Tag Archives | mystery

What about windsurfing? Pt. 1

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 found fascinating was windsurfing.  The sport was originated in 1964 in Pennsylvania and combines aspects of surfing and sailing. Windsurfing requires the skill […]

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How to Survive a Rip Current Pt.2

As I do with each of my books, while I was writing Jack of Spades I did a ton of research. I can’t wait to hear what you think! Last week I wrote about how to survive rip currents. These are long narrow channels of water that move away from the shore at high speed. […]

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How to Survive a Rip Current Pt.1

Have you spent any time at the beach this summer? As a snowbird, I’m fortunate to live near the water at my home in Michigan as well as my home in Florida. Being near water is great not only for kicking back and sipping a glass of wine as the sun slips away into the […]

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IS SOMEONE LISTENING TO YOUR HEARBEAT?

Wherever there is new technology, there are new dangers. If you’re familiar with my Hunt for Jack Reacher Series, you’ll know the many different technologies that are used by the government for surveillance. Previously I’ve written about how fingerprints and facial recognition have proven to be both beneficial and potentially risky assets to society.    Fingerprints […]

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Who Owns Your Vehicle?

As I do with each of my books, while I was writing Jack of Spades I did a ton of research. I cant wait to hear what you think! A while back I wrote about how modern criminals steal cars. Smashed windows and hot-wiring are a thing of the past. Now there are new threats […]

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Are you going off the grid this summer? Part 2

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

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Are you going off the grid this summer? Part 1

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

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Do you lock your doors?

How secure is your home? A survey of 1000 Americans across the country conducted by SafeHome.org discovered that only 54% of the participants regularly locked the doors to their homes. As I do with each of my books, while I was writing Ten Two Jack I did a ton of research. A while back I […]

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THESE APPS COULD SAVE LIVES

Although the increased use of tracking devices are often at the heart of privacy debates, these new forms of technology also provide authorities with tools to locate missing people. Unfortunately, this same technology is also used by predators who prey on children and vulnerable adults. In 2016, 90 percent of the missing children cases that the […]

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ARE YOU A MISSING PERSON?

Seriously. You could be a missing person and not even know it. Any of us could be. As you know, stories about missing people fascinate me. I’ve written about various ways people go missing in several of my books. Since I’m a mystery/thriller/suspense writer, the answers in my books are usually crime-related, of course. While […]

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