The Muralist & the Inspector — Intro/Main Cast/Mood Boards

A mural depicting a gruesome crime appears on the walls of a university campus. Two days later it comes true. Detective Inspector Mark Reed searches for the muralist and finds a fragile young man with whom he shares a mysterious bond.

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The Muralist & the Inspector began as a series of television scripts that I decided to novelise and share. As I was writing I had two leading men in mind, Ben Wishaw and Idris Elba. But I kept seeing Idris Elba as John Luther in my head and decided to cast Daniel Craig in my imaginary series.

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The Muralist & the Inspector took a strange path from inception to its current form, and you can read more about the evolution of the story below.

Mood Boards for the Main Characters

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Mood board for the character, Cormac Pullman, featuring a photo of the actor, Ben Wishaw at the centre of a 3x3 grid.
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Mood board for the character, Mark Reed, featuring a photo of the actor, Daniel Craig at the centre of a 3x3 grid.

Read the first chapter

Harrison Kitteridge is the author of the novel, SHERLOCK HOLMES AND THE ADVENTURE OF THE PAPER JOURNAL, which is set in a not-so-distant future where government-mandated social networking has driven the detective to the brink of obsolescence. The novel explores Sherlock and John’s attempts to navigate this brave new world and their burgeoning romantic feelings for each other. Read and extended sample of the prequel, BEFORE HOLMES MET WATSON, on Medium!

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Writer, prisoner of hope. | Author of BEFORE HOLMES MET WATSON and SHERLOCK HOLMES & THE ADVENTURE OF THE PAPER JOURNAL│ www.harrisonkitteridge.com

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