Monthly Archives: August 2012

Take a Walk Through a Body Farm

Today’s post is not for the squeamish or faint of heart.  I find the scientific research into decomposition fascinating.  I originally posted this article more than a year ago and have received so many comments and questions about it, so I … Continue reading

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What’s Really Out There in the Dark?

Fear is one of those ingrained emotions or feelings that affect everyone at one time or another in a lifetime.  Fear drives us to do many things, to push us through the near impossible situations or to run and hide. … Continue reading

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New Jersey Man May Have Held Girlfriend Prisoner for a Decade

In the series of novels I’ve written that feature vigilante detective Emily Stone, my bold protagonist goes after all kinds of criminals, but has a particular eye for those who abuse women and children.  She has no patience for pedophiles … Continue reading

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Thriller Thursday Guest — Author J.C. Martin

I often hold my breath to wait for Thriller Thursday.  Today, I have a real kick-ass, gorgeous thriller author J.C. Martin with her latest thriller, Oracle.  Let’s see what’s in store with some fun interview questions and what’s happening in … Continue reading

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No Bones about Writing Bad Guys

When I outline bad guys for my novels, it often reads like a police rap sheet and a psychological profile.  I can’t overstate the effectiveness for research and outlining in fiction writing.  There’s always those little pieces of nuggets that … Continue reading

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Mark David Chapman Seeks Parole for the Seventh Time

I suppose there are some of you reading this blog who are too young to remember the events of December 8, 1980.  Even so, I know that many people who perhaps were not born then but have come to discover … Continue reading

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Thriller Thursday Guest — Author John Walker

I just love Thursdays! Today I’m so thrilled to have friend and fellow thriller author John Walker with his Dark Retribution Quartet, featuring Wrath and Remembrance.  He’s an amazing writer and I’ve been so inspired by his works.  I give … Continue reading

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