Welcome to black lyon publishing!

We have some of Amazon's bestselling #1 and Top 10 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 or hardcover, ebook and audio formats. Our books are vailable through most major online retailers, including those listed below, and can be ordered at any bookstore.

Just Released! a brand new true crime masterpiece by Steven B. Epstein

EXTREME PUNISHMENT: The Chilling True Story of Acclaimed Law Professor Dan Markel’s Murder. A devoted father. One of the most accomplished criminal law scholars in the country. Someone wanted him dead. But why?


Also available : MURDER ON BIRCHLEAF DRIVE: The True Story of the Michelle Young Murder Case, and EVIL AT LAKE SEMINOLE: The Shocking True Story Surrounding the Disappearance of Mike Williams.



#1 on Amazon's Local Politics and Campaigns/Elections Political Nonfiction Charts!

“While election corruption and voter manipulation may look somewhat different between Arizona and Oregon, once you’ve run for statewide office, it’s impossible to unsee the similar sabotage that America First, grassroots candidates face from the swamp everywhere. THE GOVERNMENT WE DESERVE is a must-read. It’s a look into the world of politics that will shock the average voter.”
—Kari Lake, 2022 Arizona Republican gubernatorial nominee and former television anchor
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Available now in audio

The Government We Deserve
by Kerry McQuisten
Narrated by Michelle Sobeski

Extreme Punishment
by Steven B. Epstein
Narrated by Eddie Frierson

I Spy, You Spy, They Spy
by Denise Noe
Narrated by Scot Wilcox

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

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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.

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New in Hardcover 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...

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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.

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