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Through A Glass Darkly

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Become a Paid Subscriber: A Glass Darkly is where the paranormal meets military science fiction and fact. I interview national security professionals, historians, writers, and other content creators on everything within th… read more


Obscure Cryptids with Danielle Ackley-McPhail

What is the Cryptid Crate program? Which cryptids are represented in Cryptid Crate novella series? Did the father of modern taxonomy really have a classification system for cryptids? Find out as Sean Patrick Hazlett meets with author, editor, and publisher, Danielle Ackley-McPhail.

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1.   When the Moon Shines
2.   Gone to Ground
3.   Breaking the Code
4.   All-the-Way House
5.   Devil in the Green
6.   Cryptid Fight Club
7.   Alone in the Muck
8.   Chessie At Bay
9.   Eyes of the Wolf
10: Forget Me Not
11: Found Footage
12: The Play of Light
13: Hell’s Well


Award-winning author, editor, and publisher Danielle Ackley-McPhail has worked both sides of the publishing industry for longer than she cares to admit. In 2014, she joined forces with husband Mike McPhail and friend Greg Schauer to form her own publishing house, eSpec Books. She holds Bachelors Degrees in both English and Communications from Kean College of NJ.  

Her published works include seven novels. She is also the author of several collections. She is the senior editor of the Bad-Ass Faeries anthology series, Gaslight & Grimm, Side of Good/Side of Evil, After Punk, and Footprints in the Stars. Her short stories are included in numerous other anthologies and collections.  

Danielle lives in New Jersey with husband and fellow writer, Mike McPhail and four extremely spoiled cats.

Sean Patrick Hazlett’s Books

Weird World War III
Weird World War IV
Hell’s Well
Alien Abattoir and Other Stories
Alien Abattoir and Other Stories (Audio)
The Post-Apocalyptic Tourist’s Guide to the Mojave Desert

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