Stay Thirsty interviews David Swinson

Stay Thirsty interviews David Swinson

Interview
Stay Thirsty Magazine was thrilled to visit with David Swinson at his home in Northern Virginia for this Conversation. STAY THIRSTY: Your latest book, Trigger, is the third installment in your Frank Marr trilogy. Who really is Frank Marr and how has he evolved in these three books? DAVID SWINSON: Frank Marr is someone, I hope, who is the exact man I wrote him to be. I was drawn to his character because I wanted to step away from police procedural and have someone who would break the rules. I also wanted a flawed, broken man, but not someone who complained about everything. He is a man who is content with the way he is, even enjoys the lifestyle. You can only take a character like his so far before…
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NPR’s Kojo Nnamdi

NPR’s Kojo Nnamdi

Interview
Former Metropolitan Police Department detective David Swinson joined Kojo Nnamdi at NPR on March 7, 2019 to talk about his new crime novel, "Trigger," - a story of a former M-P-D officer and his discovery of a police shooting involving his best friend and former colleague.
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Interview with Swinson and Sam Wiebe

Interview
Murderers Row | Rob Brunet An interview with David Swinson and Sam Wiebe ...  Last year, I had an opportunity to share a perfect writers’ conference moment with two authors on the brink of launching new PI series. You could tell things were off to a good start when a friend handed us each a warm beer wrapped in a paper napkin. This June, I read their books back-to-back. David Swinson’s THE SECOND GIRL and Sam Wiebe’s INVISIBLE DEAD spoiled me for the rest of the summer. Their first-person character voices are authentic and what they share with their creators is the gravitas that made spending a couple late nights with these guys so memorable … read more.
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This Former DC Cop Just Wrote Your Favorite Summer Crime Novel

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By Del Quentin Wilber on July 5, 2016 ...  “I am not Frank Marr,” says David Swinson even as he does a not-bad impersonation of the protagonist of his new cop thriller, The Second Girl. It’s true that Swinson isn’t exactly the Marr of my imagination, but in my mind they share Swinson’s scruffy beard, swept-back black hair, and dark bags under piercing blue eyes. As he protests, the author is perched on a stool, a tumbler of whiskey in his hand, in Shelly’s Back Room in downtown DC, where Marr also pops up in the book …
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