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(Below is an excerpt from my article “P.I.s, Pretexting, and the Law: Tips for Crime Writers,” posted July 26, 2013, at Pursuit Magazine, the magazine for professional investigators)


“To tell the truth, I lied a little.”

~Private eye Jake Gittes in Chinatown

The private eye genre has long been a favorite for writers, […]

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My husband and I owned a private investigations agency for over a decade (he’s since returned to being a criminal defense lawyer & I continue to conduct investigations for his firm and other lawyers). Sometimes we’ll watch a movie or TV show starring a private eye and we can’t help but laugh at the implausibility of […]

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