Today I am interviewing Daniel Dark, author of two new books Poison Cup Award Winner thriller/horror novel, Knife’s Tell, and his cookbook, Victorian Catsup.
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DJ: Hi Daniel! Thanks for agreeing to do this interview!
For readers who aren’t familiar with you, could you tell us a little about yourself?
Daniel Dark: Depending on who you talk to I am between forty-five and two hundred years old. I am just a crazy old guy that rides a penny farthing bike, drives a 1901 Oldsmobile Curved Dash model R, and wears solid black with top hat every day.
DJ: What is Knife’s Tell and Victorian Catsup about?
Daniel: Knife’s Tell is a prequel to Jack the Ripper and follows a man into the spiral of becoming the feared man of London’s 1888 East End.
Victorian Catsup is a cookbook containing approximately two hundred receipts for catsup and about sixty different flavors. All receipts are from 1910 to the late 1700’s.
DJ: What were some of your influences for Knife’s Tell and Victorian Catsup?
Daniel: My first influence for Knife’s Tell was my father being a homicide detective and us talking about cold cases when I was younger.
The influence for Victorian Catsup was me being a Victorian Chef before I had a stroke. I made different flavors of Catsup to match up with dishes for the restaurant I owned. Continue reading