Nebraska Authors

Rod Colvin

Born 1950

Colvin covered Michael Ryan's murder trial as a reporter at WOW radio in Omaha for the torture murder of James Thimm and 5-year old Luke Stice. The murders are the subject of his 1992 book, Evil Harvest.

Places Lived

Topeka, KS
Omaha, NE

Author Of

  • Nonfiction


True Crime; Vietnam; Murders - Nebraska; Cult Murders; Rulo, Nebraska; Prescription Drug Abuse


Radio reporter
Radio News Director

Places Worked

WOW Radio, Omaha, NE
Addicus Books Publishing Company


First Heroes: The POW's Left Behind in Vietnam. 1987.
Evil Harvest. 1992.
Prescription Drug Abuse, the Hidden Epidemic. 1996.
Overcoming Prescription Drug Addiction: A Guide to Coping and Understanding. 2008.
The Type 2 Diabetes Handbook: Six Rules for Staying Healthy with Type 2 Diabetes. 2012.
First Heroes: The POWs Left Behind in Vietnam. 2013.

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