Monthly Archives: December 2011

Last Post of 2011 – Read an Excerpt from DARK MIND

DARK MIND An Emily Stone Thriller    CHAPTER ONE Tuesday 1030 Hours Intensity overrode the room’s rising humidity.  The claustrophobic staleness of the tight quarters pushed the confrontation between interrogator and suspect to the extreme.    Emily Stone calmly watched her … Continue reading

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The Trailer Park That So Many Sexual Predators Call Home

Many of you read on my blog recently, and probably saw on multiple news sources as well, the story of the horrific murder of a young girl living in an Indiana trailer park.  While there are still so many unanswered … Continue reading

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The Evolving World of DNA

The use of DNA technology is growing in every country around the globe.  DNA databases help to solve crimes, identify missing individuals, aid identification in mass disasters or past conflicts, assist with cold cases, and exonerate the innocent.  The power … Continue reading

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Babysitter Arrested in Gruesome Death of Young Indiana Girl

When you think of the holiday season that most of us are currently enjoying, you probably picture the faces of children who rush down the stairs to see what Santa left under the tree or who sing their sweet carols … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays!

Wishing everyone a warm, festive, safe, and joyous holiday today!  The excerpt below was contributed by a special friend of mine. Thank you Gail :) A Special Christmas Wish May you always have walls for the wind, A roof for the … Continue reading

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DARK MIND Giveaway Winners!

Winners were drawn by random with the help from my handsome assistant (husband). Drumroll please… GRAND PRIZE (signed book, t-shirt, and spy pen) goes to: Marti Homer 2ND PLACE (signed book) goes to: Joseph Rinaldo 3RD PLACE (ebook copy) goes to: Gary Ponzo … Continue reading

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What Happens When a Crime Writer is Dropped Into the Country?

Once upon a time… about five years ago, I moved to a country location near the California coastline.  Please note that I’ve never lived in the country or any “rural” area before.  Basically, I’m a city girl that loves structured … Continue reading

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