I am a writer of fiction and non-fiction pleased that you found my site. My fiction includes crime/mystery, speculative, fantasy, and literary novels, short stories and plays. My works have seen publication in various print magazines, anthologies and online "zines."
I have published eight novels, including crime/mystery novels "Lawyers Gone Bad," "Personal Injuries" and "Winning Is Everything," in the Amazon bestselling, Lawyers Gone Bad Series, and the best-selling "The Anonymous Man" and its sequel, "Still Anonymous," each by Digital Crime Fiction. "The Messiah" chronicles the rise and fall of a modern, Jesus-like messiah.
I have also two books of the fantasy series, Psi Wars, from IFWG Publishing, "Escape From the Psi Academy" and "Return to the Psi Academy."
I have also published the non-fiction, philosophical works, "The Human Manifesto" and "Beyond the Lie," among others.
Order your copy of these thrilling bestsellers at: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B076BRKLHV/ref=series_rw_dp_sw
Check out this review of "The Anonymous Man" in the October 13, 2013 edition of The Buffalo News. http://www.buffalonews.com/life-arts/book-reviews/mysteries-anonymous-man-runaway-man-dexters-final-cut-20131013
"The lawyer was crying..." Find out why in these three Amazon bestselling crime/mystery novels in which investigators from the state Lawyer Discipline Office investigate lawyers gone bad...real bad.
Here's what The Buffalo News said about "Lawyers Gone Bad": ''Scarsella spices [his tale] with saucy language when needed and street lingo where appropriate. He keeps the suspense at high level until the answers unfold." - Sunday, May 31, 2015 For the rest of the review: http://www.buffalonews.com/city-region/vincent-scarsella-tells-us-about-lawyers-gone-bad-20150531
''Scarsella spices [his tale] with saucy language when needed and street lingo where appropriate. He keeps the suspense at high level until the answers unfold." - Sunday, May 31, 2015
For the rest of the review: http://www.buffalonews.com/city-region/vincent-scarsella-tells-us-about-lawyers-gone-bad-20150531
Digital Fiction has released my fantasy thriller, "The Messiah," about a Jesus-like preached who has come to save the world! Will the elite secretly ruling the world known as The Supremacy deem him a threat to their control and crucify him? Available for e-readers like Kindle and in Paperback through Amazon. https://www.amazon.com/Messiah-Vincent-L-Scarsella-ebook/dp/B01MZEYDBD/ref=sr_1_4?ie=UTF8&qid=1486307414&sr=8-4&keywords=Vincent+Scarsella
Join the coming World Psi War in Books 1 and 2 in the Psi Wars! Series now available at Amazon from Digital Publishing! And remember, it's not magic, it's real...
My short story, "Resurrecting Jack," originally published in the print magazine, Fictitious Force, has been republished by Digital Science Fiction. Check it out for only 99 Cents: http://www.amazon.com/dp/B018T6CC1Q/ref=cm_sw_r_fa_dp_YqLxwb1K6AQDT
Bringing back from the dead the love of your life may not work out as planned.
The Pushcart Prize nominated short story, "The Card of Unknown Players," has also been released and is available for only 99 cents at: http://www.amazon.com/Cards-Players-Digital-Science-Fiction-ebook/dp/B01ABDLWMK/ref=asap_bc?ie=UTF8
Finally, my short story, "Killers," about humans who kill other humans for their alien masters, is available for only 99 cents at: https://www.amazon.com/Killers-Digital-Science-Fiction-DigitalFictionPub-com-ebook/dp/B01L02RDUG/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1481702282&sr=1-1&keywords=Killers+vincent+scarsella
My short story, "The Medium's Assistant," is available at the recently published scary story anthology, Darkness Abound, by Migla Press. Check it out and buy a copy at: http://www.blurb.com/b/6841604-darkness-abound
Check out my appearance on the Podcast of "Happy Hour With Johnny & Duce" during which we discuss my writing and host of other topics! Fun stuff! https://soundcloud.com/happyhourpodcast/episode-174-vincent-j-scarsella
This play about race relations in the context of a legal thriller was successfully staged by Alamaedae Theatre Productions at the Lackawanna HS Aud on September 13, 2015.
Great performances were put forth by some of Buffalo best actors, including Trazz Johnson as Malcolm, Willie Judson as The Old Black Panther Party Man, Verneice Turner as Aunty, Bonnie Jean Taylor as Eva Kleiss and Jeffrey Coyle as Hunter Kleiss. Phil Davis was masterful in directing this intense and topical drama.
Hopefully, it will be coming to a stage near you soon!
My one-act play, "The Penitent," set in the confessional of a Catholic Church and concerning the priest child molestation scandal, was a Finalist in The Watermelon One-Act Festival held in Leonardtown, Maryland on June 6 & 7, 2015. It finished in the top 4 out of 16 plays and received Best Production Runner-Up and Best Performer for Tom Joyce. You can watch the June 5th staged production by clicking the "Excerpts" link.
My speculative fiction short story, "In the Land of Siriad," has been published in the collection, Fat Zombie: Stories of Unlikely Survivors from the Apocalypse, by Permuted Press. Check the collection out at: http://www.amazon.com/Fat-Zombie-Unlikely-Survivors-Apocalypse-ebook/dp/B00SS5TKCS/ref=tmm_kin_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&sr=&qid=
Siriad is an end of the world story in which the American Indians rise again!
Get beyond the lie of your life and into a world of real meaning in this book that describes the false beliefs motivating your actions and thoughts that infuse your life with only illusory meaning. New from Digital Publishing. Order your copy today!
"The Human Manifesto: A General Plan For Human Survival," was given an outstanding review in the 09/2011 edition of the Ernest Becker Foundation. The review concluded: "I advocate that you read Scarsella’s Human Manifesto!"
You can purchase your copy for Kindle devices for only $0.99 at: https://www.amazon.com/Human-Manifesto-General-Plan-Survival-ebook/dp/B009CLSF14/ref=la_B002LYOJTQ_1_8?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1481702572&sr=1-8