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Ron Franscell

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A lifelong journalist, Ron Franscell is the bestselling author of 14 books. He is currently working on his next true crime for St. Martin's Press.

Over the years, Ron's books have earned high praise from bestselling authors such as Ann Rule, John Lescroart, Vincent Bugliosi, C.J. Box, Howard Frank Mosher, and Warren Adler. His writing has been compared to Truman Capote, Robert Olen Butler, Norman McLean, Cormac McCarthy and Charles Frazier. Now, meet the author, who now lives in San Antonio, Texas.

His newest book is MORGUE: A LIFE IN DEATH (St. Martin's Press), co-authored with acclaimed medical examiner Dr. Vincent Di Maio. It explores Di Maio's life and a dozen of his most historic, infamous, and heartbreaking cases.

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Excerpt: THE DARKEST NIGHT, Chapter 1 (Nonfiction)
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Description: Opening of author and journalist Ron Franscell's atmospheric true crime/memoir about an abduction, rape and murder of two childhood friends, and its profound impact on his small hometown

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