Today is National Food Day, and October is Mystery Month. So, the overlap had me wondering: what are the most mysterious foods? Clearly, cereal is one of them. I’m kidding, of course. It does turn out, though, that there are plenty of connections between food and forensics. For example, a scientist named Alison Davidson is […]
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How Food Can Help Solve Mysteries
A Judge’s Penchant for Porcelain
Do you collect anything? Besides books, I mean 😉 Willa Carson from my Hunt for Justice series does. She collects Herend porcelain figurines painted in the fishnet pattern. Her collection sort of started by accident. She inherited Aunt Minnie’s collection. The same Aunt Minnie who gave Willa and George their house, Minaret. Aunt Minnie named […]
A Photographic Tour of Bayshore Boulevard
Do you know one landmark that’s referenced in almost every one of my books set in Florida? Bayshore Boulevard in Tampa. That’s because it’s one of the true gems of the city. So I wanted to introduce Bayshore Boulevard to those of you who haven’t had the pleasure of meeting it. Arguably Bayshore Boulevard’s heartiest claim to […]
Florida Fiction & Fantasy
Once upon a time in a galaxy far away, I lived in the land of the frozen tundra. Which is to say Detroit. Where the weak are killed and eaten. Where a twenty-six mile commute can take three hours to get to work and another three to get home. Where the entire month of February […]
Where Is Maura Murray? Part 2
“Hundreds of people disappear every year. All you do is to cut all your ties to your old self by telling no one about your plans, fabricate a new name and history, and pay for everything with cash. It’s fairly easy if you just take on the identity of a dead person.” –Secret Justice, Chapter […]
Where Is Maura Murray?
One reason Lee Child’s Jack Reacher resonates with readers so deeply is because Reacher lives a recurring fantasy of many people to simply walk away from their troubles and start a fresh new life. The fantasy is usually motivated by heartbreak or financial or criminal problems they can’t face. When I read missing persons cases […]
Saturday Special: Amanda Knox and Jack Reacher and Me
It’s been a fun week for me, a suspenseful week for Amanda Knox, a GREAT week for Don’t Know Jack, and a challenging week for the Tampa Police Department. Here’s a few highlights from my world this week. 1. I was featured in a column by Tampa Tribune military reporter Howard Altman. He was interested […]
Secret Justice and Gasparilla Security
Nearly half a million people crowded into one edge of one city all at the same time? It sounds like a security nightmare, doesn’t it? But that’s what happens each year at Tampa’s Gasparilla parade — an invasion of the pirates. The invasion kicks off my book Secret Justice. You can read more about my take […]
The Next Hunt for Jack Reacher Title is….
Everyone on Team Diane Capri has one goal only. You already know what that goal is, don’t you? We want our readers to be satisfied every time. First, last and always, what we do here is all about you. Readers Are #1 Naturally, then, when it came time to choose between two titles for my next […]
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