You Couldn't Make It Up. Or Could You?
Does life imitate art far more than art imitates life?
From Oscar Pistorius to Making a Murderer, true crime grips. Peter James discusses the role of real life cases with his friend and advisor, former Chief Superintendent Graham Bartlett. The once Commander of Brighton and Hove Police said he's 'yet to find a procedural mistake' in James' Roy Grace series.
Joining them is Ysra Sigurdardottir, a civil engineer as well as 'Iceland's answer to Stieg Larsson', who applies her ability to fix problems to her novels, often inspired by true events. And Sharon Bolton, whose contacts in the Metropolitan Police have helped inspire stories and characters.
Keeping proceedings accurate is chair, Mari Hannah, author of the Kate Daniels series, whose career as a Probation Officer no doubt influenced her writing - as well as that of her partner's - a former murder detective.