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Ghost Station, an Audible Audiobook, is available on Amazon!

Berlin. 1961. Two months after the Wall. And the Cold War is threatening to boil over.

It is an especially uneasy time at The Cabin, a joint US-West German listening station. Its agents failed to see the Wall coming. And now the East Germans and their Soviet allies are making new, aggressive moves.

Then, CIA cryptographer Wallace Reed decodes the latest message from the double agent known as Longshore – and the crisis escalates. Has Longshore been caught? Suborned? Murdered? Or, the worst possibility of all – is he trying to send a secret code to a mole in Reed’s own office, sabotaging their intelligence and sending reports back to the other side?

Ghost Station is a tense thriller about espionage, cryptography, and paranoia, set in the earliest days of the Berlin Wall. Can Reed trust Longshore? His boss? His lover? Can he find the truth behind the lies – or will Berlin become ground zero for a world-ending war?

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A Pear-Shaped Funeral is available in print on Amazon!

Just when Fredrick Whithers thought his life couldn’t get any more complicated, he is asked to arrange a funeral for a man who is very much not dead. In the companion to A Night of Blacker Darkness, Frederick must balance the arts of necromancy and magic while managing to run a funeral home.

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Dan does a weekly podcast about writing called Writing Excuses. His excellent co-hosts are Brandon Sanderson, author of the Mistborn trilogy, and Howard Tayler, the mind and pen behind the SF webcomic Schlock Mercenary, and Mary Robinette Kowal, a professional puppeteer and Hugo-winning author of “For Want of a Nail.”You can check out the Writing Excuses store here.

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