PDB: What’s going on?
Right now I’m heavily into promoting my latest book – a noir crime thriller called Manchester Vice.
PDB: Do you listen to music when you work?
No, I prefer silence and the view out the window. Plus the occasional low groan from the victims I keep chained up in my cellar.
PDB: What makes you laugh?
The scrapes I get myself into – but only when I’ve gotten out of them. Like my near head-on collision with a truck in Spain a month ago. Brought me out in a sweat while it was happening, but afterwards I laughed a lot, and so did the Mrs.
PDB: What’s the best cure for a hangover?
Getting another hangover.
PDB: If you could live anywhere in the world, where would it be?
Where I live right now – Huddersfield. I love my hometown and the close friends I have here. I can’t imagine living anywhere else. I guess I’m just a homeboy at heart.
PDB: Do you have a bucket list? If so, what’s on it?
No bucket list: I just aim to do good things right away rather than putting them off until some imagined better time comes along. Me and my wife have an agreement: whatever we want to do, we do it now – because we might not be around tomorrow.
PDB: What’s on the cards?
A large glass of red wine and a toast to future sales of my new book Manchester Vice. I do hope you’ll join me!
PDB: Anything else?
Well, now you come to mention it, there is something: I’m giving away a book free on Kobo. It’s called Dirty Noir and it’s packed with the sort of good stuff that crime fans love. You can get it here: https://www.kobo.com/gb/en/ebook/dirty-noir
Bio: The mysterious Jack Strange hails from the town of Huddersfield, in West Yorkshire, England. He’s a man with a checkered past, having worked in a morgue, been a labourer, and a salesman. He’s dug holes… professionally (to what end, he refuses to say – sales? corpses? possibly both?), even more terrifying – he’s a former Lawyer. He enjoys parties and keeps himself fit (the kind of fit that makes you think he may engage in fisticuffs with Vinnie Jones on a semi-regular basis, or possibly drink stout with both hands while also throwing a perfect game of darts.) He is allegedly married with two adult daughters. They have yet to be located for comment.