Author Archives: jchasenovelist

About jchasenovelist

Published thriller author, criminologist, and blogger.

Writing in the Moment

A few years ago, I discovered the term “mindfulness” and incorporated it into my everyday life.  It has help me to combat my anxiety issues.  It basically means what it implies.  On one level it means paying attention to details … Continue reading

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The Art of Impression Evidence

“There is no branch of detective science that is so important and so much neglected as the art of tracing footsteps”, simply stated by the fictional detective character, Sherlock Holmes, from “A Study in Scarlet” written in 1881. How important … Continue reading

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Book Trailer Love Fest Needs Your Vote!

Show your support of over 30 authors including USA Today bestsellers by voting in the first ever Book Trailer Love Fest. Watch the trailers, vote in the polls, and share the contest with your friends! The voting is live from … Continue reading

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Forensics and Criminology: How Did They Do That?

As we go about our daily routines, there are scientists hard at work trying to discover answers for the criminal justice arena, as well as breakthroughs to improve our way of life.  Many of these tests, studies, and theories aren’t … Continue reading

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I’ve Stared Into the Heart of a Psychopath

As with my fictional heroine Emily Stone, I have stared into the heart of psychopath.  The first book in the award-winning Emily Stone Series is loosely based on some of my experiences with a violent sociopath that lived next door.  … Continue reading

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6 Mistakes to Avoid at a Crime Scene Straight From a Cold Case Detective

Originally posted on Author Jennifer Chase:
Photo: Courtesy of coldcasesquad.com Crime scenes aren’t as cut and dry as one might think.  There are many variables and each one should be carefully identified, searched, documented, and processed correctly.  The process doesn’t…

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Infant Abducted from Home Following Shooting Found Dead

The community was already stunned when the news reported that three people in Long Beach had been shot inside their home. This anger and fear turned to horror when it was revealed that a three-week-old infant was now missing from … Continue reading

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