There are yachts, and then there are superyachts. I had an opportunity to feature one in my Michael Flint Heir Hunter book Trace Evidence, and you better believe I chose to make it a superyacht! Complete with a helipad! Some aspects of the research I do for my books are, well, more fun than others. […]
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Lasers vs. Drones: Who Wins?
In a fight between lasers and drones, who do you think would win? You remember the power of lasers in Goldfinger. James Bond gives us a scare as we watch a powerful laser inch closer to his body. I follow surveillance technology news because it comes up often in my books. In my Hunt for […]
What If You Were in a Helicopter When the Engine Fails?
If you want to write a great action scene, you’ve gotta know something about physics, know someone(s) who does, or be able to figure it out through research. For me, it’s a combination of all three when I write action scenes for my thrillers. One of them happens in Blood Trails, my new thriller novel […]
BATMAN V SUPERMAN: What’s your superpower?
If you could have one superpower, what would it be? I ask because Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice released in movie theaters yesterday. Here’s the synopsis of the new action and adventure film: “Fearing the actions of Superman are left unchecked, Batman takes on the man of steel, while the world wrestles with what […]
Who Says We Only Have 5 Senses?
You know what the traditional five senses are: sight, smell, taste, hearing, and touch. So what sense is FBI Special Agent Carlos Gaspar using when, in Jack in the Green, we learn: “It was his sixth sense that rankled.” –Jack in the Green At the time, Gaspar is arriving at Tampa’s MacDill Air Force Base […]
Researching The Hunt For Jack Reacher
Working on Get Back Jack this morning, the second novel in my Hunt for Jack Reacher series, the question was how fast an elevator travels from the ground to the 22d floor of a high rise office building in Washington DC. Anybody want to guess? Lee Child has famously claimed that he does no research when writing […]
Diane Capri Reveals Alan Champorcher
Here on Diane Capri Reveals, we’ve featured some of the biggest names in our genre, including my friends and colleagues Lee Child, the father of Rambo, David Morrell, this year’s Mystery Writers of America Grand Master, Margaret Maron, my colleague at the Bar, Steve Berry, dynamite writing duos Maxine Paetro (and James Patterson), Grant Blackwood (and James Rollins), and more. You […]
Jack Reacher: Less System, More Justice?
Jack Reacher opened on December 21. Have you seen the movie starring Tom Cruise yet? Here’s the official trailer: My friend Lee Child, creator of the 17 novels starring Jack Reacher, has famously said that Reacher is maybe a little bit psycho, but he’s beloved because Reacher always does the right thing. Kim Otto and […]
Raw Justice? Only If You Miss This!!
Day Four of the Holiday Blog Hop! Entered already? Enter again today! 1 New Way to Enter and 1 Bonus Points Question! Who are these guys (and gal)? What are these folks doing hanging around together like that? Got a clue? I’ll bet you do! For another chance to win our Licensed to Thrill Raffle, check […]
Diane Capri Reveals Sue Grafton
Like millions of mystery readers, I’ve been a Sue Grafton fan from the letter A. “A is for Alibi,” that is. Sue’s first Kinsey Milhone story, the one that kicked off her extremely popular alphabet series, was published in 1982. Back then, I was dreaming of writing fiction one day. Sue was a trailblazer and […]
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