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Abraham Shakespeare

Abraham Shakespeare Victim of Fortune

Today, a real-life mystery, solved. It’s about a lottery winner named Abraham Shakespeare, who became a victim of fortune’s nemesis: greed. Abraham Shakespeare was a simple man, by all accounts. He dropped out of school after seventh grade, still illiterate. He held a series of labor jobs over the years. He was convicted of a […]

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Coffee Beans

Coffee: Nectar of the Gods, Right?

Regular readers know I love coffee. My morning always starts with three mugs of black coffee and some days, more. Not surprisingly, coffee features prominently in my books, too. Willa Carson loves Coffee Con Leche. Carlos Gaspar likes coffee with loads of milk and sugar. Kim Otto drinks hers black, like me. In Get Back Jack alone, there […]

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Amanda Knox

Amanda Knox: Can You Solve This Case?

Her case is like one of my twisty plots that keeps us reading long into the night to find out what happens. Help us out here! Did she or didn’t she??? Four years ago this week, an Italian jury said Amanda Knox was guilty of murdering her British roommate. Two years later, another jury reversed […]

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When Pigs Fly

Feeling Frazzled? Try The Law of Least Effort

Are you thinking things may get better when pigs fly? No doubt you’ve seen it splashed on bumper stickers and greeting cards and just about everywhere.  Comics like Woody Allen and Albert Brooks have spent decades entertaining us with variations on the wry joke that “Life Sucks – And Then You Die.” Yet, studies repeatedly […]

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Thanksgiving Sky
© Laura Lavrack

Happy Thanksgiving and NewsFlash!

NEWSFLASH about NewsFlash! This week, our first NewsFlash! arrived at inboxes around the world. So what’s a NewsFlash! ? Think of it as sort of the anti-newsletter. The goal was to create a short and clear email note with goodies and gold nuggets of information exclusively to Diane Capri Crowd members. I don’t want to give […]

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Audible.com

Listen Up! Four For The Road (And Two Free!)

One of the best things about the digital age is downloading audio books easily onto an MP3 player, isn’t it? So much easier and faster and cheaper than CDs and a clunky portable CD player. In my case, my first iPod led me from PCs into the world of Apple and I’ve become a total […]

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[c] Laurie Lavrack

What Keeps Lee Child (And Me) Writing?

Magic I spent the day yesterday responding to email from you, the best readers in the world. Communicating with you directly is the second best part of my job. Sometimes we have very lively conversations. You often disagree with me, and each other. You tell me what you like, what you don’t like, and why. […]

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The Hunt For Jack Reacher Series #1

Thanks To You – Don’t Know Jack Hits The USA Today Bestseller List!

Happy Awesome Birthday to Me – From You! (Has hunting Lee Child’s Jack Reacher ever been such fun?) Thank you all for helping me celebrate my birthday last week!! It was fun to be able to offer Don’t Know Jack for the first-time-ever sale. And even more fun to watch as more than 12,000 of you […]

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Don't Know Jack

Say What?

Have you heard? Listen up! It’s always fun for me to hear from readers. It’s especially fun when you tell me what you like best (and sometimes least!) about Otto and Gaspar. Such as? You like that Kim Otto is brave. She’s worried all the time, but she forges ahead anyway. You like that she’s […]

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Don't Know Jack

Birthday Sale! Don’t Know Jack (Reacher) only 99c!

It’s my Birthday Sale! Don’t Know Jack only $0.99! On my birthday, I’m thrilled and honored to be able to offer Don’t Know Jack on sale for only 99 cents! What? Only 99 cents? Yes! Only 99 cents! Why? Well, it’s my birthday. I mentioned that, right? And we’re celebrating the release of the second […]

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