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Florida’s Hidden Treasures Part 2

By now, you know that I love Florida. I know, I know— who doesn’t? But bear with me. I’m not talking only about Disney World and the beaches. As a mystery writer, I try to peer into the strange and mysterious side of Florida, which is part of the intrigue It’s not only my love […]

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Florida’s Hidden Treasures Part 1

By now, you know that I love Florida. I know, I know— who doesn’t? But bear with me. I’m not talking only about Disney World and the beaches. As a mystery writer, I try to peer into the darker side of Florida’s history, which is part of the intrigue! You know I love reading a […]

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Lightning

What Happens If Lightning Strikes A Plane?

Hurricane Season is officially underway in Florida. But this doesn’t just mean hurricanes. In Florida, afternoon thunderstorms occur more days than not during the summer. Our favorite judge, Judge Willa Carson, lives in Tampa, which is called the lightning capital of the country. She doesn’t have to travel for work often, but she enjoys traveling. […]

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Downtown Tampa Live

Escape to Florida With Me!

Most of my Hunt for Justice books are set in Tampa, Florida, where Judge Willa Carson lives. Cold Justice is the big exception, taking place while Willa and her husband George are on a vacation in Michigan, where they run into murder. But from the first book in the series, Due Justice, to the most […]

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True Justice by Diane Capri

Night At Jazz Club Ends In Murder: New Thriller

Exciting Short Read! Judge Willa Carson returns in this chilling story from New York Times and USA Today Bestselling Author Diane Capri! True Justice is the latest in the Hunt for Justice Thriller Series, featuring Tampa’s beloved Federal Judge Willa Carson. True Justice follows two other recent short reads in the series — False Justice, […]

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New Cryptic Email Involves Judge Carson

New Willa Carson Short Available NOW! I don’t know about you, but for me, this month has flown by. I’ve been working hard at the keyboard most of the month and I’m pleased to say that I finished and submitted the next Michael Flint book to my editor. As soon as they tell me a […]

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Thonotosassa, Florida

Florida as a murder site? What gives?

I love Florida. I know, I know— who doesn’t? But bear with me. I’m not talking only about Disney World and the beaches. As a mystery writer, I try to peer into the darker side of Florida, which is part of the intrigue! I’m not from Florida. In fact, I’m a proud, self-professed snowbird. Although […]

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Florida Can Do Halloween, Too!

What are the Halloween traditions where you live? In Florida, where many of my books take place, it doesn’t always feel the way you might expect a typical Halloween to feel. The average temperature on Halloween in Tampa is 72 degrees Fahrenheit. The record low was in 1963 at 43 degrees, and the record high was in 1971 […]

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Florida Drinks

5 Inventions That Are SO Florida

You know I love Florida, which is why a lot of my books are set in the Sunshine State. Judge Willa Carson of my Hunt for Justice Mystery Series has a beautiful home on Plant Key, but it’s hard to keep her inside for long. During her internship at the TV news station in Tampa, […]

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The next time you board a flight, tip your hat to Florida

A lot of the books I write take place in Florida, and there’s good reason for that. Part of the reason we read is because we love escaping to another world, so why not escape to Florida? The gorgeous weather here is the perfect setting for Judge Willa Carson in my Hunt For Justice Series, for […]

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