There has been some controversy recently, claiming that ancestry.com doesn’t protect users’ privacy when they submit DNA samples. The complaints claim that the website keeps the DNA on file and will use it for various purposes — such as in answer to a subpoena or if there’s a warrant to search when authorities are investigating […]
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There are yachts, and then there are superyachts. I had an opportunity to feature one in my Michael Flint Heir Hunter book Trace Evidence, and you better believe I chose to make it a superyacht! Complete with a helipad! Some aspects of the research I do for my books are, well, more fun than others. […]
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 […]
So, a question that I get a lot from readers is: Where do you get your story ideas? It’s a valid question. It’s one that I’ve wondered about some of my favorite authors as well. When readers ask me where I get my ideas, I joke and say I buy them from ideas.com. But the […]
What To Read While We Wait for Fatal Game in May 2017 So, I have a new Jess Kimball novel coming out May 20th. It’s a thriller called Fatal Game, and I think you’ll love it. Fatal Game features our favorite vigilante reporter, Jess Kimball. Jess generally believes that the guilty rarely get their just reward. She’s […]
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Seriously. You could be a missing person and not even know it. Any of us could be. As you know, stories about missing people fascinate me. I’ve written about various ways people go missing in several of my books. Since I’m a mystery/thriller/suspense writer, the answers are usually crime-related, of course. But the reality is that we […]
I recently blogged about short and long reads and why both are challenging to write as well as terrific to read. The discussion reminded me of another, related issue I blogged about a few years ago: The End. Although I enjoy reading a good romance, I admit that the “happily ever after” ending is not […]
Some of my favorite blog posts are the ones where I share real-life stories with you that inform my writing. For Throw Back Thursday, I thought I’d share this one from last year about Code Name Hot Lips. Did you see it? What do you think? To read the post, CLICK HERE.
If you’re like me, (and I bet you are in this regard…) reading is one of your favorite activities. But do you excel at reading people’s eyes? If you’re an avid reader, the chances are greater that you’re a pro at this. Studies show that readers are more empathetic and enjoy social interactions more. Fascinating, isn’t it? […]
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