Tag Archives | Jess Kimball

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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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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Where is Nikki Campbell?

I know that when it comes to missing people, family members and loved ones never give up hope, never give up the search, never give up looking for some kind of answer. That’s the case for Jess Kimball, the investigative journalist who stars in my Jess Kimball Thriller Series. Her son Peter was kidnapped when […]

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Abducted baby… Alive and well 23 years later

Too often, the stories we hear about missing children end in tragedy. But its the ones that end well that Jess Kimball focuses on.  As the author behind the Jess Kimball Thriller Series, I keep myself informed and motivated by the cases of children who were found alive, too. Do you remember the Kamiyah Mobley […]

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THESE APPS COULD SAVE LIVES

Although the increased use of tracking devices are often at the heart of privacy debates, these new forms of technology also provide authorities with tools to locate missing people. Unfortunately, this same technology is also used by predators who prey on children and vulnerable adults. In 2016, 90 percent of the missing children cases that the […]

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