Simone St. James - THE BOOK OF COLD CASES

Simone St. James - THE BOOK OF COLD CASES

Simone and I discuss The Book of Cold Cases, creating an accused female serial killer, how swapping the gender roles changes every aspect of the story, the true crime phenomenon, the recent discovery by a reader of the actual motel sign used for The Sun Down Motel cover, and much more.


Simone and I discuss The Book of Cold Cases, creating an accused female serial killer, how swapping the gender roles changes every aspect of the story, the true crime phenomenon, the recent discovery by a reader of the actual motel sign used for The Sun Down Motel cover, and much more.

Simone’s recommended reads are:

  1. A Flicker in the Dark by Stacy Willingham
  2. The Rose Code by Kate Quinn
  3. Kitchen Confidential by Anthony Bourdain

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Simone St. James is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of THE SUN DOWN MOTEL and THE BROKEN GIRLS.

After years of writing and collecting rejections, Simone’s debut novel, THE HAUNTING OF MADDY CLARE, won two RITA Awards from Romance Writers of America and an Arthur Ellis Award from Crime Writers of Canada.

Simone spent twenty years behind the scenes in the television business before leaving to write full-time. She lives just outside Toronto, Canada, with her husband and a spoiled rescue cat.