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The Bystander Effect and What it Represents in Society Today

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In my Emily Stone Series, my protagonist is a woman who has made the decision to get involved when she knows a crime is being committed. Emily Stone uses her intelligence, her intuition, and…

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Classic Cop Movies: The Real Stories Behind the French Connection and Serpico

Photo courtesy of lifed.com. We are fascinated by police movies. Since the dawn of Hollywood, we have been intrigued and entertained by films that depict the trials and tribulations of these defenders of justice. Although many of our favorite cop … Continue reading

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Preteen Who Wanted to Please a Fictional Character is Currently Incompetent to Stand Trial

I have studied criminal psychology. I am fascinated by what triggers an individual to commit horrible acts of violence against a fellow human being, and have spent countless hours in classrooms, talking to forensic psychologists, learning from members of law … Continue reading

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Resolutions for Readers and Writers

The end of the year has come upon us once again. If you are like me you probably are saying to yourself, “Wow, this year went by really fast!” You said this last year as well, of course, but this … Continue reading

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BOOK REVIEW: Emily Stone Takes Action and Doesn’t Let Anything Stand in Her Way #action #thriller

Dead Burn was definitely the most challenging crime thriller I have ever written to date, but I loved every second of it.  I pushed myself to raise the stakes for vigilante detective Emily Stone.  There were times that I was … Continue reading

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Senseless Crime is Even More So When Committed by Children

As an academic of criminal psychology and someone who purposefully tries to put herself in the minds of violent individuals when writing novels, I am exposed to many stories that make you wonder how a person can make choices so … Continue reading

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I Took a Walk in a Graveyard at One of California’s Most Haunted Locations

Curiosity persuaded me.  Inquisitiveness overpowered me.  These feelings called out, or rather screamed out, to my writer’s imagination.  I just had to stop and take some photographs of this particular spot at San Miguel Mission, which gave me the opportunity … Continue reading

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