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Crime Buff's Guide to Outlaw Los Angeles by [Ron Franscell]

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"There's the brutal, the wacky, and the mysterious crimes solved and unsolved. ... Outlaw Los Angeles is one of those books you can't put down. Every page seems more interesting than the last, and when the reader finishes reading it, he wants to contact the author and ask for Outlaw Los Angeles II." --KIDNAPPING, MURDER & MAYHEM

"The ultimate guilty pleasure book." --San Antonio (TX) Express-News

"It's a breezy, guilty-pleasure read--perfect for summer vacations because you can put it down and pick it up without losing your place (but you won't want to put it down). For those of us who seek true-crime stories, it's a fascinating look at the dark side of [Arizona]." --Tucson (AZ) Sentinel

"Well researched ... Armchair detectives will enjoy the entertaining tales, but the book's purpose is to take the readers to the scene of the crime." -- 
Albuquerque (NM) Journal
--This text refers to the paperback edition.

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Ron Franscell's writing has been compared to Truman Capote, Charles Frazier and Robert Olen Butler--diverse, poetic, evocative and muscular. This lifelong newspaperman burst onto the literary scene in 1998 with his first novel ANGEL FIRE, a poignant, mythic tale of two brothers wrestling with personal ghosts in the small town where they grew up. ANGEL FIRE was subsequently named among the San Francisco Chronicle's 100 Best Novels of the 20th Century West. He was a senior writer for the Denver Post. He has written true crime, mystery/thrillers and quirky travel guides, and his books have won rave reviews from true-crime legends Ann Rule, Vincent Bugliosi and Gerry Spence. His widely acclaimed 2016 true crime, MORGUE: A LIFE IN DEATH (co-authored with renowned medical examiner Dr. Vincent Di Maio) was nominated for an Edgar in 2017. --This text refers to the paperback edition.

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  • ASIN ‏ : ‎ B088W5NGS3
  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ WildBlue Press (May 30, 2017)
  • Publication date ‏ : ‎ May 30, 2017
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • File size ‏ : ‎ 923 KB
  • Text-to-Speech ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Screen Reader ‏ : ‎ Supported
  • Enhanced typesetting ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • X-Ray ‏ : ‎ Not Enabled
  • Word Wise ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Print length ‏ : ‎ 211 pages
  • Lending ‏ : ‎ Enabled
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Pre-order 'SHADOWMAN,' coming March 1!

Fans of Edgar-nominated true-crime author Ron Franscell can now get an early look at his newest crime tale SHADOWMAN by pre-ordering at Amazon. Published by Berkley/Penguin-Random House, it is "a pulse-pounding account of the first time in history that the FBI’s Behavioral Science Unit created a psychological profile to help catch a serial killer."

Ron's writing has been compared to Truman Capote, Charles Frazier and Robert Olen Butler--diverse, poetic, evocative and muscular. His widely acclaimed 2016 true crime, MORGUE: A LIFE IN DEATH (co-authored with renowned medical examiner Dr. Vincent Di Maio) was nominated for an Edgar in 2017.

In 2008, his first nonfiction, THE DARKEST NIGHT, won rave reviews from true-crime legends Ann Rule, Vincent Bugliosi and Gerry Spence. The book explored a monstrous crime against two of Ron's childhood friends in the small town where they grew up, and how that crime has echoed across almost four decades. It is now a national bestseller.

This lifelong newspaperman burst onto the literary scene in 1998 with his first novel ANGEL FIRE, a poignant, mythic tale of two brothers wrestling with personal ghosts in the small town where they grew up. ANGEL FIRE was subsequently named among the San Francisco Chronicle's 100 Best Novels of the 20th Century West.

After his 1999 mystery, THE DEADLINE, Ron became a senior writer for the Denver Post, writing about the entangled past, present and future of the American West. THE DEADLINE and its sequel, THE OBITUARY, have been re-published in print and digital editions by WildBlue Press, one of the most innovative new publishing ventures in America.

SOURTOE COCKTAIL CLUB is an intimate account of Ron's extraordinary road trip to the Yukon with his son, where they drank a cocktail containing a mummified human toe and spent the longest day of the year under an Arctic sun that never set. Magical.

THE CRIME BUFF'S GUIDE TO OUTLAW TEXAS (November 2010) is a quirky travel guide taking true-crime and history travelers to some 400 outlaw- and crime-related sites all over the Lone Star State. The series continued with OUTLAW ROCKIES (2011), and OUTLAW DC (2012), and OUTLAW PENNSYLVANIA (2013). OUTLAW NEW MEXICO and OUTLAW ARIZONA were published in 2014.

DELIVERED FROM EVIL 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 the most shocking crimes of our day.

Ron teamed up with friend and fellow popular crime writer Gregg Olsen to produce two editions in the NYTimes-bestselling Notorious USA true-crime series--NIGHTMARE AT NOON and EVIL AT THE FRONT DOOR--an exciting blend of classic TC storytelling and 21st century technology.

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