All posts tagged: Diane Fanning

Scandal in the Secret City, Manhattan Project, Diane Fanning

Manhattan Project Creates Oak Ridge: Scandal in the Secret City

The first book in Diane Fanning’s new fiction series, SCANDAL IN THE SECRET CITY ( November,2014) takes readers back to the dawning of the atomic age, World War II, the war to end all wars with the discovery of the atomic bomb. The main character, Libby Clark, a recently graduated scientist and only female chemist in the top-secret location, is like hundreds of other top scientists who were transported to an unknown location, doing unknown work for the purpose of ending the war. Oak Ridge, Tennessee, later nicknamed “Atomic City,” quickly sprang up from 70,000 acres of government acquired rural farmland and became one of the secret cities. Along with Los Alamos, New Mexico, Hanford, Washington, and other selected sites,Oak Ridge was built in 1942, a remote and hidden location which never showed up on any map until 1949 even though it was the new home of over 75,000 people and using more electricity than New York City. Against this backdrop, shrouded in government imposed secrecy, Libby Clark arrives in Oak Ridge excited to do her part for the …

UnderCover of the Night, Diane Fanning

Win a Signed Copy of UNDER COVER OF THE NIGHT: New True Crime by Diane Fanning

Scheduled for release in October, 2014 UNDER COVER OF THE NIGHT: A True Story of Sex, Greed and Murder is Diane Fanning’s latest true crime!  From September 1 to October 1 readers can enter for a chance to win one of 10 free autographed copies before the launch date!   Just before Christmas in 2007 Jocelyn Earnest was found with a bullet in her head, a gun and a note lying near her body. When a wife is found dead in the home investigators begin eliminating suspects, starting with the husband. What looked like a suicide on the surface quickly took a turn towards a homicide investigation as clues revealed details of contentious divorce proceedings, a multi million dollar second home in the process of being built, and Wesley Earnest’s fingerprints on the typed suicide note. UNDER COVER OF THE NIGHT takes place in Forest, Virginia in Bedford County at the scenic foothills of the Appalachians where Wesley Earnest was a well-respected member of the small community, at least that’s how he portrayed himself. Wesley Earnest was a …

audiobook, new books, digital format

Audio Books: Don’t You Love Them?

    In our fast paced and over connected world it’s hard to find time to sit down and read a good book. While painting the living room, jogging, or riding the train, you can have a wonderful experience of old, a story told! Storytelling is an ancient tradition, history passed down, or just funny anecdotes about familiar experiences, listening to someone telling a story is as relaxing and comfortable as hearing a book being read as a child. We understand the importance of reading to our children, making it a bedtime ritual, teaching them language at an early age. We want them to be familiar with words, so we teach them to read. With the advent of radios, computers, and ebooks from the internet, we’ve turned to yet another way to hear the words on a page, audio books. ImaginePublicity clients offering audiobooks Diane Fanning, award-winning true crime author and crime novelist, has several of her true crime books and the Lucinda Pierce series available in audio with more to follow. Listeners will hear the story …

Scandal in the Secret City, Manhattan Project, Diane Fanning

SCANDAL IN THE SECRET CITY by Diane Fanning: Win a FREE Copy from Goodreads

Scheduled for release in November, 2014, Scandal in the Secret City: A World War Two Mystery set in Tennesee, is Diane Fanning’s latest historical novel, and her first featuring the character, Libby Clark. From August 1-September 1 readers can enter for a chance to win one of 10 free autographed copies before the launch date!   Oak Ridge, Tennessee, otherwise known as the Secret City, rose seemingly overnight in 1942, built by the US Government. No one was quite sure what its purpose was or where it came from, but there was certainly something going on . . . Libby Clark, a gutsy Bryn Mawr graduate, is determined to find her place as a scientist in a world where women are thought better suited to housework and marriage. As the only female scientist in the top-secret facility, Libby is excited to begin what she believes is important government research. She soon begins to suspect, however, that not all is as it seems. And to make matters worse, one frosty night she discovers the dead body …

Season 8 Deadly Women Lizzie Borden Special Features Diane Fanning

  “Deadly Women fuses bone-chilling story-telling, sumptuous period drama and forensic fact in a bid to explore history’s most alluring female killers. Each episode profiles four famous cases from the past; killers and their victims are brought to life by elaborate dramatized reconstructions.” One of the most popular series on Investigation Discovery, Deadly Women, begins its 8th season on August 1, 2014 with two brand new episodes. The 100th episode special examines the infamous female axe murderer, Lizzie Borden, and features host, Candice DeLong, a former FBI agent and profiler, Dr. Janis Amatuzio, a forensic pathologist, and true crime authors Diane Fanning and M. William Phelps. “Along with the gruesome nature of the crimes is the unexpected character of the accused, not a hatchet-wielding maniac, but a church-going, Sunday-school-teaching, respectable, spinster-daughter, charged with parricide, the murder of parents, a crime worthy of Classical Greek tragedy.” Crime Library Deadly Women features some of the most notorious women in crime, their histories and why they committed the crimes for which they are known. Diane Fanning has appeared on several episodes …