Julia discusses her latest book The Last Garden in England, the pros and cons of choosing a popular topic like gardening to write about, the importance of creating a strong sense of place, recruiting her father to help her research English gardens, writing a story set in three time periods, and much more.
The Last Garden in England can be purchased at Murder by the Book.
Julia’s 4 recommended reads are:
- Yellow Wife by Sadeqa Johnson
- The Book of Lost Names by Kristin Harmel
- Mexican Gothic by Silvia Moreno-Garcia
- The Kew Garden Girls by Posy Lovell
Thanks to Densie Webb for sponsoring this episode. Her novel When Robins Appear can be purchased here.