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Knoxville is a Snap

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 the Snapped film crew were no exception. They all made me feel like I'd come home. ...

We talked about Raynella Dossett Leath, the woman in my eleventh and latest true crime book HER DEADLY WEB. Raynella claimed her first husband died in a cattle stampede and the second in a three-shot suicide. She was convicted of killing the latter and received a life sentence without the possibility of parole. Within the story, you'll find another man who Raynella attempted to murder as well as a secret city, a love child and two medical examiners threatening law enforcement with firearms. You couldn't make this stuff up. ...

—Diane Fanning, author of 11 true-crime books and six mystery novels, describing the locally produced Oxygen network show, Snapped, about female murderers,, March 21, 2012

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