Voices in my head

Every crime writer has heard this little heckling voice, usually from the cheap seats, but sometimes from inside his own head. It isn’t always loud, but it’s often piercing. My 2008 true crime, The Darkest Night, enjoyed a revival on bestseller lists when its long-awaited digital edition was released last year. This intimate story of…Read More…

Welcome to ronfranscell.com!

For more than 16 years, you’ve watched Ron’s career blossom right here, growing from just two books when we first launched in 2003 to 17 (and counting). Now, www.ronfranscell.com is blossoming, too. Welcome to our newly redesigned website! You are the driving force. We know you’re coming to us from all sorts of devices—smartphones, tablets,…Read More…

The Darkest Night

A modern true-crime classic listed by the New York Times as Wyoming’s most powerful crime writing! On a chilly autumn night in 1973, 11-year-old Amy Burridge eagerly rode with her 18-year-old sister, Becky, to a neighborhood grocery store in the small town of Casper, Wyoming. When they finished their shopping, they discovered a flat tire…Read More…