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What about windsurfing? Pt. 2

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 enjoyed was windsurfing.  Windsurfing is usually considered an extreme water sport for professional thrill-seekers. However, there are many opportunities for first-time windsurfers to […]

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True Crime: Fact or Fiction?

Do you consider yourself a professional armchair detective? Are you a true crime connoisseur?  My readers know that I’m dedicated to writing thrillers that are believable as well as exciting. My plots are always at least theoretically possible. One of the reasons I do so much research is to verify that my story makes logical […]

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Lee Child, Jack Reacher, and Blue Moon!

I just love a celebration, don’t you? Today, we’ve several things to celebrate. And we’ll cap it off with a great contest!   We’re celebrating three big birthdays! Happy Birthday to our friends Lee Child and Jack Reacher, our two favorite Scorpios, for sure. And now we must add their new book, Blue Moon! If […]

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IS SOMEONE LISTENING TO YOUR HEARBEAT? Pt. 2

Have you ever worried that you were being spied on without knowing it? If not, you probably should. A while ago I wrote about a new technology that can identify people by their heartbeats. Even the most skilled criminals and spies who have figured out how to con facial recognition software and fake their fingerprints […]

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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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