, prostitution, and robbery await the throngs of hapless tourists who visit the country on holiday. Sukhumvit Road is a pleasant location in Bangkok to visit by day, but at night the filthy underbelly floats to the surface, engulfing those who dare to venture into its sleazy alleyways.
America Goes On: A Novella
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,050. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2011 . Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure, Fiction » Coming of age
A young veteran of the Iraq war drives across America while struggling to find his place in the country he just defended. Confronted with complacent attitudes and narrow minds, he realizes his fellow citizens don’t even understand America is at war, let alone respect his sacrifice.
The Bunker below Believers' Palace: A Short Story
Price: Free! Words: 4,140. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2011 . Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
Lieutenant Nixon is a bitter, frustrated naval officer serving his time as a staff weenie in the International Zone. Bored with the monotony of war, he ventures to a secret bunker below one of Saddam Hussein’s former palaces with a quirky German named Hans. The Bunker below Believers’ Palace is a 3,400-word (~15-page) short story about the mystery behind Saddam’s toppled dictatorship.

Paul Salvette's tag cloud

america    baghdad    bangkok    cocaine    corruption    crime    drugs    fiction    green zone    horror    iraq    marines    military    mystery    navy    noir    novella    officers    police    political humor    ptsd    soldiers    sukhumvit    suspense    thailand    thriller    veterans