Author Archives: jchasenovelist

About jchasenovelist

Published thriller author, criminologist, and blogger.

Smooth Criminals: 4 Notorious Masterminds

The criminal underworld is filled with all types of characters. Thugs. Psychopaths. And masterminds. These sociopaths are often so diabolically creative and clever, that it becomes virtually impossible for law enforcement to bring these outliers to justice. Instead of helping … Continue reading

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FBI Profiling of SERIAL KILLERS: 3 Notorious Cases

In 1972, the FBI established the Behavioral Science Unit (BSU). The unit’s goal was straightforward. It wanted to develop law enforcement techniques, procedures and tactics that focused on the psychology and behavior of violent criminals. To that end, two men … Continue reading

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4 Influential Figures in the History of Forensic Psychology

Forensic psychology is a fascinating specialty that focuses on researching human behavior, as it relates to the law.  To that end, forensic psychologists utilize their research, experience and skills to consult within the legal system – in both civil and … Continue reading

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You Ask: So What’s the Real Story Behind DEAD COLD?

I receive this question quite a bit about what my inspiration was for creating vigilante detective Emily Stone and the rest of the crime thriller series. Well let me tell you… What you are about to read is true, at … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas! Thank you ALL for Making this a Memorable Year

This has been an extremely diverse and interesting year. We’ve all had ups and downs, but objectively I think that we’ve learned something from our experiences. Remember, there is always something to be learned from something unpleasant, and oftentimes, something … Continue reading

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Creepy Christmas: 4 Infamous Holiday Murders

Cold nights. Warm fires. Cozy celebrations. That’s what Christmas is all about for most of us. But, sadly, the high emotions that surround the holidays can sometimes turn horrifically dark. While many savor the joy of the season, some people’s … Continue reading

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Dysfunctional Minds: 6 Common Personality Disorders of Criminals

It’s the unique personalities of people who help make this world an interesting place. Generally, our one-of-a-kind character traits are just harmless little quirks. But sometimes, there is a dark side to our eccentric personalities. This is because, some of … Continue reading

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