Books by Howard Swindle

DOIN’ DIRTY by Howard Swindle
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 1, 2000

"A standard-issue payback plot, but, still, entertaining enough to land in the upper quadrant."
Not far from Dallas is the tiny town of Comanche Gap (pop. 3000), the deceptively quiet hub of Sul Rosa county. Read full book review >
JITTER JOINT by Howard Swindle
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 10, 1999

"While there's not much here to quicken a pulse, there's certainly nothing to heighten a blush."
Jeb Quinlin is a homicide detective, maybe the best one in the Dallas PD. Read full book review >
TRESPASSES by Howard Swindle
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 1, 1996

"A remarkable insight into the minds of rape victims, and a brave attempt to study the darker recesses of violence and human sexuality."
Swindle, a Dallas Morning News editor, investigates the five- year rampage of the Ski Mask Rapist, a Dallas man still convinced that many of his attacks were seductions. Read full book review >
NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 1, 1993

"Virtuoso, enthrallingly authentic portrayal of a pocket of the contemporary Deep South. (Eight pages of b&w photographs—not seen.)"
Powerfully rendered story of the reign of terror and downfall of a sadistic southern police chief; by the assistant managing editor for the Dallas Morning News. Read full book review >