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How To Escape Duct Tape Handcuffs

We’ve talked some here on my blog (here and here) about the very real dangers of being kidnapped. Abducted. Held for ransom. Something along those lines happens to Jordan Fox in the False Truth Mystery Serial. In the process, Jordan’s wrists are duct taped together in front of her. Jack Reacher’s Rules teaches us that “The width of […]

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Why Serialized Novels Are Making A Comeback

The serialized novel. It’s been around since the mid-1700’s, became wildly popular during the Victorian Era thanks to Charles Dickens, and faded from popularity around the time radio became widely available for entertainment. QUIZ! Besides most of Dickens’ major novels including Oliver Twist, A Tale of Two Cities, and Great Expectations, do you know what […]

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FIFA Corruption: Fact AND Fiction

Soccer has become more popular in the U.S. so I wanted to write a thriller surrounding the sport. Many soccer matches are nail-biters, to be sure. But my thrillers, as you know, are all about crimes. Hmmmm…. Research was required. And guess what I found? Corruption within the nonprofit organization in charge of governing international […]

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Saturday Special: American History Quiz

Heads Up: I know birds can read. If you’re a bird, don’t bother reading this blog, though. It’s about road trips, which are irrelevant to you since you can fly (for free, I might add… jealous!!) and it’s about fireworks which you probably want to steer clear of. Oh and I’m starting off with a quiz, […]

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Is Jack Reacher Hiding In An Ecocapsule?

Where is Jack Reacher? It’s a little bit odd that he simply shows up somewhere every fall with no explanation for where he’s been, don’t you think? It took ten years to find Osama Bin Laden, perhaps the most wanted criminal on earth. But even he was living somewhere all that time. He wasn’t on […]

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Q&A: My German Book Translations

Whew! Now that we’ve wrapped up the False Truth Mystery Serial, I have a little more time on my hands. (Emphasis on little… I’ve also been working on the next Hunt for Jack Reacher book, which should be available in the fall, publishing gods willing.) But in my moment of downtime, I wanted to take a […]

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Sunday Special: The Importance of Body Language

We’ve been talking about body language a bit this week because we all know body language communicates at least as much as words do. As readers, we love words and communication. As mystery readers, we’re fascinated by the hidden meanings. So body language is a natural area of interest for us, and usually a source […]

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False Truth Mystery Serial: The Thrilling Conclusion!

It’s been a long and winding road from Jordan Fox’s first day on the job. Who killed Jordan’s mother? Why did they do it? Will Jordan bring them to justice? And what about Claire, Clayton, Theresa and Jordan’s dad? I feel like all of these story people are my friends, you know? The exciting conclusion, False […]

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Mystery Serial: First 4 Books FREE!

On Saturday, I told you the thrilling news that iBooks is offering False Truth 1-4 for FREE for a very limited time! (Have other retailers done the same? Maybe so! Check them out!) The Boxed Set contains the first FOUR books in the False Truth Jordan Fox Mystery Serial. The False Truth Mystery Serial contains […]

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Do You Know Jordan Fox?

I’m THRILLED to let you know iBooks is offering the False Truth 1-4 Boxed Set FREE for a very limited time!!! Follow Jordan Fox’s quest to find her mother’s killers, prove her dad’s innocence, and win her dream job. This serial has all the smart mystery/thriller elements you’ve come to expect from my books. Excitement, action, unusual plots, […]

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