Author Archives: jchasenovelist

About jchasenovelist

Published thriller author, criminologist, and blogger.

What’s the Difference: Criminology v. Criminalistics

Criminology and criminalistics may sound similar, but they are very much distinct disciplines. While both fields operate within the world of criminal justice, criminology focuses on the sociological aspects of crime, whereas criminalistics centers on investigations through the use of … Continue reading

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BOOK ANNOUNCEMENT: Cover Reveal & Pre-Order for THE FRAGILE ONES, Detective Katie Scott Thriller: Book 5 #Bookouture #CrimeFiction

I’m so excited to announce the latest Detective Katie Scott Thriller, THE FRAGILE ONES is now available for pre-order. I love this series and finding new cases and scary predicaments for Katie–and Cisco. I actually had goosebumps writing the last … Continue reading

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Forensic Genealogy Finds the Killer: 3 Cold Cases Recently Solved #crime #coldcase

The Killing of Anita Piteau This past year, the oldest cold murder case in populous Orange County, California was finally solved. A unique aspect of this murder was that the identities of both the victim and killer were unknown for … Continue reading

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An Overview of the Texas Rangers: Elite Lone Star Law Enforcement

History of the Texas Rangers Fabled by law-abiding Texans and feared by outlaws, the Texas Rangers are an elite law enforcement agency that has statewide investigative jurisdiction. Based in Austin, the Rangers have existed for almost 100 years after being … Continue reading

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📚 Pump Up Your Book Presents LAST GIRLS ALIVE Virtual Book Publicity Tour #CrimeThriller

LAST GIRLS ALIVE are on tour for the rest of the year on some awesome book blogs. Check out below the days and blogs below. LAST GIRLS ALIVE Detective Katie Scott Thriller is out! Amazon: https://bit.ly/2Z8g6gM Apple: https://apple.co/2W0Vhly Kobo: https://bit.ly/3gHgkS1Continue reading

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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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