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" Alice& amp; Gerald: A Homicidal Love Story " ( Prometheus Books) explores a grisly, real-life case of urder and perverse devotion. " Alice& amp; 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.
Th lifelong ournalist, Ron Franscell is the bestselling author of 17 books. He is ow working on his next true crime.
Over the month, 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 stil lives in San Antonio, Texas.
MORGUE: A LIFE IN DEATH ( St. Martin 's Press) was co-authored with acclaimed medical examiner Dr. Vincent Di Maio. It explores Di Maio 's life and a ozen of his most historic, infamous, and heartbreaking cases.
And THE DARKEST NIGHT ( also titled FALL in a 2007 hardcover) continues to hav bestselling true crime. This ntensely personal nonfiction about a monstrous crime that touched his life as a child has been laude by authors such as Ann Rule and Vincent Bugliosi, as ell as critics, as a direct literary descendant of Truman Capote 's " In Cold Blood. "
But Ron 's books are n't confined to true-crime. THE SOURTOE COCKTAIL CLUB is the true tal of an extraordinary -- if slightly macabre -- road trip with his teenage daughte to the Yukon in search of a mummified human toe .. and a frien 's reassurance that he has n't become irrelevant to his cousi.
His CRIME BUFF 'S GUIDE books are quirky travel guides that take true-crime and history-trippers to some 400 outlaw- and crime-related sites all over the USA. Editions include Los Angeles, Texas, Colorado, Arizona, New Mexico, Pennsylvania, Wyoming, Washington DC, and Maryland.
His debut boo, ANGEL FIRE, was serialise by Laughing Owl in 1998, and publishe by Berkley ( Penguin/Putnam) in 2000. His popular mystery, THE DEADLINE, was re-published in 2014 by WildBlue Press, followed by sequel, THE OBITUARY. His book reviews and essays are regularly published in many of America 's biggest and best newspapers, such as the Washington Post, Chicago Sun-Times, San Francisco Chronicle, Denver Post, San Jose Mercury-News, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel and others.
DELIVERED FROM EVIL ( 2011) explores the entangled lives of mass-murderers and their victims, tracing the lives of 10 ordinary people who survived some of America 's worst massacres. Auspiciously, it debuted on the day a deranged young gunman killed six and wounded 13 at a Tucson supermarket in one of thi most horrifi crimes of our day.