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Deadly Dozen USA Today Bestseller

Saturday Special: Reviving The Past

Happy Saturday, one and all! Congratulations on making it to the weekend! This week, we here in Diane Capri World have been doing a bit of reflecting on the past. Maybe it has something to do with Spring Cleaning, getting a new start, and all that. 1. For starters, Deadly Dozen hit the USA Today Bestsellers […]

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DKJ- German translation

Saturday Special: Change Is In The Air

Change is in the air. Do you feel it? I mean that quite literally — central Florida is COVERED in pollen! Apparently spring took its cue from the calendar and arrived here in full force. Antihistamines to the rescue! Have the seasons started changing yet where you live? In addition to the weather, several other […]

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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

We Are The Twelve

I’ve been holding back for a while now. It was too soon to tell you, but I’m finally ready to reveal the answer to the question… Who are The Twelve? Here we are! Eleven of my favorite mystery/thriller writers and I have joined forces to see what happens when 12 award-winning and bestselling authors writing […]

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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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Wedding Rings

Love At First Connection and The Rest of the Story

Tomorrow is Valentine’s Day. A day to celebrate romance. You’ve read my books. You know I’m not an especially romantic person. One of my writer friends once suggested that I should put more romance in my books. I said, “I’m married. What do I know about romance?” She replied, “Well, you write about murder and […]

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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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Hogsmeade

Saturday Special: Harry Potter World Expanding

From the court room to the theme parks, we have a lot to catch up on in this “Saturday Special.” Let’s get right to it. 1. Amanda Knox. You may recall I blogged about her retrial in December. Thursday an Italian appellate court officially decided to uphold her original guilty verdict. (You’ll recall, that’s the […]

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Hogsmeade

How Powerful is Imagination?

Reading is one of the most wonderful things I ever learned to do. I’m guessing it’s one of your pleasures, too. What do you want to get from a good book? Many readers tell me they want to escape into another world and completely forget about their own. Writers who can give us the words […]

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Saturday Special: Amanda Knox and Jack Reacher and Me

It’s been a fun week for me, a suspenseful week for Amanda Knox, a GREAT week for Don’t Know Jack, and a challenging week for the Tampa Police Department. Here’s a few highlights from my world this week. 1. I was featured in a column by Tampa Tribune military reporter Howard Altman. He was interested […]

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