International multi-award–winning and bestselling author who blends intrigue, history, science, and mystery into nonstop action thrillers.
Avanti Centrae is honored to have won eight literary awards.
She finds inspiration from her father, who served as a US marine corporal in Okinawa, gathering military intelligence. Avanti graduated from Purdue University and has spent time in a spectrum of professions, from raft guide to Silicon Valley IT executive. When not traveling the world or hiking in the Sierra mountains, she’s writing her next thriller in Northern California, helped by her family and distracted by her German shepherds
Awards and Recognition
- THE LOST POWER (VanOps #1) won a Genre Grand Prize blue ribbon at the Chanticleer International Book Awards, an Honorable Mention at the Hollywood Book Festival, and a Bronze Medal at the Wishing Shelf Book Awards
- SOLSTICE SHADOWS (VanOps #2) won Global Thriller Genre Grand Prize at the Chanticleer International Book Awards, and a Bronze Medal at the Readers' Favorite Awards
- THE DOOMSDAY MEDALLION (VanOps #3) won an Honorable Mention at the Southern California Book Festival