Vincent Gilvarry

Biography

Welcome and congratulations. You made it here, you lucky devil. My stories are sourced from a thousand lifetimes and a vivid imagination and you'll love what you see.

Smashwords Interview

What is your writing process?
I rarely plan anything I do in detail. I usually get an idea for the next novel based on a line from the previous novel...and then go for it.
Do you remember the first story you ever read, and the impact it had on you?
I do remember the first book I ever read. It is called Tom Swift and the Sub Ocean Geotron and according to one so-called critic...it is the worst book ever written...but at the age of 10...it was okay by me.
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Where to find Vincent Gilvarry online

Where to buy in print

Books

Desperados
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 102,210. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Desperados was selected as a finalist in the 2020 Book Excellence Awards. It is an epic adventure in an elaborate universe where anything can happen.
Kashmira The Snake Charmer's Wife
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 138,730. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Time travel
This book was selected as a finalist in the 2019 Book Excellence Awards. It's a trilogy. Whereas Part One is an engaging story set in 19th century Ceylon, Parts 2 and 3 are set in modern-day Australia. This is a story about snake charmers, holy men, a long-lost treasure, a time-travelling spirit, and an Arabian knight stranded in the 21st century.
Seven Billion Reasons
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 81,230. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Those naughty bad Earthlings have gone a bit too far this time. And the big guys upstairs have decided to pull the plug. But it's not all bad news. A saviour comes to their rescue.
The Keeper of The Flame
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 56,220. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
When someone important has been abducted, most people would go in with all guns blazing, but a Yumi Master doesn't operate like that. They solve problems in a very different way.
Twelve Arks for The Apocalypse
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 66,330. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
An out-of-control spaceship ends up in the long lost civilisation of Lemuria...but its days are numbered. They crew have two weeks to sort out a host of problems before Lemuria sinks to the bottom of the ocean...or it's sayonara baby.
How to Defy Logic, Gravity and Uncertainty
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 83,470. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Sometimes, the only solution to a problem is to defy logic, gravity and uncertainty, especially when you venture into uncharted territory.
Tell My Wife I Will Be Home For Christmas
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 56,600. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
A time-traveling spirit makes an appearance in the life of a young man from modern-day Melbourne. Kashmira has unfinished business, and she chooses Jasper Powell, and his girlfriend Sally, to complete a task that she and her husband could not.
A Prayer for Brother William
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 32,080. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
Set in Australia against the background of the First World War, a story inspired by an old family legend about love letters that never reached their destination.
Chameleons
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 102,210. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
An epic adventure in an elaborate universe where anything can happen. Chameleons has it all, mystery, intrigue, and a generous dose of G-rated humour.