Free Books for the Celebration of 2013

Free Books for the Celebration of 2013

The winning continues during the Celebration of 2013, the year of my 20th book.  So far this year, I’ve given away three of my books: Wrong Turn, Mistaken Identity and Bite the Moon along with Angel Sometimes by Helen Ginger and Gone the Next by Ben Rehder....
Deadly Little Secrets: A Book Review

Deadly Little Secrets: A Book Review

“Research validates that a woman’s reports of perceived death intentions by a husband is one of the most telling diagnostic precursors to spousal murder.”  That line, to me, contains the most important fact in Deadly Little Secrets:The Minister,...
Thank You, New Braunfels High School

Thank You, New Braunfels High School

  I spent yesterday in the library at New Braunfels High School talking to students during six different periods.   We discussed the cases I’d written about in my ten true crime books as well as discussing my five fiction novels. We also took a look at...
Gone Too Soon

Gone Too Soon

Some people enter your life and leave an indelible mark.  David Thompson of Murder By The Book, the mystery book store in Houston, was one of those people. And now, too soon, he’s gone.  At the young age of 38, David passed away on Monday, September 13. No one...
The Debris of a True Crime Writer

The Debris of a True Crime Writer

  One of the burdens of writing true crime books is the massive amount of documentation you accumulate in the process.  After ten true crime books, I have three large file cabinets packed full of files on the stories I’ve written. The rule of thumb is that...