What comes to mind when you hear the word ‘Mafia’? Murder, money-laundering, scandal, wiseguys… Apart from making the perfect backdrop for action-packed thrillers, the mafia is one of the most powerful organized-crime units on the globe, raking in billions of cash each year from nefarious dealings. The mobster presence in Italy is part of the […]
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Fatal Game released two weeks ago and so far, the reviews are stellar. Whew! I’m always nervous while I wait for the early responses, you know? This book features everyone’s favorite intrepid journalist, Jess Kimball. I started writing about Jess several years ago after a friend suggested a great true crime book by […]
What words do you associate with white collar crime? Maybe: Fraud? Finances? Business? Government? Justice? What about victim? Do white collar crimes have victims? If you’ve read my Jess Kimball Thrillers, Fatal Demand and Fatal Error, you know the answer is most emphatically yes. The FBI describes white collar crime as “characterized by deceit, concealment, […]
Every year at the end of December, I like to give you a special offer to thank you for all the reading you’ve done this year, and as a way of saying, I hope you’ll keep it up in 2017! That’s why, right now, my Jess Kimball thriller Fatal Demand is on sale for 99 […]
You know who Frank Abagnale is, right? He was the trickster and imposter who posed as at least eight different professionals when he was between the ages of 15 and 21 in the 1960’s. He spent a few years in prison, then took a job working for the federal government. (No jokes about government workers, […]
What happens when a child goes missing? I wrote recently about the steps law enforcement, families, and nonprofit organizations take to find a missing or kidnapped child. Unfortunately, often finding a missing child requires a lot of patience and a lot of luck. Jess Kimball of my Jess Kimball Thriller Series is still trying to […]
You never know what you’re going to learn when you start reading a book. It’s true, isn’t it? The same is true for writing a book. In my new release in my Jess Kimball thriller series, Fatal Demand, investigative journalist Jess Kimball goes to New Orleans. This time, my New Orleans research took me to a […]
The books I’ve wanted to bring you for 10 years are finally here! I explained recently why I wrote Fatal Demand and Fatal Error. Basically, I had the idea back in 2006, on a trip to Italy. I’d seen a fellow while touring Pompeii who looked like a good villain to me. Of course, I […]
Nigel Blackwell is my co-author on Fatal Demand and Fatal Error, the new releases in the Jess Kimball Thriller series. Jess Kimball’s pursuit of the Ficarra brothers is a big story and a long one. So I teamed up with my friend, the amazing writer Nigel Blackwell, to bring it to you. Let’s get to […]
Has 2015 held adventure for you? For me, 2015 was the year I completed a grand adventure I’d planned long ago. Let me explain. First, let’s take a short time travel back to June 2014. You may remember how, in the summer of 2014, we headed off together on a most unusual trip. The project was called Flight […]
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