Lisa Scottoline

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Lisa Scottoline (born July 1, 1955) is an American author of legal thrillers.[1]

Born in Philadelphia, Scottoline earned a law degree from the University of Pennsylvania Law School and later became a litigator at a law firm in Philadelphia.[2] After the birth of her daughter she left the law firm and started writing, as a way to earn money from home.[2] Final Appeal received the 1995 Edgar Award for "Best Paperback Original Mystery,"[3] She has since written 14 bestselling novels, including Look Again and Don't Go, both which reached number two on the New York Times Best Seller List.[4][5] Her novels have been translated into 25 languages.[citation needed]

Since March 2007 Scottoline has been writing the "Chick Wit" column for The Philadelphia Inquirer.[6][7] A collection of her columns was compiled in a book entitled Why My Third Husband Will Be A Dog: The Amazing Adventures of an Ordinary Woman and published on November 24, 2009.

Books[edit]

Rosato & Associates[edit]

  1. Everywhere That Mary Went (1993)
  2. Legal Tender (1996)
  3. Rough Justice (1998)
  4. Mistaken Identity (1999)
  5. Moment of Truth (2000) - #10 on NYT Bestseller list and on the list for six weeks.[8][9]
  6. The Vendetta Defense (2001) - #7 on NYT Bestseller list and on the list for five weeks.[10][11]
  7. Courting Trouble (2003) - #8 on NYT Bestseller list and on the list for three weeks.[12][13]
  8. Dead Ringer (2003) - #5 on NYT Bestseller list and on the list for four weeks.[14][15]
  9. Killer Smile (2004) - #14 on NYT Bestseller list and on the list for two weeks.[16][17]
  10. Lady Killer (2008) - #4 on NYT Bestseller list and on the list for four weeks.[18][19]
  11. Think Twice (2010) - #4 on NYT Bestseller list and on the list for three weeks.[20][21]
  12. Accused (October 29, 2013)

Standalone fiction[edit]

  • Final Appeal (1994) - Winner of the 1995 Edgar Award for "Best Paperback Original Mystery."[3]
  • Running From the Law (1996)
  • Devil's Corner (2005) - #9 on NYT Bestseller list and on the list for two weeks.[22][23]
  • Dirty Blonde (2006) - #5 on NYT Bestseller list and on the list for four weeks.[24][25]
  • Daddy's Girl (2007)- #3 on NYT Bestseller list for two consecutive weeks and on the list for three weeks.[26][27]
    Appeared in the 2007 Reader's Digest Select Editions Volume 294 - #6.[citation needed]
  • Look Again (2009) - #2 on NYT Bestseller list and on the list for three weeks.[4][28]
  • Save Me (2011, St. Martin's Press) - #7 on NYT Bestseller list and on the list for four weeks.[29][30]
  • Come Home (2012, St. Martin's Press) - #4 on NYT Bestseller list and on the list for three weeks.[31][32]
  • Don't Go (2013, St. Martin's Press) - #2 on NYT Bestseller list and on the list for three weeks.[5][33]
  • Keep Quiet (2014, St. Martin's Press)

Serial novels contributed to[edit]

Nonfiction[edit]

  • Why My Third Husband Will Be A Dog: The Amazing Adventures of an Ordinary Woman (2009)
  • My Nest Isn't Empty, It Just Has More Closet Space (2010)
  • Best Friends, Occasional Enemies: The Lighter Side of Life as a Mother and Daughter (2011)
  • Meet Me at Emotional Baggage Claim (2012, St. Martin's Press)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Scottoline, Lisa. "Timeline Photos". "Today is my birthday!" 
  2. ^ a b Scottoline, Lisa. "All About Lisa Scottoline". Lisa Scottoline. 
  3. ^ a b "Edgar Award Winners and Nominees Database". Mystery Writers of America. "Search for 'Scottoline' to view record" 
  4. ^ a b "The New York Times Best Seller List - week of May 3, 2009 - Fiction". New York Times. 
  5. ^ a b "The New York Times Best Seller List - week of April 28, 2013 - Fiction". New York Times. 
  6. ^ Scottoline, Lisa (March 18, 2007). "Chick Wit : First-day jitters for a columnist". The Philadelphia Inquirer. 
  7. ^ "Scottoline and Serritella". The Philadelphia Inquirer. 
  8. ^ "The New York Times Best Seller List - week of March 12, 2000 - Fiction". New York Times. 
  9. ^ "The New York Times Best Seller List - week of April 16, 2000 - Fiction". New York Times. 
  10. ^ "The New York Times Best Seller List - week of March 18, 2001 - Fiction". New York Times. 
  11. ^ "The New York Times Best Seller List - week of April 15, 2001 - Fiction". New York Times. 
  12. ^ "The New York Times Best Seller List - week of June 9, 2002 - Fiction". New York Times. 
  13. ^ "The New York Times Best Seller List - week of June 23, 2002 - Fiction". New York Times. 
  14. ^ "The New York Times Best Seller List - week of June 15, 2003 - Fiction". New York Times. 
  15. ^ "The New York Times Best Seller List - week of July 6, 2003 - Fiction". New York Times. 
  16. ^ "The New York Times Best Seller List - week of June 20, 2004 - Fiction". New York Times. 
  17. ^ "The New York Times Best Seller List - week of June 27, 2004 - Fiction". New York Times. 
  18. ^ "The New York Times Best Seller List - week of March 9, 2008 - Fiction". New York Times. 
  19. ^ "The New York Times Best Seller List - week of March 30, 2008 - Fiction". New York Times. 
  20. ^ "The New York Times Best Seller List - week of April 4, 2010 - Fiction". New York Times. 
  21. ^ "The New York Times Best Seller List - week of April 18, 2010 - Fiction". New York Times. 
  22. ^ "The New York Times Best Seller List - week of June 19, 2005 - Fiction". New York Times. 
  23. ^ "The New York Times Best Seller List - week of June 26, 2005 - Fiction". New York Times. 
  24. ^ "The New York Times Best Seller List - week of April 2, 2006 - Fiction". New York Times. 
  25. ^ "The New York Times Best Seller List - week of April 23, 2006 - Fiction". New York Times. 
  26. ^ "The New York Times Best Seller List - week of April 1, 2007 - Fiction". New York Times. 
  27. ^ "The New York Times Best Seller List - week of April 8, 2007 - Fiction". New York Times. 
  28. ^ "The New York Times Best Seller List - week of May 17, 2009 - Fiction". New York Times. 
  29. ^ "The New York Times Best Seller List - week of May 1, 2011 - Fiction". New York Times. 
  30. ^ "The New York Times Best Seller List - week of May 22, 2011 - Fiction". New York Times. 
  31. ^ "The New York Times Best Seller List - week of April 29, 2012 - Fiction". New York Times. 
  32. ^ "The New York Times Best Seller List - week of May 13, 2012 - Fiction". New York Times. 
  33. ^ "The New York Times Best Seller List - week of May 12, 2013 - Fiction". New York Times. 

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