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And this is why I’m addicted to Twitter.

Maybe ‘addicted’ is too strong a word. I’m not dependent on Twitter. But I’ve never tried to quit. And I don’t plan on doing so any time soon. Why? Because it’s fun! (And useful, too!)   Here are just a few of the ways I use Twitter: To live tweet events, like Lee Child’s video […]

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Code Phrase: HOT LIPS

While FBI Agents Kim Otto and Carlos Gapar are Hunting Jack Reacher, one question that pops up right away is at the root of Reacher’s mystique. Every cop on the planet knows that one of the best ways to find a missing person is to follow the money. But for finding Reacher, that technique proves […]

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Saturday Special: Fascinated or Frightened?

Over on my blog this week, we explored a couple of fascinating and frightening topics. 1) The idea of creating a database of faces that can be analyzed by technology is both fascinating and frightening. If a machine could scan your face to reveal your identity, banking passwords, and personal information, would you be mostly […]

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Revealing Fingerprints

109 years ago today, for the first time ever, fingerprint evidence was used in a high-profile murder case. A pair of shopkeepers in London — Thomas and Ann Farrow — were found beaten to death. Scotland Yard detected the motive to be robbery. By examining the Farrows’ cash box, they were able to pick out […]

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Loyal Friend Lethal Enemy

Loyal Friend, Lethal Enemy

Most days, I blog here about trust, betrayal, murder, mayhem, friendships gone wrong and killer enemies. Sometimes, we discuss true crime. More often, we discuss fiction. Lately, though, we’ve been talking about loyal friends. Friendship lessons from The Beatles. The new adventures of The Twelve (more coming on that soon!). Writing partnerships that require readers […]

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Saturday Special: Key West

Can you believe the first half of January has already passed us by? The buzz of the holidays has officially settled down, we’re getting back into the groove of going to work, and now there’s room for new adventures to start creeping into our lives. For me, that means a trip to Key West! I’m […]

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