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CouragetoKillRay “Magic” Myers, San Diego’s top crime reporter, determines to demonstrate the innocence of a young woman accused in the recent murder of her abusive father. But not only must Myers protect the tormented suspect—who has barely recovered her early memories of abuse, and who claims to have no memory of killing her father—but he must also save himself and his own family as a psychopathic killer stalks revenge.

“The Courage to Kill is a swiftly paced psychological thriller that will hold and keep the reader’s rapt attention from first page to last . . . A riveting piece of deftly woven fiction as real as today’s newspaper headlines.” — Jack Mason, The Midwest Book Review

“Argo writes with style and flair, and his pace never flags. The Courage to Kill is a fine murder mystery.” — Mark McLaughlin, ForeWord Reviews

THE COURAGE TO KILL is available from Amazon and Barnes & Noble.


“A superbly written, high-octane thriller by a writer at the top of his game.” — Ron Terpening, author of Cloud Cover and Nine Days in October

“The caliber of a classic.” — Ken Kuhlken, author of The Loud Adios, The Venus Deal


Ron Argo is author of four novels and an award-winning journalist. The Courage to Kill is the first of his Ray Myers series. A decorated war veteran, Argo has taught creative writing and holds three degrees. He lives with his wife in San Diego. Visit his website at

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