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Don't Know Jack Paperback

‘Don’t Know Jack’ Takes the Spotlight in Paperback

New Paperback of Don’t Know Jack: Coming to a Bookstore Near You! I published Don’t Know Jack in 2012, the first of the Hunt for Jack Reacher series. It was slow out of the gate, but rapidly picked up steam as readers began to find it, and the books in the series that followed. (Novel #5, […]

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Book of Month Club September

Diane Capri Swag in This Month’s Giveaway!

Have you joined the Thriller Book of the Month Club yet? It’s operated by The Twelve, and offers a different giveaway of a bundle of swag every month from a different author. The Twelve is a group of bestselling authors, writing across the boundaries of thriller, mystery, horror, and crime. The author featured in September […]

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Daylight Saving Time

#DaylightSavingTime: A Fun Fact And A Mystery

Here’s a fun fact and a mystery for you: The guy on the cover of Don’t Know Jack played a role in the creation of Daylight Saving Time. Do you know who I’m talking about? It’s a bit of a riddle, but October is Mystery Month, so I’ll let you contemplate. Take a good look. Need […]

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Crown Vic Interceptor Police Car

The Crown Vic: What’s the Big Deal?

In Don’t Know Jack, we are introduced to Carlos Gaspar’s love of the Crown Vic — and Kim Otto’s disdain for it: “Gaspar picked a full sized sedan at the rental counter in Atlanta. A black Crown Vic. The kind of car Kim hated because it was too big, and too low to the ground. She’d have […]

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#TBT – A Blast From The Past – September 2014

Some of my favorite blog posts are the ones where I share real-life stories with you that inform my writing. For Throw Back Thursday, I thought I’d share this one from last year about Code Name Hot Lips. Did you see it? What do you think? To read the post, CLICK HERE.    

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Vest with Pockets

5 Cool Travel Gadgets For Reacher Hunters

Lee Child’s Jack Reacher travels light. He carries a folding toothbrush, an ATM card, and an expired passport. Talk about bare bones travel, right? Hitching rides, taking the bus. No, thanks. Not my style at all. Not FBI Special Agents Kim Otto and Carlos Gaspar’s style either. Their business is to Hunt for Jack Reacher. […]

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Trailing Otto & Gaspar in Search of Fireworks

Here in the U.S., we’re preparing to celebrate our Independence Day July 4th One of the most appropriate ways to celebrate is with fireworks, since, on the first anniversary of our independence, Philadelphia celebrated with fireworks in the year 1777. I love fireworks! Don’t you? Traverse City, Michigan, which is where I spend my summers, […]

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From Fort Bragg to Nashville

A Hunt-for-Jack-Reacher Themed Road Trip

Are you taking any road trips this summer? Part of my next Hunt for Jack Reacher thriller takes place in North Carolina, including the Great Smoky Mountains and a jaunt to Tennessee. North Carolina and Tennessee are so beautiful in the summer, I started thinking what fun it would be to take a Jack Reacher-themed […]

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World Time

How Will You Use Your Leap Second?

Jack Reacher has a clock in his head. For the rest of us, on June 30th, 2015, at 23:59:60 UTC, the world clock will gain an extra second. As best I understand it, this happens because Earth’s rotation around its own axis is slowing down. Very, very, VERY gradually. But still, enough that it makes the […]

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Unusual Prison Escapes

If you’ve read the first thriller in the Hunt for Jack Reacher Series, Don’t Know Jack, you know that a jailbreak of sorts plays a role in the story. When I’m writing a new book, like now, stories such as these are never far from my mind. As we’ve seen this month in the New York […]

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