Tag Archives | fiction

Tampa’s Food Halls

The Hunt for Justice books are set in Tampa, Florida, where the fictional star of this series, Judge Willa Carson, lives with her husband George and their two labradors. George owns a 5-Star restaurant and they live on the premises. Wouldn’t you love to have gourmet room service meals prepared precisely as you wish every […]

Continue Reading Comments { 0 }

Murder, Mystery and Food in Florida?

You know I love reading a book on a warm beach, which is why my Hunt for Justice Mystery Series is set in the Sunshine State. I know, I know— who doesn’t? But bear with me. I’m not talking only about Disney World and the beaches. As a mystery writer, I try to peer into […]

Continue Reading

True Crime: Murder and Mayhem in Florida

Murder in Paradise is a tantalizing theme. Don’t you agree? There’s something about the contrast between beautiful weather and mystery that makes stories more compelling, I think. That’s what compels me to set a lot of my books in Florida — especially my Hunt for Justice series. While researching my plots to make them as […]

Continue Reading

Tampa, Books, and Coffee!

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 […]

Continue Reading

Where to Dine in Tampa

One of my favorite things about the Tampa Bay Area (besides the natural beauty, of course…) is discovering the little nuggets of its unique history. That’s what a writer loves to do — we soak up everything. And in the process we’re able to see how the big picture developed and show it to you […]

Continue Reading

Tampa Bay Runners

Are you a runner? I’m an occasional runner, but Judge Willa Carson is devoted to the sport. She’s the star of my Hunt for Justice Series. Running isn’t just a random activity that I drew out of a hat for Willa Carson. It makes perfect sense that she’s a runner, based on the numerous benefits […]

Continue Reading

So what is Prepper Cuisine? Find out!

If you’ve read books in my Hunt for Jack Reacher series, you know Reacher is an expert at living off the grid. With an estimated 3 million Preppers living in the US, he’s not the only one.  A ‘Prepper’ is someone who prepares for emergencies. The level of preparedness and types of emergencies that Preppers […]

Continue Reading

Prepper Bunkers and Shelters

If you’ve read books in my Hunt for Jack Reacher series, you know Reacher is an expert at living off the grid. But he’s not the only one. The most crucial aspect of being a Prepper is radical self-reliance. Ultimately, Preppers seek to have the necessary equipment and knowledge to protect themselves and their loved […]

Continue Reading

The World of Elite Preppers

If you’ve read books in my Hunt for Jack Reacher series, you know Reacher is an expert at living off the grid. But he’s not the only one. For the last few weeks, I’ve been writing about Preppers to give you a taste of the lifestyle.  The most crucial aspect of being a Prepper is […]

Continue Reading

Have you heard of Prepper University?

When it comes to ways of being prepared, the list is seemingly endless. Being a Prepper is more than having necessities such as food, water and first-aid equipment on hand. It requires having the right knowledge and always being alert and ready to protect yourself and your loved ones at a moment’s notice. Jack Reacher’s […]

Continue Reading

Get Jack in the Green—Free!

Sign up FREE to my email list & start reading Jack in the Green in minutes...