Archive for August, 2015
“One of the themes that runs through my books is the idea that you can never escape history, either your own personal history or the broader history of the place where you live. So, in The Bookseller I have a little of both. And the truth is, even today the shadow of World War II hangs over much of Europe…”
We first met our friend Jacques in the fall of 1978 when we were hired to pick grapes for champagne in his family’s vineyards during the harvest, known in that beautiful language as la vendange….
“Aimée Leduc was born from my love affair with Paris and my desire to be a Parisienne. I think a lot of us have an inner French girl struggling to get out. I…needed a woman who would be strong, feisty, vulnerable, good with computers, fashionable, and who would solve crimes wearing high heels…”