Yet again I have been mired in the tricky subject of fictional names. On this occasion it’s the title of the work in progress that has had me in a tizz.
For many months the working title for the third Bunch Courtney Investigation has been ‘All The Things You Were’ – word play on a song title of the era. But crunch time came when the subject of a cover arose and the argument against long book titles became abundantly clear.
There was no way that five word title – plus the Bunch Courtney Investigation #3 sub title – was ever going to fit!
A quick brain storming session with fellow writer Misha Herwin came up with ‘Listed Dead’. This because the main thread revolves around a list of names found on the murdered Wren, Penny James.
So there you have it. Hot of the press. The title of the next Bunch Courtney Investigation is:
Cover reveal in due course 🙂
This is not it – but its fun 🙂