In Dark Places, NaNo ’10 Excerpt Online…

In Dark Places is set in an interior Alaskan copper mine in the cold and dark of the winter of 1913…  Tin Hansen and his crew head up from the mill town to South Adit–one of the most dangerous and remote areas in the Kupfer Mine holdings.  They will work fourteen-hour shifts in the cold and dark, tunneling east into a promising vein of copper.  But the area lies beneath the Green Field, and stories of something within the mountain have circulated among the local people for years before the coming of the copper mine… While nothing supernatural has ever touched Tin Hansen’s life, he is acutely aware of the changes that cold and darkness can wreak in a man. As the light fades to nothingness and exhaustion sets in, Tin’s crew begins to change…