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Magazine Investigations: Jess Kimball’s Serious Business

As an investigative reporter for a magazine, Jess Kimball is a serious journalist. Someday, she could even receive a Pulitzer Prize. Who knows? The Pulitzer Prize celebrates excellence and public service in American journalism. In 2014, eligibility for the Pulitzer was expanded to include investigative reporting for print and online magazines. Which is exactly what Jess Kimball […]

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DNA Books

Your Memories Might Not Be As Private As You Thought

I’m fascinated by DNA. It answers so many questions about our origins and development. To me, DNA proves that nature trumps nurture, almost every time. Do events shape us or do we shape our world by who we are and how we engage? You probably can guess which way I’m leaning. Doing research for my most […]

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Kobo Aura H2O Giveaway

Have you entered the H2O eReader Giveaway?

November begins the season when I feel even more grateful to all of you than usual. You are the best readers in the world, and I never, ever forget that. You make it possible for me to write and to make a living doing work I love. Which is why, this November, I wanted to […]

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Oxford Exchange

One Of The Coolest #Coffee Shops in Florida

What’s your favorite place to get a caffeine fix? Your kitchen? Starbucks? Or some other spot? FBI Special Agents Kim Otto and Carlos Gaspar, like Jack Reacher, will take coffeee wherever they can get it. Usually it’s a diner, or some office building where they’re meeting someone for an interview that they learned would be […]

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Scales of Justice 2

Dominick Dunne: Before He Was A Journalist

I’ve been working on a couple of new Jess Kimball novels, and am reminded of her strong connection to Dominick Dunne. You know who Dominick Dunne is, right? I’ve written about him before, and about the reasons Jess Kimball admires him: Like Kimball, Dunne was an investigative journalist. He wrote essays and articles for Vanity […]

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Am I Going Down Travel App

Flying? Coffee? Reading? There’s An App For That

You saw this week that I told you about 4 of Kim Otto’s Rules, right? One of her guiding principles is to never sleep on an airplane. Her theory is that in any airplane disaster, you have a better chance of surviving if you’re awake. So I found this app that I’m thinking Kim Otto […]

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Kim Otto’s Rules: Lesson II

Have you read Jack Reacher’s Rules? It’s a handbook of sorts, full of helpful tips and nuggets of wisdom inspired by the way Lee Child’s Jack Reacher lives off the grid and operates without dying. So far, at least. If you’ve read books in my Hunt for Jack Reacher series, you know hunting Reacher is deadly. […]

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Fatal Distraction- Ghosts Quote

The Scariest Bookshelves You’ve Ever Seen

Today is Halloween. So are these the scariest bookshelves you’ve ever seen, or what?! These creepy bookshelves remind me of a bookstore in St. Petersburg, FL that’s said to be haunted. It’s called Haslam’s Book Store, founded in 1933, and it happens to also be the biggest new and used bookstore in the state of […]

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Daylight Saving Time

#DaylightSavingTime: A Fun Fact And A Mystery

Here’s a fun fact and a mystery for you: The guy on the cover of Don’t Know Jack played a role in the creation of Daylight Saving Time. Do you know who I’m talking about? It’s a bit of a riddle, but October is Mystery Month, so I’ll let you contemplate. Take a good look. Need […]

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Diane Capri Books

You Asked: Diane Capri Books In Order

Several times a month, readers email me asking about the best order to read my books. I figured you may have the question, so I wanted to provide the complete list for you here. There are 4 series: Hunt for Justice, the Jess Kimball Thrillers, Hunt for Jack Reacher, and Hunt for Truth. You can […]

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