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I’m delighted to bring you a guest post from Liz Mistry today as part of the blog tour for Untainted Blood
DI Gus McGuire and me!
There’s a very strong link between a writer’s main protagonist and themselves and with me and Gus it’s no different.
I had the idea for Gus many years ago and he hovered around on the periphery of my sub conscious for a long time. Then a few years ago at Harrogate crime writing festival I was walking into Betty’s Tearooms (as you do at least once every visit) and a young mixed-race lad was walking out. He had the most amazing sun-bleached dreads and the most amazingly piercing blue eyes I’d ever seen. One glance and Gus was born.
Now, I wouldn’t like you to think I just lifted this young man from the streets of Harrogate and whapped him into my…
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