Monthly Archives: July 2012

What Intrigues You about Psychopaths, Pathological Liars and Scam Artists?

We live in a world where there are all kinds of people and that’s what makes life exciting and interesting.  With all of the wonderful types of people out in the world that we’ve met throughout our own experiences, some … Continue reading

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How Reliable are Those Sniff Alerts?

It is no secret that I have a great love for dogs.  I think they are animals with amazing insight and compassion.  I have had the pleasure of observing first-hand the important role that dogs play in law enforcement and … Continue reading

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Thriller Thursday Guest — Author John Betcher

I’m very pleased to introduce a wonderful thriller author John Betcher to Thriller Thursday Interviews.  He’s an author to watch with his award winning, best selling James Becker Series.  My Kindle is now loaded with all of the books in … Continue reading

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Plugging Into Reader Emotions

When I began writing the Emily Stone Thriller Series, I didn’t stop to think about the emotions that I would try to engage from readers.  In fact, originally, I didn’t even think about an entire series, but I pushed forward … Continue reading

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Prisoners Light Up the Town!

I enjoy the opportunity to spend time catching up on my reading of Dr. Karen Franklin’s blog about forensic psychology and criminal law.  I learn something and I’m impressed by her focus on making us familiar with some important current … Continue reading

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DNA Offers Lead in Child Murders from Thirty-Five Years Ago

In yet another instance of our amazing members of law enforcement never giving up on bringing predators to justice, there is a new break in the killings of four children in Michigan thirty-five years ago.  The story is one that … Continue reading

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“A” is for Forensics?

While conducting research for my current novel DEAD BURN, I realized that there are some very interesting forensic facts that may or may not be widely known to most people.  I have physical notebooks and online file folders filled with … Continue reading

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