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Dana Cameron Books In Order

Publication Order of Emma Fielding Books

Site Unseen (2002) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Grave Consequences (2002) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Past Malice (2003) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A Fugitive Truth (2004) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
More Bitter Than Death (2005) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Ashes and Bones (2006) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Fangborn Books

Seven Kinds of Hell (2013) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Serpent's Tale (2013) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Pack of Strays (2014) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Curious Case of Miss Amelia Vernet (2014) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Hellbender (2015) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Burning the Rule Book (2015) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Dana Cameron is a well known author and archaeologist from America, who is popular for writing crime fiction, urban fantasy, and mystery novels. She was born in the year 1965 in New England and also spend her initial years growing up over there. Currently, author Cameron resides in Massachusetts along with her husband with a happy married life. Cameron believes that her life is quiet and fairly ordinary. But, she likes it that way because it saves her from overdeveloping a paranoia sense and a feeling of expecting the worst. Having a quirky take on the life and combining it with the habit of looking for details has given author Cameron a vivid life internally. However, she does tend to feel a bit nerve wrecking sometimes, but it becomes very useful for her in writing suspense and mystery books. The interest of author Cameron in archaeology dates back to her childhood days. At that time, her book interests and opportunities to travel to different places made her give a deep thought towards the cultural differences. What Cameron likes the most in this field of work is the actual opportunity in trying and resurrecting the individuals from the historical monolith. Author Cameron has worked on a number of historical and prehistoric sites in Euopre and US. She likes to indulge in a little bit of teaching while working in the field, in classroom, in museums, and with the help of her writings. In the first book that she wrote in her career, Cameron has introduced the chief protagonist named Emma Fielding. She has shown Emma has an efficient and hardworking woman, who realizes that the training that the archaeologists receive makes them ask similar questions as the detectives. These include what, who, how, why, when, and where.

When author Cameron started on the stories involving Emma Fielding, she realized that the field of archaeology provides a good amount of training to the ones who want to become a writer because both endeavors include logic, persistence, and research as important aspects. Luckily for author Cameron, her training helped her to develop archaeological mysteries. She also received a great help in developing her first short story. And when working on diverse subjects, such as the ones which involve werewolves, author Cameron thinks that it works out quite easily. She believes that it’s just about getting into the shoes of someone else and continuing with it for a short while. The crime fiction books of author Cameron have gone on to win multiple prestigious literary awards such as the Anthony Award, the Macavity Award, and the Agatha Award. Even her short stories have been nominated for the very popular Edgar Award. Another popular character that author Cameron has created besides Emma Fielding is Zoe. She is also shown as an archaeologist and is the chief character in another novel series of author Cameron. Author Cameron likes to be past of a community that helps the upcoming writers in setting themselves on the bigger platform. She becomes very happy if she is able to help such writers in any way. For this purpose, author Cameron has taken the membership of several writers’ organizations like Sisters in Crime, The Femmes Fatales, the MWA, and the ACWL.

The Emma Fielding series written by Dana Cameron consists of 6 books altogether, which were released between the years 2002 and 2006. Each and every book of the series depicts Emma Fielding as the lead character and an archaeologist by profession. The debut novel of this mystery series is entitled ‘Site Unseen’. It was released by the Avon publication in 2002. At the start of this story, Emma Fielding is described as a dedicated, driven, and brilliant archaeologist, who likes to search for the things which have been considered lost for many centuries. Over the years, she has become quite efficient in her work. Emma is about to get tenure as an archaeology professor. In her recent excavation, she unearthed an evidence relating to the 17th century settlement of coastal Maine, predating Jamestown. It is considered to be a great archaeological find. However, the evidence is accompanied by a dead body that washes ashore close to the site. This embroils Emma Fielding and her archaeology students in a different type of exploration. Now, as the reputation of Emma is put on the line because of the ruthless machinations from a rival, and a second dead body is discovered, Emma realizes that she much unravel a killer who is hiding among the artifacts. For this, she is required to dig deep into her own past to find the dark secrets that are buried in the archaeological community’s heart. But, if Emma goes ahead with this plan, it might put her life in a great risk.

Another popular book published in this series is called ‘A Fugitive Truth’. This book was also released by Avon in 2004. Author Cameron has mentioned the central characters of this plot as Margaret Chandler and Emma Fielding, and has set the story in Berkshire Mountains, Massachusetts, US. At the beginning of the book, it is told that Emma Fielding awaits a lifetime opportunity in the foothills of Berkshire in Western Massachusetts. She comes to know that she has been given the chance of studying the 18th century diary of the notorious witch named Margaret Chandler. Margaret was an accused murderess and witch, and her home was excavated around 3 months ago by Emma Fielding. Emma is not allowed to read the diary alone, but is accompanied by 3 members from the Shrewsberry Foundation. They are also asked to study Margaret Chandler’s premises and not leave Emma alone for any moment of time. As Emma begins her study, she finds that the three fellows are disturbingly odd. And before she could do anything about them, she learns that one of the members has died. Emma Fielding is not able to find any solace in the dark beauty of the wilderness surrounding Margaret’s home. She thinks that Madam Chandler has encoded some dark secrets in her writings. As she continues to read further, she finds shocking similarities between an old slaying ad the recent death of her fellow archaeologist. Later, the killer makes another strike, which makes Emma Fielding realize that her life is in danger. As there is no other choice left with her, she is forced to investigate criminal activities from the present and past times. Emma knows that she must unearth the killer quickly enough or else she might end up losing her life. The novel was highly appreciated by many readers throughout the world, who also praised author Cameron for her determined efforts in creating this exciting archaeological mystery novel.

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