Ron Peterson, Jr. is a Virginia-based author whose best-selling true crime books explore
compelling mysteries and consistently receive five-star reviews. Under The Trestle (2018) was selected as one of the Top 100 true crime books of all time and is currently in development with Mactavish Pictures as a documentary film or series. Chasing The Squirrel (2020) was a Top 10 true crime best-seller recently optioned to Los Angeles-based Urban Legends Film Company for development as a television series.
Peterson's latest book, Eyes Of a Monster (release date: October 14, 2021), explores the previously unsolved 1981 cold case murder of Hampton, Virginia schoolteacher Olivia Dare Christian. In 2011, the case was re-opened by detective Randy Mayer, who with FBI assistance uncovered a suspect believed to be a serial killer.
Peterson is also a guest lecturer at colleges and universities throughout the Mid-Atlantic region.
"One of the Top 100 true crime books of all time." -- Popsugar
"Five Stars!"-- Amazon
"A great read! -- Barnes & Noble
"... befitting a James Bond Thriller"
-- Washington Post