Category Archives: Not Quite Twenty Questions

Not Quite Twenty Questions for Marcia Talley

HANK PHILLIPPI RYAN: How’d you like to live on a fabulous sailboat? Sail around the blue waters of the Caribbean, or wherever, exploring, and going on adventures with your brilliant and fascinating spouse? And then, in the peace of a … Continue reading

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Not Quite Twenty Questions for Dana Cameron

HANK PHILLIPPI RYAN: Dana Cameron may be the only person I know who I can truly imagine living in the past, the present, or the future. She’s an archaeologist, so she loves the past, and understands it. Her short stories … Continue reading

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Not Quite Twenty Questions for Hank Phillippi Ryan

We’ve turned the tables this week and the interviewer is now the interviewee! Yes, that’s right, Hank Phillippi Ryan has graciously (not that she’s ever not gracious) handed over her recorder and notepad and let us ask her Not Quite Twenty Questions. … Continue reading

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Not Quite Twenty Questions for Vincent O’Neil

HANK PHILLIPPI RYAN: New England Crime Bake is coming! And we are so excited about that…(If you’re attending, hurray. It’ll be pretty darn interesting to hear the tales guest of honor Craig Johnson has to tell, right?) And I always say: … Continue reading

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Not Quite Twenty Questions for Rhys Bowen

HANK PHILLIPPI RYAN: I hope you know Rhys Bowen. The words “indefatigable” and “hilarious” and “surprising” spring to mind…we secretly call her the Duchess. She’s had tea with the Queen—yes! And knows Simon and Garfunkel, she’s been a singer, and … Continue reading

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Not Quite Twenty Questions for Elaine Viets

HANK PHILLIPPI RYAN: Imagine yourself in a crowded room, maybe Bouchercon. (Have you registered yet? It is going to be fabulous ) Imagine yourself in a room full of mystery writers and mystery readers. Okay. Got it? Now imagine—and this … Continue reading

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Not Quite Twenty Questions for Charlaine Harris

HANK PHILLIPPI RYAN: Once I was at a library event, and the well-meaning person who was the emcee said, “And now here’s someone who needs no introduction, Hank Phillippi Ryan.” Well, that was very nice, and I knew he meant … Continue reading

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Not Quite Twenty Questions for Donna Andrews

HANK PHILLIPPI RYAN: My husband and I don’t celebrate the anniversary of the day we met. We celebrate the anniversary of the day before we met. And we call that “You Never Know Day.” Because you never know what wonderful … Continue reading

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Not Quite Twenty Questions for Toni Kelner

HANK PHILLIPPI RYAN: I was going to say Toni Kelner leads a double life, both as the Toni I’ve known for the past nine years, and as Leigh Perry, who the world has known for what, two? But truly, Toni … Continue reading

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Not Quite Twenty Questions for Phillip Margolin

HANK PHILLIPPI RYAN: My stepfather was a corporate lawyer (you know this, right?) And one thing my family did together was watch Perry Mason. I say “together” in the loosest of ways, because we kids were not allowed to say … Continue reading

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