Questions and Answers

Readers often ask me questions about the stories, the characters and what it’s like being a crime writer.


Are your novels cosy mysteries?

When a reader first asked me this question, images of Miss Marple and tearooms in quaint country villages sprang into ...
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Why do you write crime fiction?

The simple answer is I love reading crime fiction and watching crime dramas on the TV. I also love humour, ...
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How much planning goes into the Kent Fisher Mysteries?

The simple answer is it depends. No Remorse, the latest novel, started with an opening line and a luxury residential ...
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What made you choose an environmental health officer to solve murders?

I've been an environmental health officer (EHO)all my working life. As an enforcement officer, who worked with the police at ...
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