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Let Justice Descend (A Gardiner and Renner Novel #5)

Lisa Black

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Forensics expert Maggie Gardiner and Cleveland detective Jack Renner believe in delivering justice. One follows the rules. The other follows a darker path . . .
Three days before a key election, U.S. Senator Diane Cragin is electrocuted on her own doorstep—a shocking twist in an already brutal political race. The obvious culprit is Cragin’s rival Joey Green, a city official who’s had his hand in every till in town for the past twenty years. But after discovering a fortune in cash in Cragin’s safe, Maggie and Jack suspect they’ve stepped into a much bigger conspiracy—and they’d better watch their backs.
Dogged by a reporter on the verge of discovering the truth about Jack’s deadly brand of justice, Maggie and Jack plow through a city seething with corruption. As one murder leads to another, and another, their only chance to stop a killer requires trusting each other. Easier said than done . . .
Praise for Lisa Black and Her Gardiner and Renner Thrillers
“A must read!” —Charles Todd
 “Black keeps the suspense high throughout.” Publishers Weekly
“Well-plotted and paced . . . with a pair of intriguing protagonists."Booklist
“One of the best storytellers around.” —Tess Gerritsen 

Kensington, 9781496722362, 400pp.

Publication Date: June 30, 2020

About the Author

New York Times bestselling author Lisa Black introduced the characters of Maggie Gardiner and Jack Renner in her acclaimed suspense novel That Darkness and continued their story in Unpunished, Perish, and Suffer the Children. Perish was a finalist for the Sue Grafton Memorial Award. As a forensic scientist at the Cuyahoga County Coroner’s Office, Lisa analyzed gunshot residue on hands and clothing, hairs, fibers, paint, glass, DNA, blood and many other forms of trace evidence, as well as crime scenes. Now she is a latent print examiner and certified crime analyst for the Cape Coral Police Department in Florida, working mostly with fingerprints and crime scenes.
Lisa is a member of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences, the International Association for Identification, the International Association of Bloodstain Pattern Analysts and is a Certified Crime Scene Investigator and Certified Latent Print Examiner. She has testified in court as an expert witness over sixty-five times. Her books have been translated into six languages. She lives near Fort Myers, Florida. Visit her on Facebook, Twitter, or at