Lisa Scottoline

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Lisa Scottoline
Born (1955-07-01) July 1, 1955 (age 59)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Occupation Lawyer, author
Nationality American
Alma mater University of Pennsylvania
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Genre Fiction, legal thrillers

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

Born in Philadelphia, Scottoline earned an undergraduate degree, as well as a law degree from the University of Pennsylvania 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]

Main article: Rosato & Associates
  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]

Rosato & DiNunzio Novels[edit]

  1. Accused (October 29, 2013)
  2. Betrayed (November 25, 2014)

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)
  • Have a Nice Guilt Trip (2014, 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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