Defense attorney Robin Lockwood faces an unimaginable personal disaster and her greatest professional challenge in the New York Times bestselling Phillip Margolinís new legal thriller, MURDER AT BLACK OAKS releasing in November 2022. It is the sixth book in the popular series following THE DARKEST PLACE that topped the charts early in 2022. Other books in the series includeA MATTER OF LIFE AND DEATH(2021), A REASONABLE DOUBT (2020), THE PERFECT ALIBI (2019) and THE THIRD VICTIM(2018).
Margolin's first novel, HEARTSTONE, earned him an Edgar nomination for Best Original Paperback Mystery of 1978. He has been writing full time since 1996.
He lives in Portland. Oregon where besides writing novels and practicing law, Margolin has been President and Chairman of the Board of Chess for Success and has served on the Board of Literary Arts,
which sponsors the Oregon Book Awards, The Writers in the Schools
program and Portland Arts and Lectures.