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Pumpkin Pie

A Thanksgiving Poem from a Thriller Writer

Dear Friends, Normally I write with intrigue and thrill, But today I decided I’d sit back and chill And take a moment to appreciate you Be thankful, relax, and have pumpkin pie, too. It’s Thanksgiving Day in the U.S. of A. Since 1863, a National Holiday A perfect time to catch up on my reading […]

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A Culture Worth Saving

He got rich…. from shrimping??!

If you’ve read False Truth 1-3: A Jordan Fox Mystery, you know the books involve the shrimping industry. For part of my research on the topics involved, I read a fascinating book called A Culture Worth Saving by Robert P. Jones. The book talks about the history of the shrimping industry, and it’s not all easy […]

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What we can learn from the Onion Festival

It’s the fourth weekend of November. It’s around this time of year that many of us try to strike the balance between rushing head first into the holidays and slowing down and enjoying the moment. I’m leaning on the latter of the two options – at least this year. Below is a list of some […]

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How We Met

How I Met My Cover Design Artist

In today’s installment of this How We Met series, I wanted to tell you about how I met Cory Clubb, my book cover design artist. At ThrillerFest 2012,  Aaron Patterson of The Twelve and I were members of a panel discussing the Indie Revolution with Bob Mayer, C.J. Lyons, Leo J. Maloney, Lewis Perdue, and Jennifer Talty. […]

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Name Your Favorite Underdog for a Prize!

I was thinking lately about some themes that all my books have in common (besides the mystery/thriller element of course!) and came to the conclusion that all my books are, in some way, about the underdog prevailing. In the Hunt for Jack Reacher books, the idea is that Jack Reacher is HUGE and FBI Special […]

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8 Ways to Thrill

Special Bundle Deal: 10 More Days!

Today is November 15th, which means the “set your own price” bundle offer from storybundle.com is available for just ten more days!  Here’s how it works: For $3, you get four action-packed books including Twisted Justice, the second thriller in my Hunt for Justice Series. Or, for $12, you get an additional four books from more bestselling […]

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Michele Scott Flight 12

Evie Preston has a difficult decision…

I’m excited to announce that the latest Flight 12 book is out today!!! In case you’ve lost count, this is number seven in the series — though they need not be read in any particular order. In Michele Scott’s Flight 12: An Evie Preston Thriller… Evie Preston has the most difficult decision of her life […]

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Book Run

Facebook: Love It or Hate It?

Me? I love Facebook. I think it’s a fantastic place to hang out with readers, writers, and friends in my more personal life, too. But before I launch into why Facebook works for me, I want to acknowledge that not everyone likes or uses Facebook. Some people can’t stand it, some people have accounts but […]

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8 WAYS TO THRILL

  8 WAYS TO THRILL This action-packed collection will be available for a very limited time from Nov 5-25, 2014 at StoryBundle.com. Readers who pay at least $3 will receive (epub and/or mobi): One Chef! -M.L. Buchman (NPR & B&N Top 5 of the Year) Twisted Justice -Diane Capri (NYT & USA Today bestseller) Advise & Consent -Allen Drury (NYT #1 bestseller […]

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How We Met

How I Met Beth Dexter

This blog is the first in a new series of posts called How We Met. I thought I’d start by telling you today How I Met Beth Dexter.  Beth Dexter is the debut author working with me on the new Jordan Fox Mystery Serials. When I met Beth, I’d been thinking about a new series of […]

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