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Who is Holding Your Phone Hostage?

We thriller authors engage in fascinating research before creating our exciting plots. Our research helps us craft stories we hope you’ll find thrilling when you read them.  That’s why I like to write about technology and the dangers that accompany it. This kind of “invisible danger” fascinates me, and you’ll find references along these lines […]

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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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Fair Justice by Diane Capri

Do You Know What You’re Drinking?

Do you know what is in your drinking water? Probably not. Neither did the residents in a small Florida town in the exciting short read, the 9th Willa Carson Mystery, FAIR JUSTICE  when a local reporter became suspicious when people in the community began suffering from a strange, debilitating illness. Like many of my plots, this one could […]

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Drones

Drones: How much do you know?

Drones — You’ve likely heard about them on the news or seen tech junkies flying them around, but how much do you know about drones? In Jack the Reaper, FBI Special Agent Kim Otto gets a quick and deadly lesson about drones. Which means I did a bunch of research about them and thought I’d share with […]

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Staten Island

Quirks of Staten Island, From A Thriller Author’s Perspective

Staten Island, one of the biggest of New York’s five boroughs, plays a part in my latest Jack Reacher novel, Jack the Reaper. Have you been to Staten Island? It’s an interesting part of New York because it’s the city’s second largest borough size-wise, but is one of the least populated. Which explains how there’s […]

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Congratulations, 2 Winners of Autographed Books!

Our #MidnightLine #JacktheReaper Contest, “Child & Capri: Better Together,” was a huge success! For those of you entered for a chance to win an autographed copy of The Midnight Line by Lee Child, and Jack The Reaper by yours truly. Today we are thrilled to announce the winners, chosen at random– Rosemary B. and Jennifer […]

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Laptop and phone security

Why Using Public Wi-Fi Is A Bad Idea

Are you traveling this holiday season? If so, be careful when it comes to using public W-Fi networks. FBI Special Agents Kim Otto and Carlos Gaspar of my Hunt for Jack Reacher Thriller Series have layers upon layers of security surrounding their wireless devices. Only the most determined hackers can penetrate them. Which is why Otto worries slightly […]

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A Job in the Treasury Department is Fit for a Thriller Novel?!

Kim Otto and Carlos Gaspar are on the trail of Jack Reacher… and a Treasury Agent is on their tail… or is he? And… what exactly does a Treasury Agent do anyway? I researched this for my latest Hunt for Jack Reacher thriller novel, Jack the Reaper, and found that a Treasury Agent does, well, […]

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Whistleblowers In My Latest Thriller Novel

While on the Hunt for Jack Reacher in my latest novel Jack the Reaper, FBI Special Agents Kim Otto and Carlos Gaspar are also dealing with a document release of classified information regarding the military via TruLeaks, another document leaking source, like Wikileaks. Wikileaks – and TruLeaks — function as avenues for whistleblowers to release classified […]

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