Fanick publishes latest mystery

“Hunter’s Moon,” Book III of West Virginia writer Helen Haught Fanick’s Moon Mystery Series, is available on Amazon for Kindle and in paperback.

The recently published book features sisters Andrea Flynn and Kathleen Williamson, two ladies of a certain age who unwittingly become involved in solving murders when they visit West Virginia’s beautiful Canaan Valley.

The first two books in the series, “Moon Signs” and “Moonlight Mayhem,” also are available on Amazon as well as Fanick’s other novels and short story collections.

Her short stories have appeared in Women’s Household, Midnight Zoo, Vermont Ink, and in various anthologies and online publications. Her articles and photos have been published in Texas Observer, Stepping Stones, and other periodicals.

Her poem, “Leaf Fall,” was published in Nature’s Gifts, an anthology to benefit The Nature Conservancy.

She has won several local and state awards, and two national awards in the Writer’s Digest Competition. “Moon Signs” was a quarter-finalist in the 2011 Amazon Breakthrough Novel Awards.

Fanick is a native of Reader, Wetzel County. She’s a graduate of The University of Texas at San Antonio with a degree in English, and lives in San Antonio with her husband.

Four of her mystery novels – “Moon Signs,” “Moonlight Mayhem,” “City Life” and “Saving Susie” – are available on Amazon.

Helen’s World War II espionage novel, “Assignment Prague,” was published recently. Her three mystery short stories also are available in a short offering entitled “Bad Moon Rising,” and another short story collection, “Spring Decision: Stories of Appalachia,” is now available on Amazon.