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Moon Tree

Why Oliver Sullivan Attempts Lucid Dreaming

In my thriller Fatal Distraction, Oliver Sullivan uses a technique called lucid dreaming to help him cope with lifelong grief–the death of his son. Here’s a description from Fatal Distraction about what Oliver Sullivan does and why he does it. “[Oliver] allowed himself to sink into light sleep again, or perhaps a state close to self-hypnosis, lucid dreaming, […]

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Happy Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year: Is this your lucky year?

Welcome to the Chinese New Year, the Year of the Goat! In the days before Chinese New Year, traditionally Chinese people prepare for by cleaning house to rid their homes of any ill-fortune and make way for incoming good luck. A year of good luck sounds great to me, so we cleaned house on Monday! […]

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Abandoned Building

A Mystery Writer’s Life In Zero Words or Less

If you’re reading this blog, it’s safe to say we have at least one thing in common: a love of reading. But beyond that, our personal preferences start to define us as individuals: Some of us love trying new things, while some of us say, “If it aint broke, don’t fix it!” Some of us […]

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Researcher working with the Ebola virus

Ebola vaccine? Pure fiction.

For now, an Ebola vaccine is pure fiction. There are experimental drugs, but no vaccines or medicines. Three vaccines are in development. Still, according to the CDC, an Ebola vaccine is likely at least a year away from heading to trial stages. Treatments that can improve the chance of survival do exist, including administering IV fluids, […]

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Vault

Code Phrase: HOT LIPS

While FBI Agents Kim Otto and Carlos Gapar are Hunting Jack Reacher, one question that pops up right away is at the root of Reacher’s mystique. Every cop on the planet knows that one of the best ways to find a missing person is to follow the money. But for finding Reacher, that technique proves […]

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Aaron Patterson Flight 12

Aaron Patterson Boards Flight 12

The latest book in The Twelve‘s  Flight 12 series is out today! Kirk Weston has a problem–he can’t keep his big mouth shut and this time it could cost him his life. Trapped and beyond the help of his old partner in crime Mark Appleton, he has only one chance to escape… Sometimes life gives you […]

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Credit Suisse

Secret Hiding Places

Is it really possible to hide your assets and disappear in the modern world? Sure, Jack Reacher seems to live totally off the grid. But does he really? Even Reacher carries an ATM card and a passport in addition to his folding toothbrush these days. He also collects a government pension from the Army, which […]

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Saturday Special: Key West

Can you believe the first half of January has already passed us by? The buzz of the holidays has officially settled down, we’re getting back into the groove of going to work, and now there’s room for new adventures to start creeping into our lives. For me, that means a trip to Key West! I’m […]

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Diane Capri Reveals Lynn Kelley

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, my colleague at the Bar, Steve Berry, the dynamite writing duos Maxine Paetro (and James Patterson), Grant Blackwood (and James Rollins), and more. You can check out those posts by clicking HERE. For the […]

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Love Autographed Books?

You’d love to have an autographed copy of Don’t Know Jack AND an autographed copy of A Wanted Man, Lee Child’s newest Jack Reacher novel, right?     A Wanted Man was released in the UK last week. It will be released in the US on September 11. We’re celebrating, aren’t you?   Let’s make […]

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