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Florida’s Hidden Treasures Part 2

By now, you know that I love Florida. 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 the strange and mysterious side of Florida, which is part of the intrigue It’s not only my love […]

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Florida’s Hidden Treasures Part 1

By now, you know that I love Florida. 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 the darker side of Florida’s history, which is part of the intrigue! You know I love reading a […]

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Crime: Some like it hot, some like it cold

Crime in Paradise is a frequent theme in my thrillers. I’ve written numerous books set in the Sunshine State, partly because I live in Florida and know it well. Another reason is because statistics show that Florida’s weather may influence crime rates and the types of crime found in the state. When we think of […]

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Palm Beach: The Breakers, The Bunker, and the Everglades Club

In Jack the Reaper, the latest thriller in my Hunt for Jack Reacher Series, FBI Special Agents Kim Otto and Carlos Gaspar spend some time in Palm Beach tracking down leads connected to the Hunt for Jack Reacher. Have you ever been to Palm Beach? As a snowbird, I spend my winters in Florida, but […]

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The Most Unique Corner of Disney (It’s At Epcot)

Did you know there’s a spot at Epcot where you can learn the history of your surname or family name? So, if you’ve ever been to Disney World, you know it has a lot to offer. Did you know there are people who go to Disney 3-4 times a week?? Not per month. Per WEEK. […]

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5 Reasons To Visit Mackinac Island

In my Hunt for Justice books, you’ll find connections between Florida and Michigan. Both are lovely places to visit. And, it turns out, both are lovely places to live! As luck would have it, I’m able to enjoy a snowbird lifestyle, spending part of the year in Florida and part in Michigan. You’ll find the […]

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Escape to Florida With Me!

Most of my Hunt for Justice books are set in Tampa, Florida, where Judge Willa Carson lives. Cold Justice is the big exception, taking place while Willa and her husband George are on a vacation in Michigan, where they run into murder. But from the first book in the series, Due Justice, to the most […]

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4 More Gorgeous Spots to Read in Florida

Since many of my mystery and thriller books are set in Florida, I told you last time about 3 of the best spots to read in Florida. But Florida has so much to offer, I couldn’t stop at three. Here are 4 more of the best spots in Florida for bookworms to settle in with […]

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3 Gorgeous Spots to Read in Florida

Pop Quiz! What pairs well with beaches? What pairs well with sitting outside during mild winter days? What’s the best activity during a thunderstorm? What’s the best way to wind down after a long, magical day at Disney? If you guessed “reading” for all four questions, you are correct! And that, ladies and gentlemen, makes […]

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New Cryptic Email Involves Judge Carson

New Willa Carson Short Available NOW! I don’t know about you, but for me, this month has flown by. I’ve been working hard at the keyboard most of the month and I’m pleased to say that I finished and submitted the next Michael Flint book to my editor. As soon as they tell me a […]

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