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The Greatest Heists In History

Who doesn’t love a good heist movie (or, ahem, book)? Although sometimes, the real thing can be just as dramatic and exciting. If you know me, you know I’ve got a bit of a thing for infographics, and here’s one I was sent a while ago that’s right up my alley. Enjoy! Copyright SimpliSafe Wireless Home SecurityRead the rest

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A Harry Winston Visual Treat

Just a little glamour for your Sunday afternoon, lovelies. I’m down to 11 days to go before book launch, and here are a couple of videos I think you’ll enjoy, all inspired by the fabulous Harry Winston. The first, because it’s a fascinating glimpse into another world. The second, because it’s just plain gorgeous. [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X_bqInCnvZw] [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1_yeXTF8COY]… Read the rest

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A Burglar’s Toolkit

Let’s say you’re fed up with your job. You’ve had it with the corporate world; the rat race can shove it. It’s time for a career change. But what path to choose? Well, have you ever considered becoming a professional thief? You have to admit, there are perks: no 9-to-5, no yucky office politics, and no boring cubicle. Your office changes day to day, in fact–sometimes it’s an art museum, sometimes a swanky gala. … Read the rest

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Famous Diamonds Of The World

There’s something about diamonds that has held people spellbound for centuries. Personally, I think some of that fascination comes from a diamond’s inherent paradox: that something so gorgeous and decorative could also be incredibly durable and hard. That something so sparkly and glamorous was hewn from the earth itself. Little wonder the most spectacular specimens, the rarest and finest diamonds, have attracted nothing but mystery, death, and intrigue.… Read the rest

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The Jewels In The Great Gatsby

This weekend I’m going to see The Great Gatsby. I don’t care if I can’t get a sitter. The kids will be fine for a couple of hours, right? See, I am a big Baz Luhrmann fan (ever since Moulin Rouge, which rocked my world). And, although I didn’t start out loving Leonardo DiCaprio in his earlier years, I have grown to be an ardent admirer of his work.… Read the rest

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A Beautiful Heist On Pinterest

I started playing around on Pinterest about a year ago and, like many people, immediately fell down the rabbit hole. Pinterest is even more habit-forming than movie popcorn and peanut M&Ms. (Yes, together. Have you tried? Ridiculous.) One of my fellow bloggers at YMC coined the hashtag #pintervention and sometimes, I seriously think that might be warranted. But today, I am giving this little addiction free rein!… Read the rest

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22 Days To Go: The Wonderful World of Faberge

The heroine of my novel is a professional jewel thief, and her target is a long-lost Faberge Egg. While writing the book I did tons of research on these spectacular masterpieces of the jeweler’s art. Today, I thought you might like to come along as I open a page into the storybook world of opulent Imperial Russia. The most famous eggs produced by the House of Faberge were the large jeweled eggs created for Alexander III and Nicholas II of Russia, between the years of 1885 and 1997.… Read the rest

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