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Examining Four Types of Serial Killers

The term serial killer is defined by the act either of two or more separate murders, acting alone or with another, during a period of time with breaks in between each murder, or what has been referred to as a … Continue reading

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Hot Crime Scene Investigations

I decided to tackle arson investigations for my soon to be released EMILY STONE THRILLER, DEAD BURN.  Since I love research, I found some interesting tidbits about arson crime scenes. All crime scenes are documented and processed with the same … Continue reading

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“A” is for Forensics?

While conducting research for my current novel DEAD BURN, I realized that there are some very interesting forensic facts that may or may not be widely known to most people.  I have physical notebooks and online file folders filled with … Continue reading

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Crime Fiction Research Imitating Art

We’ve all heard the saying ‘life imitating art’ and it definitely fits some instances.  I’d like to think that we’ve only scratched the surface of original fiction stories, but sometimes reality beats us to the punch. I’m going to take … Continue reading

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Aloha Serial Killer

When I first began writing crime thrillers and my first book Compulsion, I didn’t immediately envision a series.  I was so involved in the story initially and it was a therapy of sorts from my horrible experiences with a sociopathic … Continue reading

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My Personal Stab at Research

One of the things I stress about writing a novel is you must do your research.  It doesn’t matter if you’re writing fiction or non-fiction because research should be mandatory.  I actually love research.  You get to learn something brand … Continue reading

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