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 he self-destructs so that is why it’s a trilogy. Even though Frank doesn’t use cocaine in Trigger, he’s still messed up and the only thing he occasionally complains about is missing cocaine. By the third book he did develop more of a sense of humor, but much of that has to do with his new working partnership …” Read entire interview at Stay Thirsty.