Recent Updates

  • Who said you can't go home! (I know, Thomas Wolfe.) But you can! No matter where I live, Oregon is home. It's where my interest in true crime began (Ted Bundy, Diane Downs, many others). I'm excited I'll be talking about "If I Can't Have You" on Oct. 24 and 25. On Friday, the 24th at 7 p.m. I'll speak at Book Bin East in Salem, 2235 Lancaster Dr. NE. On Saturday, the 25th at 7 p.m. I'll be at the Book Bin in Corvallis, 215 SW 4th St. Thank you to one of the Pacific Northwest's great independent bookstores.More...
  • With Denise Cox Olsen and her daughters after a talk about "If I Can't Have You" (about Susan Cox) at the South Hill branch of the Pierce County Library. Thanks, gals, and everyone else who turned out in the first big fall rainstorm!More...
  • Susan Powell disappearance explored by author at Pierce County Libraries

    Meet New York Times best-selling author Rebecca Morris. She speaks and signs her new book, co-authored with Gregg Olsen, If I Can’t Have You: Susan Powell, Her Mysterious Disappearance, and the Murder of Her Children.

    Oct. 11, 1-2:30 p.m. South Hill Pierce County Library, 15420 Meridian E. 98375
    Nov. 6, 6-7:30 p.m. Sumner Pierce County Library, 1116 Fryar Ave. 98390

    Books will be available for purchase and signing at these free events sponsored by Friends of the Libraries.

    If I Can’t Have You contains new and previously unpublished information on what remains the largest missing person’s investigation in U.S. history. The book covers the disappearance of Susan Cox Powell from her West Valley City, Utah home Dec. 6, 2009, and the tragic aftermath in Puyallup when her husband, Josh, killed himself and their two young sons.

    Morris wrote the bestseller Ted and Ann: The Mystery of a Missing Child and Her Neighbor Ted Bundy, and co-authored with Gregg Olsen Bodies of Evidence. She was an award-winning journalist in New York City; Portland, Ore.; and Seattle. She lives in Seattle.More...