Tag Archives | Jess Kimball

Justice for Adam Walsh

Missing children is a subject that pervades all of my Jess Kimball books. It’s a devastating topic, of course, but it’s what drives Jess Kimball. She won’t rest until she’s found her son, who was kidnapped as an infant. Jess Kimball’s job as an investigative journalist for Taboo Magazine keeps her fighting along the way […]

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New Research on Fingerprinting

Did you hear about the new technological development in fingerprinting analysis? Fingerprints are extremely helpful for solving crimes, and that’s often the reason I research and write about them — both in my books and here on my blog.  For example, in Get Back Jack, FBI Special Agent Kim Otto notices, “Fingerprint residue blackened the […]

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Authors for Veterans

22 Authors For Veterans

22 Great Books for a Great Cause at a Great Price! Here in the US, this is the start of the long Memorial Day weekend, the traditional beginning of summer.  The holiday’s purpose is to honor the men and women who died while serving in the US Military. It is the day we are reminded of what the […]

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The Amazing Case of Jayme Closs

As the author behind the Jess Kimball Thriller Series, I keep myself informed and motivated by the cases of children who were found alive. That’s the outcome Jess Kimball, an investigative journalist for Taboo Magazine, is counting on because her son was kidnapped as an infant. She’s been searching for her son, Peter, for years […]

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Murder for Hire Gone Wrong

Gamblers and con-men believe “there’s a sucker born every minute.” As early as 1879, the phrase was uttered and in today’s world, those con-men have become a lot more sophisticated. For scam artists and thieves, the internet provides a multitude of opportunities to take advantage of well-meaning people. As a crime writer, I see too […]

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Missing Man Found Alive & Well 40 Years Later

Too often, the stories we hear about missing people end in tragedy. But sometimes missing persons turn up alive. That’s the outcome Jess Kimball is counting on because her son was kidnapped as an infant. As the author behind the Jess Kimball Thriller Series, I keep myself informed and motivated by the cases of people […]

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Missing Man Solves His Own Case 30 Years Later

As the author behind the Jess Kimball Thriller Series, I keep myself informed and motivated by the cases of children who were found alive. One of my favorite scenes in the Jess Kimball series is the Christmas when Jess finally gets her wish. Now you know my secret. I really do love a happy ending. […]

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Watch Out for Online Romance Scams

Previously, I wrote about the dangers of Tech-support scams that trick people into paying for fake online security services or software. You can learn more about tech-scams here. Unfortunately, these types of scams are just one of many online frauds to be aware of. You’ll find references to the invisible dangers that accompany technology in […]

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Watch out for Lottery Scams

For scam artists and thieves, the internet provides a multitude of opportunities to take advantage of well-meaning people. As a crime writer, I see too many of these stories every year.  You’ll find references to the invisible dangers that accompany technology in my Jess Kimball thrillers. In Fatal Demand, it’s Investigative Reporter Jess Kimball’s impossible […]

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Watch Out For Tech-Support Scams

Gamblers and con-men believe “there’s a sucker born every minute.” As early as 1879, the phrase was uttered and in today’s world, those con-men have become a lot more sophisticated. For scam artists and thieves, the internet provides a multitude of opportunities to take advantage of well-meaning people, often by creating false charities or selling […]

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