James Swain will sign and discuss Dark Magic (Tor; $24.99).
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 three original novels as ebooks – Jackpot & Wild Card (part of the Tony Valentine series), and The Program (Jack Carpenter series). In the fall of 2011 he will be launching a new thriller series with Tor Books called Dark Magic.
Along with writing novels, the author is considered one of the world’s foremost sleight-of-hand artists, and an authority on gambling cons and swindles.