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The Fall: Outrageous Fortune Deleted Scene

WARNING: POTENTIAL SPOILERS AHEAD! This scene was originally part of Outrageous Fortune, and contains mild spoilers for Soldier of Fortune. If you’ve already read Soldier or Outrageous, you’re good. If you don’t mind a little…

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Casting a Novel: Fortune’s Colin

Heavy for Hire Colin (no surname at time of writing) first appears in Outrageous Fortune as the partner-in-crime to Mary (also no surname), a grifter. Where Mary is all charm and effervescence, Colin is more basic.…

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Casting a Novel: Fortune’s Tariq Al-Karim

Smooth Criminal Casting shadow trader Tariq Al Karim for Outrageous Fortune was one of those rare cases where the actor informed the character. I mean, I knew I was writing someone with intelligence, charm and…

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Casting a Novel: Fortune’s Mia

Finding the perfect dodger, a foil for Gideon and a vibrant character in her own right, was tough. I don’t watch a lot of shows with 12-to-14 year-olds in them–Mia, like most dodgers, has at…