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The Park Hotel Mysteries Now Available WorldWide

If you’re thinking these covers look a lot like Michigan’s famous Mackinac Island, you’re right. I’ve been in love with Mackinac Island since I worked there in college and I love to read traditional cozy mystery. So I decided to write a series of my own in tribute to both. So far, readers have loved the series. […]

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Murder for Hire Gone Wrong

Gamblers and con-men believe “there’s a sucker born every minute.” As early as 1879, the phrase was uttered and in today’s world, those con-men have become a lot more sophisticated. For scam artists and thieves, the internet provides a multitude of opportunities to take advantage of well-meaning people. As a crime writer, I see too […]

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Missing Man Found Alive & Well 40 Years Later

Too often, the stories we hear about missing people end in tragedy. But sometimes missing persons 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 people […]

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Missing Man Solves His Own Case 30 Years Later

As the author behind the Jess Kimball Thriller Series, I keep myself informed and motivated by the cases of children who were found alive. One of my favorite scenes in the Jess Kimball series is the Christmas when Jess finally gets her wish. Now you know my secret. I really do love a happy ending. […]

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Last Call – Deep Cover Jack on Sale!

So hard to believe that we’re already right on top of the new year, isn’t it? I swear, the time passes faster and faster every year. I’m sending you all my very best wishes for a most excellent 2020! Meanwhile, we can celebrate! Doesn’t that sound great? We’ll be splashing this “Last Call” sale around […]

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Watch Out for Online Romance Scams

Previously, I wrote about the dangers of Tech-support scams that trick people into paying for fake online security services or software. You can learn more about tech-scams here. Unfortunately, these types of scams are just one of many online frauds to be aware of. You’ll find references to the invisible dangers that accompany technology in […]

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Watch out for Lottery Scams

For scam artists and thieves, the internet provides a multitude of opportunities to take advantage of well-meaning people. As a crime writer, I see too many of these stories every year.  You’ll find references to the invisible dangers that accompany technology in my Jess Kimball thrillers. In Fatal Demand, it’s Investigative Reporter Jess Kimball’s impossible […]

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True Crime Holiday Edition

Do you consider yourself a professional armchair detective? Are you a true crime connoisseur? 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.  Whenever I start to wonder whether a […]

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THANKSGIVING: PLEASURE OR PERIL?

I’m thinking of you this Thanksgiving holiday here in the U.S., and am sending a little humor your way:   Just hoping to make you smile. It’s one way this Thanksgiving that I can give back to YOU, the best readers in the world, for making my job possible. Wishing you many smiles, delightful aromas, […]

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What about windsurfing? Pt. 2

Have you heard of windsurfing? As I do with each of my books, while I was writing Jack of Spades I did a ton of research and one of the subjects I enjoyed was windsurfing.  Windsurfing is usually considered an extreme water sport for professional thrill-seekers. However, there are many opportunities for first-time windsurfers to […]

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