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Has Your Phone Been Hacked? Pt. 2

Have you ever worried about your personal information being stolen from your cellphone? If not, you probably should. Even if you’re like FBI Special Agent Kim Otto who has layers upon layers of security surrounding her wireless devices, your privacy still might be at risk. Last week I wrote about how stalkerware can be downloaded off the internet, […]

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Has Your Phone Been Hacked? Pt. 1

Have you ever worried about your personal information being stolen from your cellphone? If not, you probably should. A while ago I wrote about the dangers of using public wifi. But even if you’re like FBI Special Agent Kim Otto who has layers upon layers of security surrounding her wireless devices, your privacy still might […]

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What about windsurfing? Pt. 1

Have you heard of windsurfing? As I do with each of my books, while I was writing Jack of Spades I did a ton of research and one of the subjects I found fascinating was windsurfing.  The sport was originated in 1964 in Pennsylvania and combines aspects of surfing and sailing. Windsurfing requires the skill […]

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How to Survive a Rip Current Pt.2

As I do with each of my books, while I was writing Jack of Spades I did a ton of research. I can’t wait to hear what you think! Last week I wrote about how to survive rip currents. These are long narrow channels of water that move away from the shore at high speed. […]

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How to Survive a Rip Current Pt.1

Have you spent any time at the beach this summer? As a snowbird, I’m fortunate to live near the water at my home in Michigan as well as my home in Florida. Being near water is great not only for kicking back and sipping a glass of wine as the sun slips away into the […]

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What to do in San Diego

Have you experienced the rich culture of San Diego? In Jack of Spades, Agent Otto is too busy tracking down Jack Reacher to take in the city’s many attractions but if she had free time, she would add these five pit stops to her “must see” list.   Known for its beaches, craft beer and […]

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Cold Cases in Laconia, New Hampshire

In my new Hunt for Jack Reacher thriller, Jack of Spades, FBI Special Agent Kim Otto begins in Laconia, New Hampshire. Laconia is a picturesque city located in Belknap County with a population of around 16,000. Despite its relatively small size, the city offers an abundance of activities for residents and visitors alike, especially for […]

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Crime and criminals in San Diego Pt. 2

Have you experienced the rich culture of San Diego? In Jack of Spades, Agent Otto is too busy tracking down Jack Reacher to take in the city’s many attractions. Of course, as a thriller author I’m always looking at the darker side of things. Fortunately for Otto, San Diego has a relatively low crime rate […]

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Crime and Criminals in San Diego Pt. 1

Have you experienced the rich culture of San Diego? In Jack of Spades, Agent Otto is too busy tracking down Jack Reacher to take in the city’s many attractions but if she had free time she would enjoy San Diego’s many beaches and other amenities. The second largest city in California, San Diego boasts beautiful […]

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Are You Ready To Stock Up On Summer Reads?

One of my favorite parts of summer is spending time outside reading a good book with my little schnauzer Miki! Of course, this means that my TBR pile is quickly shrinking. Ah, bookworm problems… This is the story of my life! Yours too?  I have a great solution for those of you hoping to stock […]

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