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Trevor DSilva


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.

On May 27, 2020, his short story – The Joke, which is of the crime fiction genre was published by The Crime Readers’ Association on their website.

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.

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.

Books by Trevor DSilva

A Bloody Hot Summer by Trevor D'Silva. Book cover
In the summer of 1927, Lady Fitzhugh is found brutally murdered after her 80th birthday party. A young detective is assigned to the case. While investigating he uncovers many dark secrets hidden in the family's past. As the bodies keep piling up, he must race against time to uncover the motive and also stop the killers.
Fiction > Mystery & Thrillers
Fateful Decisions by Trevor D'Silva. Book cover
Fateful Decisions is a historical fiction novel, that is set in the early part of the twentieth century from 1915 to 1946, with a flashback to 1912. Rachel's decision to marry one of the two men that proposed to her bring about consequences she did not anticipate. Rachel’s great Aunt Victoria advised her to think about the consequences of her decision. Her decision not only affected Rachel, but her family and those that get involved with them for the next thirty years.
Fiction > Historical