Last Updated: 23 Apr, 2023 | Views: 348
Other Profession(s): Lawyer, NoveList
Famous For: #1 Bestselling Author- The New York Times
Higher Education: Graduated
Net Worth: $5 Million Approx.
Lisa Scottoline is an American author of legal thrillers and mystery novels. Her birthday is July 1, 1955, and she was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Her undergraduate degree in English was earned at the University of Pennsylvania. She later studied law at the University of Pennsylvania Law School and practiced law for several years before turning full-time to writing. Her works often feature strong female protagonists navigating complex legal and personal situations. Her best-selling novels include "Every Fifteen Minutes," "After Anna," and "Someone Knows." Scottoline is known for her sharp wit, suspenseful plots, and engaging characters.
Lisa Scottoline Career:
1955: Lisa Scottoline was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and grew up there. During her education, she attended local schools and went on to college and law school.
1981: Lisa Scottoline attended the University of Pennsylvania Law School before clerking for a federal judge and entering private practice as a litigation attorney. After practicing law for several years, she decided to pursue a career as a writer.
1994: The debut novel Scottoline published, "Everywhere That Mary Went," introduced readers to her unique voice and writing style. In the beginning, numerous publishers rejected the book before it was accepted for publication.
1995: Lisa Scottoline’s second novel, "Final Appeal," won the prestigious Edgar Award for Best Paperback Original, helping her establish herself as a rising mystery and thriller star.
Lisa Scottoline's Popular Books:
1994: Everywhere That Mary Went"
1994: "Final Appeal"
1996: "Legal Tender"
2000: "Moment of Truth"
1999: "Mistaken Identity"
2004: "Killer Smile"
2006: "Dirty Blonde"
2009: "Look Again"
2011: "Save Me"
2013: "Don't Go"
2014: "Keep Quiet"
2016: "Most Wanted"
2018: "After Anna"
2019: "Someone Knows"
Lisa Scottoline Awards:
1995: Edgar Award for Best Paperback Original for "Final Appeal."
2013: Silver Bullet Award from the International Thriller Writers
2010: Fun Fearless Fiction Award from Cosmopolitan Magazine
2008: Distinguished Author Award from the Weinberg Library at the University of Scranton
2016: Lifetime Achievement Award from the Romance Writers of America
2000: Pennsylvania Woman of the Year Award from the Pennsylvania Commission for Women
Lisa Scottoline Unknown Facts:
Lisa Scottoline survives breast cancer and actively participates in breast cancer research and awareness organizations. Scottoline loves animals and has written about them in her books and columns. Her fans even had a cat named Stuart, who had his following.
Lisa Scottoline is an avid reader and recommends books to her fans on social media and during interviews. She is also a philanthropist, donating to literacy programs and animal welfare organizations.