Welcome to black lyon publishing!

We have some of Amazon's bestselling #1, Top 10 and Top 100 titles right here! Black Lyon Publishing, LLC is a traditional, royalty-paying publishing house boasting some of the most talented multi-published and new authors around. Titles are available in trade paperback, ebook and audio formats.

subscribe to our newsletter!

* indicates required

Try one of our paperbacks, ebooks or audiobooks today!
Our books are available through most major online retailers, including those listed below, and can be ordered at any bookstore when not in inventory. We are distributed internationally and nationally through Ingram.

newly released in audio

Ring of Desire
by Ryshia Kennie
Narrated by David Bolden

The Bloodied and the Broken
by Denise Noe
Narrated by Tom Lennon

The Ghost
by Maureen Boyle
Narrated by Tom Lennon

Where the Tour Buses Don't Go
by Gerry Lekas
Narrated by Brian Cousins

Wilder Intentions
by C. J. Wynn
Narrated by Katrina Medina

Cherry City Confidential
by J. E. McComb
Narrated by Terry Ross

View more audio titles here!


New! true crime by MAUREEN BOYLE

THE GHOST: The Murder of Police Chief Greg Adams and the Hunt for His Killer

by Maureen Boyle

Police Chief Greg Adams was out on patrol. Christmas was coming to Saxonburg, Pennsylvania—a quaint borough of just 1,300—in three short weeks. He was only a block and a half from the Police Department, and this was just an average traffic stop.

Until it wasn’t.

Order on Kindle here.

Order your paperback here:





Book One: True Tales of the Vicious and Victimized

These gruesome stories have peppered the pages of newspapers and history books over the centuries. Some are well-known. Some aren’t. They rest in that murky place between true crime and horror. All will make your blood run cold. Warning: Do not read right before bedtime!



Full color!

CHICAGO’S Hidden Sites of the
Mysterious, Macabre, Ghostly & Glamorous

This isn’t your average travel book—
and these aren’t your average tourist destinations!

Take a wild ride through hidden Windy City history—often dark, sometimes inexplicable, and occasionally glamorous. Meet the gangsters, ghosts, serial killers and celebrities that only Chicago could produce.

Order your copy here!

Bestselling TRUE CRIME BY C. J. Wynn

An Amazon Kindle Bestseller! #1 New Release in Biographies of Murder and Mayhem, Top 5 in True Crime / Murder and Mayhem True Accounts!

WILDER INTENTIONS: Love, Lies and Murder in North Dakota

Angila was stabbed 44 times.THIS was personal.

On a November morning in 2015, Christopher Jackson waited for his fiancée, Angila Wilder, to pick him up from work as she always did. But this time, she didn’t show—and Christopher’s calls went unanswered. The police found what looked like a scene from a horror movie at their home. The backdoor kicked in. A bedroom splattered with blood. And a pregnant young woman violently stabbed to death...

Order your copy here!

true crime masterpieces by
Steven B. Epstein

MURDER ON BIRCHLEAF DRIVE: The True Story of the Michelle Young Murder Case, by Steven B. Epstein was released in 2019 to widespread acclaim. Epstein, a litigation partner at Poyner Spruill LLP with over three decades of expertise, soon turned his talents toward his next book, diving deep into a horrific murder that took nearly two decades to solve. Readers everywhere are thrilled to learn this second true crime masterpiece, EVIL AT LAKE SEMINOLE: The Shocking True Story Surrounding the Disappearance of Mike Williams was just released!

Did Mike accidentally drown in a Florida lake?
Or was his disappearance the result of a sinister plot to kill him?

Click here to ORDER your copy of

ORDER your copy in paperback here: