Vincent L. Scarsella

Vince Scarsella writes compelling speculative and crime fiction, and some non-fiction as well.

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Vince Scarsella has ten (10) published novels to his credit, including Amazon bestselling crime/mystery novels, "The Anonymous Man," and its sequel, "Still Anonymous," as well as "Lawyers Gone Bad," "Personal Injuries," and "Winning Is Everything," and "Pardon Me" of the thrilling Lawyers Gone Bad series.

His fantasy novel, "The Messiah," tells the story of a Jesus-like preacher whose rising popularity threatens the ruling elite known as The Supremacy.

"Mind Plague," is a dystopian thriller about surviving in a world after most everyone has lost their ability to think and remember.

Scarsella has also had published two books in the Psi Wars Series, "Escape From The Psi Academy," (Book 1) and "Return To The Psi Academy" (Book 2). Book 3, "The World At Psi War," is forthcoming.

In addition, in December, 2017, Scarsella's fantasy novella, "Within A Dream," for readers of all ages, was published.

Lastly, a collection of ten thrilling crime/mystery noir short stories, "Unusual Suspects," was released in March, 2018.

His play, "The Penitent" was staged at the Watermelon Festival and "Hate Crime" was staged on 09/13/15 in Buffalo. In November 2018, "Hate Crime" was released as a film by the streaming service, SkoVu TV. In March 2019, it was staged by the Cause Theatre at the College of Southern Maryland.

His speculative fiction play, "Practical Time Travel," was performed by Just Write! Lakeland in Lakeland, Florida from January 18-20, 2019 and reprized on May 11, 2019 in Venice, Florida.

His musical/sing-along play, "The Walrus Was Paul - A Beatles Sing-Along," was staged in Venice, Florida on February 15, 2020 and will be reprized by Just Write! Lakeland in Lakeland, Florida in October 2020. 

Scarsella also has published numerous short stories in print magazines such as The Leading Edge, Aethlon: The Journal of Sport Literature, and Fictitious Force, short story collections, and in several online zines. His short story, "The Cards of Unknown Players," was nominated for the Pushcart Prize.

His non-fiction work, "The Human Manifesto: A General Plan For Human Survival," was favorably reviewed by the Ernest Becker Foundation. Its follow-up, "Beyond The Lie," has also been favorably received.

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Vince retired in September 2010 after a long career as an attorney with the State of New York. In May, 2011, he and his wife, Rosanne, moved to Florida and now reside in Venice, Florida. Since 2012, Vince has been an adjunct professor at Polk State College teaching business law courses. He and Rosanne have three children and six grandchildren.

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Unusual Suspects

By Vincent L. Scarsella

There are no usual suspects in this story collection by the author of bestselling crime novels, “The Anonymous Man,” it’s sequel, “Still Anonymous,” and the Lawyers Gone Bad series - “Lawyers Gone Bad,” “Personal Injuries,” and “Winning Is Everything.”

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Lawyers Gone Bad - Book One

By Vincent L. Scarsella

Find out just how bad lawyers can be in Book One of the thrilling Lawyers Gone Bad Series.

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The Anonymous Man

By Vincent L. Scarsella

You only have to die once to become anonymous. With the help of his wife and best friend, Jerry Shaw does just that - fakes his death for a $4 million life insurance policy. Then, they betray him, and he engages in a plot to fake his own murder and exact his revenge.

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The Messiah

By Vincent L. Scarsella

He has come! Will they crucify him?

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Silence of the Apoc

By Vincent L. Scarsella

Nobody knew how it began. Nobody knew how it would end. All they knew was that they had to survive another day. ... and another nig

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