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Saturday Special: Time To Rest and Read

Are you doing any reading this weekend? I ask because Monday was Digital Book Day, where digitalbookday.com offered 407 books on its site … for free! Anyone could download the e-book versions of an unlimited number of books. How cool is that?! I offered Florida Is Murder for free – my double feature set which […]

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Joshua Graham

Diane Capri Reveals Joshua Graham

Here on Diane Capri Reveals, we’ve featured some of the biggest names in our genre, including my friends and colleagues Lee Child, the father of Rambo, David Morrell, this year’s Mystery Writers of America Grand Master, Margaret Maron, my colleague at the Bar, Steve Berry, dynamite writing duos Maxine Paetro (and James Patterson), Grant Blackwood (and James Rollins), and more. You can […]

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MacDill Entrance

MacDill: More Than An Air Force Base

If you follow Bayshore Boulevard in Tampa south, all the way along the water’s edge, you will pass the fictional entrance to Judge Willa Carson’s Plant Key home, and eventually run into the very real entrance to MacDill Air Force Base, which occupies the bottom section of the peninsula that makes up South Tampa. And […]

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17 FEB 1994:  NANCY KERRIGAN AND TONYA HARDING OF THE USA ON THE ICE TOGETHER DURING TRAINING AT LILLEHAMMER, NORWAY. Mandatory Credit: Pascal Rondeau/ALLSPORT

The Nancy Kerrigan Case, 20 Years Later

Can you believe it was 20 years ago today that Olympic skater Nancy Kerrigan was attacked? Such a bizarre sequence of events. Almost like something out of one of my suspense novels. With the Winter Olympics just one month away, I’ve been thinking more about this case. The events happened in Detroit, where I was […]

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Dangerous Women

Secret Lives of Walter Mitty, Dangerous Women and Us

What does Walter Mitty have to do with Dangerous Women or Us? Come along with me a moment. I’ll explain everything.  You’ll get a glimpse inside this writer’s mind and a glimpse of our futures. First, Walter Mitty. Walter Mitty was an ordinary man with a vivid fantasy life of personal triumph. His fantasy life […]

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Herend Tang Horse

2014: What Does The Year of the Horse Plan For You?

2013 is drawing to a close, but if you still want more time before mentally beginning a new chapter, you’re in luck! According to the Chinese Zodiac, we still have 30 days left to wind up 2013 and prepare for our future. The Year of the Snake ends on January 30, 2014. And then we begin […]

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Time Flies – Twisted Justice on Day Twelve – Don’t Miss This!!

For the past 12 days, I’ve been showcasing quotes from my mystery novel Twisted Justice on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Today is Day 12, and it feels appropriate to end with this excerpt from the book: There is a scientific explanation for why time seems to pass more rapidly as we age. According to this […]

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Plant’s Palace and Tampa’s Christmas Past

One of my favorite things about the Tampa Bay Area (besides the beaches, of course…) is discovering the little nuggets of its unique history. That’s what a writer loves to do — we soak up everything. And in the process we’re able to see how the big picture developed and show it to you through […]

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Drinkable Holiday Cheer

Cheers! Try The Season’s Best Cocktails Yet?

Sometimes, especially this time of year, I like to imagine we could all get together — you, and me, and our friends and families, and just be merry together. I so want to meet each and every one of you, and this seems particularly like the right season to do that. Of course, such a […]

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Washington Irving On Christmas

Did you know that your Christmas might be very different if not for Washington Irving? He came to my mind recently because of that TV drama on FOX, “Sleepy Hollow.” It is, of course, inspired by Irving’s story “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” published in 1820. When Irving wrote “Sleepy Hollow,” I’m sure he had […]

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