Truman Smith is the central character in a series of mystery novels by American novelist Bill Crider. “Tru” is a nearly-40 retired P.I. from Dallas who has moved back home to Galveston, Texas in order to pursue the disappearance of his sister. Meanwhile, he earns his living taking odd jobs.
Bill Crider is an American author of mystery, western and horror novels along with children’s books. He is best known for his Sheriff Dan Rhodes series, but has other series including the Truman Smith series. Before becoming a novelist, Crider taught English at Howard Payne University for over a decade. After that, he earned his […]