Ron Franscell

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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 h
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The Darkest Night: The Murd...

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Delivered from Evil: True S...

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The Deadline

4.40 avg rating — 196 ratings — published 1999
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The Obituary (Jefferson Mor...

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Angel Fire

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The mystery of Harper Lee’s lost true-crime book

Furious Hours: Murder, Fraud, and the Last Trial of Harper Lee by Casey Cep (Knopf) is actually two parallel stories: One about a real-life 1970s murder mystery, and the other about a beloved author’s frustrated dream to write her own version of her friend Truman Capote’s “In Cold Blood.” Lee was uncomfortable with Capote’s “nonfiction…


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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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"Thank you to Edelweiss and Prometheus Books for providing this ARC in exchange for an honest review.

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“Some journeys take you farther from where you come from, but closer to where you belong.”
Ron Franscell, The Sourtoe Cocktail Club: The Yukon Odyssey of a Father and Son in Search of a Mummified Human Toe ... and Everything Else

“Houses, like faces, hide all kinds of memories.”
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“Are there girls in this movie?'

'Sure. There are always girls in movies. There aren't any movies without girls.”
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“Some journeys take you farther from where you come from, but closer to where you belong.”
Ron Franscell, The Sourtoe Cocktail Club: The Yukon Odyssey of a Father and Son in Search of a Mummified Human Toe ... and Everything Else

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