Darren C Gilbert
DC Gilbert was born in Ilion, NY, but grew up in North Adams, Massachusetts, nestled in the heart of the Berkshire Mountains.
An avid reader, he particularly enjoys military history, epic sagas, spy novels, westerns, and historical fiction. In addition to serving in the U.S. Army from 1979 to 1983, Darren has over 38 years of martial arts training, including owning his own karate dojo for 12 years.
He has earned both undergraduate and graduate degrees from the University of Tennessee and Western Governors University, respectively. Darren is also a graduate of Executive Security International’s Executive Protection Program and is a Certified Protection Specialist.
As well as being an avid reader, DC Gilbert loves to write. His novels, Serpents Underfoot, and Montagnard, as well as a collection of true short stories, Adirondack Bear Tales, are all available from Amazon.com and are receiving great reviews.
Kirkus Reviews gave both Serpents Underfoot and Montagnard excellent reviews, and both books also received the Literary Titan Gold Book Award for August 2020 and June 2021 respectively. You can click on the title to read the review. Kirkus Reviews is the industry gold standard for book reviews.
Darren is a member of the Military Writers Society of America and the Knoxville Writers Guild.
Writing and Blogging
In addition to writing novels, Darren enjoys blogging and has been doing so for about 10 years. He posts information about his books and related activities, book reviews, food reviews, stuff about German Shepherds, short stories, pro-military stories, and occasional political musings on his blog.
Upcoming book …
Darren is currently working on the third installment in the JD Cordell action series called Reciprocity. This exciting third adventure will center around human trafficking and include a return to Thailand, a visit to the Philippines, and of course, more thrilling action and martial arts!
Some good things must come to an end …
In the past, Darren Gilbert also provided freelance writing services through Fiverr.com. He has written book descriptions, author’s bios, fight scenes, and blog posts, as well as provided proofreading services for hundreds of clients. His clients have includes authors of children’s books, poetry, self-help books, fiction, non-fiction, blogs, and even musicians. His level of work has provided for many repeat customers and earned him excellent reviews and a FIVE STAR rating.
While he enjoyed this work, the surging number of gigs began to get in the way of his own work. Darren recently made the decision to end his work on Fiverr and focus on his own writing. However, Fiverr is an excellent tool for those needing help from freelance creatives.
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