What: Multi award-winning novelist, best known for his literary suspense thrillers DOUBLE EXPOSURE, BURNT OFFERINGS, and SEPARATION ANXIETY, as well as his two ongoing mystery series, the prison chaplain John Jordan “Blood” series (BLOOD CRIES) and the hard-boiled, 1940s noir Jimmy “Soldier” Riley Series (THE BIG BLAST).
Interview conducted by email. Some questions and answers have been edited.
What makes the Florida Panhandle the right place for your fiction?
It’s home. I’m connected to it like no other place on the planet. I love it like only an indigenous person can. It’s both my natural and spiritual home. It’s a unique and largely undiscovered part of Florida.