Saturday, June 7, 2014 nationally recognized author Diane Fanning will be appearing at Barnes and Noble at 4024 Wards Rd Ste C, Lynchburg, Virginia, with fiction and non-fiction authors from 3pm-6pm Eastern. The Lynchburg store is hosting Local Author Day featuring authors of all genres throughout the day for readers to bring, or purchase, their favorite local author’s books to be signed, and to meet the author in person. It will be a time to have a picture taken with favorite authors!
Fanning’s roots lie in Virginia and the area is the setting for her crime novel series featuring the character Lt. Lucinda Pierce, which currently has 7 books in the series. Library Journal on the Lieutenant Lucinda Pierce series says, “Diane Fanning has become a writer to watch, demonstrating that the modern police procedural can evolve into a commentary on current culture.”
Diane Fanning is the author of 21 published books, 2 set to launch later in 2014.
Diane Fanning is also a best-selling author of true crime books covering such high-profile crimes as Casey Anthony in MOMMY’S LITTLE GIRL, Mary Winkler in THE PASTOR’S WIFE, and recently the Julie Schenecker case in SLEEP MY DARLINGS. Her true crime books highlight the stories of family tragedy, unusual crime, and serial killers, written with compassion and truth, always with empathy for the victims. Late 2014 releases will be UNDER COVER OF THE NIGHT with Lynchburg, VA ties, and a World War II novel, SCANDAL IN THE SECRET CITY.
Fanning has appeared on the Today Show, 48 Hours, 20/20, Forensic Files, Snapped, the Biography Channel, Investigation Discovery, E! and the BBC as well as numerous cable network news shows and radio stations across the United States and Canada. Her most recent television appearances include the new Investigation Discovery series, EVIL TWINS. She has been nominated for several awards throughout her career, including the prestigious Edgar Award. Raised in Baltimore, she now lives in the shadow of the Blue Ridge Mountains in Bedford, Virginia.
Diane Fanning best-selling author
- Nominated for an Edgar Award by Mystery Writers of America
- Received the Defenders of the Innocent award from the Downstate Illinois Innocence Project for her part in exonerating a woman wrongfully convicted of murdering her son. (Written about in Diane’s book, Through the Window)
- Appeared on The Today Show, 48 Hours, 20/20, The BBC, The Biography Channel, E!, Justice with Judge Jeanine, Forensic Files, Deadly Women, Behind Mansion Walls, Crime Stories, Snapped, Joy Behar Show, Nancy Grace, Issues with Jane Velez Mitchell and other programs
Readers are encouraged to pre-order their books and bring them to the store for signing as there will be limited copies on hand for purchase. Barnes and Noble carries a full list of Diane Fanning’s books which can be pre-ordered at Barnes & Noble website online store.