January Magazine was established in 1997 by Linda L. Richards, author of mystery novels including Death Was The Other Woman, and has become one of the most respected literary journals online. A sister publication, The Rap Sheet, is devoted to crime fiction.
Authors such as Margaret Atwood and Salman Rushdie have all been interviewed at January Magazine, but there is also a strong emphasis on new writing and in this spirit, an interview with me has now been added to the site.
Don’t judge a book by its cover, some might say. But this one, a throwback to vintage pulp fiction, drew me in fast. As a fan of film noir, I already had a taste for hard-boiled crime. Not only is the cover to die for, so is the title – Death Was The Other Woman – and its mordant wit sets the tone perfectly, casting a shadow over the narrative as the reader hunts for the elusive ‘whodunnit’. Continue reading