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Happy Mysteries Solved By Saliva

The mystery books I write always involve something nefarious. A crime, a cover-up, or, at the very least, suspicious characters are always elements of the story. But not all mysteries are tragic. A mystery can be a question. Like: Who are my biological parents? That’s where services like ancestry.com come in. Sometimes, those services aren’t […]

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Fun Surprise to Share (Read: Book Giveaway!)

To celebrate the coming winter, I’m bringing you a huge giveaway of mystery and crime novels, with the chance to win a Kindle Fire! More than 30 authors and I have teamed up to bring you the chance to win these fantastic hardboiled mystery and crime fiction novels, PLUS a Kindle Fire for one lucky winner! […]

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Rockefeller Oil Monopoly

John D. Rockefeller: Creative or Criminal?

The storyline of my thriller, Blood Trails, is based around the fiercely competitive field of the oil business. While the story in Blood Trails is completely fiction, it’s supported by factual feuds between oil tycoons. One of the first major public conflicts surrounding the oil business originated with John D. Rockefeller, who demonstrated that the […]

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If My Characters Had Winter Break: Traditions Around the States

This time of year I’m especially appreciative of Florida. Largely for the same reasons many of my books take place in Florida. The high today is 78 degrees Fahrenheit (25 degrees Celsius)— and it’s almost December! Just like Florida can do a mean Halloween, Florida can pull off a heck of a holiday/Christmas/winter celebration, too! One […]

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Surprise $40 Million Inheritance

Some people have all the luck, don’t they? In my novel Blood Trails, the job of my protagonist, Michael Flint, is basically to track down the people with “all the luck.” In other words, he’s an heir hunter. Michael Flint tracks down people who are heirs to a fortune. Why do these heirs need to […]

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Pre-Order New Jess Kimball Thriller!

Pre-order links for our upcoming Jess Kimball Thriller — Fatal Fall — are now available from all retailers! To be sure you don’t forget about Fatal Fall when you’re so busy with holiday events, you can pre-order now if you’d like. Here are the links: Pre-order Fatal Fall from Amazon Pre-order Fatal Fall from iBooks Pre-Order Fatal […]

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ancestry

When Closed Adoptions Require Investigation

Many adopted or abandoned children, now adults, are on a mission to trace down their biological parents. Or at least, to find as much information about them as possible. Sometimes, such a search calls for a man like Michael Flint, the star of my thriller novel, Blood Trails. Michael Flint is a professional heir hunter. […]

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Diane Capri Library

Great News, Library Lovers!

My ebooks are now available through OverDrive’s library system! If you’re already familiar with OverDrive, I’ll send you straight to the online lookup for specific libraries you might like: www.overdrive.com/libraries If you’re not familiar with OverDrive, it’s a program used by over 30,000 libraries in more than 40 countries, through which anyone with a library […]

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Blood Trails

When Can You Afford To Fail?

Call them what you will. Risk takers. Speculators. Explorers. All three can have similar implications in certain scenarios. All three are also descriptions of oil wildcatters. In this day and age, a wildcatter is generally someone who is drilling for oil in a spot where there’s no record of oil existing. It used to be […]

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Get Back Jack by Diane Capri

Another Visit From Neagley in Lee Child’s NIGHT SCHOOL

If you’re a superfan of Lee Child, I can only assume you’ve finished reading his latest novel, Night School, by now. Was it fantastic or what?! I’m honored to call Lee Child a friend. And what a good friend he is. You know, there’s a reason I dedicated my Hunt for Jack Reacher novels to him: […]

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