This is not a story full of dramatic incident; it is in fact rather understated — and probably all the better for it. The intrigue comes from the carefully drawn characters, the attention to detail, and the care with which the story is told.
While this book clearly documents the trials and tribulations of running, it also documents the pure pleasure that can be gained from slipping on a pair of trainers and setting off.
This novel was long listed for the Man Booker Prize last year and has received many other worthy accolades. Here in my humble opinion is why.
To be among creative women and women who love and appreciate the power of the written word is a powerful thing in itself.
“We make time for the things that are important to us. This is true for all things for which we are passionate. If I choose to neglect my responsibility in one area of my life then eventually, all the other areas will suffer.” — Jen Cosby
I asked James if he would take some time from his busy schedule for an interview with The Black Lion Journal to talk about what he’s been up to so far and his transition from the Jim Morgan series to Lord of The Wolves.