In an exciting event hosted by The Poisoned Pen Bookstore, authors Rhys Bowen and Clare Broyles took center stage to discuss their latest collaboration, All That is Hidden. In this delightful conversation, they shared insights into their writing process and the inspiration behind their historical mystery series featuring Molly Murphy and her daughter.
The authors revealed that the idea for All That is Hidden was born from their research into historical events. Their discussion touched on various aspects of their work, from historical accuracy to the challenges of writing together. They also gave fans a sneak peek into their upcoming projects, including a new Molly Murphy book set in the Catskills and Rhys’s World War II standalone, titled The Paris Assignment.
They talked about incorporating real history into the book, including the story of Tammany Hall. Clare also shared some interesting stories she found during her research, such as a fire on the Hudson River and a mailbag mishap. The authors discussed the challenges Molly Murphy faces in the book, and talked about Molly’s daughter, Claire, and her experiences at a new school. The authors mentioned that there is a crime in the book, but did not reveal any details.
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