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Amanda Lamb

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Amanda Lamb is a veteran television crime reporter with three decades of experience. She works for an award-winning NBC affiliate in Raleigh, North Carolina, WRAL-TV. She also appears on a regular basis on national news magazine programs and networks which feature true crime stories including Discovery Investigates.

While Amanda has written and published nine books, Dead Last will be her fiction debut and is born out of her many years of experience covering the crime beat. Amanda is the author three true crime books based on murder cases she covered for the news including: Deadly Dose, Evil Next Door, and Love Lies. She has also published four memoirs, one about caregiving and three about parenting, including: The Living Room, I Love You to God and Back, Girls Gone Child, and Smotherhood. Amanda has penned two children’s books, a story book version of I Love You to God and Back. Her newest offering is We Are Not the Same which is a labor of love for the Tammy Lynn Center, an organization that supports children and adults with disabilities.
Amanda recently started Stage Might Communications, a consulting company designed to coach people who are making presentations from the boardroom to the ballroom. She writes a weekly blog on WRAL’s website called “Go Ask Mom.” To learn more about Amanda and her work go to You can also find her on Facebook under @wralAmandaLamb or under @stagemight and on Twitter @alamb and Instagram @wral_amanda_lamb.

Amanda is originally from Philadelphia and is the married mother of two precocious teenage daughters. She lives happily with her husband and family in her adopted hometown of Raleigh, North Carolina.
Maddie Arnette
   1. Dead Last (2020)
   2. Lies That Bind (2021)
   3. No Wake Zone (2022)

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