Crime fiction is one of the most popular genres, eagerly read by those who want to understand the motives of criminal and killers and those who enjoy the puzzle of solving a crime. Three bestselling crime authors discuss why they chose to write about crime and why it has such an enduring appeal for their readers. Hosted by L.V Matthews, join Gytha Lodge, Chris MacDonald and Tim Weaver in answering why is crime such a thriller?
Gytha Lodge is a multi-award-winning playwright, novelist and writer for video games and screen. Her debut novel She Lies in Wait was a Sunday Times Best Seller and her latest novel, A Killer in the Family, follows a woman who uploads her DNA online searching for her father but the person who contacts her is DCI Jonah Sheens.
Chris MacDonald is a novelist, screenwriter, playwright and actor and so brings a multi-dimensional approach to his writing. His latest novel, The Actor, is a suspenseful and gripping novel that follows a controversial method actor who is haunted by events at his drama school years earlier.
Tim Weaver is a full-time author who has written both standalone and serial novels as well as short stories. His latest novel, The Last Goodbye, is the twelfth ingeniously plotted instalment in his bestselling Raker series which sees the missing persons investigator embroiled in the mystifying case of a father and son who disappear whilst visiting a theme park ghost house.