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Lisa Scottoline

Biography

Lisa Scottoline

Lisa Scottoline is the New York Times bestselling author and Edgar Award-winning author of 32 novels. She has 30 million copies of her books in print in the United States and has been published in 35 countries.

After a successful career in corporate law, Scottoline released her first legal thriller, EVERYWHERE THAT MARY WENT, in 1994. Her debut was nominated for an Edgar Award, the most prestigious award given in crime fiction. Her second novel, FINAL APPEAL, won the Edgar Award for Best Paperback Original in 1995. Since then, she has gone on to write 30 more critically acclaimed novels, and her recent, AFTER ANNA, was a #1 bestseller. Scottoline also writes a weekly column with her daughter, Francesca Serritella, for The Philadelphia Inquirer, and those universally beloved stories have been adapted into a series of bestselling memoirs.

In addition to writing, Lisa reviews popular fiction and nonfiction, and her reviews have appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post and The Philadelphia Inquirer. Lisa has served as President of Mystery Writers of America and has taught a course she developed, “Justice in Fiction” at the University of Pennsylvania Law School, her alma mater. She lives in the Philadelphia area.

Books by Lisa Scottoline

by Lisa Scottoline - Fiction, Psychological Suspense, Psychological Thriller, Suspense, Thriller

Bestselling and award-winning author Lisa Scottoline reaches new heights with this riveting novel about how a single decision can undo a family, how our past can derail our present, and how not guilty doesn't always mean innocent.

by Lisa Scottoline - Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

Riveting and disquieting, AFTER ANNA is a groundbreaking domestic thriller, as well as a novel of emotional justice and legal intrigue.

written by Lisa Scottoline, read by Mozhan Marno and Jeremy Bobb - Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

From New York Times bestselling author Lisa Scottoline comes a fast-paced, thrilling new audiobook read by Mozhan Marno and Jeremy Bobb. Nobody cuts deeper than family...

by Lisa Scottoline - Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

What does one do when pregnant with a serial killer’s baby?

by Lisa Scottoline - Fiction, Mystery

Judy Carrier of the Rosato & Associates law firm investigates the murder of an undocumented immigrant in this epic legal thriller.

by Lisa Scottoline - Fiction, Mystery, Suspense, Thriller

Jill Farrow is a typical suburban mom who has finally gotten her and her daughter's lives back on track after a divorce. But Jill’s life is turned upside down when her ex-stepdaughter, Abby, shows up on her doorstep late one night and delivers shocking news: Jill’s ex-husband is dead.