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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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, […]
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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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