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Jack and Kill

Is That Device Spying On You?

As you know, I write a series of novels about two FBI agents working off the books to find Jack Reacher. (Learn about the Hunt for Jack Reacher Series HERE.) Although Agents Kim Otto and Carlos Gaspar are off the books, they are never unwatched. The efforts they make to both avoid and use the […]

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“It’s Complicated” In the Search for Jack Reacher

In my thriller Get Back Jack, FBI Special Agents Kim Otto and Carlos Gaspar trace the trail of Jack Reacher’s friends. But are these people actually friends/former friends of Reacher’s or are they enemies?? Relationships are complicated. According to a study by Tel Aviv University, only 50% of friendships are mutual. Hard to believe, but you […]

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Female Intelligence

A Surprising Quality We Inherit From Our Mothers

Generally we assume we get 50% of our genes from our father and 50% from our mother, right? Turns out that’s not the case with a lot of our genes. And what about genes for intelligence? Experts say we’re more likely to get intelligence from our mother’s genes than from our father’s. So, I do a […]

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Plane Worst Case Scenario

Air Travel Worst Case Scenarios

Flying commercial is a very safe form of travel, but FBI Special Agent Kim Otto is a nervous flyer. Why? Because she knows things can go wrong and she has no control when they do. Her job on Hunt for Jack Reacher requires air travel almost constantly. What does she do? She feels the fear and does it anyway. Every […]

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Bill Gates Quote DNA

3 Ways DNA Is More Powerful Than Computers

As a crime writer, of course, DNA comes up all the time in my research and in my writing. It’s invaluable for solving cases, though it’s not infallible. In Jack and Joe of my Hunt for Jack Reacher Series especially, DNA is a subject that comes up over and over, since the book is about […]

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Lasers vs. Drones: Who Wins?

In a fight between lasers and drones, who do you think would win? You remember the power of lasers in Goldfinger. James Bond gives us a scare as we watch a powerful laser inch closer to his body. I follow surveillance technology news because it comes up often in my books. In my Hunt for […]

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Key West, Florida

5 Ways To Live Like a Snowbird From Anywhere

As the dead of winter freezes in around us, I come to a full appreciation of the snowbird lifestyle I’ve chosen to embrace. I’m from Michigan, and I live there part of the year, but during the colder months I’m able to flock down to Florida. As an author, I’m convinced that the change of […]

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Jack Reacher’s Drive For Success in 2017

What changes do you expect this year? What changes happened for you last year that you didn’t expect? What do you expect will stay the same in this new year? As we learn from all my books, and from life experiences all the time, things aren’t always as they seem…! I don’t necessarily believe in […]

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99 cent book sale

Last Call! 99 Cent Special!

Every year at the end of December, I like to give you a special offer to thank you for all the reading you’ve done this year, and as a way of saying, I hope you’ll keep it up in 2017! That’s why, right now, my Jess Kimball thriller Fatal Demand is on sale for 99 […]

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India Bride in Gold

What’s Up With Gold Right Now?

So, if you’ve read my thriller novel Deep Cover Jack, you know the potential gold has for being a major asset — or a weapon, for that matter. Gold has always been a valuable asset, for some cultures more than others. But recently, its status has been fluctuating a bit. Here’s a short rundown of […]

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