Novels by Vincent H. O'Neil

Mystery, Horror, and Science Fiction

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My latest mystery is part of a fantastic new anthology

October 19, 2017

Tags: murder, mystery, murder mystery, Agatha Christie, cozy, cozy mystery, culinary, cooking

I'm very pleased to announce the release of Happy Homicides 6: Cookin' Up Crime, which is an anthology containing 15 stories from different mystery authors--including me!

The theme for this anthology is culinary, and my short story "Silent Harmonies" tells the tale of a small town, a drug gang, and rival food trucks.

This is a " (more…)

The final novel of my military science fiction Sim War series is out!

March 4, 2017

Tags: #milscifi, #scifi, #spaceopera, science fiction, space opera, star wars

Harper Voyager just released the fifth and final novel in my military science fiction Sim War series--LIVE ECHOES.

In order, the series is GLORY MAIN, ORPHAN BRIGADE, DIRE STEPS, CHOP LINE, and LIVE ECHOES.

THE THRILLING CONCLUSION OF THE SIM WAR SERIES

Thereís new hope for resolution of the decades-long war against the (more…)

My Latest Sci-Fi Novel has Launched!

December 1, 2016

Tags: science fiction, military science fiction, new books, twists, commando, linguist

HarperCollins has launched the fourth book (of five) in my military science fiction Sim War series--CHOP Line.

The ebook is now available, and the paperback will be released on December 27th.

https://www.harpercollins.com/9780062471673/chop-line

Here's the description, and I hope you enjoy CHOP Line:

Things are looking grim for the human Alliance (more…)

En busca del obelisco perdido

January 1, 2016

Tags: horror, Argentina, Spanish, Lovecraft

From Argentina, where my good friend Agustina Pineiro has reviewed my horror novels INTERLANDS and DENIZENS:


En busca del obelisco perdido


El horror sobrenatural aķn acecha las tierras de Lovecraft en esta saga escrita por Vincent O'Neil.


ConocŪ a Vincent O'Neil en NecronomiCon y entre conferencias me contů que habŪa escrito un (more…)

An Ironic Notion: Bill Paxton in Aliens and Edge of Tomorrow

November 14, 2015

Tags: Bill Paxton, Aiens, Edge of Tomorrow, military science fiction

When I saw the military science fiction movie Edge of Tomorrow, I didnít realize that Bill Paxton was part of the cast until he appeared onscreen in the role of Master Sergeant Farell. Iíve enjoyed his acting ever since seeing him in films such as Terminator and Weird Science, and of course (more…)

The sequel to INTERLANDS is here!

August 14, 2015

Tags: Interlands, horror, witch, Lovecraft, ghost

DENIZENS, the sequel to my horror novel INTERLANDS, is now available in both Kindle and Nook ebook formats. The paperback edition will go on sale shortly.

Book Two of the Interlands series takes up right where INTERLANDS left off:

Historian Angela Morse is trying to keep a secret. At the end of the book INTERLANDS, she'd (more…)

Get Two New Mil Sci-Fi Novels from Harper Voyager for $3

December 8, 2014

Tags: kindle deal, nook deal, ebook deal, scifi, mil scifi, military science fiction

Until the end of December, Harper Voyager is offering the ebook version of my mil sci-fi novel GLORY MAIN for 99 cents and the sequel, ORPHAN BRIGADE, for $1.99 as a pre-order.

So you can get both books in the series as ebooks for $3. You're welcome.

The ebook of ORPHAN BRIGADE will be released on January 6, 2015. GLORY (more…)

A nice break for all the holiday-strained wallets out there -- my sci-fi novel ORPHAN BRIGADE is on sale for $1.99

December 4, 2014

Tags: ebook sale, discount ebook, under two dollars, science fiction, military science fiction

Recognizing that the holidays can get a little costly, I approached the good folks at Harper Voyager about reducing the ebook price of my next novel, ORPHAN BRIGADE -- and they agreed.

ORPHAN BRIGADE is the sequel to my mil sci-fi novel of survival GLORY MAIN (on sale now in both ebook and paperback) (more…)

Q&A from the BFI Voyager Sci-Fi Film Festival

November 15, 2014

Tags: science fiction, fantasy, survival, ranger, starvation, aliens, war, combat, scout, film, theater

Tell us about yourself

Iím Vincent H. OíNeil, and Iím the author of the new mil sci-fi ďSim WarĒ series (Glory Main and Orphan Brigade) from HarperVoyager, writing as Henry V. OíNeil. Iím also the author of a four-novel murder mystery series from St. Martinís Press (Murder in (more…)

On Veterans Day, a few notes on how my military service influences my mil sci-fi writing

November 11, 2014

Tags: Veteran, Veterans Day, military, science fiction, military science fiction

Today, HarperVoyager asked its veteran authors to blog about the ways their military service affects their writing. Here's my part:

I graduated from West Point in 1985, and spent the next few years as an officer in the US Army Infantry. I was a platoon leader with the 10th Mountain Division at the newly-activated Fort (more…)

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Military Science Fiction
Horror
Death Troupe Mysteries
Frank Cole Mystery

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