Below are some links to recently published interviews and profiles.

Red Carpet Crash

I talk to Red Carpet Crash about The Liar’s Room . . .

Guardian top ten

My top ten false identities in fiction, from Atwood to Shakespeare . . .

KSCJ Radio

I talk to Brian Vakulskas at KSCJ Radio about The New Neighbors (aka The House) . . .

Off-the-shelf books

My favourite crime authors, movies, death scenes and more . . .

You’re Booked

I spoke to You’re Booked, the online community for crime writing, after my appearance at the Harrogate festival.


The folks at eBookMall were kind enough to make me their author of the month.

The Scotsman

Why I chose to write about a child murderer – and why it was so difficult.

Guardian top-ten

Why lawyers make the perfect protagonists. They’ve got to be good for something, right?


As part of Lovereading’s Guest Editor slot, I pick five of my favourite books.

Reader Dad

I chat with Matt Craig about reading, writing and my new novel, The Child Who.

The Big App Show

Talking to Adam Curry of the Big App Show about Rupture (A Thousand Cuts), via the miracle that is Skype.

Confessions of a mystery novelist

My confessions to Margot Kinberg: about my books, my background and my thoughts on the crime genre.

Scoop! Journalists in fiction

A Q&A from March 2011 for a blog devoted to journalists and journalism in fiction.

Edinburgh International Book Festival

Watch me with Karen Campbell at the Edinburgh International Book Festival in an edited, thirty-minute version of our discussion.

Fact meets fiction

A profile published in the Times Educational Supplement in February 2010, including my list of the most memorable fictional teachers.