Larry D. Sweazy is a freelance indexer and a multiple award-winning author of mystery novels, short stories, and western novels..


Larry D. Sweazy

photo by Rose M. Sweazy

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          * See Also Deadline (Marjorie Trumaine #3) will be released in April, 2017. 


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         Praise for See Also Murder: 

"[A] terrific first in a projected series... The characters are superbly drawn, and the prairie—its flatness, winds, and critters—is an evocative character in its own right."  -- Publishers Weekly -- STARRED REVIEW


Praise for A Thousand Falling Crows:

"Sonny is an engaging, determined hero drawing on his Texas Ranger experience to find some measure of justice. Sure to attract fans of Westerns and readers who favor well-plotted mysteries with plenty of atmosphere." 

                             - Library Journal, STARRED REVIEW and Mystery Pick of the Month (January, 2016)


“Sweazy shows marked skill at incorporating the sere landscape of Dust Bowl–era north Texas, with its punishing sun and rattlesnakes creeping out of rabbit holes in the gloaming, as an independent character in A Thousand Falling Crows. His portrayal of Sonny Burton’s struggle to rebuild his life in the wake of personal tragedy, and find new goals, new friendship with Blue and maybe even new love, is no less deft….It’s not clear whether Sweazy has a sequel in mind. We can only hope he writes one. Soon.”

                                                                    -- Kirkus Reviews


Praise for See Also Deception:

"Marjorie must use the skills she’s developed as an indexer to see and organize seemingly unrelated ideas, just as she must summon the nerve to act, despite repressive social inhibitions, in this satisfying sequel."

                                                                                                                                     -- Publishers Weekly

"[A] lovely, nuanced series.  Marjorie's love of her land shines through on every page, making her survival in a tough time almost certain. She may not be as vicious as Scarlett O'Hara, but she is certainly as strong. I am eager to spend time with her again and see how she fares."

                                                                                                                                       -- Mystery Scene