Author Dana Haynes to discuss new thriller, ‘Sirocco’
Portland author Dana Haynes will launch the Cannon Beach Library’s 2021-2022 NW Authors Series when he discusses his latest mystery thriller, “Sirocco,” on Sept. 11.
The presentation will be on Facebook Live at 2 p.m. Viewers don’t have to subscribe to Facebook; they can find the link on the library’s website, cannonbeachlibrary.org.
Haynes is the author of nine published mysteries and thrillers from Blackstone Publishing, St. Martin’s Press and Bantam Books. His latest series kicked off in 2019 with “St. Nicholas Salvage and Wrecking.” It was followed in January 2021 with the sequel, “Sirocco,” and will be followed in 2022 by “The Saint of Thieves.”
“Sirocco” continues to follow bounty hunters Michael Finnigan, a former New York City cop, and Katalin Fiero Dahar, a former Spanish assassin, as they operate in the shadowy underworld of international crime-hunting and are hunted by the world’s most dangerous terrorists.
Haynes is editor-in-chief of the Portland Tribune, an award-winning journalist, and a former political speechwriter. His short stories appeared this year in Alfred Hitchcock and Ellery Queen mystery magazines.
He lives in Portland with his wife, Katy King, and their cat, Violet.
The NW Authors Series, a committee of the Cannon Beach Library, sponsors monthly author talks and other events from September through May.