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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Vince Churchill  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Fiction Other

Born: 1962 in Indianapolis, IN


Illinois Connection

Raised in Jacksonville, Illinois and lived there from the age of 3 until 24. Graduated from Jacksonville High School and attended Western Illinois University. Have set recent horror novel, ''The Butcher Bride'', and recent horror novella ''Condemned'' in towns modeled after Jacksonville.

Biographical and Professional Information

An African-American horror/science fiction writer with three novels and several short stories published in a variety of anthologies. Also a popular columnist with the ''Jacksonville Journal Courier'' for the past 3 years. Has an extensive background in film production and development.

Published Works Expand for more information

Titles At Your Library

The Dead Shall Inherit The Earth
ISBN: 1591130409, Inc.. 2001

In deep space, a colony is devastated by a horrific plague, unleashing a nightmare beyond imagination. A team of mercenaries battle against an army of living dead to save the Earth from a hellish fate where death is just the beginning...

The Blackest Heart 
ISBN: 1413712681

PublishAmerica. 2004

Book by Churchill, Vince

The Butcher Bride
ISBN: 0984213643


Thirty years ago, a depraved assault during a Halloween costume ball shattered a young woman's mind, turning her into a brutal mass murderer. Dressed in her rival's blood-soaked wedding gown, the legend of the Butcher Bride was born. Now, decades later, everyone who enters the Silas Mansion will encounter a frightening spirit ravenous to satisfy perverse appetites. Death is the only escape. Here comes The Bride...