Our guest author for Indie Month today is author DJ Swykert, a former 911 operator…Check out the intriguing blurb for his latest book here and then find out more about the man himself in one of our quick-fire Gimme 10 interviews.
The Death of Anyone, Melange Books, March 2013, is a fictional story of Detroit Homicide Detective, Bonnie Benham, who convinces the District Attorney to allow a Familial DNA search as she investigates the murder of several young girls. The book reveals standard investigative homicide procedures and the frustration of the officers as all leads go nowhere and the body count continues to mount. A task force is put together and Bonnie and her partner, Neil Jensen, who understands Bonnie’s frustration, become inseparable as they track this killer of children.
Author, DJ Swykert is a former 911 operator. His work has appeared in The Tampa Review, Detroit News, Monarch Review, Lunch Ticket, Zodiac Review, Barbaric Yawp and Bull. His books include Children of the Enemy, Maggie Elizabeth Harrington, Alpha Wolves, The Death of Anyone and The Pool Boy’s Beatitude. You can find him at: www.magicmasterminds.com/djswykert. He is a wolf expert.
DJ’s Gimme 10 interview…answer each question in 10 words or less – that’s what makes it tough but fun!
- Where do you find your inspiration? Observations of the drama of everyday life around us.
What is your favourite aspect of The Death of Anyone? It has multiple themes and conflicts to be resolved.
Who is your favourite character from The Death of Anyone and why? Jack Joseph, he resolves his conflict and finds real love.
What are you working on now? Romance between older soldier/cop and younger suicidal woman.
What do you love about most about writing? Unlike real life, I decide how it ends.