Rhythm Nation: Sam Blake picks the tunes
The English-born crime writer selects the tracks that shaped her life and musical outlook
“Every book has a soundtrack,” says Sam Blake. When the English-born and Irish resident crime writer is creating a new character, one of her techniques is to check what music was topping the charts during their youth.
This attention to detail has clearly served Blake well, since her dark and twisty novels are now regular fixtures in the domestic bestsellers list.
Sam Blake is herself a fictional creation of Vanessa Fox O’Loughlin, who...
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