” ‘The Searcher,’ as the title suggests, is about someone in search of something, and I have always loved quest stories and so was drawn to writing one myself. “


” I love that I can work from home and take my kids to school every day. “


” One of the things that made me try writing novels was I could take time off to be with the kids. That’s the practical side of what I love about the writing life. “


” I love researching all sorts of weird stuff. I always say, ‘God help me if the FBI came across my Internet search history.’ “


” I love Westerns. They’re a unique creation of American mythology. “


” I wrote ‘The Searcher’ because I love westerns, and they’ve fallen out of fashion. “


” I figured if I write a modern thriller but spliced in the DNA of a classic western – the drifter who comes into town with secrets – I could do something interesting with both genres. Westerns are also an incarnation of the classic knight errant tale, the lone warrior with a moral code, and I love those types of stories. “



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I love that I can work from home and take my kids to school every day.


One of the things that made me try writing novels was I could take time off to be with the kids. That
I love researching all sorts of weird stuff. I always say,
I love Westerns. They
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I figured if I write a modern thriller but spliced in the DNA of a classic western - the drifter who comes into town with secrets - I could do something interesting with both genres. Westerns are also an incarnation of the classic knight errant tale, the lone warrior with a moral code, and I love those types of stories.
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