Diane Fanning is the Edgar-nominated author of eleven mystery novels and 15 true crime books. She has consulted for 48 Hours and appeared on The Today Show, 20/20, Forensic Files, Snapped, the Biography Channel, E!, the BBC, and Investigation Discovery, where she is a regular on Deadly Women. She's a recipient of the Defender of the Innocent award from the Downstate Illinois Innocence Project.
Born and raised in Baltimore, she now lives in the shadow of the Blue Ridge Mountains in Bedford, Virginia. Her twelfth mystery novel, tentatively titled Death Wish, is nearing publication.