JK Rowling Reportedly Spotted Working On Crime Novel

03/28/2008 02:44 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

J.K. Rowling has been spotted at cafes in Scotland working on a detective novel, a British newspaper reported Saturday.

The Sunday Times newspaper quoted Ian Rankin, a fellow author and neighbor of Rowling's, as saying the creator of the "Harry Potter" books is turning to crime fiction.