P. J. Parrish
The Killing Song
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. Easy reading is damn hard writing. -- Nathaniel West
Q. What are your most overused words or phrases?
A. "I'll get to it." It will be on my tombstone.
Q. How would you describe perfect happiness?
A. Late Fall, sundown, a chill in the air, a sidewalk cafe on Ile Saint Louis, a kir royale, husband and dogs, good health.
Q. If you could acquire any talent, what would it be?
A. Being able to play the piano well.
Q. What is your favorite occupation, when you’re not writing?