Latest NewsApril 16, 2015
On 9/16/14 Stephen appeared on ABC’s 20/20 with Deborah Roberts and discussed the 2014 murder of Aspen heiress, Nancy Pfister, by a prominent Denver anesthesiologist. Stephen and Joyce had been hired as consultants on the case by ABC News. This case is the basis of their new book. See The Aspen Daily News story: http://www.aspendailynews.com/section/home/163872 . The book will be published by St. Martin’s Press and will explore the themes of class stratification in Aspen and the surprising legal resolution of the murder. Dr. William Styler III pleaded guilty to the crime, raising more questions than answers.
The Singulars, represented by William Morris Endeavor (WME), have recently finished a book about James Holmes, who carried out the largest mass shooting in American history in July 2012 at the Aurora movie theater. The Spiral Notebook, published by Counterpoint Press, will examine the entire mass shooting phenomenon, including gun control, mental health, video games, neuroscience, the death penalty, doctor/patient confidentiality, and will offer a variety of perspectives from the twenty-something generation that’s driven much of this violence.
In 2011, the rights to the couple’s 2008 book, When Men Become Gods: Mormon Polygamist Warren Jeffs, His Cult of Fear, and the Women Who Fought Back, were purchased by Sony. The Lifetime movie based on this book, “Outlaw Prophet: Warren Jeffs,” starring Tony Goldwyn of the hit ABC- TV show, “Scandal,” aired on 6/28/14. Immediately following the movie, Lifetime presented an hour long documentary on Warren Jeffs and the FLDS, bringing the story into the present. Stephen and others were featured in this companion documentary. See the Denver Post link: http://blogs.denverpost.com/ostrow/2014/05/27/outlaw-prophet-warren-jeffs-lifetime-june/18826/
In July 2008, Stephen testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee in Washington, D.C., about potential federal crimes associated with polygamy, at the request of Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid. Go to the U.S. Senate Judiciary archives to see the transcript.
June 18, 2014, was the 30th anniversary of the assassination of talk show host, Alan Berg. Stephen was interviewed about his first book on Berg, Talked to Death,by Colorado Public Radio. See link: http://www.cpr.org/news/story/murder-colorado-radio-man-alan-berg-still-resonates-30-years-later
On 4/24/14, Joyce and Stephen gave a talk at the Cherokee Ranch and Castle by Sedalia, CO on the JonBenet Ramsey case. This was their second appearance at the castle.
In April 2014 Stephen appeared on the I.D. Discovery Channel’s Perfect Murder series to discuss his “New York Times” best-selling book, A Killing in the Family, the story of Cinnamon and Patti Brown. In 2012, Joyce appeared on I.D. Discovery Channel’s Deadly Women series for the book, “Sweet Evil.” Stephen was also featured on the I.D. Discovery Channel for the 1995 book “Charmed to Death.”
In 2011, Joyce Jacques Singular completed work on A Small Difference. In this project, she assisted Raymond Plank, the founder of the multinational Apache Oil Corporation, with his memoir, published in 2012.
Stephen and Joyce have recently assisted a prominent Denver lawyer in the writing of his memoir.
Stephen has appeared on numerous media outlets including, MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow Show, Hardball, CNN’s Larry King Live, Anderson Cooper’s 360, TruTV, ESPN, and FOX.
The couple are available for book doctoring, editing, and assistance with articles, promotional material, full-length manuscripts, and other professional writing projects, particularly in Denver and throughout Colorado’s Front Range.