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  • Mystic River

    Three friends who grew up in working-class Boston drift apart after a terrible tragedy. Years later, brutal events reconnect them.

  • The Arrival

    Calling this 1996 science fiction thriller "a glorified B movie," isn't a criticism. Writer-director David Twohy managed to get in

  • Contact (Snap Case)

    After an astronomer discovers communication emanating from the star Vega, she leads an international team in deciphering it, and t

  • Shutter Island

    Academy Award® winning director Martin Scorses once again teams up with Leonardo DiCaprio in this spine-chilling thriller that cr

  • Event Horizon (Two-Disc Special Collector's Edition)

    The year is 2047. Years earlier, the pioneering research vessel Event Horizon vanished without a trace. Now a signal from it has b

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Mystery Authors

Lisa Scottoline biography

 

 

Lisa Scottoline

(1955 - )

Lisa Scottoline (born July 1, 1955) is an American author of legal thrillers. Her novels have been translated into 25 languages.

Scottoline was born in Philadelphia and graduated magna cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania, where she earned a degree in English. In 1981, she received a Juris Doctorate from the University of Pennsylvania Law School cum laude. She became a litigator at a prestigious law firm in Philadelphia but left the workforce after the birth of her daughter. Initially writing as a way to earn money at home, she has since written 13 bestselling novels, including Final Appeal, which received the 1995 Edgar Award for "Best Paperback Original Mystery," and Moment of Truth, which reached number five on the New York Times Best Seller List.

Information source: wikipedia