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Category Archives: Author Interview

Samantha Norman talks about co-writing Winter Siege with her late mother Ariana Franklin

“I would never have got round to writing a novel if my mother hadn’t died. I wanted to, but only in the way a lot of people want to write … Continue reading

October 9, 2014

Mo Hayder submits to the It’s a crime! “Five+1” Interview

Just in time for Easter weekend we have the publication of Mo Hayder’s latest Jack Caffery novel Poppet.  Now, the sign may say “PRIVATE KEEP OUT” but Mo has kindly let … Continue reading

March 31, 2013 · 4 Comments

Interview with Steve Mosby in today’s Guardian

2012’s CWA Dagger in the Library Winner, Steve Mosby is interviewed by Mick McCann in the Guardian today.

August 23, 2012

Debut Author in the Spotlight: Elizabeth Haynes

You may have noticed Elizabeth Haynes and her debut novel Into the Darkest Corner recently.  There’s been quite a buzz on twitter and the novel was featured by Amazon in … Continue reading

March 23, 2011

Interview: Robert Wilson talks about the Falcón quartet, food and Portuguese blues…

Dividing his time between England and Portugal, near the Spanish border, Robert Wilson recently spent a week in the UK.  His highlights included “a great lunch in Moro, which is … Continue reading

March 15, 2009 · 1 Comment

GUEST BLOG: Simon Lewis talks about Bad Traffic and his plans for his (fiction) future…

It is an honour to be asked to guest blog on It’s a Crime.  My book BAD TRAFFIC is supposed to be a fast paced, noirish thriller – with its … Continue reading

July 8, 2008 · 1 Comment

Donna Moore on writing, crime fiction, blubbering and the redoubtable Helena Handbasket

Donna Moore, pensions consultant by day and crime fiction satirist at all other times, kindly took some time out from her hectic schedule to be probed on what lies behind … Continue reading

November 9, 2007

L C Tyler talks about writing, reading, creating The Herring Seller’s Apprentice, Danish bars and wardrobes…

L C Tyler is the author of The Herring Seller’s Apprentice, which I talked about here.  It’s a cracking read, full of wonderful humour. L C Tyler kindly agreed to … Continue reading

November 7, 2007 · 1 Comment

The Good Thief’s Guide to Chris Ewan – Interview with the Author

Chris Ewan, author of The Good Thief’s Guide to Amsterdam has always been a fan of crime fiction – especially American crime fiction.   He says, "I do enjoy reading contemporary … Continue reading

May 21, 2007 · 3 Comments

Brian McGilloway – Interview with the Author

Brian McGilloway has his début novel Borderlands published by Macmillan New Writing on April 6th.  The novel is the start of a series, set on the Tyrone – Donegal border, … Continue reading

April 6, 2007