are you working on currently?
James B. Harris: I'm
developing "Mr. White's Confession," which
we're setting up for a late Spring 2003 start.
It's a novel by Robert Clark that won the Edgar [aka
The Mystery Writers of America Award] in 1999. It's
set in 1939, a period ripe in intrigue. "The Wizard
of Oz" and "Gone With The Wind" are playing
onscreen and the Nazis are marching across Poland. I'm
going to make you feel that, smell that, breathe it
as the story unfolds. It's a mystery and an enigma,
a story of injustice centering on someone very unusual.
Someone who is not guilty of a crime but who seems to
be guilty, and is perceived
as so because he is different. It's an interesting theme,
really good parts, good characters, it's going to have
a great cast. I read the book and I knew I had to do