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As 2019 approaches, many of us (self included) look to see the progress made over the past year. For many … More The mystery of the disappearing home office
I spent 30 years with the CIA. My official resume says things like “distinguished record of solutions-driven leadership across multiple … More Welcome to the opioid crisis
My great-uncle Nicky was the second-to-the-youngest of my grandfather’s five brothers. He was missing most of his right index finger. … More Warriors, souls, and the making of AWAKENING MACBETH
My most recent book, 43 MISSING: Detective Emilia Cruz Book 6, was inspired by the events of September 2014 when … More The Ayotzinapa tragedy 4 years later
Fall is here. Our New Year’s resolutions petered out long ago and the holidays, with overspending and family drama, loom on … More 7 Life-changing books to read right now
Do opposites attract? Meet Jeanine Kitchel, author of WHEELS UP 1) Carmen Amato: Jeanine, we first met as collaborators putting together THE … More Meet WHEELS UP thriller author Jeanine Kitchel
The Killer Nashville International Writer’s Conference was the first of its kind I’ve ever attended. I didn’t know quite what … More 10 Lessons from Killer Nashville
I’m heading to the Killer Nashville mystery writer’s conference, where 43 MISSING, the 6th Detective Emilia Cruz novel, is a … More Heading to Killer Nashville
THE KEEPER OF LOST CAUSES, the first Department Q novel by Jussi Adler-Olsen, has toppled Jo Nesbo from the top … More Department Q and The Keeper of Lost Causes
FOOLS AND MORTALS by Bernard Cornwell sets the standard for historical fiction with a touch of suspense and a healthy … More Book Review: FOOLS AND MORTALS by Bernard Cornwell
The most recent Detective Emilia Cruz novels, PACIFIC REAPER and 43 MISSING, are in contention to win the Reader’s Choice … More Your VOTE Needed!
It’s the season of change. After years as professional nomads, we finally bought the Dream House. The move to a … More Season of change, complete with koi pond
I just finished THE OFFICE, the 17th entry in Mike Faricy’s addictive Dev Haskell series and immediately scooped up his … More Straight Shooting with Mystery Author Mike Faricy