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									Lisa ScottolineLisa Scottoline
For anyone who has ever read one of Lisa Scottoline’s funny, sexy, and addictively readable thrillers, it should come as no surprise that she seems to be having as much fun writing her provocative tales of intrigue as her fans have reading them.

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Fact File

Name:
Lisa Scottoline
Current Home:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Date of Birth:
July 1, 1955
Place of Birth:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Education:
B.A., University of Pennsylvania, 1976; J.D., University of Pennsylvania Law School, 1979
Awards:
Edgar Award, 1992; Distinguished Author Award, University of Scranton, 2001

*  Lisa Scottoline's official web site




Scottoline's Latest

Selected Works

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								Daddy's Girl, Author: 
								Lisa Scottoline.

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Daddy's Girl
by Lisa Scottoline
Everything is running smoothly for by-the-book law professor Natalie Greco until she catches the final words of a dying inmate during a prison riot and finds herself in the middle of a conspiracy.
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								Final Appeal, Author: 
								Lisa Scottoline.
*  Final Appeal (1994)
*  Running from the Law (1995)
*  Legal Tender (1996)
*  Rough Justice (1997)
*  Mistaken Identity (1998)
*  Moment of Truth (1999)
*  The Vendetta Defense (2001)
*  Dead Ringer (2003)
*  Killer Smile (2004)
*  Devil's Corner (2005)
*  Dirty Blonde (2006)
*  Daddy's Girl (2007)

*  See the Lisa Scottoline chronology


Scottoline's Favorite Writers

We asked Scottoline to tell us about some of her all-time favorite writers. Here's (some of) what she said: "First of all, Barbara Kingsolver, Mark Helprin, Scott Turow, Philip Roth.... Add to that Nelson DeMille because his writing is so honest, his research authentic, and his humor so very sly, and Janet Evanovich, because everybody needs a speedy, fun crime novel." And that was just the beginning!

*  Janet Evanovich
*  Barbara Kingsolver
*  Nelson DeMille


*  Scott Turow
*  Philip Roth
*  Mark Helprin


The Book That Got Her Started

...and More of Her Favorites

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								The Firm, Author: 
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The Firm
by John Grisham
Grisham's break-out second novel is "changed my life on a very literal level," she says. "Grisham opened my eyes to the possibility that lawyers could have rich interior lives ... and from him I learned that these lives could make for first-rate suspense fiction."

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								Angela's Ashes: A Memoir, Author: 
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Angela's Ashes: A Memoir
by Frank McCourt
Scottoline calls McCourt's memoir of growing up dirt poor in Limerick, Ireland "the only example I know of a book that can mix horror and humor, and leave you weak." She also has a fondess for Shogun and The Godfather, among others.

*Shogun  by James Clavell
*The Godfather  by Mario Puzo
*More about her favorites