Murderers, kidnappers or gremlins?

Murderers, kidnappers or gremlins?

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 […]

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Crime scenes and cocktails

Crime scenes and cocktails

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, […]

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Stay Thirsty interviews David Swinson

Stay Thirsty interviews David Swinson

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 […]

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Lost Lives: Thrilling Stories

Lost Lives: Thrilling Stories

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 […]

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NPR’S KOJO NNAMDI

NPR’S KOJO NNAMDI

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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Five Hot Books

Five Hot Books

“In the final mystery in his trilogy starring Frank Marr, Swinson continues to situate his drama on the seedy streets of Washington, D.C., with his functioning addict private eye now in recovery. With ripped-from-the-headlines intensity, Swinson has Marr investigating his former partner’s possible involvement in the shooting of an African-American boy, and ratchets up the drama by […]

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Celebrate TRIGGER book launch in Arlington

Celebrate TRIGGER book launch in Arlington

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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Celebrate TRIGGER Book Launch in NY

Celebrate TRIGGER Book Launch in NY

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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Pick of the Month

Pick of the Month

“David Swinson’s Frank Marr has become one of my favorite private eyes. A functioning drug addict with a lot of dysfunctional relationships, he is just as likely to go looking for a fix before a suspect. In Trigger, reported to be the end of the Frank Marr trilogy, he takes a case that could lead to […]

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Ripped from today’s headlines

Ripped from today’s headlines

“The inciting incident of TRIGGER, David Swinson’s third novel featuring ex-cop-turned-private investigator Frank Marr, is, as they say on television, “ripped from today’s headlines.” Frank’s ex-partner and best friend, Al Luna, has been involved in a shooting that leaves a young black man dead. Al swears the kid had a gun, but none was found […]

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