Murderers, kidnappers or gremlins?

Murderers, kidnappers or gremlins?

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Join David Swinson at ThrillerFest XIV on July 9 – 13, 2019 in New York City where he will sit on the panel "MURDERERS, KIDNAPPERS OR GREMLINS?" Swinson and fellow authors L.A. Chandler, Raymond Benson, C.J. Carver, Bill Prentice, Kaira Rouda, and David Simms will talk about how to "find your villain" when writing your book. ThrillerFest is the annual conference of the international thriller writers. ThrillerFest XIV presents a blockbuster line-up featuring 2019 ThrillerMaster John Sandford, 2019 Silver Bullet Recipient Harlan Coben, 2019 Thriller Legend Margaret Marbury, 2019 Spotlight Guest Lisa Unger, 2019 Spotlight Guest Stephen Hunter and 2018 Silver Bullet Recipient James Rollins! Join them for the ThrillerFest panels, ATF workshop, Master Class, CraftFest, PitchFest, and more.
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Crime scenes and cocktails

Crime scenes and cocktails

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Join David Swinson for crime scenes and cocktails at 1455's first Summer Literary Festival on July 18-20 in downtown Winchester, VA. Swinson and authors Ed Aymar (THE UNREPENTANT), and Christina Kovac (THE CUTAWAY) will take a look at crime fiction at the Winchester Book Gallery on July 19, 2019 from 5pm-6pm. "Having executed a robust programming calendar in 2019, 1455 (previously Virginia Center for Literary Arts, or VCLA) will continue to establish Winchester as a hotbed of creativity and community. After the success of 1455's monthly Author Series at Handley Library and a number of workshops at both Long Branch and the Barns of Rose Hill, Founding Director Sean Murphy decided now was the time to put together a multi-day event focused on writers and writing: a festival of ideas and celebration…
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Lost Lives; Thrilling Stories

Lost Lives; Thrilling Stories

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Virginia Festival of the Book | Omni Hotel, Charlottesville, VA | Saturday, March 23, 2019 at 2 pm - 3:30 pm Crime Wave novelists Tim Johnston (The Current), Stephen Mack Jones (Lives Laid Away), Kristen Lepionka (What You Want to See), and David Swinson (Trigger) discuss their newest titles, featuring murder, investigations, and intrigue at the 25th annual Virginia Festival of the Book. “[An] outstanding thriller . . . Johnston imbues each character with believable motives. The nuanced plot delves deep into how a community—and surviving relatives—deal with the aftermath of a death.” —Publishers Weekly, starred review “Superior . . . August Snow [in Lives Laid Away]  is an uncompromising crusader with a sense of humor reminiscent of Robert Parker’s Spenser. He merits a long literary life.” —Publishers Weekly, starred review “That rare…
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Celebrate TRIGGER Book Launch in NY

Celebrate TRIGGER Book Launch in NY

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The Mysterious Bookshop, 58 Warren St, New York, New York | February 12, 2019 at 6:30 PM ... Join David Swinson for the book launch of TRIGGER, the third book in the acclaimed Frank Marr series. Swinson will be joined in conversation with Wallace Stroby, author of SOME DIE NAMELESS.
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Celebrate TRIGGER book launch in Arlington

Celebrate TRIGGER book launch in Arlington

Event, Trigger
One More Page Books & More, 2200 N Westmoreland St, Arlington, Virginia | February 21, 2019 at 7 PM ... Join David Swinson at One More Page Books & More in Arlington, VA for the book launch of TRIGGER, the third book in the acclaimed Frank Marr series.
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Authors speak at Rockville Library event

Authors speak at Rockville Library event

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Rockville Memorial Library, Rockville, MD | Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018 at 2 pm ... Meet mystery authors Con Lehane and David Swinson at the Rockville Memorial Library. Lehane is the author of Murder at the 42nd Street Library and Murder in the Manuscript Room. David Swinson is the author of the popular DC crime novel The Second girl and Crime Song. Books will be available for sale and signing after the program.
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Meet the Author Night and Book Fair


Meet the Author Night and Book Fair

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The University Club of Washington DC | Wed. Nov. 29, 2017 
5:30pm – 8pm ... Don’t miss this opportunity to get up close and personal with David Swinson and over 60 authors at The University Club of Washington DC 28th Annual Meet the Author Night and Book Fair. 
Come and get a jump on your holiday gift-giving and chat up the author as he signs a copy of his book just for you and yours! 

This favorite and always fun Club event is open to all members, guests and the general public.
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Author David Swinson with Tom Power at q studios

Author David Swinson with Tom Power at q studios

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Toronto, Ont. | October 17, 2017 ... Listen to Tom Power talk with David Swinson about his latest novel, Crime Song. Swinson also shares details about his fascinating career as a concert promoter and DC cop and how those experiences led to him becoming a crime novelist. Listen to the interview at q studios.
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Creatures, Crimes & Creativity Con

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Columbia, MD | September 8-10, 2017 ... Plan to see David Swinson in September at the the next Creatures, Crimes & Creativity Con in Columbia, MD. Their purpose is to gather readers and writers of all genre fiction; including mystery, suspense, thriller, horror, sci-fi, fantasy and paranormal etc. Look for more information coming soon!
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Gaithersburg Book Festival

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Gaithersburg, VA | Sat. May 20, 2017 10am – 6pm ... David Swinson will be speaking at the Gaithersburg Book Festival in May. Since its inception in 2010, the Festival has quickly become one of the nation’s top literary events, attracting hundreds of award-winning and best-selling authors, poets and songwriters from across the country to its quaint, park-like setting in the heart of Olde Towne Gaithersburg.
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