Author Archives: jchasenovelist

About jchasenovelist

Published thriller author, criminologist, and blogger.

The Psychology Behind Loving a Killer

As regular readers of my novels or this blog (or likely just anyone with whom I strike up a conversation) will know, I have a longstanding fascination with the criminal mind. What makes a serial killer commit the heinous acts … Continue reading

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The Sociopaths Among Us

For most of us when we think of the term sociopath, we likely imagine some terrifying man boring through the television screen with an unchanging stare and creepy smile. Maybe we are reminded of a scene from an episode of … Continue reading

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Guest Author: Helen Hanson and Ocean of Fear

SYNOPSIS: Meet Baxter Cruise. Gifted robotics student. Spammer for hire. A six-figure income softens the loss of his family while he attends college. But his cozy world of lattes and free wi-fi explodes when his hippie professor friend disappears, and … Continue reading

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Indian Man Kills His Daughter’s Alleged Rapist

When you see a horrible crime described on the evening news, do you ever stop and think about what you would do if someone you loved was a victim of such brutality? I imagine it must be incredibly difficult for … Continue reading

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Guest Author: Benjamin Sobieck and The Invisible Hand

Synopsis: Wil Reynolds doesn’t remember murdering two of his neighbors in the small North Dakota town of Betrug. He’ll need to think fast, because the sheriff just hired a ruthless vigilante to hunt him down in the chaos of the … Continue reading

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Guest Author: Gary Starta and Blood Web

SYNOPSIS: FBI Special Agent Caitlin Diggs faces a paranormal killer when a crystal takes over a teen and leads her on a chase across the country. Empowering the teen with supernatural abilities, the crystal exacts revenge on descendants of soldiers … Continue reading

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Who or What is Hiding in the Dark in FIRST WATCH? #Horror #Free

It’s the week of Halloween and I love scary things that go bump in the night.  In honor of this spooky week, my short story FIRST WATCH is FREE!  If you’re looking for a quick, fun, scary read, I think … Continue reading

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