Skip to main content

Welcome to the homepage for author
Daniel J. Lyons

Daniel J. Lyons is a life-long fan of science fiction and fantasy, especially Star Trek and the works of Isaac Asimov, who grew up along the east coast of the U.S. as a Navy brat before settling in Massachusetts. He started writing fan fiction in high school then earned a degree in journalism with a minor in creative writing before unexpectedly focusing on a career as an IT professional, eventually specializing in web and mobile communication.


The Path to Vihaan has just been honored with a B.R.A.G. Medallion and you could win a copy

15 September 2023

I am honored to announce that indieBRAG has judged The Path to Vihaan worthy of joining the ranks of their B.R.A.G. Medallion Honorees. You can view the new Path to Vihaan landing page here.

To celebrate, I am giving away five copies of the paperback edition of The Path to Vihaan through Goodreads on October 15. The giveaway begins today so enter now!

Available Works

cover graphic for Severed


“On the stars” living is the ultimate in privacy with modern technology providing a comfortable connection to civilization. When that connection is suddenly severed, three unprepared private vessels must deal with true isolation.
Science fiction
December 1, 2020
cover graphic for The Infinitesimal Collection: Bureaucracy, Stuffed Bears and Alien Duels

The Infinitesimal Collection: Bureaucracy, Stuffed Bears and Alien Duels

A collection of four short stories: "A Visit to the Licensing Department”, "The Busiest Workday”, ”Come Around Here Often?” and "Best Friend Bears”.
Speculative fiction, science fiction, fiction
August 1, 2020