A Year With C.S. Lewis
Daily Readings From His Classic WorkseBook - 2003
The great recurring characters in the crime series we love become like old friends. But where do some of the most fascinating detectives in the genre really come from? What was the real-life location that inspired Michael Connelly to make Harry Bosch a former Vietnam tunnel rat? Why is Jack Reacher such a giant of a guy, and why did Lee Child make him a drifter? How did a brief encounter in Botswana inspire Alexander McCall Smith to create the kind by no-nonsense Precious Ramotswe? In The Lineup, some of today's top mystery writers reveal the genesis of their unforgettable characters. Featuring Lou Boldt, Hieronymus Bosch, Elvis Cole, Peter Decker, Alex Delaware, Dismas Hardy, Rina Lazarus, Mallory, Tess Monaghan, Inspector Morse, Charlie Parker, Aloysius X.L. Pendergast, Joe Pike, Rambo, Precious Ramotswe, Jack Reacher, John Rebus, Charlie Resnick, Lincoln Rhyme, Charlotte Pitt, Thomas Pitt, Spenser, Bob Lee Swagger, Jack Taylor.