Crime Beat Dec12

Crime Beat

  The mystery community is infested with drummers.   I thought I had a unique angle. I thought that being a rock drummer who published crime fiction would set me apart from the crowd. I was very wrong. You can’t swing a dead cat without hitting a crime-writing musician these days. Ian Rankin fronts an Indie rock band called Best Picture. Lee Child recently teamed up with the songwriting duo Naked Blue to co-write a Jack Reacher-inspired album. There’s even a crime fiction super group in the U.K. called the Fun Lovin’ Crime Writers featuring Val McDermid, Mark Billingham, Chris Brookmyre, Stuart Neville, Luca Veste and Doug...