The great author John D. MacDonald would have turned 100 years old this coming Sunday, July 24th. If you love thrillers like me, one obvious way to celebrate is by reading a John D. MacDonald book or short story. But it’s also appropriate to celebrate by reflecting on his life, his influences, and his legacy. […]
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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 […]
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 […]
Everyone on Team Diane Capri has one goal only. You already know what that goal is, don’t you? We want our readers to be satisfied every time. First, last and always, what we do here is all about you. Readers Are #1 Naturally, then, when it came time to choose between two titles for my next […]
When you can’t avoid pirates, joining them is the only option. So it is for residents of South Tampa during this Saturday’s Gasparilla PirateFest. You think not? Check out this crowd during the much smaller Children’s Parade and imagine how many more will be there awaiting the arrival of the pirate ship Jose Gaspar: You’ve never heard of Jose […]
#1 Amazon Bestselling Author Diane Capri’s Jess Kimball is a hit! Investigative Journalist and Relentless Advocate Jess Kimball returns in Fatal Enemy, a new short story available now! Download a sample or buy a copy: CLICK HERE! Jess Kimball’s Impossible Mission: Protect Crime Victims Relentless victims’ rights advocate Jess Kimball and Jack Reacher both deliver justice when […]
There’s no nicer guy on the planet than my friend Lee Child. He’s kind, amusing, normal. What’s not to like? You probably feel the same. He’s smiling and blue-eyed friendly in all those author photos, right? What we see is what we get with Lee Child: So I asked him if he wanted to be Revealed […]
I’m a Florida writer. I love my adopted home because, well, what’s not to love? We live in paradise. We wear flip flops year round, drive convertible cars, drink margaritas by the pitcher, and get invaded by pirates once a year (in addition to Yankees, Cardinals, Tigers, Braves, Bears, Seahawks, etc.). Everybody wants to escape […]
I blogged about Trailblazer Steve Jobs earlier this summer when he announced his resignation as CEO. At the time, a friend lamented, “He would never have quit if he wasn’t seriously ill. He won’t live much longer.” While I secretly feared this was true, I also hoped my friend was wrong. I hoped Mr. Jobs was recovering […]
The Help, based on Kathryn Stockett’s novel set in Jackson, Mississippi, where the author grew up, is this summer’s hottest success story.But perhaps more important is the rest of the story. Do you know it? The film’s tag line promises: “Three extraordinary women are about to take an extraordinary step…” Indeed they did and the film is […]
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