Wednesday, October 9, 2019

D.A. Bartley

D.A. Bartley's new mystery novel is Death in the Covenant, the second in her series about Detective Abish Taylor.

From the author's Q&A with Deborah Kalb:

Q: This is your second book about Detective Abish Taylor. How do you think she's changed from one book to the next?

A: Abbie is slowly opening herself up to life. She was still reeling from having lost her husband in Blessed Be the Wicked.

In Death in the Covenant, we get to see her flirt with the idea of romance. She and her dad are making inroads in their relationship, and Abbie’s made peace with living in a place where she’ll never quite fit in.

Q: Did you know when you were working on the first book that you'd be writing another one?

A: Yes and no. I don't think I'm different from most writers in that when I was working on my very first book, it was pretty much all I could see.

Having said that...[read on]
--Marshal Zeringue