Knoxville is a Snap

Knoxville is a Snap

Snapped Producer David Lane with the murder weapon rack Last week, I went one of my favorite cities, Knoxville, Tennessee, to tape an interview for an episode of Snapped.  I simply love that place–I have never encountered friendlier people anywhere.  The guys in...
New Book, Busy Days

New Book, Busy Days

Last Tuesday, St. Martin’s Press released my eleventh true crime book, HER DEADLY WEB.   This true story blew my mind the whole time I researched it.  How could so many unusual things happen in one life:  The death of a husband by cattle stampede; the loss of...
S-E-N-D Spells Relief

S-E-N-D Spells Relief

Today, I submitted my manuscript for my next true crime book.  It’s about Raynella Dossett Leath and it’s a fascinating story.  It has a cattle stampede, an attempted murder, a three-shot-suicide, medical examiners threatening to shoot law enforcement...

From Nuts to Nuttier and Back Again

I’ve just made my book project transition–finishing one manuscript and panicking until I could get going on the next one.  If you’re a writer, you’ll understand this phase.  If you’re not, you’ll think that I am just plain nuts. ...