Tag Archives | Kim Otto

How To Prep For Your Pets

I often choose the title of my books first, and then write the story to fit the title. Prepper Jack is one of those books. In the case of Prepper Jack, innocent preppers are caught in the fallout as ruthless cartels battling for American drug dollars seek to devastate the community and destroy the people–and pets–who […]

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What kind of Prepper are you?

Although Preppers share a common goal of being self-sufficient and prepared for the potential collapse of society, not every Prepper is the same. There are varying definitions of what this unique lifestyle entails. Some Preppers choose to live off of the public power grid while others prep within their homes in the suburbs and urban […]

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Are you a Prepper? Pt. 1

If you’ve read books in my Hunt for Jack Reacher series, you know Reacher is an expert at living anonymously. But he’s not the only one. Sixty-two million people across the globe are estimated to live off the grid in some way. Although there are varying definitions of what this unique lifestyle entails – in […]

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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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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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Last Call – Deep Cover Jack on Sale!

So hard to believe that we’re already right on top of the new year, isn’t it? I swear, the time passes faster and faster every year. I’m sending you all my very best wishes for a most excellent 2020! Meanwhile, we can celebrate! Doesn’t that sound great? We’ll be splashing this “Last Call” sale around […]

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True Crime Holiday Edition

Do you consider yourself a professional armchair detective? Are you a true crime connoisseur? Of course, I’m committed to writing stories that are both believable and exciting. In fact, this is part of the reason I do so much research before and during the writing of my thrillers.  Whenever I start to wonder whether a […]

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THANKSGIVING: PLEASURE OR PERIL?

I’m thinking of you this Thanksgiving holiday here in the U.S., and am sending a little humor your way:   Just hoping to make you smile. It’s one way this Thanksgiving that I can give back to YOU, the best readers in the world, for making my job possible. Wishing you many smiles, delightful aromas, […]

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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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