Have you gotten to spend any time at the beach or near a body of water this summer? As a snowbird, I’m fortunate to live near the water at my home in Michigan as well as my home in Florida. It’s great not only for kicking back and sipping a glass of wine as the […]
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The great author John D. MacDonald would have turned 100 years old this coming Sunday, July 24th. If you love thrillers like me, one obvious way to celebrate is by reading a John D. MacDonald book or short story. But it’s also appropriate to celebrate by reflecting on his life, his influences, and his legacy. […]
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There’s no nicer guy on the planet than my friend Lee Child. He’s kind, amusing, normal. What’s not to like? You probably feel the same. He’s smiling and blue-eyed friendly in all those author photos, right? What we see is what we get with Lee Child: So I asked him if he wanted to be Revealed […]
I’m a Florida writer. I love my adopted home because, well, what’s not to love? We live in paradise. We wear flip flops year round, drive convertible cars, drink margaritas by the pitcher, and get invaded by pirates once a year (in addition to Yankees, Cardinals, Tigers, Braves, Bears, Seahawks, etc.). Everybody wants to escape […]
The Hunt for Jack Reacher Continues in Diane Capri’s new short story: Jack In A Box Now Available Lee Child, #1 New York Times Bestselling Author of Jack Reacher Thrillers says: “Full of thrills and tension, but smart and human, too. Kim Otto is a great, great character — I love her.” First, we want […]
I blogged about Trailblazer Steve Jobs earlier this summer when he announced his resignation as CEO. At the time, a friend lamented, “He would never have quit if he wasn’t seriously ill. He won’t live much longer.” While I secretly feared this was true, I also hoped my friend was wrong. I hoped Mr. Jobs was recovering […]
The Help, based on Kathryn Stockett’s novel set in Jackson, Mississippi, where the author grew up, is this summer’s hottest success story.But perhaps more important is the rest of the story. Do you know it? The film’s tag line promises: “Three extraordinary women are about to take an extraordinary step…” Indeed they did and the film is […]
Steve Jobs announced his resignation as Apple’s CEO yesterday. He asked to remain as Chairman and the board quickly agreed. I, for one, am thrilled that one of the most successful trailblazers of our time will stay on. Aren’t you? Full disclosure: although I was late to the game, I’m now a total Apple geek […]
Sue Grafton said she wrote her breakout novel, “A is for Alibi” to fulfill revenge fantasies during a bad divorce. Sue once told me that it saved her sanity to “kill the dude!” She’s now releasing her 22d Kinsey Millhone mystery, “V is for Vengeance,” which leads me to believe she’s still using this technique quite profitably. Reading mysteries and […]
“Full of thrills and tension – but smart and human too.”
Lee Child, #1 World Wide Bestselling Author of Jack Reacher Thrillers
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