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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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 […]
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 […]
Feel Like a Winner? Last week, we offered an advance reader’s copy of Get Jack Back to anyone who could find the awesome cover on DianeCapri.com We’re offering you a second chance now! Go on! Click a little! When you find it, CLICK HERE to let us know! Meanwhile, here’s some musical inspiration to help […]
Anticipation…..It’s making me wait…. A while ago, we asked you to help us choose a title for the next Hunt for Jack Reacher novel. You remember that, right? We had two options. You voted. And the overwhelming winner was…..Get Back Jack. Two lucky folks won the right to name a character in Get Back […]
FBI Agents Kim Otto and Carlos Gaspar are hard at work in Get Back Jack, engaged in the Hunt for Jack Reacher, of course. At the moment, Otto and Gaspar are chasing a witness on a New York City sidewalk during a mid-November ice storm. Yikes! But how far will they be forced to run on the […]
The Federal Reserve announced recently that the new redesigned $100 note will be released on October 8. The new note is intended to be more difficult for counterfeiters to copy. But will it be? Watch the video and see what you think. The new design was unveiled in 2010 while I was writing Don’t Know […]
Working on Get Back Jack this morning, the second novel in my Hunt for Jack Reacher series, the question was how fast an elevator travels from the ground to the 22d floor of a high rise office building in Washington DC. Anybody want to guess? Lee Child has famously claimed that he does no research when writing […]
Thank you Martha Bourke and Helen Hanson for inviting me to appear on BSR Radio today! Lots of fun for me! Here’s the interview, if you missed it. Simply click on the photo here: As always, thank you for reading! p.s. Don’t forget the three big activities I shared last week. April Showers you […]
You all know I’m working on the next book in The Hunt for Jack Reacher Series. You chose the title here on the Licensed to Thrill Blog: Get Back Jack. And now, you’ve helped with a significant question about Jack Reacher. Thank you everyone for participating! Please do continue to leave your answers to my […]
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