Headshot of Lisa Brackmann.
Lisa Brackmann

Lisa is the New York Times best-selling author of the Ellie McEnroe novels set in China (Rock Paper Tiger, Hour of the Rat, Dragon Day), the thrillers Getaway and Go-Between, and Black Swan Rising, a standalone set here in San Diego. Her books have been nominated for numerous awards, including the Strand Critic’s best-first-novel award and Amazon’s Top 100 Books of the Year and Top 10 Mystery/Thrillers. Her work has also appeared in The Wall Street Journal, Salon, Travel+Leisure, Los Angeles Review of Books and CNET. She lives in San Diego with a cat, far too many books and a bass ukulele. You can find her online at lisabrackmann.com.