Books by Michael Lister

Novelist Michael Lister lives in northwest Florida. Before becoming a full-time writer in 2000, Michael was the youngest chaplain within the Florida Department of Corrections. As a contract, staff, and senior chaplain, Michael served a diverse group of


BLOOD WORK by Michael Lister
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 9, 2017

"Set aside a block of time to read the 12th in Lister's series (Blood Oath, 2016, etc.), for it may be impossible to put down. Conflicted characters and a shocking solution add up to an enthralling experience."
A Florida prison chaplain with investigative experience reopens an ice-cold case that will change his life forever. Read full book review >
BLOOD MOON by Michael Lister
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 8, 2015

"John's ninth appearance (Blood Money, 2015, etc.) uses Lister's experiences as a prison chaplain to bring authenticity to the tense story of a man forced to make decisions that go against his deeply held beliefs."
A prison chaplain risks everything for the woman he loves. Read full book review >
POWER IN THE BLOOD by Michael Lister
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 1, 1997

"The result is a first novel that takes a uniquely uncompromising view of grace, though readers less saintly than the hero will burn with impatience at his sempiternal suffering."
Born into an alcoholic family, long broken with his mother over her drinking and with his sheriff father over his decision to leave law enforcement for the clergy, hounded out of his parish and his marriage by accusations of sexual misconduct—Rev. Read full book review >