Every day we will have Authors from different genres answering my exclusive questionnaire.
Today on the blog, is Sara Sheridan Author of the Mirabelle Baven books.
Sara Sheridan ~ Crime Fiction Takeover Interview
Which crime novel stayed with you long after you had finished?
Margery Allingham’s Tiger in the Smoke. Kind of haunting.
If you had, to sum up, Edinburgh in four words, what would they be?
Big, black, sunny, bastard
Who is your favourite fictional crime character and why?
Always Miss Marple.
What is your favourite part of Edinburgh and why?
I like that there is always a new view. You look up and there’s something you’ve never noticed on a roof. At the moment cos they’ve knocked down two buildings on Sth St David Street, you can see the Cafe Royal (and usually that’s obscured) so I like that view at the moment. We live in a city littered with monuments – every one a story.
If you could have dinner with four fictional crime characters who would they be?
Marple (obviously) due to lifelong obsession
About your own work, where do you find inspiration for your books?
Sleep. Honestly. I go to sleep and I wake up thinking ‘if only I could kill this particular guy with some kind of poison’ or ‘why don’t I just have that person strangled’ I am a psychopathic sleeper.
If your current book had a theme song what would it be?
Do you have any events lined up either online or in person that my readers could attend?
Could you tell us about your current novel and how you got inspired to write it?
I’m currently writing the 7th Mirabelle Bevan Murder Mystery. I’m on my third murder in it and I’ve only solved two of them. I’m crazed right now. Probably need to go and have a nap to figure out what’s going to happen next…
How can my readers connect with you?
Sara’s books are available on Amazon UK
When Mirabelle’s on-off boyfriend, Superintendent Alan McGregor, is taken off a gruesome murder case because the key suspect is an old school friend, Mirabelle steps in to unravel the tangle of poisoned gin, call girls and high stakes gambling that surrounds the death. It isn’t long before McGregor’s integrity is called into question and Mirabelle finds herself doubting him. So when a wartime hero’s body turns up on the Sussex Downs, she is glad that McGregor is caught up in a mystery of his own as Brighton’s establishment closes ranks.
HUGE thanks to Sara Sheridan for taking the time to be on my blog today.
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