VJ Books Presents Author Lisa Black!
Lisa Black is the author of the Theresa MacLean and the Gardiner/Renner thriller series. She earned a Bachelor's degree in Biology from Cleveland State University.
As a forensic scientist at the Cuyahoga County Coroner's Office, she analyzed gunshot residue on hands and clothing, hairs, fibers, paint, glass, DNA, blood and many other forms of trace evidence, as well as crime scenes. She now works as a latent print examiner for the city of Cape Coral, Florida, police department, working mostly with fingerprints and crime scenes.
Black has lectured at writer's conventions and appeared on panels. In her life as a writer she's a member of Sisters In Crime, Mystery Writers of America and International Thriller Writers. In her life as a forensic specialist she's a member of the American Academy of Forensic Scientists, the International Association for Identification, the International Association of Bloodstain Pattern Analysts, and is a Certified Latent Print Examiner. She has had over 900 hours of instruction in forensic topics and has testified in over 60 homicide trials.
A native of Cleveland, she lives in Cape Coral, Florida.
Lisa Black Bibliography
Theresa MacLean Series
Takeover - 2008
- Evidence of Murder - 2009
- Trail of Blood - 2010
- Defensive Wounds - 2011
- Blunt Impact - 2012 (UK Edition)
- The Price of Innocence - 2013 (UK Edition)
- Close to the Bone - 2014 (UK Edition)
- That Darkness - 2016
- Unpunished - 2017
- Thrillers: 100 Must Reads (Contributor) - 2010
Writing as Elizabeth Becka
- Trace Evidence - 2005
- Unknown Means - 2008
Writing as Beth Cheylan
- The Prague Project
- Evil in Paradise
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