I did actually want to explore something about how it was different for women both in terms of what they go through, but also what they offer
All I ever wanted to do was join the police
I’ve always wanted to write a locked room mystery, and here we are in a locked world
I came to think of these magazines as very important survival mechanisms, keeping people together in communities
He’s always been like a real character, almost like a mate to me
I’m certainly attached to Ruth and Nelson in a way that means I can’t ever really just treat them as words on a page
I think of myself as a crime writer, but with the very broadest definition of crime.
My mum read things like Agatha Christie and British, cosy crime, but then she tended to watch American crime on the TV. Dad would sit reading his book, being very disapproving.