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What to do in San Diego

Have you experienced the rich culture of San Diego? In Jack of Spades, Agent Otto is too busy tracking down Jack Reacher to take in the city’s many attractions but if she had free time, she would add these five pit stops to her “must see” list.   Known for its beaches, craft beer and […]

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Cold Cases in Laconia, New Hampshire

In my new Hunt for Jack Reacher thriller, Jack of Spades, FBI Special Agent Kim Otto begins in Laconia, New Hampshire. Laconia is a picturesque city located in Belknap County with a population of around 16,000. Despite its relatively small size, the city offers an abundance of activities for residents and visitors alike, especially for […]

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Crime and criminals in San Diego Pt. 2

Have you experienced the rich culture of San Diego? In Jack of Spades, Agent Otto is too busy tracking down Jack Reacher to take in the city’s many attractions. Of course, as a thriller author I’m always looking at the darker side of things. Fortunately for Otto, San Diego has a relatively low crime rate […]

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Crime and Criminals in San Diego Pt. 1

Have you experienced the rich culture of San Diego? In Jack of Spades, Agent Otto is too busy tracking down Jack Reacher to take in the city’s many attractions but if she had free time she would enjoy San Diego’s many beaches and other amenities. The second largest city in California, San Diego boasts beautiful […]

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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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Crime: Some like it hot, some like it cold

Crime in Paradise is a frequent theme in my thrillers. I’ve written numerous books set in the Sunshine State, partly because I live in Florida and know it well. Another reason is because statistics show that Florida’s weather may influence crime rates and the types of crime found in the state. When we think of […]

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Accidents Happen Part #2

Accidents happen. Just ask Willa Carson. In my latest thriller, Night Justice, Judge Willa Carson is horrified when she hits a man with her car. She jumps out to help, but it’s too late. He’s not breathing and she can’t revive him. Famous Restaurant Owner’s Wife Kills Pedestrian is the top click bait headline for […]

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Accidents Happen Part #1

Accidents happen. Just ask Willa Carson. In my latest thriller, Night Justice, Judge Willa Carson is horrified when she hits a man with her car. She jumps out to help, but it’s too late. He’s not breathing and she can’t revive him. Famous Restaurant Owner’s Wife Kills Pedestrian is the top click bait headline for every […]

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Jack and Joe Reacher

THE DANGEROUS SIDE OF DNA

You know I’m interested in justice because of my background as a lawyer. So of course, I write mystery/thriller/suspense. What else?  DNA comes up all the time in my research and in my writing. I use it frequently in my Hunt for Jack Reacher Series books like Jack and Joe. And in my books about the […]

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Why Biotechnology Might Save Your Life

Did you know that our survival often depends on Biotechnology? Not to mention great thriller stories! Many amazing medical discoveries from X-rays to bionic body parts can be attributed to Bio-Medical research and engineering. Both have saved millions of lives through the creation of vaccines, antibiotics and medical devices. I often use medical plots in my […]

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