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GBJ Review Quote

New! Quotable You!

We love getting your favorite quotes from my books for our Quote Capri collection. We’ve posted several on the Quote Capri page. To see the full collection, CLICK HERE. We’ve posted more on Instagram. Have you seen those? If you’d like to see them, CLICK HERE.  Reader Beth DeBevoise suggested that I should start quoting […]

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Jack Reacher

Friends At SleuthFest 2014

You know about hunting for Jack Reacher, right? Well, I found him in Orlando recently! He didn’t seem particularly happy to see me… but that’s alright. I wasn’t there to hunt him anyway. I was in Orlando for SleuthFest 2014. It’s a writer’s conference where mystery authors come together to share advice about crafting stories. […]

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Deadly Dozen

New Release! Enter To Win iPad Air!

We are proud to officially announce a NEW RELEASE! ON SALE NOW…  DEADLY DOZEN 12 complete works by 12 of today’s hottest mystery and thriller writers, including USA Today and New York Times bestselling authors The entire set of 12 books is just $0.99 for a limited time! CLICK HERE to own it. Here’s a […]

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Loyal Friend Lethal Enemy

Loyal Friend, Lethal Enemy

Most days, I blog here about trust, betrayal, murder, mayhem, friendships gone wrong and killer enemies. Sometimes, we discuss true crime. More often, we discuss fiction. Lately, though, we’ve been talking about loyal friends. Friendship lessons from The Beatles. The new adventures of The Twelve (more coming on that soon!). Writing partnerships that require readers […]

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Magnifying Glass

Sleuthing in Orlando

This week, I’m planning to do some sleuthing. What is sleuthing? Merriam-Webster defines it this way: “to act as a detective ; search for information”. Then yes, that’s exactly what I’ll be doing this week! Starting Thursday, I’m participating in SleuthFest 2014 in Orlando, Florida. SleuthFest is a three-day conference for mystery writers and fans. […]

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Starr McCartney

Friendship Lessons From The Beatles

What were you doing in 1962? Are you old enough to remember? Were you even alive? In 1962, Ringo Starr was meeting Paul McCartney for the first time. They were in the process of becoming bandmates. And lifelong friends. Of course, they had their ups and their downs, but it’s 2014, and now, 52 years […]

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The Twelve

Saturday Special: Who Are The Twelve? (And Why Should You Care?)

I hope everyone is keeping safe and dry despite this crazy weather that’s hitting many parts of the world. Here’s a quick look to catch you up on what you may have missed at Licensed To Thrill in the past week. 1. We had some fun trying to select Valentine’s-themed quotes from my books. As I […]

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Maura Murray Mugshot

Where Is Maura Murray? Part 2

“Hundreds of people disappear every year. All you do is to cut all your ties to your old self by telling no one about your plans, fabricate a new name and history, and pay for everything with cash. It’s fairly easy if you just take on the identity of a dead person.” -Secret Justice, Chapter […]

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Maura Murray

Where Is Maura Murray?

One reason Lee Child’s Jack Reacher resonates with readers so deeply is because Reacher lives a recurring fantasy of many people to simply walk away from their troubles and start a fresh new life. The fantasy is usually motivated by heartbreak or financial or criminal problems they can’t face. When I read missing persons cases […]

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Lee Child Key West Literary Seminar

Suspense In Key West

“There are books that make you miss your stop on the subway and books that don’t.” -Lee Child The creator of Jack Reacher is, as the Brits say, brilliant, isn’t he? I had the pleasure of joining my friend Lee Child at the Key West Literary Seminar last month, where he made the above remark […]

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