About the book
The sixteenth in the Libby Sarjeant Mystery Series .
INTERVIEW WITH LESLEY COOKMAN
Lesley, how did you get started writing?
Professionally, as a feature writer for trade publications.
What’s more important – characters or plot?
How often do you read?
Every day, 365 days a year.
What books do you currently have published?
All my books are still in print, so that’s sixteen mysteries, two novellas and two romances. Not to mention seven pantomimes and a musical play.
How often do you tweet?
Once or twice a day.
How do you feel about Facebook?
I enjoy Facebook, and use it a lot, both personally and professionally.
What do you wish you could do?
Play the piano.
What do you like to do when there’s nothing to do?
Where is your favorite place to visit?
A tiny Turkish village that few people know about.
Do you give your characters any of your bad traits?
Yes. My main character has most of mine!
Do you procrastinate?
Of course. What writer doesn’t?
What’s one thing that drives you crazy?
Misuse and mispronunciation of words.
What’s one of your favorite quotes?
"I love deadlines. I love the whooshing noise they make as they go by." -Douglas Adams
What’s the hardest thing you’ve ever had to write?
A commissioned short story for Christmas, because it had to be part of my series, but there was no time to develop the plot. Drove me mad!
What is your favorite movie?
Some Like It Hot
What are you working on now?
The seventeenth in the Libby Sarjeant series, to be called Murder On The Run.