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Jack in the Green

New Release Cover Reveal!

Today is a terrific day for me. I found out last night that YOU, the Best Readers In The World, put Deadly Dozen on the USA Today Bestseller List for the sixth straight week! Take a bow! You’re amazing! But that’s not all! I’m finally able to share a special cover with you. If you’re […]

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Wedding Rings

Love At First Connection and The Rest of the Story

Tomorrow is Valentine’s Day. A day to celebrate romance. You’ve read my books. You know I’m not an especially romantic person. One of my writer friends once suggested that I should put more romance in my books. I said, “I’m married. What do I know about romance?” She replied, “Well, you write about murder and […]

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Lee Child Key West Literary Seminar

Suspense In Key West

“There are books that make you miss your stop on the subway and books that don’t.” -Lee Child The creator of Jack Reacher is, as the Brits say, brilliant, isn’t he? I had the pleasure of joining my friend Lee Child at the Key West Literary Seminar last month, where he made the above remark […]

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Hogsmeade

Saturday Special: Harry Potter World Expanding

From the court room to the theme parks, we have a lot to catch up on in this “Saturday Special.” Let’s get right to it. 1. Amanda Knox. You may recall I blogged about her retrial in December. Thursday an Italian appellate court officially decided to uphold her original guilty verdict. (You’ll recall, that’s the […]

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Tampa Police Badge

Saturday Special: Amanda Knox and Jack Reacher and Me

It’s been a fun week for me, a suspenseful week for Amanda Knox, a GREAT week for Don’t Know Jack, and a challenging week for the Tampa Police Department. Here’s a few highlights from my world this week. 1. I was featured in a column by Tampa Tribune military reporter Howard Altman. He was interested […]

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Joshua Graham

Diane Capri Reveals Joshua Graham

Here on Diane Capri Reveals, we’ve featured some of the biggest names in our genre, including my friends and colleagues Lee Child, the father of Rambo, David Morrell, this year’s Mystery Writers of America Grand Master, Margaret Maron, my colleague at the Bar, Steve Berry, dynamite writing duos Maxine Paetro (and James Patterson), Grant Blackwood (and James Rollins), and more. You can […]

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MacDill Entrance

MacDill: More Than An Air Force Base

If you follow Bayshore Boulevard in Tampa south, all the way along the water’s edge, you will pass the fictional entrance to Judge Willa Carson’s Plant Key home, and eventually run into the very real entrance to MacDill Air Force Base, which occupies the bottom section of the peninsula that makes up South Tampa. And […]

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[c] Laurie Lavrack

What Keeps Lee Child (And Me) Writing?

Magic I spent the day yesterday responding to email from you, the best readers in the world. Communicating with you directly is the second best part of my job. Sometimes we have very lively conversations. You often disagree with me, and each other. You tell me what you like, what you don’t like, and why. […]

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Florida is Murder: Double Feature

Florida is Murder: Double Feature Now Available

Mystery and Murder in Paradise From Diane Capri and Christine Kling We hope you’ll join us on this journey. Oh, the places we’ll go! One of my favorite reading/writing buddies is my friend Christine Kling. We’ve got a lot in common, including our new boxed set combining our first novels, Due Justice and Surface Tension. The […]

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Who IS Watching You?

Behind the Book: Who IS Watching You?

Writing the Hunt for Jack Reacher series is a terrific challenge on so many levels. I’ve written about researching the details before. Maybe you remember: How fast is an elevator ride? How far would Gaspar fall to the ground if he missed that jump from the jetway to the plane? Where are the alleys between […]

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