JoeyPinkney.com Exclusive Interview
5 Minutes, 5 Questions With…
Jayne-Marie Barker, author of “Distant Shadows”
(Austin & Macauley Publishers Ltd)
One shot in the dark and everything changes. When Richard Burkett shoots his victim in 1935, and gets away with it, he doesn’t expect to be caught over seventy years later. The death of one man can affect so many lives…
Zoe Peterson is shocked to find two police detectives – one being the captivating DC James Clark – interviewing her grandparents about an unsolved murder. Simultaneously Cathy and Stephen endure emotional turmoil in 1957. The revelation of her father’s identity frightens Cathy.
Zoe is concerned about her father’s health, and her ex won’t accept her ditching him – until James plants his size twelve’s firmly into her life. Will finding the dying gunman and earning her grandparents’ gratitude be enough for James to win Zoe’s heart?
In 1957 someone is stalking Cathy, the shadows following her, the darkness choking her, until breaking point finds her in Stephen’s arms and the awful secret is revealed. Wedded bliss could so easily be snatched away by terminal heartbreak.
A chance comment reminds James that the identity of the victim is more important than that of the murderer…
Joey Pinkney: Where did you get the inspiration to write “Distant Shadows”?
Jayne-Marie Barker: Part of “Distant Shadows“ was an early version under another name. The thriller element has been added to heighten suspense Continue reading 5 Minutes, 5 Questions With… Jayne-Marie Barker, author of Distant Shadows