VJ Books Presents Author Lisa Black!
Lisa Black grew up in Cleveland, Ohio. She liked writing stories even as a child, and wrote 6 unpublished novels over the course of 10 years spent working as a secretary. She then decided to change careers. Black graduated from Cleveland State University with a degree in Biology, and then found a job as a forensic scientist at the Cleveland Coroner's Office. She worked there for 5 years before relocating, with her husband, to Florida.
Black's first published novel, Trace Evidence (2005), was written under the pseudonym Elizabeth Becka, as was a second book. She has also written under the name Beth Cheylan, as well as many titles using her real name. She in the mystery, crime, and thriller genres, and draws upon her experience as a forensic scientist. She is best known for her bestselling Theresa MacLean series.
Black is a certified latent fingerprint examiner and crime scene investigator in Florida, and currently works for the Cape Coral police department. Black is a member of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences, the International Association for Identification, and the International Association of Bloodstain Pattern Analysts. She has testified in more than fifty homicide trials.
Black lives in Cape Coral, Florida.
Lisa Black Bibliography
Locard Institute Series
- Red Flags - 2022
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
- Perish - 2018
- Suffer the Children - August 2018
- Let Justice Descend - October 2019
- Every Kind of Wicked - 2020
Writing as Elizabeth Becka
- Trace Evidence - 2005
- Unknown Means - 2008
Writing as Beth Cheylan
- Unwarranted - 2011
- Evil in Paradise - 2012
- The Prague Project - 2013
- Thrillers: 100 Must Reads (Contributor) - 2010
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