Vincent M. Wales is the author of four speculative fiction novels: Wish You Were Here (2001), One Nation Under God (2004), Reckoning (2013), and Redemption (2015). One Nation Under God, a coming-of-age tale set in the dystopian future of an American Christian theocracy, is the winner of the 2006 Fresh Voices Book Award for general fiction and was a finalist in Best Books 2005 from USA Book News in the general fiction category. His latest novel, Redemption, is the second in a trilogy titled The Many Deaths of Dynamistress, which is the author's personal twist on the superhero genre.
Wales grew up in the small town of Brockway, Pennsylvania, and attended Penn State University. He now resides in Sacramento, California.