Author Anne Da Vigo
Anne Da Vigo’s journalism career, specializing in feature writing and crime reporting, spanned more than a dozen years at newspapers throughout California. Bakersfield Boys Club was loosely inspired by the Lords of Bakersfield murders of the 1970s and 1980s. Da Vigo covered the trial in the first of the Lords murder cases.
Crime novelist Anne Da Vigo will be in Bakersfield one-day only to sign her nationally-recognized book Bakersfield Boys Club.
Anne will have a meet and greet signing at Russo's Books on Saturday, January 22 from noon to 2pm
“True crime and murder mystery readers alike will find Bakersfield Boys Club a riveting winner.” Midwest Book Review
"This is a beautifully crafted and thrilling novel, unflincingly realistic without sacrificing hope." Kirkus Reviews
Honorable Mention, 2020 Writers Digest Self-Published Awards
Finalist, 2021 Killer Nashville Silver Falchion Award for Best Thriller
It's 1978 in Bakersfield, California. Suzanne Ricci, a widow who escaped a rough-and-tumble childhood in the oil fields, is struggling to raise her fourteen-year-old son, Danny. When she discovers the stabbed and beaten body of her neighbor, Reggie, she conceals evidence Danny attended the all-male party where Reggie died.
During the tumultuous months surrounding World War I, a fortune in gold was rumored to be buried somewhere in the steep hills bordering New York's Finger Lakes.