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Dana Fredsti

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Torrance , The United States



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Dana Fredsti is ex B-movie actress with a background in theatrical sword-fighting. Through seven plus years of volunteering at EFBC/FCC (Exotic Feline Breeding Facility/Feline Conservation Center), Dana's had a full-grown leopard sit on her feet, kissed by tigers, held baby jaguars and had her thumb sucked by an ocelot with nursing issues. She's addicted to bad movies and any book or film, good or bad, which include zombies. Her other hobbies include surfing (badly), collecting beach glass (obsessively), and wine tasting (happily).

Along with her best friend Maureen, Dana was co-producer/writer/director for a mystery-oriented theatrical troupe based in San Diego. While no actual murders occurred during their performances, there were times wh

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Murder for Hire: The Peruvian Pigeon (Mystery & Thrillers)
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Dana is now friends with RJ McGill
date: July 19, 2015 03:00PM
location: Borderlands Cafe, 870 Valencia Street, San Francisco, CA, The United States
description: I’ll be reading from The Dangerous Type, which has been described as La Femme Nikita meets Firefly or as the kick-ass and totally original love-child of Star Wars and Guardians of the Galaxy. It’s also been accused of bringing grimdark to space opera.

Sharing the bill is Robert Brockaway, author of The Unnoticeables. He describes it as: “part horror, part urban fantasy, part metaphysical punk rock pulp adventure (that’s a particularly weird part). The Unnoticeables is a bright, garish book—it’s s
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" Vivian wrote: "Halloooo! Drinking that delighful Zin. Getting in the zombie mood"

Nice!!! It's nearly Halloween too! Maybe drinking zombie zin will hel
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Dana Vivian wrote: "Halloooo! Drinking that delighful Zin. Getting in the zombie mood"

Nice!!! It's nearly Halloween too! Maybe drinking zombie zin will help me finish Plague World...

Vivian Halloooo! Drinking that delighful Zin. Getting in the zombie mood

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Loren Welcome to GoodReads, Dana!

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