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Ben Coran

Burley, Idaho, United States


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Ben Coran is a writer and journalist and has been published in numerous newspapers
and magazines. Ben has a degree in Psychology and has researched serial crime
both academically and through interviews with real convicted killers and the incredible
men and women in law enforcement who catch them.

Having never considered writing, it was a complete surprise when the main
character in the first novel, The Crimson Ecliptic, appeared in Ben's mind as he was
on his way to a real estate listing appointment in 2006. After spending a week jotting
down notes and ideas, Ben began research. Reading every book available on serial
crime, psychology, forensics, and the nature of autopsies, along with interviews of
numerous convicted serial murderers, Ben honed Ares into an efficient and brilliant
killing machine.

The second novel, When Stars Align, is a completely different genre. When
Stars Align is a romantic comedy described as a mixture between The Notebook and
While You Were Sleeping. Other future projects include a journey back into darkness
for The Wars Within, a psychological thriller that will push the boundaries of what
people are willing to accept about the nature of reality, possibility, and deviance.

Ben currently lives in southern Idaho with his family. He and his wife have five
children and enjoys many hobbies and interests ranging from motorcycles to physics.

Interests: Forensics, True Crime, Law enforcement.

Published writer: Yes

Freelance: Yes


Published works:


  • The Crimson Ecliptic