a scriptwriter and screenwriter and a crime fiction writer.
All of Jeff’s books are set in Bristol. He is writing two series, the first three novels are set in the 21st century and feature Private Investigator, Jack Shepherd, while Jeff’s new series features Ed Grover, an American GI who, in seeking to repay a wartime kindness, finds himself investigating murder and fighting for justice in a city broken by the horrors and deprivation of war.
repertory theatres, working in stage management. I began directing plays then turned back to writing. And if you become artistic director of a theatre company and you’re young and full of confidence, you get to direct your own plays. Which is what I did.
sentences. For the screen you write in pictures and moments. And you have at your disposal BIG close ups, in which you can see your characters thinking. Just take a look at Douglas Henshall playing Jimmy Perez and watch him thinking… Terrific.
Jeff: It was the first lonely thing I had done. Plays and films are collaborative efforts – sometimes evolving.
One Fight At a Time
The Deadly Dames.
Her crime novels are set both in contemporary and Victorian times.
The Terminal Velocity of Cats the first in her Scene of Crimes novels, was published July 2013. Carol recently gave an interview to Mystery People. To read the interview click on the link below.