Barry Vass was born and raised in Ontario, California. He was educated at Cal-Poly, Pomona and U-Hawaii, Manoa. For the past 27 years he worked in various Las Vegas casinos dealing blackjack, roulette, Pai Gow, baccarat, Carribbean Stud, 3-card poker, and as a floorman. He currently resides in Lancaster, Ohio.
His third novel, the sequel to Free Money, is called Another Day In Paradise and will be released in August of this year by Whiskey Creek Press.
His forth novel, Portals, is a sci-fi thriller with illustrations by Alexandra Nys of Australia. It is scheduled for release in January, 2013.