The Sheriff’s Catch
“A fine debut which tackles a relatively unknown chapter of history” – The Times Of Malta
“This well-plotted story full of adventure, danger and history is wonderfully told, and Abel is a character not soon forgotten” – The US Review Of Books
“A feverishly-paced historical adventure populated with memorable characters. A Finalist and highly recommended” – The Wishing Shelf Book Awards
“Such an enthralling and moving journey” – The Pigeonhole
“Vella-Bardon knows how to create a truly vile villain” – Reviews By Jules
“I cannot even begin to tell you how graphic and vivid and brilliant the descriptions were throughout” – Stories And Plot Twists
“This book is a three-way cross between Ken Follett’s Kingsbridge series, Game Of Thrones and the Bourne series” – Jeanette Heidenberg, Goodreads reviewer
“If you liked Outlanders you’ll love this book” – Jayne Parker, Goodreads reviewer
In 2018 his debut ‘The Sheriff’s Catch’ reached #1 on Unbound’s crowdfunding platform and #3 on the bestseller list in his native Malta.
Recipient of a few international literary awards and nominations, he enjoys writing thriller novels set in periods of history which have been swept under the carpet.