Thriller Author Dan Padavona

Get to know Dan Padavona

Thriller and horror author Dan Padavona grew up in Cortland, New York, outside the beautiful Finger Lakes, where he earned degrees from SUNY Cortland and SUNY Oneonta. He entered the National Weather Service in 1994 and later became a forecaster for NOAA. After publishing Storberry in 2014, Dan fell in love with writing and authored nine additional titles by the end of 2017. Bram Stoker Award winner and legendary horror author Brian Keene called Dan “one of the most exciting writers to burst upon the scene in quite some time.”

His works are currently being produced for audio books and foreign translations. He’s a supporter of Scares That Care and regularly donates to cancer research. Dan loves animals, especially his dogs and Russian tortoise.

When he’s not writing, Dan enjoys photography, biking, weight lifting, and storm chasing. Dan has videotaped tornadoes from New York to Oklahoma and Texas, and was nearly swept up by a strong twister outside Sweetwater, Texas. A self-proclaimed ice cream and gelato lover, Dan admits to spending too much time in the gym, compensating for his questionable nutritional decisions.

Dan Padavona is the author of The Wolf Lake series, The Logan and Scarlett series, The Darkwater Cove series, The Scarlett Bell series, and Dark Vanishings, finalist for eFestival of Word’s 2016 Indie Novel of the Year award. Storberry, his vampire horror debut, reached #1 on the Amazon Horror and Occult charts in May 2016.