Dario Ciriello

Biography

Like most writers, Dario Ciriello has lived several lives in one and enjoyed an eccentric career trajectory. He’s worked in a warehouse, driven trucks, drag raced motorcycles, had a small import business, and enjoyed a twenty-five year career as a decorative painter.

Today, Dario is a professional author and freelance editor, as well as the founder of Panverse Publishing.

His first novel, "Sutherland's Rules", a crime caper/thriller with a shimmer of the fantastic, was published in 2013. "Free Verse and Other Stories", a collection of Dario's short Science Fiction work, was released in June 2014. His new novel, a supernatural suspense thriller titled "Black Easter", will be released on December 5, 2015.

Dario has also edited and copyedited over a dozen novels, as well as three critically-acclaimed SF novella anthologies "(Panverse One", "Panverse Two", and "Panverse Three").

Dario's nonfiction book, "Aegean Dream", the bittersweet memoir of a year spent on the small Greek island of Skópelos (the real "Mamma Mia!" island), was a UK travel bestseller in 2012 and has recently been published in Poland.

He lives with his wife in the Los Angeles Area.

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Books

Black Easter
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 88,410. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2015 by Panverse Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural, Fiction » Horror » Occult
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Paul Hatzis rents an old house on a small Greek island, unaware that the house was used by a trio of black magicians during WWII as the locus for their reincarnation as powerful immortals after a lifetime of service in Hell. As Paul, his girlfriend, and his beloved 18-year-old niece prepare to celebrate Easter, the trio prepare for their rebirth...all they need are three bodies to steal.
Free Verse and Other Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,060. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2014 by Panverse Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Six Science Fiction stories that take the reader from the very edge of our own universe to the dizzying depths of parallel worlds and alternate realities. This dazzling collection from noted Panverse anthology editor Dario Ciriello includes both hard and humorous SF, and novelette-length work. Recommended! (Ebook total 31,000 words, equivalent to 90-100 pages of print).
Sutherland's Rules
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 80,420. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2013 by Panverse Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Love. Loyalty. Dope smuggling. All Christian White wants is a quiet life. But with the FDA threatening his business, his open marriage to Carol, his hot, younger, bi wife , and a request from his old mate Billy to help him collect on a 40-year-old IOU for 250 kilos of high-grade hashish from Afghanistan, peace is nowhere in Christian's future. And he owes Billy far too much to refuse.
Panverse Three
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 103,180. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2011 by Panverse Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
Five Original Novellas of Science Fiction and Fantasy, including Ken Liu's Hugo and Nebula Award nominated story, "The Man Who Ended History".
Aegean Dream
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 136,410. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2011 by Panverse Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
A true story set on the real 'Mamma Mia' island of Skopelos. Comic and tragic by turns, Aegean Dream is a story of love, resilience, and the power of friendship. - What’s it really like to live on a tiny Greek island? - Why is the Greek economy so messed up? - What IS ‘The Secret’? ...and how do mysterious skulls, Russian prostitutes, President Bush the elder, and Pierce Brosnan come into it?
Panverse One
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 103,990. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2010 by Panverse Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
From H.P. Lovecraft’s 1931 classic 'At the Mountains of Madness' to Neil Gaiman’s multiple award-winning 'Coraline', the novella, or short novel, is a favorite among readers. PANVERSE ONE is the first in a series of original novella anthologies from Panverse Publishing. The five novellas in this volume showcase some of the strongest writing in the genre by new and established authors.

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