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How to recognize a toxic narcissist—and survive

ByByRon FranscellMar 7, 2023

According to the Mayo Clinic, narcissistic personality disorder — related to sociopathy under the umbrella term Antisocial Personality Disorders — is a mental condition in which people have an inflated…

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You might be surprised who’s reading DEAF ROW!

ByByRon FranscellFeb 21, 2023

Hollywood actor, comedian, and impressionist Jim Meskimen—the superb narrator on DEAF ROW’s audiobook—offers some insights on some beloved celebrities who might be reading my new mystery.

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Book clubs: 10 Questions about ‘Deaf Row’

ByByRon FranscellFeb 15, 2023

Does your book club feature a lot of awkward silences? Is the deepest question, “Did you like it?” Tired of meetings that are more about the furniture than the book?…

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Which is harder to write … true crime or crime fiction?

ByByRon FranscellJan 26, 2023

My true crimes like SHADOWMAN and THE DARKEST NIGHT are the product of old-school research and investigation. I’m an old-fashioned reporter who believes in first-hand, up-close sensory experiences that tell…

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Hey, Casper friends, save the date June 9! We're still hammering out details but we expect to be in my old hometown Friday (6/9) for a big DEAF ROW event hosted by Wind City Books. Times and places TBA but watch this space for details. I'd love to see you all! #DeafRow #windcitybooks #crimefiction ... See MoreSee Less
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The crime in DEAF ROW's sequel will be based on an actual murder right here in New Mexico only 50 years ago. Problem is, the original investigators—the New Mexico State Police—can't find any record that it ever happened. Truth might be stranger than fiction, but sometimes fiction is all we got. ... See MoreSee Less
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Is your book club planning to read Ron's DEAF ROW? We can help you kick-start a juicy discussion with 10 challenging questions. Just add wine and finger food! Email us for your Discussion Guide. -bb- ... See MoreSee Less
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In a couple weeks, I'll be the guest of the Scituate (MA) Historical Society, talking about SHADOWMAN and the history of criminal profiling at the FBI. You must register to attend this Zoom appearance, so go to the link below to get signed up! #profiling #FBI #truecrime ... See MoreSee Less
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Do you ever clip interesting articles out of the paper to read again later? Apparently my friend Brad Christensen's mom does, and last weekend she showed him her collection—which included this 1981 newspaper feature story by a young reporter about the old red-light district in Casper WY. The kid's colorful 40-year-old lede showed some promise. I wonder whatever became of him? ... See MoreSee Less
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