Biography (from Goodreads)
Larry D. Sweazy (pronounced: Swayzee) is the author of the Marjorie Trumaine Mystery series (SEE ALSO MURDER–Seventh Street Books), the Lucas Fume Western series (VENGEANCE AT SUNDOWN, ESCAPE TO HANGTOWN–Berkley), the Josiah Wolfe, Texas Ranger series (THE RATTLESNAKE SEASON, THE SCORPION TRAIL, THE BADGER’S REVENGE, THE COUGAR’S PREY, THE COYOTE TRACKER, THE GILA WARS–Berkley) and a standalone mystery, THE DEVIL’S BONES (Five Star). He won the WWA Spur award for Best Short Fiction in 2005 and for Best Paperback Original in 2013, and the 2011 and 2012 Will Rogers Medallion Award for Western Fiction for books the Josiah Wolfe series. He was nominated for a Derringer award in 2007, and was a finalist in the Best Books of Indiana literary competition in 2010, and won in 2011 for THE SCORPION TRAIL. And in 2013, Larry received the inaugural Elmer Kelton Fiction Book of the Year for THE COYOTE TRACKER, presented by the Academy of Western Artists. Larry has published over sixty nonfiction articles and short stories, which have appeared in ELLERY QUEEN’S MYSTERY MAGAZINE; THE ADVENTURE OF THE MISSING DETECTIVE: AND 25 OF THE YEAR’S FINEST CRIME AND MYSTERY STORIES!; BOYS’ LIFE; HARDBOILED; Amazon Shorts, and several other publications and anthologies. He lives in the Midwest with his wife, Rose.