COPS IN LOVE. THE UNTOLD STORY

by Isabella Maldonado How many of us have read great crime novels (or seen TV shows or movies) featuring the romantic exploits of law enforcement officers? Invariably gorgeous, they run from one passionate entanglement to another. I often chuckle when I see these depictions. As I discovered when I...

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I BECAME A [CAT] FOSTER MOM

by Jenny Milchman I used the brackets because even though I’m not fostering a child, this was a serious stretch for me. In fact, taking charge of a human might’ve been easier. I’m the type who weighs in on Medium articles when parents have issues. Kids don’t usually faze me—and when they do, I...

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MONSTERS AMONG US

by Lisa Black One afternoon last month I held the hands of a man who had, one night over thirty years ago, raped and murdered both a grown woman and an eleven year old girl. I held them in neither anger nor comfort but as part of my job as a forensic specialist—I was in the courtroom to...

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A FATEFUL ANNIVERSARY

by Karna Small-Bodman This month marks the 40th anniversary of the assassination attempt on our 40th President, Ronald Reagan…a date that is seared in my memory!  My connection began when President Reagan announced his selection of Jim Brady as White House Press Secretary and gave...

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HOORAY, IT’S THE PANDEMIC! (Just kidding.)

Well, not entirely kidding.  There were (surprisingly) some really good things.  This month marks a full year of quarantining for many of us who didn’t have to leave home to work.  We are grateful, John and I, to have been able to stay here. Remember last March as the pandemic was just starting to...

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J.T. ELLISON GOES ROGUE

We are delighted to welcome New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of more than 25 novels and the EMMY award winning co-host of the literary TV show, A Word on Words, J.T. Ellison. With millions of books in print, her novels have been published in 25 countries. Here J.T. tells us where...

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