North Raleigh Authors
Amanda Lamb is one chic busy mama. She has authored not one, but two books: the hilarious and entertaining, Smotherhood: Wickedly Funny Confessions from the Early Years, and the much more serious crime thriller, Deadly Dose: The Untold Story of a Homicide Investigator's Crusade for Truth and Justice. She also works full-time as a crime reporter for WRAL in Raleigh, NC, is happily married and the proud mother of 2 young daughters. Her website is http://www.alambauthor.com
Dianna Torscher Benson
After majoring in communications and enjoying a successful career as a travel agent, Dianna left the travel industry and moved on to writing novels while earning her EMS degree.
A part time EMT in Wake County, NC, she loves the adrenaline rush of responding to medical emergencies and helping people in need, often in their darkest time in life. Her suspense novels about intelligent, athletic and adventurous characters provide readers with a similar kind of rush. She’s a lifelong sports enthusiast and athletic competitor in running, climbing, cycling and scuba diving and loves to travel and read. Married to her best friend, she met her husband, Leo, while walking down the aisle as bridesmaid and groomsmen at a wedding when she was eleven and he was thirteen. Dianna lives in North Carolina with her husband and their three athletic children.
"Those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary; they will walk and not be faint." - Isaiah 40:31
Dianna's personal quote - "The grass isn't greener on the other side, it's just different." http://diannatbenson.com/
Larry Richards is a retired seminary professor with over 200 published books, in some 24 languages. His Adventure Bible for Kids has sold over 4,000,000 copies, and the NIV Teen Study Bible he developed with his wife Sue, also an author, has sold over 3,000,000. Larry has recently turned to fiction, and the first of six novels in his Invisible War series is due for release near the end of the year. It is about a secret war between angels and demons! http://demondope.com/site/
Alice Osborn (M.A., English, NC State) is a poet, essayist, creative writing instructor, and is the author of Right Lane Ends (Catawba, 2006). She also a former Raleigh Charter High School English teacher, a freelance editor and has had work published in print and online. She earned a 2006-07 Regional Artist Project Grant for Literature from the United Arts Council of Raleigh and Wake County. Alice grew up in the Washington, D.C. area and now lives in Raleigh, NC with her husband, son and daughter. http://aliceosborn.com/Index.htm
The Honorable James J. Brown
The Honorable James J. Brown, author of Will The Laughter Stop? BABY BOOMER CHRONICLES, has presided over administrative law hearings since June of 1995. For many years, Brown served as Trial Attorney and later as Deputy Chief of the Judgment Enforcement Unit of the Department of Justice's (DOJ) Civil Division. He also litigated in the Asset Forfeiture Office of the Criminal Division, and the Environmental and Natural Resources Division of the DOJ, where he was recognized as a specialist in tracing and collecting assets and enforcing judgment. His professional achievements have earned him a place in the Who's Who in the World, Who's Who in American Law, Who's Who in America, Strathmore's Who's Who, and Madison's Who's Who. , and is involved in community affairs, including the Board of Directors of the Simms Branch/Anson Grove Homeowners Association, Raleigh, NC.
His website is www.babyboomerchronicles.com