Dana Fredsti
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Dana Fredsti

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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).

Dana was co-producer/writer/director for a mystery-oriented theatrical troupe based in San Diego. These experiences were the basis for her mystery novel MURDER FOR HIRE: The Peruvian Pigeon (Fox Spirit Books). She is the author of the Ashley Parker series (Plague Town, Plague Nation, Plague World) with Titan Books, touted as Buffy meets the Walking Dead, as well as what might be the first example of zombie noir, A Man's Gotta Eat What a Man's Gotta Eat, first published in Mondo Zombie edited by John Skipp, and more recently published as an eBook by Titan books. Her first book in the Spawn of Lilith series will be released June 27, 2017 (Titan Books) and the first book in the TimeShards trilogy, co-written with her husband David Fitzgerald, will be out winter of 2017.

She's written numerous published articles, essays and shorts, including stories in Cat Fantastic IV, an anthology series edited by Andre Norton (Daw, 1997), Danger City (Contemporary Press, 2005), and Mondo Zombie (Cemetery Dance, 2006). Her essays can be seen in Morbid Curiosity, Issues 2-7. Additionally, she's written several produced low-budget screenplays, with several scripts under option. Dana was also co-writer/associate producer on Urban Rescuers, a documentary on feral cats and TNR (Trap/Neuter/Return), which won Best Documentary at the 2003 Valley Film Festival in Los Angeles. Under the nom de plume Inara LaVey, she wrote several novels and short stories for Ravenous Romance.

She guest blogs frequently and has made numerous podcast and radio appearances. She lives in San Francisco with her husband and fellow author David Fitzgerald, their dog Pogeen, and a small horde of felines. You can find Dana on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/dana.fredsti.inara.lavey and on Twitter at https://twitter.com/zhadi1

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    • Plague World

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    • Length: 7 hrs and 46 mins
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    Having been ambushed in San Francisco, which is now fully engulfed in the zombie plague, Ashley and the wild cards must pursue the enemy to San Diego....

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    • Time Shards

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    It's called "the event", an unimaginable cataclysm that shatters 600 million years of the Earth's timeline. Our world is gone, instantly replaced by a new one made of scattered remnants of the past, present, and future, dropped alongside one another in a patchwork of "shards"....

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    • Plague Nation

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    • Pinky Swear

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    Following the events of Plague World (Book 3 in the Ashley Parker series), Pinky Swear follows wild card Ash, parkour expert JT, and the enigmatic Griff on a near-impossible mission: to rescue a small group of people holed up in a small market....

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    • Plague Town

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    Ashley was just trying to get through a tough day when the world turned upside down....

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    • By A. Marie on 11-03-15

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