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Joining Jack Reacher On The Bus?

Summer travel is a favorite U.S. pastime. Do you have travel plans? Like Jack Reacher, you could take the bus. Train travel is more romantic, personal automobile road trips are more convenient, and airplanes are faster. But buses lack glamor, are flexible, reach more destinations and are often overlooked. So what is it about bus […]

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False Truth

How To Escape Duct Tape Handcuffs

We’ve talked some here on my blog (here and here) about the very real dangers of being kidnapped. Abducted. Held for ransom. Something along those lines happens to Jordan Fox in the False Truth Mystery Serial. In the process, Jordan’s wrists are duct taped together in front of her. Jack Reacher’s Rules teaches us that “The width of […]

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Fireworks

Trailing Otto & Gaspar in Search of Fireworks

Here in the U.S., we’re preparing to celebrate our Independence Day July 4th One of the most appropriate ways to celebrate is with fireworks, since, on the first anniversary of our independence, Philadelphia celebrated with fireworks in the year 1777. I love fireworks! Don’t you? Traverse City, Michigan, which is where I spend my summers, […]

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Man Cave

Man Caves Are Really Reading Nooks

I don’t know about you, but I’ve got men on my mind… Because of Father’s Day, of course. And because I’ve been working on writing the latest Hunt for Jack Reacher thriller — which means I’ve been trying to get into the mindset of Jack Reacher himself. In that vein, I thought you might get […]

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NYPD Helicopter

FBI Spy Planes: Secrets Revealed?

Reading the Hunt for Jack Reacher thrillers can send us down a slippery slope of curiosity. As we follow Otto and Gaspar’s efforts to track Jack Reacher, we become aware of how much power they could have as FBI Special Agents. And how much access to data they could have as FBI insiders – if only […]

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Einstein

Are You A Linear or Lateral Thinker?

Last week on my blog we talked about differences in creative routines. Today I wanted to tell you about a couple different logic styles, and see which one you think you are. In my Hunt for Jack Reacher Series thrillers, FBI Special Agent Kim Otto is a lateral thinker, often at odds with the linear-thinking […]

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Don't Know Jack

Hunt for Jack Reacher: A Father’s Day Sale!

Just in time for Father’s Day, great news for all you readers, and for those of you who are looking for the perfect Father’s Day gift… From now until Saturday, June 13th, 2015, the ebook version of  Don’t Know Jack, the first in the Hunt for Jack Reacher Series, is just 99 cents at all […]

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Creative Routines

What’s the Orange Part of Your Day?

What does your daily routine say about you? Check out this chart showing the different daily routines of some of the world’s most creative people. You’ll have to click on it to see a version large enough to read, but even at quick glance you can see how different types of creative people allot their time. […]

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Ecocapsule

Is Jack Reacher Hiding In An Ecocapsule?

Where is Jack Reacher? It’s a little bit odd that he simply shows up somewhere every fall with no explanation for where he’s been, don’t you think? It took ten years to find Osama Bin Laden, perhaps the most wanted criminal on earth. But even he was living somewhere all that time. He wasn’t on […]

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Bucher Books

Q&A: My German Book Translations

Whew! Now that we’ve wrapped up the False Truth Mystery Serial, I have a little more time on my hands. (Emphasis on little… I’ve also been working on the next Hunt for Jack Reacher book, which should be available in the fall, publishing gods willing.) But in my moment of downtime, I wanted to take a […]

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