Can you believe it was 20 years ago today that Olympic skater Nancy Kerrigan was attacked? Such a bizarre sequence of events. Almost like something out of one of my suspense novels. With the Winter Olympics just one month away, I’ve been thinking more about this case. The events happened in Detroit, where I was […]
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The Nancy Kerrigan Case, 20 Years Later
Feeling Frazzled? Try The Law of Least Effort
Are you thinking things may get better when pigs fly? No doubt you’ve seen it splashed on bumper stickers and greeting cards and just about everywhere. Comics like Woody Allen and Albert Brooks have spent decades entertaining us with variations on the wry joke that “Life Sucks – And Then You Die.” Yet, studies repeatedly […]
What Does Due Justice Mean To You?
Before Kim Otto and Carlos Gaspar began hunting Jack Reacher, Willa Carson and Jenny Lane were working for Justice even as Reacher was handling different problems in his own way. Life, we know, is not fair. There’s plenty of bad luck and trouble to go around. When trouble comes, we want Due Justice. Judge Willa Carson makes it […]
Lee Child & Diane Capri – Better Together Contest Ends October 4!
Have you entered lately? Contest ends at midnight on October 4, Eastern Time!! We’ve added new ways to enter and new prizes, so if you entered early, please come back and enter again. Click HERE to ENTER! What are we talking about? Here’s the recap: Contests are fun! Want to play? When we saw Amazon […]
New! Jack and Kill (Hunt for Reacher Short Story #2): Come Celebrate!
We’re celebrating today! Join us, won’t you? You can win some fun prizes and just generally have a good time. Come on over! It seems I’m always thanking you for something, and today is no exception. You folks are amazing and I can’t tell you how much I appreciate all of your enthusiasm and support […]
Tom Cruise as Lee Child’s Jack Reacher?
Because of my Hunt For Reacher series, readers frequently ask me how I feel about Tom Cruise portraying Lee Child’s Jack Reacher in the upcoming film. Every Lee Child fan knows by now that Tom Cruise will star in the first ever Reacher movie. The anticipation is simultaneously exciting and nerve-wracking, isn’t it? We’ve waited a long time […]
The Ending Debate: Make Mine Open
We’re back with the last post for our story endings debate. We started on Monday with Lisa Hall-Wilson’s Team Realistic. Tuesday was Melinda Van Lone’s Team Happy Ever After. Wednesday, Marcy Kennedy’s Team Hopeful. Today, I’m offering my views on why I say Make Mine Open. First, a short recap. The basic question we began […]
New Experiences – Thrilling Dance and Human Sculpture
At Licensed to Thrill, we often spotlight vision and perception. Well, I’m off to see an amazing live performance that promises to delight and amaze as well as thrill. Here in Northern Michigan, we’re fortunate to have access to Interlochen Center for the Arts. Tonight, we’re attending a performance by Philobous. No, I’ve never seen […]
The Invisible Gorilla Experiment and You
Four years ago, when I was plotting my new book, Fatal Distraction, the first job was finding the central crime that pits the psychopathic villain against Jess Kimball. Because I write crime fiction with hopeful endings, a compelling central crime must be each story’s focus. The news of the day generally provides more than enough […]
Tubthumping Women Rule in Fatal Distraction
Fatal Distraction, like the rest of my books, is about strong women who never, never, never give up until they triumph over life using their inherent gifts – and sometimes, humor and an equalizer. Jess Kimball and Helen Sullivan don’t have to bring home the bacon and fry it up in a pan, but they know […]
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