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Won’t You Join Me Next Year at ThrillerFest 2015?

It’s hard to believe another ThrillerFest has come and gone. Even harder to believe this one was the ninth ThrillerFest and ITW’s 10th anniversary. ITW did not exist until late 2004. So much growth since then! Where does the time go? I was lucky enough to be invited to get involved with International Thriller Writers (ITW) from the […]

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How Does MacDill Air Force Base Celebrate July 4th?

When Diane Capri readers last visited MacDill Air Force Base, FBI Special Agents Kim Otto and Carlos Gaspar were hunting  Jack Reacher. Jack in the Green is fiction, but MacDill Air Force Base actually exists as a unique and complex place in Tampa, Florida. How unique is MacDill? Here’s how Carlos Gaspar views it: “MacDill Air […]

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When Life Hands You Lemons (Part 2)

When Life Hands You Lemons, Make Martinis–With a Twist!* When last we saw your intrepid author, she’d picked herself up and dusted herself off after her largest client filed for bankruptcy, only to be hit by another fusillade of lemons. (CLICK HERE to read Part One) Slammed by lawsuits, my publisher failed and bankruptcy followed. […]

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Lemons

When Life Hands You Lemons (Part 1)

When Life Hands You Lemons, Make Martinis — With a Twist!* Life was humming along on all cylinders for a while. Born in Alabama, I grew up in a small German-American farming town north of Detroit, where I lived a book-filled childhood and followed most of the rules. Graduated from Wayne Law School cum laude […]

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Cash

Money Stashers

How much cash do you have on hand? According to the U.S. Federal Reserve, approximately $1.28 trillion dollars in cash are in circulation in the United States. Most of that is in Federal Reserve notes. One economist estimates that there’s enough cash in circulation for every American to have about $1,300.  Do you have that much […]

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Florida Fiction & Fantasy

Once upon a time in a galaxy far away, I lived in the land of the frozen tundra. Which is to say Detroit. Where the weak are killed and eaten. Where a twenty-six mile commute can take three hours to get to work and another three to get home. Where the entire month of February […]

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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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Hercules the Liger

Beware the Liger!

If Jack Reacher were an animal, I’m inclined to believe he’d be a liger. Ligers are big cats. They’re huge, they’re rare, and they’re dangerous. Nobody messes with a liger and lives to tell about it. Sounds like Reacher, doesn’t it? Do you know much about ligers? Probably less than FBI Agents Kim Otto and […]

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Saturday Special: New Release Week!

This is a week I’ve been waiting to experience with you for a long time. It’s Jack in the Green Release Week!!! In today’s Saturday Special, 5 fun facts about Jack in the Green: 1. The first public hint about the content of the book was dropped on January 20, 2014. In this article by […]

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Jack in the Green Diane Capri

Jack in the Green Release Day!

First, there was Don’t Know Jack. Next, there was Jack in a Box, Jack and Kill, and Get Back Jack. Then, Don’t Know Jack stepped back in the spotlight by appearing in the New York Times Bestselling Set Deadly Dozen. Now, I’m thrilled to announce the NEXT BOOK in the Hunt for Jack Reacher Series […]

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