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Duane SwierczynskiDuane Louis Swierczynski was born on February 22, 1972 in Frankford, Pennsylvania. He has worked as the editor-in-chief of the Philadelphia City Paper, and has worked as an editor and writer at Men's Health, Details, and Philadelphia magazines.

Swierczynski is the Edgar-nominated author of nine novels including Canary, Severance Package, and the Shamus Award-winning Charlie Hardie series.

He has written over 250 comics for Marvel, DC, Dark Horse, Valiant, and IDW, and most recently wrote The Black Hood, the first comic for Archie's new Dark Circle imprint.

He has also collaborated with CSI creator Anthony E. Zuiker on the bestselling Level 26 series.

He is married with two children and currently lives in Philadelphia.

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Author Signed Hardcover Book. July 2016 NY: Little, Brown   First edition, first printing, fine in a fine dust jacket, signed by the author.  This is a collectible book free from material defects.  Jacket covering services are available for a small fee..

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Duane Swierczynski Bibliography


  • Secret Dead Men - 2005
  • The Wheelman - 2005
  • Damn Near Dead: An Anthology of Geezer Noir - 2006
  • The Blonde - 2006
  • Severance Package - 2008
  • Expiration Date - 2010
  • Canary - 2015
  • Revolver - July 2016

Charlie Hardie Trilogy

  1. Fun and Games - 2011
  2. Hell and Gone - 2011
  3. Point and Shoot - 2013

Short Novels/Novellas

  • The Crimes of Dr. Watson
  • Redhead
  • Batman: Murder at Wayne Manor
  • G.I. Joe Cobra Wars: Speed Trap

With Anthony E. Zuiker

  • Level 26: Dark Origins - 2009
  • Level 26: Dark Prophecy - 2010
  • Level 26: Dark Revelations - 2011


  • This Hereís A Stick-Up: The Big Bad Book of American Bank Robbery - 2002
  • The Complete Idiotís Guide to Frauds, Scams and Con - 2002
  • The Perfect Drink for Every Occasion - 2003
  • Spyís Guide: Office Espionage (with H. Keith Melton) - 2003
  • The Encyclopedia of the FBIís Ten Most Wanted List - 2004
  • The Big Book Oí Beer - 2004

Duane Swierczynski Awards

  • 2011 Anthony Award for Best Paperback Original for "Expiration Date"
  • 2012 Swierczynski for the Charlie Hardie series

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