Monthly Archives: June 2011

California’s Attempt to Ban Sales of Violent Video Games to Minors Loses in Supreme Court

My second novel, Dead Game, features the popular online gaming culture, an activity in which players usually assume fake identities and live in a fantasy world.  In Dead Game, some of the men and women who engage in a virtual … Continue reading

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Woman Arrested for Filming a Traffic Stop

My first two novels, Compulsion and Dead Game, feature a vigilante crime fighter named Emily Stone.  This woman takes it upon herself to track down the most dangerous criminals in her community and then anonymously hands over the evidence she … Continue reading

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Photography Sunday — Wildlife of the Monterey Bay

I’m so fortunate to live in a beautiful area full of wildlife.  Here are some additional photos of some of the wonderful animals that inhabit my area. Hope you have a relaxing weekend! Enjoy!

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Responsibilities of a Crime Scene Investigator

The job of a crime scene investigator isn’t glamorous or exotic as it’s portrayed on popular television shows.  It is extremely important and necessary for any criminal police investigation in order to find out who committed the crime and to … Continue reading

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Vote For Your Favorite Cop Thriller

When I’m not busy writing, promoting, or researching my next novel, I love to watch cop thrillers.  It’s a great escape and you never know where your next idea will come from.    I’ve put together some of my favorite cop thrillers and … Continue reading

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Offender’s Signature vs. Modus Operandi

Sometimes it’s confusing for people to differentiate between a criminal’s signature versus the criminal’s modus operandi when they commit a specific crime.  Are they the same? No, they are distinctly different because one feeds on emotional needs, while the other … Continue reading

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Award Winning Thriller Dead Game Visited Some Great Blogs Today

Synopsis: In this Video Game, ‘Game Over’ Means You’re Dead In her independent efforts to catch child killers, Emily Stone discovers the evidence that the cops can’t—or won’t—uncover. Now, this covert investigator is back on the hunt for the world’s … Continue reading

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