Interview with a Character: Rachel Knight

Today marks the release of Marcia Clark’s fourth novel featuring LA Special Trials prosecutor Rachel Knight. THE COMPETITION is one of my favorite books so far this year; you can read my review over at Pop Culture Nerd. Being a Special Trials prosecutor in Los...

Interview with a Character: Sam Thornton

Sam Thornton is the nicest, most fascinating grim reaper you’ll ever want to meet. He is as human a gent as you’ll find, and has a wit that comes, I suppose, from roaming around for centuries with no end in sight.. Sam made his debut in DEAD HARVEST (my...

Interview with a Character: Tony Hill

Tony Hill is as fascinating a psychologist as you’ll ever want to meet. His almost supernatural ability to get into the heads of criminals belies his kind heart and complex past. As a rule, I’m not a crier when I’m reading, but some of the scenes...

Interview with a Character: Jones Cooper

We first met Jones Cooper in Lisa Unger‘s FRAGILE, and he was back in DARKNESS, MY OLD FRIEND. I loved Jones from the get-go because he’s not a run-of-the-mill hero, but is a hero nonetheless. He’s flawed in the most interesting ways, and he’s...

Interview with a Character: Skin Kadash

Bill Cameron’s Skin Kadash is as cantankerous as he is appealing. He’s not exactly the type to answer questions about himself, but Bill managed to get him to sit for a “skinterview,” and his answers are fascinating.Enjoy! (and bonus point if...

Interview with a Character: Charlie Hardie

Charlie Hardie burst onto the literary landscape this week…I mean, really. Burst. Thankfully, FUN & GAMES by Duane Swierczynski is the first of a trilogy starring Charlie, because he has immediately endeared himself to readers, even though one would be hard...