INTERVIEW WITH CHRISTOPHER RICE

    BONE MUSIC’s story by Christopher Rice is not a classical melody, but more like hard rock. The scenes are riveting and realistic enough that there is an element of believability, alternating between a thriller and the fringes of science fiction. This consuming read has the heroine trying to overcome her tragic past by rebuilding her life and overcoming her trust issues.  The intensity begins from page one when a husband and wife team of serial killers abducts a nine-month-old baby after brutally killing its mother.  They raised Trina, hoping to include her in their viciousness, grooming her to follow in their footsteps. Luckily for...

5 BOOKS THAT MADE ME THE WRITER I AM Mar04

5 BOOKS THAT MADE ME THE WRITER I AM

  Christopher Rice RED DRAGON by Thomas Harris: When I was young, it scared the crap out of me. The murder of Freddie Lounds actually had me in tears and running to my parents for comfort. When I re-read it as an adult, I was astonished by the depth and sophistication of the chapters spent inside the point of view of its main killer, Francis Dolarhyde. They were chapters that said, Crime fiction can be art; it’s characters as complex as those in a Dickens novel. (Incidentally, the Dolarhyde story ended up being one of the most exquisite stretches in my pal Bryan Fuller’s dazzling TV series based on Thomas Harris’s most popular...