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ARE YOU A MISSING PERSON?

Seriously. You could be a missing person and not even know it. Any of us could be. As you know, stories about missing people fascinate me. I’ve written about various ways people go missing in several of my books. Since I’m a mystery/thriller/suspense writer, the answers in my books are usually crime-related, of course. While […]

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Missing kids. Mass searches. Good news.

Too often, the stories we hear about missing children end in tragedy. But sometimes missing children turn up alive. That’s the outcome Jess Kimball is counting on because her son was kidnapped as an infant. As the author behind the Jess Kimball Thriller Series, I keep myself informed and motivated by the cases of children […]

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Florida’s Hidden Treasures – Part 3

As a mystery writer, I try to peer into the strange and mysterious side of Florida, which is part of the intrigue! It’s not only my love for beach weather that compels me to set the Hunt for Justice Mystery Series in the Sunshine State. It’s the rich history. There’s also something about the contrast between […]

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Florida’s Hidden Treasures Part 2

By now, you know that I love Florida. I know, I know— who doesn’t? But bear with me. I’m not talking only about Disney World and the beaches. As a mystery writer, I try to peer into the strange and mysterious side of Florida, which is part of the intrigue It’s not only my love […]

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Florida’s Hidden Treasures Part 1

By now, you know that I love Florida. I know, I know— who doesn’t? But bear with me. I’m not talking only about Disney World and the beaches. As a mystery writer, I try to peer into the darker side of Florida’s history, which is part of the intrigue! You know I love reading a […]

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Crime: Some like it hot, some like it cold

Crime in Paradise is a frequent theme in my thrillers. I’ve written numerous books set in the Sunshine State, partly because I live in Florida and know it well. Another reason is because statistics show that Florida’s weather may influence crime rates and the types of crime found in the state. When we think of […]

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Accidents Happen Part #2

Accidents happen. Just ask Willa Carson. In my latest thriller, Night Justice, Judge Willa Carson is horrified when she hits a man with her car. She jumps out to help, but it’s too late. He’s not breathing and she can’t revive him. Famous Restaurant Owner’s Wife Kills Pedestrian is the top click bait headline for […]

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Accidents Happen Part #1

Accidents happen. Just ask Willa Carson. In my latest thriller, Night Justice, Judge Willa Carson is horrified when she hits a man with her car. She jumps out to help, but it’s too late. He’s not breathing and she can’t revive him. Famous Restaurant Owner’s Wife Kills Pedestrian is the top click bait headline for every […]

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The case of missing baby Lisa Irwin

Missing children is a subject that pervades all of my Jess Kimball books. It’s a devastating topic, of course, but it’s what drives Jess Kimball. She won’t rest until she’s found her son who was kidnapped as an infant. Jess Kimball’s job as an investigative journalist for Taboo Magazine keeps her fighting along the way […]

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Do you know what’s in your car? Part 2

We talked about black boxes in cars recently. This week I’ll be showing you some real-life stories where those black boxes were essential to solving real life cases.  In the 11th Willa Carson Mystery (7 novels and 5 exciting short reads for those times when you need a quick one!), NIGHT JUSTICE, Willa winds up in a […]

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