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3 Gorgeous Spots to Read in Florida

Pop Quiz! What pairs well with beaches? What pairs well with sitting outside during mild winter days? What’s the best activity during a thunderstorm? What’s the best way to wind down after a long, magical day at Disney? If you guessed “reading” for all four questions, you are correct! And that, ladies and gentlemen, makes […]

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Kiss of Death Giveaway

Kiss of Death Giveaway – Win A #Kindle And #Books!

Enter for a chance to win 1 of 5 Kindles AND 1 of 5 $25 Amazon gift cards — Plus — Every Entrant WINS 20 FREE Books! February is the perfect month for reading. It’s nice to snuggle up with a great book in the winter, isn’t it? It’s especially exciting to ready thrillers, mysteries, […]

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7 Lessons on Success from Oil Tycoon Pickens

Based on everything I’ve read, T. Boone Pickens is a complicated man. He pursues wealth and then he gives it away — with great generosity. He’s a Republican unafraid to critique members of his own party. He’s an oil driller who fights for environmental causes. And he has a knack for turning losses into gains. He’s […]

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Motown Museum Hitsville

Famous Motown Spots in Michigan

You know Motown is a portmanteau, right? I only know the word because I’m from Michigan, and draw on the state’s history in the books I write. A portmanteau in this case is when you blend two words to make a new word. Like ‘spork’, or ‘liger.’ In this case, ‘motor’ and ‘town’ join to form Motown, […]

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New Cryptic Email Involves Judge Carson

New Willa Carson Short Available NOW! I don’t know about you, but for me, this month has flown by. I’ve been working hard at the keyboard most of the month and I’m pleased to say that I finished and submitted the next Michael Flint book to my editor. As soon as they tell me a […]

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99 cent book sale

Last Call! 99 Cent Special!

Every year at the end of December, I like to give you a special offer to thank you for all the reading you’ve done this year, and as a way of saying, I hope you’ll keep it up in 2017! That’s why, right now, my Jess Kimball thriller Fatal Demand is on sale for 99 […]

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Diane Capri Library

Great News, Library Lovers!

My ebooks are now available through OverDrive’s library system! If you’re already familiar with OverDrive, I’ll send you straight to the online lookup for specific libraries you might like: www.overdrive.com/libraries If you’re not familiar with OverDrive, it’s a program used by over 30,000 libraries in more than 40 countries, through which anyone with a library […]

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Hemingway’s Secret Getaway: #Michigan

I think it goes without saying: Ernest Hemingway’s most famous home is the one in Key West, Florida. But as a snowbird, I’ve got feelers up here in Michigan, and I’m at least as familiar with Hemingway’s time around the Great Lakes State as I am with his famous Key West home. Hemingway was born in […]

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Drone Photography

Creative Ways People Are Using Drones

We were talking this week about how drones can be used for very serious missions, like terrorism surveillance. Situations that would be too dangerous for humans. As a thriller writer, it’s a tactic I’m almost certain to employ in an upcoming book. In addition to military and surveillances uses, people are starting to get very creative with […]

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Miracle on the Hudson River

The Case Against Life Vests On Planes

Let me preface by saying I FULLY SUPPORT life vests on airplanes!! But I learned something very interesting recently — turns out life vests aren’t as helpful as we might think. Who knew? It all started when I saw a story about how life vests are a popular thing to steal from airplanes. See, I’m working […]

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