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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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The Dog Days of Summer

The Dog Days of Summer are here! The phrase “Dog Days” refer to the hottest days of summer. According to the Farmer’s Almanac, the Dog Days are traditionally July 3rd through August 11th. One of my favorite parts of summer is spending time outside with my little schnauzer Miki, so I find this term very […]

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MYSTERIOUS MURDER WEAPONS

What do green paint, electric guitars, and sweatpants all have in common? Murder. Every seasoned mystery reader knows that anything can be used as a murder weapon. If you’ve read The Hunt For Jack Reacher Series you also know that I’ve spent a lot of time researching real life crimes to keep my readers on […]

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True Crime: Hidden Heroes

Like a many of my thrillers, The Hunt For Jack Reacher Series focuses on catching the killer. But what happens when the killer leaves a messy trail behind him? After investigators have collected evidence and analyzed the crime scene, someone must clean up what is left behind. In BLACK JACK, a serial killer is on […]

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TRUE CRIME: GRAND THEFT AUTO

Have you ever accidentally misplaced your car keys in your refrigerator? Maybe your subconscious is trying to tell you something. A new form of auto theft may mean that your fridge is actually the safest place to store your car keys. As I do with each of my books, while I was writing Black Jack […]

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When Identical Twins Complicate Crimes

Do you consider yourself a professional armchair detective? Are you a true crime connoisseur? An heir hunter in training? If so, riddle me this: TRUE OR FALSE? “Identical twins have identical DNA.” Think you know the answer?   Scroll down….   Down some more…   The answer is… True! Identical twins do have the same […]

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TRUE CRIME: Bored Robber Gives Up

Of course, I’m committed to writing stories that are both believable and exciting. In fact, this is part of the reason I do so much research before and during the writing of my thrillers.  Here’s one strange case of true crime I came across recently: The owner of a kebab store in New Zealand was working his regular hours […]

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TRUE CRIME: Pokemon Go Leads To Arrest

My readers know that I’m dedicated to writing mystery/thrillers that are believable as well as exciting. My plots are always at least theoretically possible. This is one of the reasons I do so much research. The research serves to verify that my story makes logical sense in the real world. Whenever I start to wonder whether […]

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Bad News For Criminals Who Left DNA Behind

The science news I’m about to tell you about is really, really bad news for criminals who haven’t been caught yet. Imagine there was a break-in at your home, and all the burglar left behind was a drop of blood. Scientists are now fine-tuning technology that would allow them to create a computer-constructed image of the […]

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Making the Most of Your Beach Reads

If you’re an avid reader, you’re probably familiar with the struggles associated with reading outside. The glare from the sun on the screen of the e-reader, the book’s pages getting wet while you’re floating around the pool, the eye exhaustion from squinting…the list goes on. That’s why it’s not surprising that a Floridian invented Coppertone […]

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