detective crime fiction & paranormal
|Cheryl Rees-Price was born in Cardiff
and moved as a young child to a small ex-mining village on the edge of
the Black Mountains, South Wales, where she still lives with her
husband, daughters and three cats. After leaving school she
worked as a legal clerk for several years before leaving to raise her
Cheryl returned to education, studying philosophy, sociology and accountancy whilst working as a part time book keeper. She now works as a finance director for a company that delivers project management and accounting services.
In her spare time Cheryl indulges in her passion for writing, the success of writing plays for local performances gave her the confidence to write her first novel. Her other hobbies include walking and gardening which free her mind to develop plots and create colourful characters.
Questions for Cheryl
1.Are you working on another book?
I’m working on book three of the Winter Meadows Series.
2. What is your preferred genre?
3.What do you love most about writing in your genre?
The research into police procedure and forensics
4.What is your writing style?
Not so cosy crime.
5. What gives you inspiration for your books?
Locations, conversations, and news articles.
6 .Of all the characters you have created, which is your favourite?
Winter Meadows, I love his background story.
7. What character in your book are you least likely to get along with?
DS Blackwell. He’s argumentative, rude and grumpy.
8.What is the biggest surprise that you experienced by becoming a writer?
Interviews. It always surprises me that people are interested in what I have to say.
9.What has been the best compliment?
When asked, when is your next book is due out?
10.Tell us a little about your plans for the future?
My plans are to continue with the Winter Meadows series as well as write a standalone book.
Read an interview with Cheryl on Judith Barrow's Blog