David Daniel is the author of more than a dozen books, including White Rabbit, a novel set in San Francisco in the Summer of Love, and four entries in the prize-winning Alex Rasmussen Lowell-based mystery series. His story collections include Coffin Dust, Six Off 66, and, most recently, Inflections & Innuendos. A new collection The Apparatus of the Dark will be published later this year. More of his work can be found at richardhowe.com. and in the just-released Lowell Review. He teaches at the University of Massachusetts, Lowell.