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Chain Reaction, Diane Fanning, Lucinda Pierce crime novel

CHAIN REACTION, 7th Lucinda Pierce Novel by Diane Fanning Launched March 1

March 1 marks the launch of CHAIN REACTION in the Lucinda Pierce crime mystery series by Diane Fanning. Since 2008 when the first book in the series, Trophy Exchange, was released, Virginia Homicide Detective, Lucinda Pierce has been beset with investigating all sorts of grisly crime occurring in her state. Woven within each crime story is a glimpse into other underlying issues of importance, from domestic violence to care taking duties of an Alzheimer’s patient, and, in CHAIN REACTION, the possibility of terrorism. The character of Lucinda Pierce is always is aptly portrayed as the strong heroine in the series, the tough female cop, but one depicted with complex emotion and heart, overcoming her own personal distresses and skillfully performing her duties as an officer of the law. CHAIN REACTION: One quiet Sunday morning, homicide investigator Lucinda Pierce is called out to a bomb blast at a local high school. It seems the caretaker has been fatally wounded in the explosion and there is one other unidentified body. A bomb blast points towards suspected terrorism …