Val McDermid published her first novel in 1987 and in 2016 celebrated the publication of her 30th novel, the latest in the Inspector Karen Pirie series, Out of Bounds. She joins Robin Morgan in the Audible Studios to talk about her illustrious career.
Gavin is an excellent writer; he can conjure up believable characters, evoke a credible setting and wrap the reader up in his language, but he can never seem to come up with a credible plot. On meeting Natasha at a creative writing group he thinks he has met his soulmate. Not only is she attractive, her plots are amazing. Combining their skills seems like the obvious route, and their stories become internet sensations. But when tragedy strikes, will the stories survive?