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Home Invasion Is Key to Arrest in “Gone Girl” Case

So far, I’ve released very little information about my upcoming new Jess Kimball novel, Fatal Game. I like to keep most of the thrills secret until the last minute. But I will tell you this: Fatal Game involves a home invasion. I do extensive research when writing all of my thrillers to ensure that everything […]

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Abducted at Birth… Alive and Well 18 Years Later

The search for missing children isn’t always hopeless. Jess Kimball, an investigative journalist for Taboo Magazine, is well aware of that. She’s been searching for her kidnapped son, Peter, for years now. She lives every day with the belief that hope is the best approach. The real-life mother of a baby girl named Kamiyah Mobley can […]

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Amy Brechtel Missing Poster

Missing in Wyoming: The Amy Bechtel Case

My next short read, a Jess Kimball thriller designed to draw you into this series, Fatal Edge, takes place in Wyoming, where my hard-working, relentless, fearless investigative journalist finds herself involved in the mystery of a missing woman. In Fatal Edge, without giving too much away, the missing woman has a boyfriend (a spoiled rich […]

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DB Cooper

The Man Who Disappeared From A Plane: New Clue

Do you remember the D.B. Cooper case? It’s one of the greatest unsolved mysteries of the past century. We learned about a new clue this month, that’s actually pretty fascinating and has the potential to solve the case. I’ll tell you what the new clue is in a moment, but first, a quick review of […]

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Rockefeller Oil Monopoly

John D. Rockefeller: Creative or Criminal?

The storyline of my thriller, Blood Trails, is based around the fiercely competitive field of the oil business. While the story in Blood Trails is completely fiction, it’s supported by factual feuds between oil tycoons. One of the first major public conflicts surrounding the oil business originated with John D. Rockefeller, who demonstrated that the […]

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Inside Human Trafficking: Part 2

As I planned, researched, and wrote Deep Cover Jack, it quickly became clear that we’d be dealing with some pretty heavy topics in this book. That’s often the case when writing thrillers, but this newest Hunt for Jack Reacher thriller required research on human trafficking. In Part 1 of this blog, I told you some […]

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Human Trafficking

Inside Human Trafficking: Part 1

As I planned, researched, and wrote Deep Cover Jack, it quickly became clear that we’d be dealing with some pretty heavy topics in this book. That’s often the case when writing thrillers, but this newest Hunt for Jack Reacher thriller, required research on human trafficking.  Human trafficking is defined in the Trafficking Protocol as: “the recruitment, transport, […]

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TRUE CRIME: Bored Robber Gives Up

Of course, I’m committed to writing stories that are both believable and exciting. In fact, this is part of the reason I do so much research before and during the writing of my thrillers.  Here’s one strange case of true crime I came across recently: The owner of a kebab store in New Zealand was working his regular hours […]

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TRUE CRIME: Pokemon Go Leads To Arrest

My readers know that I’m dedicated to writing mystery/thrillers that are believable as well as exciting. My plots are always at least theoretically possible. This is one of the reasons I do so much research. The research serves to verify that my story makes logical sense in the real world. Whenever I start to wonder whether […]

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Cold Case Victim

How a Vacuum Solved a Utah Cold Case

I’ve done a lot of research on the topic of DNA as a mystery and thriller writer, and because of my background as an attorney. Just when you think you know everything a writer needs to know about DNA, you find another fascinating morsel. Let me preface by saying that DNA can be unreliable. In my […]

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