Novelist Dana Haynes' first thriller, Crashers was released in 2010
by Minotaur Books, a division of St. Martin's Press. It won the Spotted
Owl Award from Friends of Mystery as 2010′s best mystery or thriller
written by a Northwest writer.
His first screenplay, an adaptation of Crashers made it to the semifinals of the Nichols Fellowship in 2005.
Breaking Point the sequel to Crashers made its debut in 2011.
Now comes Ice Cold Kill, the breakout thriller for Daria Gibron, the
ex-Israeli soldier and spy who first appeared in Crashers. Daria's
adventures continue next winter in Gun Metal Heart.
He lives in Portland with novelist Katy King and their cat, Glamour.
Dana is communications director for Portland Mayor Charlie Hales, and
spent 20 years in newspaper newsrooms as an editor, columnist and
He formerly wrote three mysteries under the pen name Conrad Haynes.
His website: dana-haynes.com