Ron Miscavige is the father of David Miscavige, the leader of the Church of Scientology.

He spent 42 years living under the Church's grasp, but escaped in 2012, after which his family "disconnected" with him - severing all ties. He is raising his voice in hopes that families like his are not drawn in and later torn apart because of differing beliefs. 



Ruthless Book

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Now a #1 New York Times Bestseller, Ron Miscavige's personal, heartfelt story is a riveting insider's look at life within the world of Scientology.

In the Media

Ron Miscavige has appeared on Leah Remini's A&E docu-series, "Scientology and the Aftermath," as well as many other national news programs. 

Short Stories by Ron Miscavige

Short stories

Ron Miscavige is also a short story author - penning two collections of short stories. These light-hearted, funny stories will bring joy to any reader's day.


"Books attacking Scientology are nothing new. But Ruthless ... hits particularly close to home ― the author’s son David Miscavige has led the church since L. Ron Hubbard died in 1986."

―The New York Times Book Review, "Inside the List.”


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