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NEW TRUE CRIME NOW AVAILABLE!
"Alice & Gerald: A Homicidal Love Story" (Prometheus Books) explores a grisly, real-life case of murder and perverse devotion. "Alice & Gerald" features a femme fatale whose manipulative, cold-blooded character rivals Lady Macbeth, this page-turner by bestselling true-crime author Ron Franscell revisits a shocking cold case that was finally solved just when the murderers thought they'd never be caught.

A lifelong journalist, Ron Franscell is the bestselling author of 17 books. He is now working on his next true crime.

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
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The Darkest Night: The Murd...

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The Deadline

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The Resurrection of Elmer McCurdy

Elmer McCurdy was a two-bit outlaw, a wannabe desperado who overshot the Wild West and landed in the 20th century. Nobody knew his name, and nobody in the Oklahoma Territory cared much. In 1911, Elmer was 31 years old, usually drunk, and flat broke when he decided to hold up a train. His booty: $46…


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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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