James Swain





James Swain

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James Swain is the national best selling author of fourteen mystery novels, and has been published in the United States, France, Japan, Russia, Germany and Bulgaria. His books have been chosen as Mysteries of the Year by Publisher’s Weekly and Kirkus Reviews, and have received three Barry Award nominations, a Florida Book Award for Fiction, and France’s prestigious Prix Calibre .38 for Best American Crime Fiction. His Tony Valentine series was recently purchased by Langley Films (Cops, Brookyln’s Finest) with the author set to write the screenplay.

Swain recently released four original novels as ebooks – Jackpot & Wild Card (part of the Tony Valentine series), The Program (Jack Carpenter series), and The Man Who Cheated Death (Vincent H...more


Average rating: 3.81 · 3,812 ratings · 429 reviews · 19 distinct works · Similar authors
Midnight Rambler (Jack Carp...
3.88 of 5 stars 3.88 avg rating — 477 ratings — published 2007 — 14 editions
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Grift Sense (Tony Valentine...
3.87 of 5 stars 3.87 avg rating — 417 ratings — published 2001 — 7 editions
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The Night Monster (Jack Car...
3.94 of 5 stars 3.94 avg rating — 342 ratings — published 2009 — 8 editions
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Sucker Bet (Tony Valentine #3)
3.89 of 5 stars 3.89 avg rating — 341 ratings — published 2002 — 14 editions
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The Night Stalker (Jack Car...
3.95 of 5 stars 3.95 avg rating — 329 ratings — published 2008 — 8 editions
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Funny Money (Tony Valentine...
3.82 of 5 stars 3.82 avg rating — 288 ratings — published 2002 — 11 editions
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Mr. Lucky (Tony Valentine #5)
3.86 of 5 stars 3.86 avg rating — 288 ratings — published 2005 — 14 editions
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Loaded Dice (Tony Valentine...
3.89 of 5 stars 3.89 avg rating — 270 ratings — published 2004 — 14 editions
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Dark Magic (Peter Warlock, #1)
3.05 of 5 stars 3.05 avg rating — 319 ratings — published 2012 — 5 editions
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Deadman's Poker (Tony Valen...
3.89 of 5 stars 3.89 avg rating — 213 ratings — published 2006 — 8 editions
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More books by James Swain…
Grift Sense Funny Money Sucker Bet Loaded Dice Mr. Lucky Deadman's Poker Deadman's Bluff
Tony Valentine (9 books)
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3.8831841733396137 of 5 stars 3.88 avg rating — 2,123 ratings

Midnight Rambler The Night Stalker The Night Monster The Program
Jack Carpenter (4 books)
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3.919275123558484 of 5 stars 3.92 avg rating — 1,214 ratings

Dark Magic Shadow People
Peter Warlock (2 books)
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3.142857142857143 of 5 stars 3.14 avg rating — 441 ratings

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“The fact that you are possessed by a demon does not mean you must become evil. Being evil is a choice, just as being good is a choice. If you let the demon take over, it's because you choose to.”
James Swain, Dark Magic

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