This week we asked you to name your favorite ‘festive flick that thrills.’ In other words, your favorite thriller or mystery movie that’s set around the holidays. Die Hard was the winner by hard mile. Die Hard 2 was adapted from the 1987 novel 58 Minutes, by my friend, Walter Wager. Walter would have been so proud. So I […]
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Judge Willa Carson planned a peaceful winter vacation in Michigan. Then, Willa remembers how much she hates the cold. Alright, not so bad once you remember how to deal with it, right? But, just as she’s about to embrace this perfect winter vacation, her plans literally slam to a screeching halt. Now I’ve given you a preview, and […]
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 […]
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 […]
When Life Hands You Lemons, Make Martinis–With a Twist!* When last we saw your intrepid author, she’d picked herself up and dusted herself off after her largest client filed for bankruptcy, only to be hit by another fusillade of lemons. (CLICK HERE to read Part One) Slammed by lawsuits, my publisher failed and bankruptcy followed. […]
When Life Hands You Lemons, Make Martinis — With a Twist!* Life was humming along on all cylinders for a while. Born in Alabama, I grew up in a small German-American farming town north of Detroit, where I lived a book-filled childhood and followed most of the rules. Graduated from Wayne Law School cum laude […]
Once upon a time in a galaxy far away, I lived in the land of the frozen tundra. Which is to say Detroit. Where the weak are killed and eaten. Where a twenty-six mile commute can take three hours to get to work and another three to get home. Where the entire month of February […]
Is it really possible to hide your assets and disappear in the modern world? Sure, Jack Reacher seems to live totally off the grid. But does he really? Even Reacher carries an ATM card and a passport in addition to his folding toothbrush these days. He also collects a government pension from the Army, which […]
If Jack Reacher were an animal, I’m inclined to believe he’d be a liger. Ligers are big cats. They’re huge, they’re rare, and they’re dangerous. Nobody messes with a liger and lives to tell about it. Sounds like Reacher, doesn’t it? Do you know much about ligers? Probably less than FBI Agents Kim Otto and […]
This is a week I’ve been waiting to experience with you for a long time. It’s Jack in the Green Release Week!!! In today’s Saturday Special, 5 fun facts about Jack in the Green: 1. The first public hint about the content of the book was dropped on January 20, 2014. In this article by […]
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