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Ron Ellis

(Ronald Walter Ellis)
UK flag (b.1941)

Writer, Broadcaster and Photographer, Ron is the author of the popular series of crime novels set on Merseyside featuring Liverpool radio D.J./Private Eye, Johnny Ace.
He also writes the D.C.I. Glass mystery series.
All his books have been published in hardback, paperback, large print and audio.
As well as his fiction titles, Ron has written 'Southport Faces' a social history of the town seen through the eyes of 48 of its best-known residents.
His 'Journal of a Coffin Dodger', the hilarious adventures of an 84 year old playboy, has been serialised on BBC Radio and poems from his collection of poetry, 'Last of the Lake Poets', have won several nationwide competitions.
During the 1980's, he conducted over 192 interviews with friends and relatives of John Lennon for Albert Goldman's biography, 'The Lives of John Lennon'.
Ron writes the football reports for the Southport Champion and is also their theatre and arts reviewer as well as being a regular contributor to magazines such as Lancashire Life.
He runs his own publishing company, Nirvana Books', whose catalogue includes Kate Ellis's 'The Devil's Priest', 'The Village That Was Formby' by Joan Rimmer and Spencer Leigh's history of Merseybeat, 'Twist and Shout'.

Genres: Mystery
Non fiction