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Dave Swavely

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Dave Swavely is the author of numerous books, both fiction and non-fiction. His fiction includes the futuristic action/mystery novel Silhouette and its sequel Kaleidocide, both published by Thomas Dunne Books, a division of Macmillan. His non-fiction titles include Life in the Father's House, Decisions Decisions, Who Are You to Judge?, and From Embers to a Flame (all published by P&R).

He has also written numerous articles, songs, and poems, and has spoken at conferences throughout the country. He has edited books by Dr. John MacArthur and others like Introduction to Biblical Counseling, by MacArthur, Mack, et al. He loves playing basketball, watching USC football, and reading graphic novels. He lives in beautiful Chester County, Pennsy...more


Average rating: 3.93 · 103 ratings · 29 reviews · 7 distinct works · Similar authors
Silhouette
3.65 of 5 stars 3.65 avg rating — 34 ratings — published 2012 — 2 editions
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Decisions, Decisions: How (...
4.71 of 5 stars 4.71 avg rating — 14 ratings — published 2003
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Who Are You to Judge?: The ...
4.45 of 5 stars 4.45 avg rating — 11 ratings — published 2005
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Kaleidocide
3.0 of 5 stars 3.00 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 2013 — 2 editions
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3.75 of 5 stars 3.75 avg rating — 28 ratings — published 2004 — 3 editions
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3.71 of 5 stars 3.71 avg rating — 63 ratings — published 1996 — 2 editions
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"Thanks for reading it, Jeffrey! I hope you will like Kaleidocide better, and I actually think you will. I look forward to seeing what you think. Have...more "
Silhouette by Dave  Swavely
" This is a story about crime and corruption in a near future. The story itself his not so bad and should deserve a four star, but because of some lementa, i only give it a threes. First reason, the story start to slow in my opinion, i began to real... " Read more of this review »
Silhouette by Dave  Swavely
" Not my cup of tea, this is a science fiction crime thriller. I felt like I was watching a movie. Set in the future, the main character is a powerful police figure who has to cope with his child's violent death and track down the killer. If you lik... " Read more of this review »
Silhouette by Dave  Swavely
" Like this book even though I'm not sure I understood it all. Futuristic, high tech, stuff I had a hard time picturing. I did like he storyline and the characters and the writing though. "
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The Deadhouse by Linda Fairstein
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I was interested in the urban ruins part of this story (I love surfing the web to explore such places), but I gave up on it before it got to those parts. Just wasn't interested in the characters enough.
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Anomaly by Skip Brittenham
Anomaly
by Skip Brittenham
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Awesome art, on huge pages! I wish it would have stayed longer in the "cyberpunk-like" future high-tech world instead of spending as much time as it did in the alien no-tech world, but that's more a preference...the variety is a plus for most readers...more
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Darwin's Doubt by Stephen C. Meyer
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Day One by Nate Kenyon
Day One
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Talk about a bad day! (And a good book) John Hawke never had a worse one, what with the killer AI sending every machine in sight, and even the cops and the military, to kill him (and a large percentage of the rest of the population). But the worst pa...more
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