Author Archives: jchasenovelist

About jchasenovelist

Published thriller author, criminologist, and blogger.

NEW RELEASE: Last Girls Alive: A Detective Katie Scott Thriller #Bookouture #Crime

I’m very excited to announce that LAST GIRLS ALIVE, A Detective Katie Scott Thriller, has been released. This is Book 4, but it is also a stand alone. Writing this book was quite the experience. I will be explaining more … Continue reading

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GOLD MEDAL WINNER! Flowers On Her Grave #Bookouture #Thriller

I’m so excited to announce that FLOWERS ON HER GRAVE has won the Gold Medal for Crime Fiction at Readers’ Favorite — In addition to hitting the USA Best Seller list! This is the fourth installment for the Detective Katie … Continue reading

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Analyzing Crime Scene Characteristics #crimefiction #writing

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

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Cover Reveal & Pre-Order for LAST GIRLS ALIVE #Bookouture

It’s here! I can hardly believe that LAST GIRLS ALIVE, Detective Katie Scott Thriller, Book #4, is here for the cover reveal and Pre-order. Writing this book was somewhat of an adventure for me. I should say it was a … Continue reading

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5 Writing Tips for Punching up Fight Scenes for any Genre

I love reading and writing action-oriented stories. It doesn’t matter if it’s a movie or book—I love all the action with fights, weapons, car chases, martial arts, or an old-fashioned shootout. It may sound easy enough to write, but you … Continue reading

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Cool Police Tech: 6 Emerging Advancements

Technology has infiltrated just about every aspect of modern life. And the pace by which technology advances is beyond rapid. While new technology – in many instances – improves our lives, it simultaneously enhances the nefarious pursuits of criminals. So, … Continue reading

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No Body, No Problem: Murder Convictions in Missing Persons Cases

The old Hollywood trope of “no body, no conviction” is usually accurate, but not always true. Generally, it is very difficult to prove the murder of a missing person. But, between the tenacity of investigators and the legal precedent of … Continue reading

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