June 3, 2021
Thanks so much to Crimespree Magazine for publishing my article, Behind The Book, which is about the inspiration for Widow’s Island.
It was Christmas 2016, and I was having a meal one evening with a friend who is a cyber-crime expert. We chatted about the usual things—life, work, and relationships—when she showed me her phone and said, “Have you seen this?”
She was on Twitter. What I saw was a hashtag that made my stomach churn.
“It’s trending. Can you believe it?” she said, furious.
I couldn’t. The tag was #BeatingWomenIsHappiness…