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Author David SwinsonDavid Swinson grew up in Washington, DC, Beirut, Mexico City and Stockholm, following his father's career in foreign service. As a young adult, he studied film at California State University. After graduating, Swinson promoted punk rock and alternative music at various venues in Long Beach, California, and started a weekly spoken-word event at Bogart's Nightclub. After several years, he had established lasting relationships with people like Timothy Leary and Hunter S. Thompson, which paved the way for him to transition into developing and co-producing Sound Bites from the Counter Culture, an album of uncensored spoken word performances, for Atlantic Records in 1990. Following this project, he and his colleagues imagined a concept that would become the cult classic film Roadside Prophets (1992).

In 1994, Swinson switched gears and returned to Washington DC, where he joined the Metropolitan Police Department as a uniformed police officer. Soon after, he given an undercover assignment targeting narcotics and crimes-in-progress. In 1998, Swinson became an investigator in the Third District Detectives Office covering offenses like burglary, armed robbery, and homicide. In 2000, he was promoted to detective and was eventually assigned to the department's Special Investigations Bureau/Major Crimes, and was the lead investigator in the District of Columbia for investigating serial burglaries, high profile cases and organized criminal operations related to narco-fencing.

Swinson retired as a highly decorated member of the Metropolitan Police Department, his achievements include Meritorious Service Medals for significant, outstanding and sustained achievements; Achievement Medals of Honor for a significant case investigation and several Department of Justice, United States Attorney’s Annual Law Enforcement Awards for significant case investigations. Swinson drew upon his experience in law enforcement to begin writing crime novels, the first of which, A Detailed Man was published in 2011. Since then he's written three more books composing his Frank Marr series and another standalone novel. He lives with his wife and daughter in Northern Virginia.


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City on the Edge
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City on the Edge by David Swinson

Trigger
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Trigger by David Swinson

Crime Song
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Crime Song by David Swinson

The Second Girl
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The Second Girl by David Swinson
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Second Girl, The | Swinson, David | Book - Advance Reading Copy Swinson, David | Second Girl, The | Book - Advance Reading Copy

Advance Reading Copy June 2016 NY: Mulholland Books Advance Reading Copy, mint, new/unread in flawless pictorial wrappers.

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Second Girl, The | Swinson, David | Signed First Edition Book Swinson, David | Second Girl, The | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book. June 2016 NY: Little, Brown   First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author.   Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Crime Song | Swinson, David | Signed First Edition Book Swinson, David | Crime Song | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book. May 2017 NY: Mulholland books   First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author.   Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Trigger by David Swinson | Signed First Edition Book Swinson, David | Trigger | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book. February 2019 NY: Mulholland Books First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author.   Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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City on the Edge | Swinson, David | Signed First Edition Book Swinson, David | City on the Edge | Signed First Edition Book

Author Signed Hardcover Book. May 2021 NY: Mulholland Books First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by author. Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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David Swinson Bibliography


Standalone Novels
  • A Detailed Man - 2011
  • City on the Edge - May 2021

Frank Marr Series
  • The Second Girl - 2016
  • Crime Song - May 2017
  • Trigger - February 2019

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