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Dan Stout lives in Columbus, Ohio, where he writes about fever dreams and half-glimpsed shapes in the shadows. His prize-winning fiction draws on travels throughout Europe, Asia, and the Pacific Rim as well as an employment history spanning everything from subpoena server to assistant well driller. Dan's stories have appeared in publications such as The Saturday Evening Post, Nature, and Intergalactic Medicine Show. He is the author of The Carter Archives, a series of noir fantasy novels from DAW Books. To say hello, visit him at www.DanStout.com.
Published Jun 27, 2019 · 2,862 words (11 minutes) · 1 like · 486 views
An excerpt from Titanshade (DAW Books, 2019) a noir fantasy thriller set in an oil boomtown where magic is real, disco rules the radio, and good cops are hard to find.