About Dana

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Dana Staves is a romance/mystery author from coastal Virginia, where she lives with her wife, their two children, and their very old cat who has never solved a mystery. She is a former contributor for Book Riot, and her work has been published in Shaking Magazine, Fiction Writers Review, and featured on HuffPost. Dana earned her MFA in Fiction from Old Dominion University in 2010.

When Dana is not writing, she can be found chasing her kids, baking, crocheting, or digging in her garden. Dana writes contemporary romance and cozy mystery, and she is currently working on her second novel. Dana is represented by Maggie Cooper of Aevitas Creative Management.

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