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The case of missing baby Lisa Irwin

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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The Baby In The Phone Booth

A few weeks ago we discussed the case of the Fronczak baby in relation to the unsettling trend of baby snatching. While 90% of these infants make it home to their parents unharmed, not all of these stories end happily. Jess Kimball is familiar with the horrifying and often disappointing journey of searching for a […]

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The Case Of The Fronczak Baby

A few weeks ago we discussed the unsettling trend of baby snatching. While 90% of these infants make it home to their parents unharmed, not all stories end happily. Jess Kimball is familiar with the horrifying and often disappointing journey of searching for a missing child. Her son Peter was kidnapped as an infant when […]

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The Case Of The Baby Snatcher

There are few crimes as unsettling as baby snatching. This is a crime so extreme that it’s often reserved for movies. But it happens in real life and the culprits may not be who you think they are. Since 1983 around 270 babies have been abducted from hospitals, nurseries, and even their own homes. Jess […]

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Hailey Burns Missing

Internet Helps Find Missing Teenage Girl

In 2016, 90 percent of the missing children cases that the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children handled were runaways. Many of these cases are the result of children being lured into trouble by technology. That’s what allegedly happened in the case of Hailey Burns, who disappeared about a year ago when she was […]

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New Technology Could Help Solve Kidnappings

Did you hear about the new technological development in fingerprints? This one specifically involves infants. 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 my novel Due Justice, investigators dust a doorknob for fingerprints […]

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Etan Patz Missing Child

Update in the Case of Missing Child Etan Patz

With the new release of a couple Jess Kimball thrillers, the exciting short read Fatal Edge, and, more recently, a new novel Fatal Game, I’ve been thinking about a subject that pervades all of my Jess Kimball books — missing children. It’s a devastating topic, of course, but it’s what drives Jess Kimball. She won’t rest until she’s found […]

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Investigation

Missing Children: What Are The Possibilities??

When you have eliminated the impossible, then whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth. —Sherlock Holmes Sherlock Holmes is one helluva detective, so I give a healthy dose of respect to his philosophies. I’m guessing you do, too. In many ways, Jess Kimball channels Sherlock in her desperate hunt for her kidnapped son. Peter was kidnapped […]

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