Regular readers know I love coffee. My morning always starts with three mugs of black coffee and some days, more. Not surprisingly, coffee features prominently in my books, too. Judge Willa Carson from my Hunt for Justice Series loves Coffee Con Leche, and understandably so. You would caffeinate aggressively too, if you were a busy […]
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Coffee before Crime!
Regular readers know I love coffee. My morning always starts with three mugs of black coffee and some days, more. Not surprisingly, coffee features prominently in my books. In the Hunt for Jack Reacher Series, FBI Special Agents Kim Otto and Carlos Gaspar drink a lot of coffee, too. I mean a LOT. So much […]
How Do You Like Your Coffee?
Something all great coffee drinkers have in common — we know how we like our coffee. How do you like your coffee? I like it hot. FBI Special Agent Kim Otto of my Hunt for Jack Reacher Thriller Series takes it black. Agent Gaspar likes his with heaps of cream and sugar. Investigative journalist Jess […]
Do Your Ancestors Determine How You Drink Coffee?
So I read recently that genes determine how you process coffee. Without even glancing at my family tree, I can tell you that my ancestors must have DEVOURED coffee because I’ve got a serious penchant for it. Besides just plain liking or not liking the taste of it, genes determine how we process coffee/caffeine. For […]
When One Book Closes, Another Opens
When I was writing earlier this week about how Dominick Dunne went from novelist to investigative journalism, it reminded me that my friend, Lee Child, worked in television production at Granada Television before becoming a novelist. Lee was a fan of crime novels, but had never been completely happy with the ones he read. He once […]
One Of The Coolest #Coffee Shops in Florida
What’s your favorite place to get a caffeine fix? Your kitchen? Starbucks? Or some other spot? FBI Special Agents Kim Otto and Carlos Gaspar, like Jack Reacher, will take coffeee wherever they can get it. Usually it’s a diner, or some office building where they’re meeting someone for an interview that they learned would be […]
Flying? Coffee? Reading? There’s An App For That
You saw this week that I told you about 4 of Kim Otto’s Rules, right? One of her guiding principles is to never sleep on an airplane. Her theory is that in any airplane disaster, you have a better chance of surviving if you’re awake. So I found this app that I’m thinking Kim Otto […]
Which Traits Can You Blame on Your DNA?
How many of our traits can we blame on our DNA? Height? Science says yes. But how about competitiveness? Stubbornness? A love of sweets? Below, we’ll look at these four traits and whether or not they’re connected to genes because… Jack and Joe, the new release in my Hunt for Jack Reacher Series… is due out August […]
Who are you having #coffee with this weekend?
Happy Father’s Day Weekend from Traverse City, Michigan! I’m here in Michigan for the summer now, spending my mornings with creatures like this: A coffee-drinking, purse-toting squirrel? That must be one very successful little lady! I wrote this week about why coffee helps us get stuff done. To read my blog post on the magic of java, CLICK HERE. Who are […]
Why Coffee Helps You Get Stuff Done
In the Hunt for Jack Reacher Series, FBI Special Agents Kim Otto and Carlos Gaspar drink a lot of coffee. I mean a LOT. So much that in Get Back Jack, we find Otto measuring intake not by the cup, but by the pot. “Kim took one last mental tour through her plan and […]
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