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Fishnado!

Welcome to the FMWA’s Florida’s Crazy Blog Hop! “Florida is a giant bug light for crazy people.” – Phyllis Smallman, SleuthFest 2014 It’s no surprise to any author living in Florida that some of the craziest stories we can write are actually inspired by true events in our sunshine state. Join us in exploring a […]

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Jack in the Green

Saturday Special: Procrastination Is Genetic?

Did you see the study about procrastination that came out this week? The study was published in Psychological Science. It found that procrastination is a trait that can be inherited. That makes me feel a lot better! Of course, I know DNA is destiny. That’s why I have my mother’s eyes and my my dad’s hair. […]

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Jack in the Green

New Release Cover Reveal!

Today is a terrific day for me. I found out last night that YOU, the Best Readers In The World, put Deadly Dozen on the USA Today Bestseller List for the sixth straight week! Take a bow! You’re amazing! But that’s not all! I’m finally able to share a special cover with you. If you’re […]

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Deadly Dozen USA Today Bestseller

Saturday Special: Reviving The Past

Happy Saturday, one and all! Congratulations on making it to the weekend! This week, we here in Diane Capri World have been doing a bit of reflecting on the past. Maybe it has something to do with Spring Cleaning, getting a new start, and all that. 1. For starters, Deadly Dozen hit the USA Today Bestsellers […]

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Pony Express Appreciation Day

I’m declaring today Pony Express Appreciation Day! You know why, don’t you? Today is the 154th anniversary of the Pony Express! Everybody, take a moment to thank your postwoman or man! That’s right – on this very day in 1860, teams of horse and riders left two spots in the United States – Sacramento, California, and […]

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Floridan Hotel Lobby

Tampa Gets Its Palace Back

There’s an institution in downtown Tampa that’s had a more interesting life than you, me, and Jack Reacher combined. It’s called The Floridan, and it’s a bar, a hotel, and a restaurant. That doesn’t make it unusual. But its life story does. The Floridan Hotel, also known as the Hotel Floridan, opened in 1927, with […]

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Saturday Special: Change Is In The Air

Change is in the air. Do you feel it? I mean that quite literally — central Florida is COVERED in pollen! Apparently spring took its cue from the calendar and arrived here in full force. Antihistamines to the rescue! Have the seasons started changing yet where you live? In addition to the weather, several other […]

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Fingerprint

Revealing Fingerprints

109 years ago today, for the first time ever, fingerprint evidence was used in a high-profile murder case. A pair of shopkeepers in London — Thomas and Ann Farrow — were found beaten to death. Scotland Yard detected the motive to be robbery. By examining the Farrows’ cash box, they were able to pick out […]

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More Stratotankers Coming To MacDill

Tampa’s MacDill Air Force Base isn’t going anywhere anytime soon. That’s the message implied from an announcement that the Base will soon be adding eight Stratotankers to its fleet. Sounds impressive, right? But what’s a Stratotanker? Its full name is a KC-135 Stratotanker, and it’s an aircraft designed to refuel other planes, mid-air. It lies […]

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Tampa Bay AirFest 2014

This weekend, jets are going to soar over Tampa Bay. It’s  Tampa Bay AirFest 2014, an impressive display of aerial accomplishments at MacDill Air Force Base. After a two year absence, AirFest is back! The event draws large crowds of about 150,000 over the two days. It’s a special weekend because MacDill opens its gates to […]

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