Recently racking up her 1,000,000th book sale since Silent Scream was first published in February, Angela Marsons is the author of the DI Kim Stone crime thrillers, set in ‘The Black Country’ at the heart of the West Midlands.
Brought up in a series of foster homes, Kim is a no nonsense copper, determined to get to the bottom of every crime she comes across, whatever the cost, or the consequences.
Today on LifeOfCri.me, Angela takes on our 12 word challenge.
Answers should be complete sentences, and completed in no more than 12 words (unless otherwise stated)
Contractions count. It’s = 2 words.
LOC: Your latest book Lost Girls is the third in your series featuring DI Kim Stone, what can you tell us about it?AM: It is a kidnapping drama that evolves into an auction for life.LOC: As a fellow biker, I’m intrigued that you’ve made Kim more than just a motorcycle rider, but a true “petrol-head” repairing and re-building motorcycles, what was behind this?AM: She needed an interesting hobby that suited her inquisitive, puzzle solving personality.LOC: How would you describe your writing process?AM: The first draft is for me to write what I want fearlessly.LOC: What’s the most surprising thing you’ve learnt in your writing career?AM: That my gut is the most reliable organ in my body.LOC: What’s the best book you’ve read this year (title & author not in word count) and why?AM: A Sister’s Promise by Renita D’Silva. It is beautifully written and took me on an unforgettable journey.LOC: Describe your perfect dayAM: There would be coffee, crisps, notepads, pencils and sunshine. And more coffee.and finally just for laughs……LOC: Thanks to author Matt Hilton you have just woken up to find yourself on stage in front of the judges of Britain’s Got Talent, with a waffle maker, a hamster and a kilt. What do you do?AM: Wear the kilt and waffle the hamster. Not really, obviously. Love hamsters.
Published by Bookouture, all three Kim Stone thrillers are available now, and to keep up with Angela, you can find her on Twitter @writeangie