Books by Lisa Black

PERISH by Lisa Black
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 30, 2018

"Like her Theresa MacLean series, Black's Gardiner and Renner investigations graft a quirky social justice sensibility onto a solid backbone of detection."
A forensic expert tries to make sense of a grisly string of murders. Read full book review >
CLOSE TO THE BONE by Lisa Black
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 1, 2014

"By releasing surprises little by little, Black manages to fit both a whodunit and a police-chase thriller into a single bagged-and-tagged package."
A forensic scientist investigates a murder at her own morgue. Read full book review >
THE PRICE OF INNOCENCE by Lisa Black
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Nov. 1, 2013

"Once again, Black constructs a puzzle that weaves old crimes with new, always leaving room for one more twist."
A series of routine suicide probes turns deadly for a Cleveland crime scene investigator. Read full book review >
BLUNT IMPACT by Lisa Black
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 1, 2013

"Black handles multiple plots like a pro, building a story with almost as many layers as the new Cleveland jail."
Forensic detective Theresa MacLean (Trail of Blood, 2010, etc.) takes the risk of getting too close to a murder victim's daughter. Read full book review >
TRAIL OF BLOOD by Lisa Black
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 7, 2010

"A smart step-by-step thriller."
Decapitated bodies, one new and one 75 years old, bring an infamous mass murder case to forensic scientist Theresa MacLean. Read full book review >
EVIDENCE OF MURDER by Lisa Black
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 15, 2009

"Smart science propels this intelligent, well-thought-out crime thriller."
A bereaved coroner is stymied by the apparent suicide of a beautiful young mother. Read full book review >