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Top 10 Favorite Blog Posts from Readers in 2013

I want to thank everyone who has visited my blog.  You are ALL awesome!  It keeps me inspired to share interesting areas of forensics and criminology as well as updates on my books.  I have found it very interesting the … Continue reading

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Want Sunshine and Palm Trees This Winter?

I love the feeling of tropical weather and seeing the amazing scenery unfold around me. For me as a writer, scenery and varied locations are important inspirations to creating characters and settings. In my Emily Stone Series, the setting is … Continue reading

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Think Like a Crime Scene Detective

There is a big division in the aptly labeled type of writer called plotter or pantser when it comes to writing a novel.  I make no bones about it, I’m a plotter.  Yep, I admit it.  I outline my stories, … Continue reading

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What Do Crime Scene Characteristics Really Mean?

Crime scene characteristics are extremely important to all criminal investigations, especially homicides and serial crimes.  After the forensic analysis of the physical evidence found at the crime scene is completed and the victimology is established, then the task of determining … Continue reading

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Gunshot Residue Creates an Impression

Gunshot residue or GSR is an important component to any homicide crime scene involving the discharge of a firearm.  It tells a story.  The big question is how accurate is the story and is it retold correctly.  As they say, … Continue reading

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Getting to Know a Serial Killer Hunter EMILY STONE

It’s been extremely difficult and even a little bit dangerous, but I’ve managed to track vigilante detective Emily Stone down to ask her a few questions.  It seems that she is always on a case and doesn’t want to be … Continue reading

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DEAD BURN Now Available in Paperback

“It’s a good day to live.” ~ EMILY STONE SYNOPSIS: Terrified California residents face the shocking dilemma of yet another serial killer roaming freely in their neighborhoods.  However, this time it is an evolving serial killer anomaly that relentlessly searches … Continue reading

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