Welcome to an exciting new spin-off of Barren Island Books! The rules remain the same: guests imagine they’re being exiled to a remote island with only five books for company, selected from the categories I give them. But the twist is, these guests aren’t authors but fictional characters.
My interviewee this week is DI Frank Lyle, the protagonist of the DI Frank Lyle Mystery Series by Juliet B Madison. It’s late 1992 and DI Lyle is about to confront an old adversary in his fifth published case, Best Served Cold. But before the grisly events of December unfold, he has taken some time out from his busy schedule to talk to us …