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Consumer Tip: Google to the Ducks

In honor of my Caught Dead in Wyoming mystery series, my assistant Kay Coyte is writing for my newsletter and blog a series of consumer tips inspired by TV reporter Elizabeth Danniher. – – – – When internet surfing first took hold in the late...

Consumer Tip: Be All You Can, for Me

In honor of my Caught Dead in Wyoming mystery series, my assistant Kay Coyte is writing for my newsletter and blog a series of consumer tips inspired by TV reporter Elizabeth Danniher. – – – – Earlier this year we reported about scams that take...
Consumer Tip: Psst, What’s the Password?

Consumer Tip: Psst, What’s the Password?

In honor of my Caught Dead in Wyoming mystery series, my assistant Kay Coyte is writing for my newsletter and blog a series of consumer tips inspired by TV reporter Elizabeth Danniher. – – – – Earlier, Consumer Tip discussed a...
Consumer Tip: Scary New Twist in Phishing

Consumer Tip: Scary New Twist in Phishing

Last fall, when security consultant Frank Abagnale spoke at an AARP Fraud Watch presentation in Louisville, the former “Catch Me If You Can” con artist warned his audience to assume that their personal data was among the millions compromised by database...
Fork Over $2.5k, Learn to Scam via Kindle Unlimited

Fork Over $2.5k, Learn to Scam via Kindle Unlimited

I just blogged about why Patricia McLinn books are not in Kindle Unlimited, including that I don’t care to be associated with an ecosystem (Kindle Unlimited a k a KU) that spawns scammers. Well. Now there are people trying to sell courses (charging $2,500 !!!)...
10 Reasons My Books Are Not in Kindle Unlimited

10 Reasons My Books Are Not in Kindle Unlimited

Some readers ask why Patricia McLinn books are not in Kindle Unlimited – here are my reasons: Amazon requires exclusivity — what that means to readers. In order to make my books available in the Kindle Unlimited umbrella, I would have to take them away from...