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Saturday Special: Happy #PicnicDay Weekend!

This coming Monday, August 3rd, Australians in the Northern Territory will be celebrating Picnic Day. It is a public holiday over there. Lots of Australians use this long weekend to have a picnic at a local park or attend or participate in sporting events. A big one is the Harts Range Annual Races which features […]

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Joining Jack Reacher On The Bus?

Summer travel is a favorite U.S. pastime. Do you have travel plans? Like Jack Reacher, you could take the bus. Train travel is more romantic, personal automobile road trips are more convenient, and airplanes are faster. But buses lack glamor, are flexible, reach more destinations and are often overlooked. So what is it about bus […]

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Eat Cake

Want some cake with that wine?

Funny story. So, we talked this week about what Otto and Gaspar would travel with if they had the luxury of using travel gadgets, right? When I was researching travel gadgets, I found lots of devices for taking wine on-the-go. Apparently there’s a high demand for wine among travelers! Then, this showed up as a “Suggested Item” […]

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False Truth

How To Escape Duct Tape Handcuffs

We’ve talked some here on my blog (here and here) about the very real dangers of being kidnapped. Abducted. Held for ransom. Something along those lines happens to Jordan Fox in the False Truth Mystery Serial. In the process, Jordan’s wrists are duct taped together in front of her. Jack Reacher’s Rules teaches us that “The width of […]

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5 Cool Travel Gadgets For Reacher Hunters

Lee Child’s Jack Reacher travels light. He carries a folding toothbrush, an ATM card, and an expired passport. Talk about bare bones travel, right? Hitching rides, taking the bus. No, thanks. Not my style at all. Not FBI Special Agents Kim Otto and Carlos Gaspar’s style either. Their business is to Hunt for Jack Reacher. […]

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Roaming Harvest

Serialized Novels: The Food Trucks of the Book World

A little earlier this week, I asked you about your favorite diner. Mainly because Jack Reacher loves them, and so do FBI Agents Kim Otto & Carlos Gaspar. Here’s another question to consider: what’s your favorite snack? Food trucks are sort of the snack equivalent of a restaurant, aren’t they? Stop by when convenient, grab […]

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Why Serialized Novels Are Making A Comeback

The serialized novel. It’s been around since the mid-1700’s, became wildly popular during the Victorian Era thanks to Charles Dickens, and faded from popularity around the time radio became widely available for entertainment. QUIZ! Besides most of Dickens’ major novels including Oliver Twist, A Tale of Two Cities, and Great Expectations, do you know what […]

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What’s the best diner in your town?

As we all know from Lee Child’s thrillers, Jack Reacher feels very much at home in a good, greasy diner. FBI Agents Kim Otto and Carlos Gaspar of the Hunt for Jack Reacher Series are no strangers to greasy spoons while they’re traveling, either. Diners are underrated, aren’t they? They’re often open late, you don’t […]

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Mojito Recipe

Toasting with a mojito? Yes. Here’s why:

This time last week, many of us were celebrating the 4th of July. What to celebrate today? How about National Mojito Day?? Hmm, I won’t turn down an excuse for a mojito. According to Nashville Lifestyles… “Depending on who you believe, the mojito either came from the Spanish word ‘mojar’, which means to wet, or […]

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New Hunt for Reacher Book: COVER REVEAL!

New Book Coming Soon Sneak Peak: New Hunt for Jack Reacher book! Wondering what I’ve been working so hard on for the past few months? Drumroll please… It’s the next thriller in the Hunt for Jack Reacher Series! Expected Release Date: August 25, 2015 Any guesses as to what it’s about? Here’s a short summary: […]

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