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Lisa Scottoline

USA flag (1956 - )

Lisa Scottoline is a New York Times bestselling and Edgar Award-winning author of twenty-seven novels. She has 30 million copies of her books in print in the United States, she has been published in thirty-five countries, and her thrillers have been optioned for television and film. Lisa also writes a weekly column with her daughter, Francesca Serritella, for The Philadelphia Inquirer, and those critically acclaimed stories have been adapted into a series of memoirs. She lives in the Philadelphia area with an array of disobedient pets.
Series contributed to
Anthology series
Best American Mystery Stories (with Otto Penzler)
The Best American Mystery Stories 2013 (2013)
Non fiction series
Truly Funny Story (with Francesca Serritella)
1. Truly Funny Stories Vol. 1 (2015)
2. Truly Funny Stories Vol. 2 (2015)
3. Truly Funny Stories Vol. 3 (2015)
Non fiction
Why My Third Husband Will Be a Dog (2009)
My Nest Isn't Empty, It Just Has More Closet Space (2010) (with Francesca Scottoline Serritella)
Best Friends, Occasional Enemies (2011) (with Francesca Serritella)
Happy and Merry (2012) (with Francesca Serritella)
Meet Me at Emotional Baggage Claim (2012) (with Francesca Serritella)
Have a Nice Guilt Trip (2014) (with Francesca Serritella)
Does This Beach Make Me Look Fat? (2015) (with Francesca Serritella)
I've Got Sand in All the Wrong Places (2016) (with Francesca Serritella)
I Need a Lifeguard Everywhere But the Pool (2017) (with Francesca Serritella)
I See Life Through Rose-Colored Glasses (2018) (with Francesca Serritella)
Lisa Scottoline recommends
Sunrise (1994)
(Leigh Ann Warren mystery)
Chassie West
"West has created a heroine human enough to appreciate a mother's hug, gutsy enough to solve a murder, and sensible enough to love Italian shoes. Bravissima!"
The Flower Master (1999)
(Rei Shimura, book 3)
Sujata Massey
"The Flower Master is Sujata Massey at her masterful best."
Fall to Pieces (1999)
(Kate Banning, book 3)
Cecelia Tishy
"Great reading."
The Doctor Makes a Dollhouse Call (2000)
(Doctor Fenimore, book 2)
Robin Hathaway
"Never has a dollhouse seemed so deadly. No one turns sweet into sinister with more wit and humour than Hathaway."
Up Country (2001)
(Paul Brenner, book 2)
Nelson DeMille
"Nelson DeMille is one of the best writers in the whole damn country, and UP COUNTRY is a suspense novel for our times. This book is not only an absorbing investigation of a secret murder in a country of secrets, it's a profound exploration of the nature of war, justice, and even the human heart."
Paranoia (2004)
Joseph Finder
"Terrific... nail-biting suspense."
Queenpin (2007)
Megan Abbott
"Megan Abbott continues to be my absolute favorite new author."
Stone Creek (2008)
Victoria Lustbader
"STONE CREEK is a beautiful book. Victoria Lustbader has crafted a well-written and highly readable story that also serves as a profoundly intelligent exploration of love."
A Bad Day's Work (2010)
(Lilly Hawkins, book 1)
Nora McFarland
"Packed full of adrenaline and attitude, A Bad Day's Work is a roller-coaster ride of a mystery. Don't miss it!"
A Crack in Everything (2011)
(Susan Callisto Mystery, book 1)
Angela Gerst
"An impressive debut..."
Rosarito Beach (2013)
(Kay Hamilton, book 1)
M A Lawson
"This riveting thriller...launches a new star in crime fiction, the tough-minded and tough-talking DEA Agent Kay Hamilton."
Only the Hunted Run (2016)
(Sully Carter, book 3)
Neely Tucker
"The test of a crime series is its main character, and Sully is someone we'll want to read again and again."
The Rising (2017)
Heather Graham and Jon Land
"A slam-bang. can't-put-it-down thriller."
Compromised (2017)
(Denise Aragon, book 2)
James R Scarantino
"The Drum Within is a superb novel, and this is a hearty welcome to an insanely talented newcomer, Jim Scarantino."
The Secret Room (2017)
(Zoe Goldman, book 3)
Sandra Block
"I am a forever-fan of the Zoe Goldman series and will read anything Sandra Block writes. You should too."
Not a Sound (2017)
Heather Gudenkauf
"Heather Gudenkauf is one of my favorite new authors."
Watch Me (2018)
Jody Gehrman
"Riveting, chilling, and page-turning. Be prepared to stay up all night."
The Wife (2018)
Alafair Burke
"A subtly sneaky, emotionally complex, and utterly addictive novel of psychological suspense, The Wife delivers on all fronts. Burke always comes through with twisty plots and strong female characters, but she’s at the top of her game here."

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