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Book Signing | East City Bookshop

Event
Washington DC | August 25, 2016 at 6:30pm ...  Meet David Swinson, author of The Second Girl and Del Quentin Wilber, author of A Good Month for Murder. They will discuss their new books, followed by a signing at East City Bookshop. For more information, go to EventBrite.
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This Former DC Cop Just Wrote Your Favorite Summer Crime Novel

Interview
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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The Second Girl Makes KIRKUS’ Summer Reading List

The Second Girl Makes KIRKUS’ Summer Reading List

Book Review
The list that will keep you book-happy all summer long By Megan Labrise on June 2, 2016 ...  The seeming theme of this year’s list—20 titles tailor-made for enjoyment outside, with some lemonade—is “outsiders.” The protagonists of these books, both fictive and real, include artists and writers, felons, fractured families, tomboys, men in fashion, and, in one hotly anticipated novel, the young women of a cult …
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Under the Oaks

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Bouchercon 2015 ...  Bouchercon is the Annual World Mystery Convention, where every year readers, writers, publishers, editors, agents, booksellers and other lovers of crime fiction gather for a long weekend of education, entertainment, and fun. The first Bouchercon took place in 1970 in Santa Monica. Recent Bouchercons have been held in Chicago, Anchorage, Baltimore, Indianapolis, San Francisco, and St. Louis. [gallery columns="4" ids="1052,1053,1054,1055,1056,1064,1063,1065,1062"]
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Noir at the Bar DC

Noir at the Bar DC

Event
Washington, DC | October 2015 ...  In the first D.C. “Noir at the Bar” gathering, 10 crime-fiction authors signed and read from their books. First held in Philadelphia in 2008, “Noir at the Bar” events are popping up across the country, with crime-noir writers networking and sharing their stories.
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A Detailed Man Stuff

Book Review
05/16/2012 - Dorothy James Interview - BlogCritics.org 05/08/2012 - Seattle Post Review - Seattlepi.com 05/08/2012 - Dorothy James Blog Review - My Place for Mystery 05/08/2012 - Blog Critics Review - BlogCritics.org 05/03/2012 - UK Blog Review - Crime Fiction Lover 04/17/2012 - Blog Review - The Mystery Bookshelf 04/10/2012 - The House of Crime and Mystery Blog Review - The House of Crime and Mystery 04/10/2012 - Lori's Reading Corner Blog Review - Lori's Reading Corner 02/23/2012 - In the Details: The Many Lives of Crime Novelist David Swinson - The Washington City Paper 01/25/2012 - Former MPD Detectives Delves into a New Chapter - The Washington Current 01/20/2012 - Kindle Mystery Authors Blog Review - Kindle Mystery Authors 01/16/2012 - A Kindle & Kittens Blog Review - A…
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