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Travel to Spain: The Pleasures and Perils

In Fatal Bond, Jess Kimball has international adventures across Spain, Gibraltar, and Africa. Her adventures are filled with car chases, near misses and near death experiences, but in each spot she finds a small oasis as peril looms. In Spain, Jess stops at a local restaurant and wolfs down tapas and beer mixed with lemonade, […]

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“Never Give Up”: Good Or Bad Advice?

If you’re like many of us, you’re making a New Year’s Resolution right about now. How long will it last? To what lengths should you go to achieve it?  Winston Churchill’s famous quote about “never, never, never” giving up may come to mind: “Never give in, never give in, never, never, never, never-in nothing, great […]

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Is There Such A Thing As Being Too Loyal?

The definition of loyalty is ”faithful adherence to leader or cause.” The definition certainly fits Jess Kimball of my Jess Kimball Thriller Series. She constantly puts her life on the line while searching for her missing son and for people she believes need her help. Bus is there such a thing as too much loyalty?  It’s […]

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Get Ready For National #ThankYouNote Day

Are you a thank you note writer? I’m wondering because National Thank You Note Day is December 26. Here is some inspiration, plus a few tips in case you find the task of writing thank you notes daunting. In Manners and Social Usages of 1887, Mrs. John Sherwood writes, “The person who can write a graceful note […]

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Fatal Past: A Jess Kimball Thriller

There’s Time For One More Book in 2017!

Only have a short time to read a NEW Jess Kimball Thriller? Fatal Past, an exciting short read is available for your reading consumption now!  In Fatal Past, Jess Kimball’s past mingles with the past of those buried in the Paris catacombs. Sam Sommers has just retired from the Denver PD and has a few weeks of R&R […]

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Congratulations, 2 Winners of Autographed Books!

Our #MidnightLine #JacktheReaper Contest, “Child & Capri: Better Together,” was a huge success! For those of you entered for a chance to win an autographed copy of The Midnight Line by Lee Child, and Jack The Reaper by yours truly. Today we are thrilled to announce the winners, chosen at random– Rosemary B. and Jennifer […]

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Fatal Past: A Jess Kimball Thriller

Unsolved Death Beneath the City of Paris

On December 15, 2017, a new exciting short read featuring Jess Kimball, Fatal Past, releases. Jess Kimball’s past mingles with the past of those buried in the Paris catacombs. Sam Sommers has just retired from the Denver PD and has a few weeks of R&R scheduled before he starts his new personal security firm. His […]

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Jack Reacher Haunts Kim Otto in Detroit

When my novel Jack the Reaper opens, we find FBI Special Agent Kim Otto at home in her apartment in downtown Detroit. She’s trying to resume life as normal, but something is bothering her — Jack Reacher. Maybe the man himself, in the flesh, or maybe it’s her worries about him that are bugging her. […]

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So You Were Hoping To Live At The Dakota?

I told you last month about The Dakota, the exclusive apartment building in New York City. The Dakota is featured in my friend Lee Child’s Jack Reacher novel The Hard Way,  which is the source book for my Hunt for Jack Reacher thriller Jack the Reaper.   Anyway, The Dakota is such a fascinating place that […]

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Q&A with Diane Capri about Thrills, Suspense, and the Writing Process

Now this is something that will make a writer’s day… An article about me was published in The Big Thrill magazine, calling me a “Powerhouse Novelist.” Pretty cool, huh?  And I’m in great company, along with names like Nelson DeMille, Sue Grafton, Jeff Abbott, J. T. Ellison, Kyle Mills, Mark Pryor, and Debra Webb. The Big Thrill is the magazine of […]

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