An Interview With: Chris Brookmyre
Longlisted for Theakston Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year 2022 for The Cut
Longlisted for the Theakston Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year Award 2022, Chris Brookmyre joins Harrogate International Festivals and host Joe Haddow, to talk about his book, The Cut.
Millie Spark can kill anyone. A special effects make-up artist, her talent is to create realistic scenes of bloody violence. Then, one day, she wakes to find her lover dead in her bed. Twenty-five years later, her sentence for murder served, Millicent is ready to give up on her broken life – until she meets troubled film student and reluctant petty thief Jerry. Together, they begin to discover that all was not what it seemed on that fateful night… and someone doesn’t want them to find out why.
A little more about the author…
Chris Brookmyre was a journalist before becoming a full-time novelist with the publication of his award-winning debut Quite Ugly One Morning, which established him as one of Britain’s leading crime writers. His 2016 novel Black Widow won both the McIlvanney Prize and the Theakston Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year award. Brookmyre’s novels have sold more than two million copies in the UK alone.