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California Serial Killers: 7 Notorious Golden State Psychos

California has a lot to offer. From the hills of Hollywood to the think tanks of Silicon Valley. From the beaches, up over the mountains and into the deserts. The Golden State provides an endless bounty of opportunities for adventure … Continue reading

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The Elusive Criminal: Unsolved Horrific Crimes

Every great detective has a catalogue of solved crimes. Moments that made them proud to be cops. But, for most, the cases that are burned into their psyches, are the unsolved ones. These unsolved crimes not only haunt the dedicated … Continue reading

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Mourning the Loss of Two Fallen Officers

As part of my academic studies and in doing research for my novels, I have had the tremendous honor of spending a lot of time with the men and women who protect our communities as members of law enforcement. I … Continue reading

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Gearing up for the BOUCHERCON 2014 #Mystery #Thriller Conference in Long Beach, California

BOUCHERCON is the Annual World Mystery Convention, where every year readers, writers, publishers, editors, agents, booksellers and other lovers of crime fiction gather for a long weekend of education, entertainment, and fun. What a fantastic event! This is the first … Continue reading

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California Teacher Charged with Sexual Assault

When we think of a sexual predator, it is likely that our first inclination is to picture a man. These odds are perpetrated by crime dramas that unfold on movie and television screen but also by the reality that an … Continue reading

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Confrontation with a Violent Sociopath Compelled Me to Pursue Criminology

As I look back in my life, I reflect and smile.  It is interesting how certain situations can shape our decisions and ultimately the outcome of our lives.  I have been blessed with many things, even the bad incidents.  I … 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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