Born in Memphis, Lisa Turner is a Southern mystery author whose first novel, A LITTLE DEATH IN DIXIE (2010), topped Amazon's best sellers list. Her mysteries coil the roots of Southern identity around characters then push them to the edge. She travels between her ancestral home in the Deep South and her writing haven on the wildly beautiful coast of Nova Scotia.
The 2nd novel in the Detective Billy Able series, THE GONE DEAD TRAIN: A Mystery from HarperCollins available July 2014.-------Detective Billy Able is at a crossroads. He doubts himself and his career, but can't turn off instincts honed by years on the force. The suspicious deaths of two legendary bluesmen are ruled DOA natural. Billy and straightlaced female cop, Frankie Malone,refuse to let it go. A voodoo curse and a decades-old photograph may connect the deaths with a third, gruesome murder. Hunter becomes prey as Billy and Frankie race to solve the deadly puzzle from which Billy may not come out alive.