CASPER, Wyo. — Just before 9 p.m. on Sept. 24, 1973, 18-year-old Becky Thomson was leaving to buy groceries and asked her 11-year-old half-sister, Amy Burridge, if she wanted to tag along.
The road trip as a remedy for a sunken spirit is such a literary chestnut that it ought to occupy its own shelf in the bookstore, a testament to its status as equal parts cliché and crowd-pleaser. Wyoming native Ron Franscell sets out on this well-trod road with his latest, a travelogue/memo…
Ron Franscell, whose true-crime book "The Darkest Night" was a national bestseller, has two more books hitting shelves in the coming weeks.