About Aviott John

Aviott John was born and educated in India. He lived and worked in Austria for four decades; as a tennis court attendant, science writer, research assistant and publicist. He headed a research library near Vienna for ten years, then moved to an island near Hong Kong where he lived for 2 years with his wife and two cats. He is now a full-time writer in Vienna. His 1982 prize-winning novel, Sudarshan’s Gift, was re-issued in paperback and for Kindle readers in 2015. This, the first volume of “Grace in the South China Sea,” subtitled The Island, is a different kind of whodunit, featuring a thirty-three year-old Grace, who is not yet fully aware of her burgeoning powers. Read more of Aviott’s short stories and details of work-in-progress on his blog http://aviott.org

Website: aviott.org

Aviott John’s Books

Sudarshan’s Gift

Growing up with his grandmother in a small town in the foothills of the Himalayas, Sudarshan longs to see the world and escape the confines of his small surroundings. Most of all, he desires to find out what happened to his father, who deserted him after the death of his mother when he was an… [Read More]

Grace in the South China Sea, Book One

Grace is a young woman of twenty-six when she discovers her unusual gift, a gift that enables her to find a lucrative job and acquire a modest fortune over the next five years. She sees at close quarters the environmental destruction caused by the company she works for, resigns from her job, and retires to… [Read More]

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