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Dan Riker

Dan Riker is a progressive writer and novelist who now lives in Portland, Oregon. In addition to A Light Not of This World, he is the author of Seneca Point, a detective mystery, and two other books, yet unpublished, The Blue Girl Murders, a historical mystery set in Baltimore in 1966 and Let’s Do What Works and Call it Capitalism, a work of historical, political and economical analysis that advocates a return to progressive government, government that serves all the people, not the special interests.

He is a graduate of The Johns Hopkins University and the University of Baltimore School of Law. He was a journalist with United Press International, a telecommunications executive with MCI Communications and Pocket Communications and co-owner with his late wife, Janis, of Basset Books LLC, a dealer in collectible, out of print and used books.