Author Details. Born in New York City, The United States on May 26, 1947.
When strangers on a train or a plane ask what I do for a living, I say, "I kill people. " This response makes for a short conversation. No eye contact and no sudden movement from my seat-mate. Only peace and quiet. Rare is the fellow passenger who asks why I do it.
The latest of Carol O ' Connell's Mallory novels, about a gorgeous, crazy, stone- cold New York City detective, can be appreciated without having. Carol O ' Connell (New York, 26 maggio 1947) è una scrittrice statunitense, autrice di una fortunata serie di romanzi polizieschi con protagonista la detective.
I suppose I got tired hanging out in a book all day waiting for a story to begin. I write the kind of novels I want to read. And why the theme of solving murders? Violent death is larger than life and it's the great equalizer. By law, every victim is entitled to a paladin and a chase, else life would be cheapened. And the real reason I do this? My brain is simply bent this way. There is nothing else I would rather do. This neatly chains into my theory of the writing life.
In Carol O ' Connell's It Happens in the Dark, Kathy Mallory's 11th outing, the New York Special Crimes Unit detective investigates the murder of. Carol O ' Connell was officially a starving artist in New York at the time she created the toughest, most competent woman detective in crime fiction. ''I was writing. The novels of Carol O ' Connell, most of which concern the adventures of Kathy Mallory [Mallory's Oracle, The Man Who Cast Two Shadows, The Man Who Lied.
If you scratch an artist, under the skin you will find a bum who cannot hold down a real job. Conversely, if you scratch a bum. but I have never done that. The heart of my theory has puritan roots: if you love what you do, you cannot call it honest work.