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Trevor D’Silva

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Trevor D’Silva has a B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering, M.S. degrees in Engineering Management, and Environmental Engineering, and an Associates degree in Accounting. He has lectured in mechanical engineering and environmental science subjects at various colleges.

Fateful Decisions, his debut novel, encompassing history and fiction from WW I to the end of WW II was released in October 2017. It got a 5 Star review from Readers’ Favorite and was also a finalist in the Wishing Shelf Awards competition in the historical fiction category for 2018 for which he got a medal.

His second novel, A Bloody Hot Summer, a murder mystery set in England and Scotland during the 1920s came out on November 14, 2019.

Both novels have won the Silver Badge Recommended Read Award from Author Shout. They have also won the Coffee Pot Book Club Award. Five Stars for A Bloody Hot Summer and Four Stars for Fateful Decisions.

Even though he’s an engineer, his passion for history has never waned. He uses his free time to expand his knowledge in history and reading crime fiction, thrillers, and mystery novels. He has an avid love for nature and for animal rights. He also loves traveling, learning new languages and experiencing various cultures and cuisines.

If you want to know about his novels, please go to his website, to read the synopsis and also to read the reviews and view the award logos, on their respective pages

What is he currently writing?

He has just begun his third novel. It is set in the 1960s. So if you like reading about hippies, the counter cultural movement, the Vietnam War and experienced living through that decade, then you may want to check out this novel when it is published.

Other Awards

Fateful Decisions:

Finalist in the Wishing Shelf Book Awards Competition – 2018 (received a medal)

Five Star review from Readers’ Favorite.

Silver Badge Recommended Read Award from Author Shout

Coffee Pot Book Club Award – Four- Stars.


A Bloody Hot Summer:

Coffee Pot Book Club Award – Five Stars

Silver Badge Recommended Read Award from Author Shout



Books by Trevor D’Silva

  • Fateful Decisions Fateful Decisions

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  • A Bloody Hot Summer A Bloody Hot Summer

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