Are you traveling this holiday season? If so, be careful when it comes to using public W-Fi networks. FBI Special Agents Kim Otto and Carlos Gaspar of my Hunt for Jack Reacher Thriller Series have layers upon layers of security surrounding their wireless devices. Only the most determined hackers can penetrate them. Which is why Otto worries slightly […]
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Too often, the stories we hear about missing children end in tragedy. But once in a while, just once in a while, missing children turn up alive. That’s the outcome Jess Kimball is counting on ever since her son was kidnapped as an infant. As the author behind the Jess Kimball Thriller Series, I keep […]
“Sorry, ma’am. You have no fingerprints.” So my friend went to apply for TSA (Transportation Security Administration) pre-check status, and she told me about something strange that happened. The agent working there informed her that she doesn’t have fingerprints on one hand. ?!?!???? He said she probably washes her hands too much. ?!?!???? That was […]
With the new release of a couple Jess Kimball thrillers, the exciting short read Fatal Edge, and, more recently, a new novel Fatal Game, I’ve been thinking about a subject that pervades all of my Jess Kimball books — missing children. It’s a devastating topic, of course, but it’s what drives Jess Kimball. She won’t rest until she’s found […]
One of the fun parts about writing thriller novels is hiding the “bad guys” in unexpected places. That’s why, when I was dreaming up my newest Jess Kimball thriller, Fatal Game, one of the ideas I liked was for a doctor to be less than trustworthy. Unfortunately, the storyline happens not only in fiction, but […]
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. […]
What words do you associate with white collar crime? Maybe: Fraud? Finances? Business? Government? Justice? What about victim? Do white collar crimes have victims? If you’ve read my Jess Kimball Thrillers, Fatal Demand and Fatal Error, you know the answer is most emphatically yes. The FBI describes white collar crime as “characterized by deceit, concealment, […]
Do you consider yourself a professional armchair detective? Are you a true crime connoisseur? An heir hunter in training? If so, riddle me this: TRUE OR FALSE? “Identical twins have identical DNA.” Think you know the answer? Scroll down…. Down some more… The answer is… True! Identical twins do have the same […]
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 […]
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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