Booktalk: British Novelist Fiona Barton’s “The Suspect”

Fiona Barton spent decades as a journalist for leading London newspapers before switching her keyboard to psychological thrillers.

The Suspect, her third novel, finds series-character journalist Kate Waters chasing a story of two missing girls who’ve gone to Thailand on a gap year. The story eventually involves Kate’s family. And she wonders as many a parent does–every mother knows her child…doesn’t she?


Top authors are interviewed on this 10-minute program that captures their words about their books and ideas and often the story behind the story. The show, hosted by Diana Korte and engineered by Gene Korte, has been in production for over 20 years.