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Thriller Book of the Month Club

August #Giveaway from THE TWELVE

The Twelve Presents: Thriller Book of the Month Club! In case you haven’t heard the news yet, I’m a part of a group of bestselling authors called The Twelve, and we’ve formed a Thriller Book of the Month Club! That means that every month, we have a different author of the month and a different bundle of prizes […]

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Investing in Gold: Silly, Sound or Criminal?

Research for my thrillers usually takes some wild and crazy turns. Every book is sparked by an idea or an event and then, after a while, it can grow into a great story. Such was the case when one of my friends told me at lunch a couple of years ago that she was investing […]

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TRUE CRIME: Bored Robber Gives Up

Of course, I’m committed to writing stories that are both believable and exciting. In fact, this is part of the reason I do so much research before and during the writing of my thrillers.  Here’s one strange case of true crime I came across recently: The owner of a kebab store in New Zealand was working his regular hours […]

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DEEP COVER JACK

Happy #BookLoversDay! And A Giveaway!

Happy National Book Lovers Day! And A Giveaway! Every year on August 9th, we celebrate National Book Lovers Day. Who’s with me?! To me, Book Lovers Day is a reminder of my appreciation for you — the best readers in the world. If you’re a book lover, you deserve to be celebrated. And this is your […]

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Deep Cover Jack by Diane Capri

Now’s the Time to Pre-Order Deep Cover Jack!

Deep Cover Jack is the latest in my Hunt for Jack Reacher Series. Many of you have been asking for pre-order links, and now we have them! Deep Cover Jack releases September 1st and 2nd. I can’t wait for you to read it! What’s Deep Cover Jack about? FBI Special Agents Kim Otto and Carlos Gaspar will […]

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TRUE CRIME: Pokemon Go Leads To Arrest

My readers know that I’m dedicated to writing mystery/thrillers that are believable as well as exciting. My plots are always at least theoretically possible. This is one of the reasons I do so much research. The research serves to verify that my story makes logical sense in the real world. Whenever I start to wonder whether […]

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DNA Generated Faces

Bad News For Criminals Who Left DNA Behind

The science news I’m about to tell you about is really, really bad news for criminals who haven’t been caught yet. Imagine there was a break-in at your home, and all the burglar left behind was a drop of blood. Scientists are now fine-tuning technology that would allow them to create a computer-constructed image of the […]

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That Flying Insect Might Be A Camera

Take a look at these 2 images. One is a bug, and one is a mechanical flying drone with a camera. Can you tell which is which? Maybe you could. But if you weren’t looking for the differences, you may have been fooled. The one with the camera (the one on the right) is called […]

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Why We NEED To Attend The Key Lime Festival Next Year

Key West holds a Key Lime Festival every year. How did we miss this?! This year it’s July 2-4, 2016… but I wonder if it’s too early to sign up for next year?! As a snowbird, I spend much of the year in Florida, which means I’ve taken my fair share of trips to Key […]

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Hemingway House

How Did Hemingway Get Any Writing Done?!?

I’ve written several times about real life homes of famous authors: Agatha Christie and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, to name a couple. But there’s another author who is famous for his home… You know who I’m talking about, right? The home is in Key West, and the writer is Ernest Hemingway. The novelist was born in […]

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