I think it goes without saying: Ernest Hemingway’s most famous home is the one in Key West, Florida. But as a snowbird, I’ve got feelers up here in Michigan, and I’m at least as familiar with Hemingway’s time around the Great Lakes State as I am with his famous Key West home. Hemingway was born in […]
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Have you gotten to spend any time at the beach or near a body of water this summer? As a snowbird, I’m fortunate to live near the water at my home in Michigan as well as my home in Florida. It’s great not only for kicking back and sipping a glass of wine as the […]
The science news I’m about to tell you about is really, really bad news for criminals who haven’t been caught yet. Imagine there was a break-in at your home, and all the burglar left behind was a drop of blood. Scientists are now fine-tuning technology that would allow them to create a computer-constructed image of the […]
The great author John D. MacDonald would have turned 100 years old this coming Sunday, July 24th. If you love thrillers like me, one obvious way to celebrate is by reading a John D. MacDonald book or short story. But it’s also appropriate to celebrate by reflecting on his life, his influences, and his legacy. […]
The horrors! 😀 But it’s true, isn’t it? For book lovers, waiting for a new release is almost as annoying as scrubbing the bathtub. And the wait is especially agonizing when you’re reading books as part of a series. In that case, waiting becomes part of a complete emotional roller coaster, starting with the thrill of […]
So? What did I miss? I’m back home now, and I’ve just finished unpacking my bags from a thrilling trip to New York City! The 11th annual ThrillerFest was held July 5-9, and this year’s conference of thriller writers was especially exciting for me. My Hunt for Jack Reacher novel Jack and Joe was a Thriller Award Finalist for Best E-Book […]
Deep Cover Jack is the upcoming new novel in my Hunt for Jack Reacher series. But because I’m so excited about it and just couldn’t wait any longer, we’ve put a sneak peek of the book on iBooks! Download Sneak Peek of Deep Cover Jack You’ll need to open the iBooks app, search Deep Cover […]
We were talking this week about how drones can be used for very serious missions, like terrorism surveillance. Situations that would be too dangerous for humans. As a thriller writer, it’s a tactic I’m almost certain to employ in an upcoming book. In addition to military and surveillances uses, people are starting to get very creative with […]
Take a look at these 2 images. One is a bug, and one is a mechanical flying drone with a camera. Can you tell which is which? Maybe you could. But if you weren’t looking for the differences, you may have been fooled. The one with the camera (the one on the right) is called […]
Let me preface by saying I FULLY SUPPORT life vests on airplanes!! But I learned something very interesting recently — turns out life vests aren’t as helpful as we might think. Who knew? It all started when I saw a story about how life vests are a popular thing to steal from airplanes. See, I’m working […]
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- Hemingway’s Secret Getaway: #Michigan
- Science Says… Go to the beach.
- Bad News For Criminals Who Left DNA Behind
- Happy 100th Birthday, John D. MacDonald!
- Why #BookLovers Should Clean for 15 Minutes
- Reflections from my trip to NYC for ThrillerFest
- We Couldn’t Wait Any Longer- Grab Sneak Peek of New Thriller!
- Creative Ways People Are Using Drones