The Price of Innocence
by Lisa Black

The key to Theresa MacLean’s latest case lies in a 25-year-old unsolved murder

Called out to investigate a suspected suicide in a luxury high-rise apartment, forensic scientist Theresa MacLean only just escapes with her life when the building is blown to smithereens. An accident – or something more sinister? A mostly empty block of trendy apartments in downtown Cleveland seems an unlikely terrorist target.

The following day, Theresa is examining another suspected suicide in a wealthy neighbourhood when the cop accompanying her is shot dead by an unseen assailant. Could the two events be connected?

As Theresa painstakingly pieces the clues she uncovers evidence of a dark secret in the murdered cop’s past.


Black constructs a puzzle that weaves olds crimes with new, always leaving room for one more twist

Kirkus Reviews

Devilishly clever blind alleys and red herrings

Publishers Weekly

Lisa Black

Lisa Black is a forensic scientist and crime scene investigator for a south Florida police department. Prior to that, she worked in the trace evidence lab for the coroner’s office in Cleveland, Ohio. She is the New York Times-bestselling author of six previous Theresa MacLean thrillers.

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The Price of Innocence by Lisa Black is available in the following formats

Hardback978072788291231st July 2013147 X 223mm240£21.99
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