Have you read The Tell-Tale Heart? Edgar Allen Poe, perhaps the father of the modern thriller, published this short story in 1843. It has fascinated and stood the test of time partly because of its narrator. He’s a cold, rational, calculating killer. But he’s not a psychopath. Why? Because what drives him insane is guilt. Psychopaths are without […]
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True! The Tell-Tale Heart(less)
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The Bestselling Author of Don’t Know Jack Introduces Jess Kimball EARLY READERS RAVE Five Stars: Too Exciting to Put Down! Five Stars: Compelling, Scary Read! Five Stars: Electricity in Print! Buy the eBook or download a sample now! Click Here: Amazon Buy the eBook or download a sample now! Click Here: Nook Relentless victims’ rights advocate Jess Kimball and […]
How many times will he get away with murder?
Before Don’t Know Jack, before Agents Otto and Gaspar began their Hunt for Reacher, another story nagged to be written. A story and a cast I really hope you’re going to love. Especially Jess Kimball. Let me introduce you to them now and the book we’re launching tomorrow. I was writing Florida crime fiction and […]
Remembering John Thaw and Inspector Morse*
We’re kicking off a new feature today called Beyond the Covers. The plan is to branch out a bit. Be a little frivolous. Make a splash! Get down with guest posts, movies, genres, travel, wine, coffee, beaches, dogs, photography and whatever strikes our fancy. If you have suggestions for topics or if you’d like to […]
Snowbird Migration Time Again (Or “Adventures in Flying”)
As regular readers know, we’re snowbirds. Birdwatchers know snowbirds, right? Now’s the time when all of this stuff should be gone from our neighborhood, with luck. Time when a Florida snowbird’s thoughts turn to Michigan’s lilacs and strawberries and Cherry Festival. We’re hoping this year’s flight north is much, much better than last year’s. In […]
The Road Ahead and Our Special Mother’s Day Gift for Mystery Fan Moms (and those of us who love them!)
Readers have been asking us, nicely of course: Now What? Fortunately, we’ve got lots to tell you. Remember back in January, I blogged about my new adventures in publishing in What? Me? Indie? We had spent months quietly learning and testing the systems with one new original suspense e-book, Annabelle’s Attack, and four backlist Judge Wilhelmina […]
Diane Capri Reveals Indie Author Superstar CJ Lyons
Long ago, in a galaxy far away, before she became an Indie Author Superstar selling 250,000 copies of one of her e-books in just two months, CJ Lyons and I were members of a small critique group. I’m not sure how we got connected way back then because we had little in common. CJ lived […]
New Short Story: Jack In A Box (the Hunt For Reacher Series)
The Hunt for Jack Reacher Continues in Diane Capri’s new short story: Jack In A Box Now Available Lee Child, #1 New York Times Bestselling Author of Jack Reacher Thrillers says: “Full of thrills and tension, but smart and human, too. Kim Otto is a great, great character — I love her.” First, we want […]
Diane Capri Reveals David Morrell (and Rambo)
What do Sylvester Stallone and Diane Capri have in common? More than you might think. Give up? Here’s a hint: Another hint? Okay – How many women have been serenaded on stage in front of hundreds of people by one of the most iconic characters of the past 50 years, Rambo‘s father? At least one. That’s my […]
Readers Ask: What Are You Writing Now?
Readers ask why I’ve been mostly absent from Facebook, Twitter, and several blogs recently. When I say I’m working hard, they ask what I’m working on now. So here’s a quick peek at my desktop. In various stages of completion at the moment are… Responses to mail from readers of our new Amazon Bestseller, Don’t […]
“Full of thrills and tension – but smart and human too.”
Lee Child, #1 World Wide Bestselling Author of Jack Reacher Thrillers
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