W.A. Winter is the pen name of William Swanson, a Minneapolis journalist and author, who has written extensively over the past several decades about crime, law enforcement, and the courts. He’s the author of three true-crime books, one of which was the basis of a recent Investigation Discovery Network docudrama and is currently optioned for film. Under the pen name W.A. Winter, he has recently published three suspense novels as e-books: See You/See Me, Handyman, and Wolfie's Game Now, under his pen name, he continues to bring high suspense to thriller fans with his April 20, 2021 release The Secret Lives of Dentists (Seventh Street Books). The thriller novel is inspired by the 1955 case of A. Arnold Axilrod, a Minneapolis dentist accused, and tried for, the murder of one of his young female patients.