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David Swinson

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David Swinson is the author of THE SECOND GIRL, CRIME SONG, and the forthcoming TRIGGER, by Mulholland Books/Little, Brown& Co. He is a retired DC police detective, and a former alternative and punk rock promoter in Long Beach, CA in the eighties.

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David Swinson Thanks for asking, and for reading The Second Girl. Yes, there will be another book. I recently finished Crime Song, the second in the Frank Marr tril…moreThanks for asking, and for reading The Second Girl. Yes, there will be another book. I recently finished Crime Song, the second in the Frank Marr trilogy. It will be released in the summer of 2017 by Mulholland Books/Little, Brown.
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David Swinson I'm in the middle of writing the third book in the Marr series, and I don't read much while writing. I did pick up a copy of Dead City, by Shane Steve…moreI'm in the middle of writing the third book in the Marr series, and I don't read much while writing. I did pick up a copy of Dead City, by Shane Stevens, though, and really loving it.(less)
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message 4: by Zoë

Zoë Sharp Hi David
Thanks for Friending me. A DETAILED MAN sounds fascinating. And I'll echo Amy's message about being highly impressed by the "producing spoken word events with Hunter S. Thompson" bit in your biog!


Carole Gill Hello David, thanks so much for adding me.


message 2: by Jill

Jill David, lovely to join you here on Goodreads. Thank you for your friendship.


message 1: by Amy

Amy Bartol Hi, David, my twitter friend. It's nice to see you here, too. BTW, you had me at "producing spoke word events with Hunter S. Thompson." Amazing.


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