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I Heart Chicago

10 Reasons To Visit Chicago

No, the city of Chicago isn’t paying me to write this blog post. It’s just that I’m going through a bit of Midwest withdrawal, as I recently left my summer home in Michigan and flew back to Florida, snowbird that I am. Maybe blogging about one of my favorite cities in the Midwest — Chicago, […]

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Vault

Code Phrase: HOT LIPS

While FBI Agents Kim Otto and Carlos Gapar are Hunting Jack Reacher, one question that pops up right away is at the root of Reacher’s mystique. Every cop on the planet knows that one of the best ways to find a missing person is to follow the money. But for finding Reacher, that technique proves […]

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Deadly Dozen 2

Saturday Special: @iBooks Only! 99-Cent Sale!

If you’re a power reader, love a good bargain, or simply love books, period, THIS is the Saturday Special for you. Have you heard about the 99-cent surprise called Deadly Dozen 2? Deadly Dozen 2 is a brand-new, special edition collection of 12 thrillers by The Twelve. It’s s a sequel to the New York Times bestselling original Deadly Dozen. […]

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Cuban Sandwich

The Cuban Sandwich: Fit For A Foodie

Have you ever had a Cuban sandwich? In Jack in the Green, Carlos Gaspar remarks that he doesn’t consider himself a foodie. “A good Cuban sandwich was good enough for him. And any dessert made with guava.” He’s thinking about food… as usual… on the way to dinner at George’s Place – the restaurant owned […]

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A Book You Love..

Sunday Special: A Blog for Lonely People

Heads up! At the bottom of today’s Sunday Special is a QUICK THRILLS GIVEAWAY! Read through to the end, and you’ll see what it is. But first… let me explain the meaning of today’s blog title. If you’re feeling lonely, oftentimes all it really takes is to connect with 1 person. Just 1 person. Assuming […]

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Diane Capri Flight 12

Meet My Character Blog Tour: Jess Kimball

Welcome to the Meet My Character Blog Tour! Thanks to M. Ruth Myers for inviting me to play along. Over on her blog, we met her character Maggie Sullivan. She tagged me to answer questions next, so here goes! Today we’re getting to know Jess Kimball. Jess Kimball is the star of Fatal Distraction, Fatal […]

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Olivia Munn

If Your Favorite Book Were A Movie…

It’s fun to think about, isn’t it? Who would you cast to play the characters in your favorite book? I found this website called iflist.com, and it’s encouraging my imagination to run wild. I’m okay with that. This is how iflist.com, The Imagine Film List, describes itself:  IF List is a free online platform that lets you […]

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Summertime and the Snowbird Living is Easy

Have I always been a little on the feisty side? Sure. It’s the way I’m made, I guess. You see evidence of that in everything I write, don’t you? Think about my characters Willa Carson, Jess Kimball, Jenny Lane, Kim Otto and Carlos Gaspar and more. All are way more than a little on the […]

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Quote- JITG- Jack Doesnt Stay Long

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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Facial Features

Could Your Face Be In A Database?

In the future, you may not need a PIN at the ATM. Technology is advancing to the point that a machine could scan your face, immediately know who you are, clear you for fraud, and allow you to make your transaction. I started thinking about this technology when I was writing Jack in the Green […]

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