On Wednesday, young adult writer Lois Duncan passed away at her home near Sarasota, Florida. She was 82 years old.
As you may know, Miz Duncan was known for penning classics like I Know What You Did Last Summer and Hotel For Dogs — which were both made into major motion pictures. Not to mention, the thriller writer also wrote 50 other titles during her career. Wow!
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While an Albuquerque-based private investigator confirmed the industry vet's death on Thursday, it's said her husband Don also announced on Facebook that she had collapsed
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Now that she's made bank in the book AND film world via the success of her Twilight franchise, Stephenie Meyer is apparently putting down the pen to focus on the latter!
Through her Fickle Fish production company, the author has acquired the film rights to the Lois Duncan novel Down a Dark Hall, which told the story of a young girl who enrolls in a mysterious boarding school!
She says in a statement:
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