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Inspirational Photo Tour: Stepping into the Scene of the Crime in DEAD GAME

DEAD GAME is the second book in the EMILY STONE THRILLER SERIES.  It revolves around a high-tech serial killer that hunts for his victims through an interactive video spy game.  There were many photo inspirations that helped me to write … Continue reading

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Characters That Make a Lasting Impression

Everyone has their favorite leading characters from movies and books.  I know that I seem to gravitate towards strong, no-nonsense, kick butt female leads like Sarah Connor in the Terminator trilogy.  These characters make you cheer when they overcome their … Continue reading

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Catch up with the Indies and Walk a Crime Scene on BOOK & CRIME TALK

I have just wrapped another blog talk radio show on BOOK & CRIME TALK this week.  I love chatting with interesting people, whether it is a bestselling author or a cold case detective, I learn something new with every show. … Continue reading

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Readers Have Spoken Loud and Clear – Top Blog Posts of 2012

Thank you to everyone who has visited and subscribed to my blog  – it doesn’t go unappreciated.  When I first decided to create a blog, I was apprehensive at first.  Well let’s get serious, I was terrified.  I thought I’d … Continue reading

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Take a Thrilling Leap into the Unknown and Celebrate!

This is about the time that we take a good look at what we have done, what we want to do, make some plans or resolutions, and then we make a few changes for a brand new year.  It is … Continue reading

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Can Our Furry Companions Enhance Genre Fiction?

It’s no secret that I love animals and I share my household with two Labrador retrievers and two cats.  My top dog “Sarge” (photo above) is enjoying a nice swim at the beach.  Life just wouldn’t be the same without … Continue reading

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31 Things That Scare Me

It’s the scariest month of the year and I thought I’d keep up with the yearly tradition and post what actually scares a criminologist and crime fiction author. Now, on to my list.  Just in case you were wondering… 1.                   … Continue reading

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