Edgar Awards Banquet @ Grand Hyatt Hotel
Apr 27 @ 7:00 pm

Ron and co-author Dr. Vincent Di Maio will attend the annual Edgar® Awards Banquet, where their 2016 true-crime MORGUE: A LIFE IN DEATH is one of five finalists for Best Fact Crime Book.

Poe’s grave in Baltimore (Photo by Ron Franscell)

For a complete list of all finalists for the Mystery Writers of America’s prestigious Edgar® please click here.

The award, given since 1946, is named for Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849), widely acknowledged as the world’s first mystery writer. Ironically, Poe’s own death is shrouded in mystery and has been debated to this day.