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Olivia Munn

If Your Favorite Book Were A Movie…

It’s fun to think about, isn’t it? Who would you cast to play the characters in your favorite book? I found this website called iflist.com, and it’s encouraging my imagination to run wild. I’m okay with that. This is how iflist.com, The Imagine Film List, describes itself:  IF List is a free online platform that lets you […]

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Summertime and the Snowbird Living is Easy

Have I always been a little on the feisty side? Sure. It’s the way I’m made, I guess. You see evidence of that in everything I write, don’t you? Think about my characters Willa Carson, Jess Kimball, Jenny Lane, Kim Otto and Carlos Gaspar and more. All are way more than a little on the […]

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Saturday Special: Fascinated or Frightened?

Over on my blog this week, we explored a couple of fascinating and frightening topics. 1) The idea of creating a database of faces that can be analyzed by technology is both fascinating and frightening. If a machine could scan your face to reveal your identity, banking passwords, and personal information, would you be mostly […]

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How To Avoid Virtual Kidnapping

Forewarned is Forearmed 16th Century Proverb Did you know that virtual kidnapping is as pervasive as telemarketing? (It’s crazy the things you learn while researching your next thriller novel. Virtual kidnapping is a topic I explored during research for my book, Flight 12: A Jess Kimball Thriller.) Here’s how virtual kidnapping works. Typically, the scam artist calls […]

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Could Your Face Be In A Database?

In the future, you may not need a PIN at the ATM. Technology is advancing to the point that a machine could scan your face, immediately know who you are, clear you for fraud, and allow you to make your transaction. I started thinking about this technology when I was writing Jack in the Green […]

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Dessert for Lunch

Saturday Special: Let’s Indulge Ourselves!

Jess Kimball of Fatal Distraction and Flight 12 fame is inspired by Dominick Dunne, the famous movie producer-turned-journalist/victim’s rights advocate. If you could have lunch with one person who has inspired you either professionally or personally, who would it be? Maybe on the menu would be something like this, if we’re lucky. Indulgent, I know. […]

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Lunch with Dominick Dunne

If he were still alive today, Jess Kimball would have lunch with Dominick Dunne, a man who inspired her. In short, although they never met, Jess views Dominick Dunne as a mentor. Jess Kimball, of Fatal Distraction, Fatal Enemy, and Flight 12: A Jess Kimball Thriller is alone in the world. Her son, Peter, was kidnapped as an infant when […]

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Cheryl Bradshaw Flight 12

Flight 12: New Release From Cheryl Bradshaw!

Good news, reader friends! The latest FLIGHT 12 book is out TODAY! Cheryl Bradshaw’s Flight 12: A Sloane Monroe Thriller is the newest release in this ongoing project. Sometimes even the most innocent vacations turn deadly… A fancy hotel. A weekend getaway. For Sloane Monroe, rest has finally arrived, until the lights go out and her nightmare begins. […]

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Miki Keeping Watch

Saturday Special: Beyond Coffee, How Did Your Week Taste?

When I’m writing fiction, it’s not enough just to narrate the action and the plot. A good book involves all five of the senses — and then some. So, for this week’s Saturday Special, let’s look at five highlights from the past week — one representing each of the main senses. Start with … TOUCH: I […]

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Entrain

The Best Travel Apps: Not A Drill

Delta recently named 85 of the top travel improvements of the past 200 years. Among the most notable improvements listed? Travel Guide Apps. Jack Reacher doesn’t need Travel Apps because he doesn’t have a smart phone. But I do. And so do Otto & Gaspar on the Hunt for Reacher. After all, this is not […]

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