Liz Moore and the American opioid crisis

In this brand-new episode of A Stab In The Dark, award-winning crime writer Mark Billingham talks to one of the most critically-acclaimed crime novelists in America, Liz Moore. Liz's fourth novel, Long Bright River, uses the backdrop of the opioid crisis in Philadelphia to tell her story of a missing young woman and during a recent visit to the UK, Liz talked to Mark about life on the Philly streets, the complex nature of addiction and how crime fiction can shine a light on difficult social issues. Elsewhere, our man with the spyglass, Paul Hirons, talks to the award-winning creator of the TV thriller Blood, Sophie Petzal.


 

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