Rich DiSilvio


Rich DiSilvio is the author of fiction and non-fiction, and has written numerous articles for magazines on the topics of history, art, music, politics, the military, architecture and more, as well as several books.

"My Nazi Nemesis" is an action-packed thriller with suspenseful twists.
"A Blazing Gilded Age" is a family saga of historical fiction.
"Liszt's Dante Symphony" is an historical mystery/thriller.
"The Winds of Time" a non-fictional study of the titans who shaped Western civilization.
"Hatred & Integrity" two short studies of historical fiction.

Young Adult Titles: "Meet My Famous Friends" and "Danny and the DreamWeaver," written under the pseudonym Mark Poe.

Rich's work in the entertainment industry includes developing creative assets for films and documentaries, such as James Cameron's The Lost Tomb of Jesus, Operation Valkyrie, The War Zone series, Return to Kirkuk, Killing Hitler, Tracey Ullman's State of the Union, Monty Python: Almost the Truth, and many others.

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The Arnolfini Art Mysteries
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 47,760. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
DASHING & CLEVER, P.I. Armand Arnolfini confronts a dazzling array of thieves, forgers, and ruthless murderers in this riveting collection of short stories. Arnolfini’s manhunts take him from New York to Italy, Belgium, Germany and beyond in his quest to unravel a series of intriguing mysteries, while also seeking to preserve a broad spectrum of priceless art and artifacts.
Short Stories IV: Fantasy & Sci-Fi
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,500. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
SHORT STORIES IV: Fantasy & Sci-Fi features a rich collection of Fantasy and Sci-Fi works from multi-award-winning author Rich DiSilvio. DiSilvio’s vivid imagination delves once again into the cosmic realms of the unknown to unleash a variety of tales to not just entertain but also stimulate reflections on the human condition. Whether it's fantastical scenarios on Earth or in space, be prepared
Short Stories III: Strange, Weird & Sci-Fi
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 43,310. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
From the vivid imagination of multi-award-winning author/artist Rich DiSilvio comes this spellbinding collection of strange, weird, and Sci-Fi tales.
The Winds of Time: An Analytical Study of the Titans who Shaped Western Civilization
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 255,590. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
"The Winds of Time" is a historical tour-de-force of Western Civilization by Rich DiSilvio. With masterful style, DiSilvio paints a fascinating historical canvas with the flare of a consummate artist. Key figures and the primary cultures that shaped the Western world are candidly analyzed, revealing both the dark and luminous sides of mankind. Written "From and For a New American Perspective."
Short Stories II by Rich DiSilvio
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 39,660. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
SHORT STORIES II by Rich DiSilvio features a rich collection of mysteries, thrillers and historical works from multi-award-winning author Rich DiSilvio’s past and present. Also included are three short narratives from his acclaimed Tales of Titans series.
Short Stories I
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 37,620. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Historical » General
SHORT STORIES I by Rich DiSilvio features a rich collection of mysteries, thrillers, and historical works from the vivid mind of multi-award-winning author & artist Rich DiSilvio.
Tales of Titans: Founding Fathers, Women Warriors & WWII, Vol. III
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,610. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Essay » Political
Tales of Titans, by award-winning author Rich DiSilvio, brings great historical figures to life with concise yet compelling essays, coupled with engaging narratives that enlighten readers to the miraculous deeds, and misdeeds, of numerous titans who have shaped our world in various ways. For those who love learning about great historical figures in a new and exciting format, this is for you!
Tales of Titans: From the Renaissance to the Electro/Atomic Age, Vol. 2
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,930. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Fiction » Biographical
Tales of Titans, by award-winning author Rich DiSilvio, brings great historical figures to life with concise yet compelling essays, coupled with engaging narratives that enlighten readers to the miraculous deeds, or deplorable actions, of numerous titans who have shaped our world in various ways.
Tales of Titans: From Rome to the Renaissance, Vol. 1
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,160. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Nonfiction » History » Civilization
Tales of Titans Vol. I brings great historical figures to life with entertaining and insightful fictional scenarios, coupled with brief nonfictional accounts that delve into the psyche of each titan, while highlighting either their great achievements, misfortunes or evil schemes. This volume features great leaders from ancient Rome to the Renaissance.
Meet My Famous Friends
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 2,250. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Comics (nonfictional), Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
"Meet My Famous Friends" is the award-winning picture book that Inspires Kids With Humor. Children of all ages will get a kick out of the fantastical parodies of famous people while learning a thing or two, or maybe even three or four or more!
A Blazing Gilded Age
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 152,580. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Adventure » General
A searing family saga about a poor coal-mining family's struggles amid an era burning with ambition, yet bleeding with injustice. Features iconic figures like Teddy Roosevelt, J.P. Morgan, Mark Twain, Nikola Tesla, four presidents and more, painting a vivid canvas of the strengths and weaknesses of 19th century America.
Liszt's Dante Symphony
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,000. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Historical » General
A high-concept thriller that intertwines two generational tales of spy-craft and intrigue, as Franz Liszt and the protagonist, Angelo Di Purezza Jr., battle the belligerent rise of Otto von Bismarck and Adolf Hitler respectively.
Hatred & Integrity: Two Short Tales of Historical Fiction
Price: Free! Words: 13,050. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Hatred & Integrity presents two gripping character portraits, pitting Hitler’s hatred in the first tale against the integrity of Roosevelt and Churchill in the second. As real life characters of history engage in actual and fictional events their fictional dialogue is infused with excerpts of quotes for authenticity, while the topics range from art & music to politics, religion and warfare.

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