Angela Hausman


The Buried Ladies series (Buried Ladies, Scars of the Past, and 1 more) are the first fiction written by Angela Hausman since creating ahighly acclaimed (by fellow 6th graders, teachers, and family) science fiction series as a teen.

Dr. Angela Hausman was born in McKeesport, Pennsylvania and later received undergraduate and MBA degrees from the University of Pittsburgh before completing a Marketing PhD at the University of South Florida. Over her career, she lived in many places and met diverse people, which she filed away to create her plots and characters.

Angela currently lives in Washington, DC, where she works asa marketing consultant and teaches marketing at George Washington andUniversity of Maryland. She writes in her home office, where various dogs and cats block her in until she's finished the day's writing quota.

Smashwords Interview

Describe your desk
I can't work at a coffee shop or with my laptop on my lap in the living room, like some authors, so I have an office, which I also use to plan my lessons and grade papers (I'm a professor at George Washington University) and do my marketing consulting work. I'm very tech savvy, but find I work more efficiently with paper notes, so I keep notebooks with notes about characters, scenes, etc nearby. I also use a big whiteboard I used when I homeschooled my daughters.

However, what office would be complete without pets. Surrounding my desk are my two dogs -- a total of 200 lbs of beasts -- and my cat usually tries to sit on my keyboard to block me from working. I'm constantly tripping over someone when I try to leave the room. I think it's a plot to ensure I keep working.
Where did you grow up, and how did this influence your writing?
As I mention in my bio, I've always been a writer, but I never published a novel until last year. Now, I'm working on my 3rd. The second will be published soon, as I'm nearly finished incorporating edits from my Beta readers.

I grew up in Pittsburgh and now live in DC after spending a long time in deep south Texas. These cities fill my novels with realistic settings and a deep understanding of the people.

Because I've worked in tech most of my life, it's not surprising that my novels deal with the dark web, hacking, and other nefarious plots.
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Dark Web
Technology provides a host of benefits --from ecommerce to smart thermostats. But, the technology we use every day, the technology we depend on can betray us, even kill us, when manipulated by actors trolling the dark web.


Buried Ladies: A Novel of Murder, Mystery, and the Dark Web
Series: Dark Web. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 97,730. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Some men are just evil. And, when Joan calls 911 to report the murder of her friend, Estella, she starts a manhunt for pure evil, but not in the way she expected.

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