Welcome to the website of author Victor Cass, whose last novel, Black Widow Bitches, about the first all-female U.S. Army combat infantry unit, is a 5-time book award honoree. With the escalating military actions around the globe, and news of women serving in frontline combat roles, Cass’ action-packed war novel is timely and hauntingly prophetic. He is currently working on a YA mystery series.
Love, Death, and Other War Stories
Black Widow Bitches
Victor Cass is an award-winning author of several books, including the well-received novels Love, Death, and Other War Stories and Telenovela, which was a "Top 10 Best Reviewed Books" on Living La Vida Latina. His last novel, Black Widow Bitches, was published by Golden Foothills Press. Cass’ short stories, articles, editorials, and essays have appeared in If&When, Arroyo Monthly Magazine, Mexican War Journal, Pasadena Weekly, Pasadena Star-News and other publications.

Cass was born in Kingsville, Texas but was raised in his hometown of Pasadena, California. He grew up in Pasadena's Armenian neighborhood, East Washington Village, and graduated from John Muir High School. He is also an Eagle Scout from Pasadena's historic Troop 4. Victor received his Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree (Awarded with Honors) from Art Center College of Design, in Pasadena, and his Master of Arts Degree from American Military University, in Manassas Park, Virginia.

Cass has worked as an advertising art director in New York, and is a decorated, 25-year veteran police officer/Detective. His first book was a non-fiction history of his department, Pasadena Police Department: A Photohistory, 1877-2000; this was followed by his first novel, Love, Death, and Other War Stories, based, in part, on some of his experiences as a street cop.

Cass's second novel, Telenovela, was featured at the Latino Book and Family Fun Festival at Cal State Los Angeles in 2010. 

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What the beautiful people don’t know can hurt them, as the bodies pile up in Pasadena.
It's girls' night out, friendship drama, and sexy romps in the land of the telenovela!
In this gritty, heart-thumping war epic, Cass takes us into the deadly, blood-soaked world of the first all-female combat infantry division.