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Dana King

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By day Dana King works at an undisclosed location. It’s not classified; he’s just not going to tell you. He has lived in and around Atlanta, Boston, the Maryland suburbs of Washington DC, Chicago, Northern Virginia, and back to the DC suburbs again. He served three years in the Army, and has worked as a musician, teacher, computer network engineer, pre-sales software consultant, general manager of a coin-operated laundry company, and as a systems administrator. Steady, gainful, employment has long been an issue.

Dana’s writing has appeared in such venues as New Mystery Reader, Powder Burn Flash, A Twist of Noir, Mysterical-E, and the original Thuglit web site. His short story, “Green Gables,” appeared in Thuglit’s 2010 print anthology, Blood
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Dana King Thank you, Col. That's much appreciated. If you're at Bouchercon this year, please say hello. I'll be happy to sign Worst Enemies and anything else fo…moreThank you, Col. That's much appreciated. If you're at Bouchercon this year, please say hello. I'll be happy to sign Worst Enemies and anything else for you.(less)
Dana King I had some eye issues and didn't read as much as usual over the summer. (Things are clearing up nicely.) Counting Memorial Day as the start of summer …moreI had some eye issues and didn't read as much as usual over the summer. (Things are clearing up nicely.) Counting Memorial Day as the start of summer the best books I read were David Milch's TALES OF THE BLACK HILLS, Charlie Stella's CHEAPSKATES, Joseph Wambaugh's THE NEW CENTURIONS, George V. Higgins's THE FRIENDS OF EDDIR COYLE-, Bernard Schaffer's SUPERBIA 1, and Richard Price's LUSH LIFE, though i confess to not getting LUSH LIFE in until just after Labor Day.(less)
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White Out Available for Purchase July 11 from Down & Out Books

 


The seventh Penns River novel, White Out, drops July 11 from Down & Out Books. (Available for Kindle pre-order now.) The crux of the story is

·       A Black cop shoots and kills an unarmed white man.

·       The white man was also a white supremacist.

·       White supremacists decide to converge on Penns River for the funeral.

·       The Allegheny Casino is having a winner-take-all poker t

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“From 30 feet away she looked like a lot of class. From 10 feet away she looked like something made up to be seen from 30 feet away.”
Raymond Chandler, The High Window

“We didn't exactly believe your story.'
Then --?'
'We believed your two hundred dollars.'
'You mean --' She seemed not to know what he meant.
'I mean that you paid us more than if you'd been telling the truth,' he explained blandly, 'and enough more to make it all right.”
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“I distrust a man that says when. If he's got to be careful not to drink to much it's because he's not to be trusted when he does.”
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“Talking is something you can't do judiciously unless you keep in practice.”
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