All posts tagged: Crime Novelist

Diane Fanning, Best selling author

Diane Fanning Talks Crime with Vito Colucci

Sunday, June 15 Author Diane Fanning joins in a lively discussion about crime on Crime Time with Vito Colucci broadcasting live at 11pm eastern. The author of over 20 books, both true crime and crime novels, Fanning’s latest true crime book relates the story of Julie Schenecker who murdered her two teenagers in cold blood. The Tampa housewife was recently convicted and sentenced to life in prison for shooting Calyx and Beau amid attempts to launch an insanity defense. In her book SLEEP MY DARLINGS, Fanning writes the backstory of Julie Schenecker’s life troubled with mental illness. Diane Fanning’s crime novel series features the tough, but compassionate Virginia detective, Lt. Lucinda Pierce. With 7 books in the series, Pierce has evolved into a fascinating character who has shown heart in her investigations of all types of crime. The latest in the series, CHAIN REACTION, has Lucinda Pierce investigating a possible act of terrorism after a bomb goes off at a local high school. Readers and fans will be pleased to know Fanning has two new books coming …

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True Crime Author Making a Move: Diane Fanning Returns to Virginia

Diane Fanning, famed author of 20 published books has been residing in Texas for several years, transplanted from Virginia. After a trip back east early in 2013 for a hands on visit with a new grandson, she made the decision to return to Virginia to be closer to her family and the countryside she loves. Fanning was born in Baltimore, Maryland, but after attending Lynchburg College to study chemistry, she stayed in the area and began her writing career for local television, radio and eventually, an advertising agency, earning 70 Addy Awards. During the same timeframe she was doing free-lance writing for magazines. Although she has 20 published books, Fanning’s first book wasn’t written until she moved to Texas, mostly due to the constraints of happy motherhood and three young children. While building her writing career Diane Fanning also held the Executive Director position at Another Way Texas Shares (now Community Shares of Texas) for 10 years, and the governor of Texas appointed her for three terms on the State Advisory Committee for the State …

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Diane Fanning Book Event at Hastings in New Braunfels, Texas

Diane Fanning will be signing copies of her books on Saturday, March 10, including her latest true crime, HER DEADLY WEB at Hastings in New Braunfels, Texas. HER DEADLY WEB is the true account of Raynella Dossett Leath,  murder, and more! It has a cattle stampede, an attempted murder, a three-shot-suicide, medical examiners threatening to shoot law enforcement officials, a secret city and a love child. The trail of death in the case, however, does not begin and end with a beloved barber, but winds its way up to the highest levels of law enforcement in this city. There was a fatal car crash, a love child, a missing will and, strangest of all, the 1992 death, officially by cattle stampede, of the Knox County prosecutor, Ed Dossett, who happened to be Ms. Dossett Leath’s first husband at the time. The New York Times Diane Fanning is the author of several  true crime books, including MOMMY’S LITTLE GIRL, about the life and death of Caylee Anthony. She is also a crime novelist with five books in …