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Drone Delivery: Real Life or Mystery Fiction?

If you’ve read the False Truth Mystery Serial, you know drones play a major role in the Jordan Fox Mystery. Drone usage across the world is developing more quickly than the laws can keep up. One story I’ve been following is Amazon’s effort to use drones to get packages into customers’ hands within thirty minutes […]

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Why Oliver Sullivan Attempts Lucid Dreaming

In my thriller Fatal Distraction, Oliver Sullivan uses a technique called lucid dreaming to help him cope with lifelong grief–the death of his son. Here’s a description from Fatal Distraction about what Oliver Sullivan does and why he does it. “[Oliver] allowed himself to sink into light sleep again, or perhaps a state close to self-hypnosis, lucid dreaming, […]

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Are You A Multitasking Reader?

You know you can do more than sip coffee or tea while reading, right? You can drive, vacuum, even go for a nice walk while reading. Or maybe I should say, you can do these things while having a book read TO YOU. The ability to keep the story going while you go about your […]

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Chinese New Year: Is this your lucky year?

Welcome to the Chinese New Year, the Year of the Goat! In the days before Chinese New Year, traditionally Chinese people prepare for by cleaning house to rid their homes of any ill-fortune and make way for incoming good luck. A year of good luck sounds great to me, so we cleaned house on Monday! […]

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An Inside Peek at How Jordan Fox Lives

False Truth 8: A Jordan Fox Mystery released this yesterday! (You can find the links to download False Truth 8 at the bottom of this blog.) BUT, if you need your Jordan Fox fix between books, here’s an idea: Head over to my Pinterest boards! If you don’t use Pinterest, don’t worry. That’s what this blog […]

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Last Call for Deadly Dozen 2!

When we announced the debut of the boxed set Deadly Dozen 2, we told you it would only be available for a limited time. Fair Warning: That LIMITED TIME is about to come to an end! In Deadly Dozen 2, The Twelve team up to bring you a collection of mysteries and thrillers. In my […]

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How FALSE TRUTH Would Look To A News Anchor

Writing  False Truth Mystery Serial with Beth Dexter, has been an opportunity for me to learn more about the broadcast journalism industry. Beth Dexter is a veteran TV journalist. Her expertise comes into play when we’re writing how Jordan Fox navigates the newsroom and the world around it. One good example is the teleprompter. Did you […]

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A Mystery Writer’s Life In Zero Words or Less

If you’re reading this blog, it’s safe to say we have at least one thing in common: a love of reading. But beyond that, our personal preferences start to define us as individuals: Some of us love trying new things, while some of us say, “If it aint broke, don’t fix it!” Some of us […]

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Would Jordan Fox Plagiarize?

Would Jordan Fox plagiarize? Surely not, right? The star of the Hunt For Truth Serial is a hardworking journalist, and honesty is her middle name. Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines plagiarism as the act of stealing and passing off (the ideas or words of another) as one’s own. But 17-year-old author Helene Hegemann might have a bone to pick with those […]

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Cessna 172 Skyhawk

What’s your name in aviation lingo?

In False Truth 1-3 we had shrimp boats. In False Truth 4-6 we had dune buggies, motorcycles, and a rusty but trusty old van. Now, we have False Truth 7 The latest in the Jordan Fox Hunt for Truth mystery serial was released yesterday! So what sort of transportation is featured this time? A private plane. A Cessna […]

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