My interview with John A. Daly

My interview with John A. Daly has made me impatient. I want to read more from the author who wrote “From a Dead Sleep.” But I guess I have to wait. John generously interrupted his writing time to answer a few questions. Here is my short interview: Alice: Where did the main inspiration for the character […]

10Qs for Kathryn Johnson

10Qs for Kathryn Johnson. This is one busy lady! She is the founder of, an author’s mentoring service based in Silver Spring, Maryland. Kathryn writes under her own name and as Mary Hart Perry. She also has served as judge on the Edgar Awards Committee for the Mystery Writers of America and is Vice President of the […]

10Qs for McVladie

10Qs for McVladie. Is it McVladie or, is it Carlota? And who is Vilhelm? This author is as mysterious as her avatar. Her website is in the making so the only things we have now are bits and pieces that I found around the blogosphere. Carlota L McNally-McDougall was born November 16, 1962 in Dallas, Texas. […]

10Qs for Jill Paterson

10Qs for Jill Paterson. I met Jill during our Blog Tour de Troops in November 2011. During the Memorial Weekend, authors made free ebooks available to our service men and women. The Tour was a collaboration between authors and bloggers. The bloggers posted book reviews and the authors donated their works. All readers benefited from […]

DCC: Nov 24, 2009 – Nov 24, 2011

November 24, 2011 is Thanksgiving in the USA and there is a lot to be thankful for. It seems fitting that today of all days, my blog is two years old. A lot has changed since the beginning. The publishing of posts has slowed down considerably because I have become more selective. When DCC was […]

Vidocq presents Christa Miller!

Meet Christa M. Miller who has worked with the law enforcement community for close to 20 years. As a freelance writer, she has written articles for Law Enforcement Technology, Police & Security News, The Informant, Digital Forensics Magazine, and Law Officer on topics ranging from public information and communications, interoperability, and high tech crimes. Now a public […]

Vidocq presents Huma Rashid!

Huma Rashid was THE busiest law student in the Chicago area. She graduated last May. She devours books and is responsible for getting me addicted to Better World Books. She loves to hug trees, can type faster than anyone I know, and knows everything about root beer! You can follow this outspoken lady on Twitter. For DCC, she answered […]

Vidocq presents Ralph Ristenbatt!

Please welcome my friend Ralph Ristenbatt. Ralph wanted his forensic science students to dig into a real case. Could I help? Students in the Penn State Forensic Science Program, in collaboration with the Zeigler defense team, have been the first in the USA to have had an exclusive look into the Zeigler case. Ralph holds a […]