Tag Archives | Lee Child

Diane Capri and Lee Child

Who’s Your Blue-Eyed Mommy?

Lee Child and Jack Reacher and I have blue eyes. Do you? If you have blue eyes, we might be cousins. Who knew, right? A recent study, reported by LiveScience.com, claims that people with blue eyes have a single, common ancestor. “[W]e can conclude that all blue-eyed individuals are linked to the same ancestor,” Eiberg said. […]

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Morning Person Humor

Owl or Lark? Why It’s Okay to NOT Be A Morning Person

When do you do your best work? For me, it’s any time AFTER morning. Or, as my friend Lee Child famously said, “Nothing of value happens before noon.” I totally agree! Does this make me a bad person? Does it mean I’m lazy or weak? Of course not! It’s just that we owls operate a […]

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Jet Wing

Before We Board, Jets Are Tested to the Max

If you’ve read my books, you know how important air travel is to many of my storylines. You might also know that FBI Special Agent Kim Otto, the star of my Hunt for Jack Reacher series, fears flying. She boards the planes and flies because it’s the most efficient way to find Reacher — and to […]

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Jack and Joe by Diane Capri

Thriller Award Finalist! Jack and Joe

Jack and Joe is an ITW Thriller Award Finalist! How Cool is That?! I’m sooo excited to tell you this news! I’m nominated for the Thriller Award for Jack and Joe! Thanks so much to the International Thriller Writers Organization and the Awards Committee for this honor! The Thriller Award is our “Oscar,” and I can’t tell you […]

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Batman V. Superman

BATMAN V SUPERMAN: What’s your superpower?

If you could have one superpower, what would it be? I ask because Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice released in movie theaters yesterday. Here’s the synopsis of the new action and adventure film: “Fearing the actions of Superman are left unchecked, Batman takes on the man of steel, while the world wrestles with what […]

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Cubi Bar Cafe

What’s Happening To Officers’ Clubs?

If you’ve ever experienced an Officers’ Club on a military base, you’re quickly becoming a part of history. Officers’ Clubs, or “O Clubs” as they’re often called, are becoming a thing of the past. If you’ve read Jack and Joe or The Enemy, the Jack Reacher thriller by Lee Child, you know why I’m interested in […]

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New Years Resolution Humor

Ditch the Resolution and Go with a Motto

Ah, we made it to the first weekend of 2016! Are you exhausted from the holidays, or feeling renewed with the changing of the calendar? I’m a little bit of both, but mostly, I’m welcoming 2016 with open arms. 2015 was unbelievably busy, and I like the comfort implied in the even-numbered years. Quite a […]

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West Point Honor Code

How West Point Inspires Honesty

I love these little minions for their honesty! Here’s one of their latest truisms: Are you a cash stasher? I’m not. But if I was, I like to think I’d be a law-abiding cash stasher. As a fiction writer, I do tons of research to make sure every detail in my books is definitely plausible. On […]

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CID Army

Thwarting Corruption In The Military

There’s no denying it. Corruption exists everywhere, even within the military. It comes up in my Hunt for Jack Reacher thriller Jack and Joe, and it comes up in The Enemy by Lee Child. We can’t zap corruption out completely. It’s part of the human condition. But we can do our best to keep as […]

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Coffee

Kim Otto’s Rules: Lesson II

Have you read Jack Reacher’s Rules? It’s a handbook of sorts, full of helpful tips and nuggets of wisdom inspired by the way Lee Child’s Jack Reacher lives off the grid and operates without dying. So far, at least. If you’ve read books in my Hunt for Jack Reacher series, you know hunting Reacher is deadly. […]

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