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Dangerous flights

Small jet travel Many of you know that Special Agent Kim Otto has a lot of anxiety… particularly when traveling on a small jet. With good reason. My research shows Otto is spot on. I incorporated some of this research into  Lone Star Jack including a few of these fascinating statistics. According to this article […]

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Murder for hire…

The brains behind the crime… Research for Lone Star Jack sent me down some interesting avenues, as usual. For me, writing believable characters and plots comes from the study of human nature. The plot for Lone Star Jack (and it’s source book, Echo Burning) are powered by the crime called murder for hire. In real life, […]

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Lone Star Jack Available Now!

NEW RELEASE!     FBI Special Agent Kim Otto picks up where Lee Child’s Echo Burning leaves off in the Hunt for Jack Reacher. Impatient with FBI Special Agent Kim Otto’s lack of progress, her boss seeks to show her how it’s done. Cooper drags Otto to Dallas where he sets a trap to lure […]

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Lone Star Jack: Don’t Mess With a Dangerous Mob Boss

In Lone Star Jack, we meet Cesar Baez, a second generation gangster. The son of a mob boss. A greedy man cursed with intelligence, wealth, and absolutely no conscience. A lethal combination. My research in creating this complex villain brought me to some interesting findings. From 1929 to 1941, an organized crime group known as Murder, […]

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Lone Star Jack

Lone Star Jack: When Desperation Meets Greed…

My research always includes a few chats with my friend, Lee Child. We talk about his source book and my ideas for my story. Sometimes, he has great insights! For instance, when I shared the snippet from Echo Burning that I’d chosen for the front matter, he said with a grin, “Great quote!” I agreed, of course. How […]

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Lone Star Jack – A lot can happen in 10 long years…

The exciting news is that Corey Snow’s amazing audio book narration is almost finished. As soon as it’s done, we’ll move the narration into the final stages of production. With any luck, audio book preorder links should be available before the end of September. I always love getting to this point because it means we’ll soon have […]

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New! Lone Star Jack – Preorder Available Now

I’m thrilled to let you know that the preorder for Lone Star Jack is now available for ebooks and paperbacks on Amazon, Nook, Apple, and Kobo. (Hardcover and Audiobook preorders as well as Google Play ebooks are coming soon.) Lone Star Jack will release on October 25 If you preorder, Lone Star Jack should be […]

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Where are you traveling this summer? Take these books with you!

Like many of you, our travel has been restricted by the global pandemic for the past couple of years. My favorite way to “armchair travel” is, of course, reading a great book! But recently, we decided to take a little road trip to one of our favorite places — Canada. We drove from Traverse City, […]

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Blood Trails

#Blood Trails and #Bacon

So one of my friends is a hunter for sport. And one of the things he hunts is wild boar. Which is interesting, because wild hogs also play a role in Blood Trails the first book in my Michael Flint Heir Hunter Series. (More about how hogs feature in this action thriller here.) Anyway, this […]

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Michael Flint Does the Impossible

Why hire an heir hunter when you can go to ancestry.com — or one of the many other online genealogy services out there? Frankly, because sometimes cases are just way too bizarre to be understood by a computer search. Michael Flint would know. He’s an heir hunter, and the star of my thriller Blood Trails. […]

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