Author Archives: jchasenovelist

About jchasenovelist

Published thriller author, criminologist, and blogger.

Woman Killed Her Own Hit Man but Now Fears Ex-Husband’s Release

I like reading stories about strong women who fight for justice, whether it is in their own lives or behalf of those around them. In fact, such depictions are so important to me that I created protagonist Emily Stone, a … Continue reading

Posted in crime, Criminology | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Man Who Allegedly Murdered His Family Nearly Forty Years Ago is Newest Addition to Most Wanted List

It is a cold case that is filled with horrific acts of brutality, clues left in multiple states, and a possible element of international mystery. And, the FBI is hoping that by highlighting its suspect on the Ten Most Wanted … Continue reading

Posted in crime, Criminology | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Assessing the Psychopath

Have you ever gotten frustrated with someone’s indifferent reaction or maybe even the harmful way one person treated another and thought, “That person is a psychopath!” Merriam Webster defines “psychopath” as “a person who is mentally ill, who does not … Continue reading

Posted in Criminology | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Following the Clues of Forensic Anthropology

Originally posted on Author Jennifer Chase:
One of the more interesting aspects of forensic science, at least for me, is the study of forensic anthropology.  It entails the analysis of human skeletal remains that is within the context of a…

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Former Homicide Detective Shares How He Got Criminals to Talk

It is always exciting to come upon an article about someone whose career offers me insight and inspiration as I constantly strive to learn more about criminal psychology and use that knowledge to be a better writer. For this reason, … Continue reading

Posted in crime, Criminology | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Alaska Rallies to Raise Awareness of Sexual Assaults in the State

Something that has been important for me to advocate through the development of my Emily Stone character is the notion that women are strong and deserving of respect. Emily takes it upon herself to become a vigilante member of law … Continue reading

Posted in crime | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Escaped Murderer Captured after Nearly 40 Years of Freedom

I would assume that when a prisoner manages to break out of jail, he probably spends nearly every moment looking over his back. Is this the day the authorities finally catch me? Will someone from my past life recognize me? … Continue reading

Posted in crime, Police | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments