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Bayshore Wasted Justice

A Photographic Tour of Bayshore Boulevard

Do you know one landmark that’s referenced in almost every one of my books set in Florida? Bayshore Boulevard in Tampa. That’s because it’s one of the true gems of the city. So I wanted to introduce Bayshore Boulevard to those of you who haven’t had the pleasure of meeting it. Arguably Bayshore Boulevard’s heartiest claim to […]

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Who Is Tom Clark?

Choosing names for my story people is a complicated process. Rarely does a name simply plop itself into my work and fit perfectly on the first try. Names are destiny, after all, and when a major character is coming to life, that destiny is too important to take lightly. Think about the great character names […]

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Survey Results! (Your biggest reading pet peeves)

Thanks to all of you who responded to my survey question: What’s your biggest reading pet peeve? The Fussy Librarian conducted a similar survey of his subscribers and I wondered how you felt about the same questions. I’ve tallied up your results — each and every one of them, whether you commented here on my blog, […]

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False Truth paperback

Thanks to you, paperbacks! (And More!)

THANK YOU for your wonderful response to False Truth: A Jordan Fox Mystery. (Be sure to keep reading for more exciting news!) Because you’ve given the serial such a warm reception, the books are now available in paperback!!! Don’t they look great?   Right now, books 1-8 are available in paperback. The final three books, […]

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Carol Davis Luce Flight 12

The woman of “The Night” joins the flight!

New York Times Bestselling Author Carol Davis Luce’s Flight 12 book releases today! Allow me to introduce… Flight 12: A Jessie Night Thriller. This is Book #11 in the Flight 12 Begins Series. Each member of the group of mystery thriller authors called The Twelve has written an original Limited Edition thriller. At the end of each book, […]

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Alexander Rain

February 12th – You know what that means!

ATTENTION: It’s time to make sure your carry-on bags are stored securely in the overhead bin and your in-flight reading material is at your fingertips… because Flight 12 is getting closer to takeoff! It’s February 12th, and you know what that means! Today, A.K. Alexander and J.R. Rain release their Flight 12 book. One book […]

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Die Hard

DIE HARD Trivia and Commentary from Diane Capri

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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Cold Justice

Willa’s winter vacation slams into Cold Justice

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 […]

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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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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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