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Scottoline, Lisa

Works: 249 works in 1,866 publications in 14 languages and 139,426 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Suspense fiction  Legal stories  Humor  Psychological fiction  Domestic fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Detective and mystery stories, American  Legal fiction (Literature) 
Roles: Author, Editor, Narrator, Author of introduction
Classifications: PS3569.C725, 813.54
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Look again by Lisa Scottoline( Book )
46 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 4,339 libraries worldwide
Ellen is a single mother, a feature writer for a local Philadelphia newspaper and the love of her life is her 3-year-old adopted son, Will. When she is struck by an uncanny resemblance between Will and a child kidnapped from Miami 2 years before she delves into the story of Will's birth mother, uncovering a story of far reaching consequences
Think twice by Lisa Scottoline( Book )
38 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 4,306 libraries worldwide
Bennie Rosato looks exactly like her identical twin, Alice Connolly, but the darkness in Alice's soul makes them two very different women. Or at least that's what Bennie believes, until she finds herself buried alive at the hands of her twin and sets herself on a course to stay alive long enough to exact revenge
Devil's corner by Lisa Scottoline( Book )
50 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 4,174 libraries worldwide
En route to meet a confidential informant, neophyte Assistant U.S. Attorney Vicki Allegretti suddenly is confronted by violence and the murder of her partner and embarks on a dangerous campaign to protect her informant
Daddy's girl by Lisa Scottoline( Book )
40 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 4,167 libraries worldwide
When a riot breaks out in the prison she is visiting, law professor Natalie Greco witnesses the death of a prison guard whose last words reveal a dangerous conspiracy, putting Nat into a situation in which she is targeted by murderers and the police
Lady killer by Lisa Scottoline( Book )
36 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 4,104 libraries worldwide
Mary DiNunzio's teenage angst comes flooding back when her high school nemesis, Trish Gambone (dubbed "Trash" by Mary) comes seeking her help. It doesn't matter that Mary is now the rainmaker of Rosato & Associates, Trish's mere presence is enough to make Mary feel like she's at the bottom of the food chain. As it turns out, however, Trish's life has taken a horrifying turn. She is terrified of her live-in boyfriend, an abusive South Philly mobster, who just happens to be one of Mary's ex-boyfriends. When Trish vanishes, Mary makes it her personal mission to find her longtime enemy, and works against the clock to save her life
Dirty Blonde by Lisa Scottoline( Book )
45 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 4,098 libraries worldwide
Federal judge Cate Fante finds her own double life coming to light when the defendant in a high-profile lawsuit ends up dead, revelations that threaten her future on the bench as well as her life when the killer comes after her
Killer smile by Lisa Scottoline( Book )
40 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 4,021 libraries worldwide
When she receives personal threats and an associate is murdered, young lawyer Mary DiNunzio realizes that her latest case involving a World War II internment camp suicide, may have deadly modern day ties
Courting trouble by Lisa Scottoline( Book )
49 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 3,901 libraries worldwide
Young Philadelphia lawyer Anne Murphy sets out to find the person who wants her dead, after the newspapaers reported her murdered
The vendetta defense by Lisa Scottoline( Book )
51 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 3,833 libraries worldwide
When "Pigeon Tony" an elderly pigeon racer is arrested for the murder of his lifelong enemy Angelo Coluzzi, the Coluzzi's family seek revenge on Pigeon Tony and his lawyer Judy Carrier
Come home by Lisa Scottoline( Book )
25 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 3,711 libraries worldwide
Jill Farrow is a typical suburban mom who has finally gotten her and her daughter's lives back on track after a divorce. She is about to remarry, her job as a pediatrician fulfills her---though it is stressful---and her daughter, Megan, is a happily over-scheduled thirteen-year-old juggling homework and the swim team. But Jill's life is turned upside down when her ex-stepdaughter, Abby, shows up on her doorstep late one night and delivers shocking news: Jill's ex-husband is dead. Abby insists that he was murdered and pleads with Jill to help find his killer. Jill reluctantly agrees to make a few inquiries and discovers that things don't add up. As she digs deeper, her actions threaten to rip apart her new family, destroy their hard-earned happiness, and even endanger her own life. Yet Jill can't turn her back on a child she loves and once called her own
Moment of truth by Lisa Scottoline( Book )
41 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 3,533 libraries worldwide
Attorney Jack Newlin comes home one evening to find his wife, Honor, dead on the floor of their elegant dining room. Convinced that he knows who killed her--and determined to hide the truth--Jack decides to make it look as though he did it. Staging the crime scene so that the evidence incriminates him, he then calls the police. And to hammer the final nail in his own coffin, he hires the most inexperienced lawyer he can find, a reluctant rookie by the name of Mary DiNunzio, employed at the hot Philadelphia firm of Rosato & Associates. Unfortunately for Jack, hiring Mary may turn out to be his only mistake. Though inexperienced, Mary doubts Jack's confession and begins to investigate the crime. She finds that instead of having a guilty client who is falsely proclaiming his innocence, she has an innocent client who is falsely proclaiming his guilt. Her ethics and instincts tell her she can't defend a man who wants only one thing--to convict himself. Or can she? Smarter, gutsier, and more determined than she has any right to be, Mary decides to stick with the case. With help from the most unexpected sources, she sets out to prove what really happened--because as any lawyer knows, a case is never as simple as it seems. And nothing is ever certain until the final moment of truth
Keep quiet by Lisa Scottoline( Book )
14 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and Polish and held by 3,333 libraries worldwide
"Jake Whitmore is enjoying a rare bonding moment with his sixteen-year-old son, Kurt, when disaster strikes. They get in a terrible car accident that threatens to derail not only Kurt's chances at college, but his entire future. Jake makes a split-second decision that saves his son from formal punishment, but plunges them both into a world of guilt, lies, and secrecy. Just when Jake thinks he has everything under control, a malevolent outsider comes forward with the power to expose Jake's secret and taunts him to the breaking point. Keep Quiet is the powerful and gut-wrenching tale of the unraveling--and the ultimate redemption--of a family"--
Accused : a Rosato & Associates Novel by Lisa Scottoline( Book )
21 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in English and held by 3,186 libraries worldwide
"New York Times bestselling and Edgar Award-winning author Lisa Scottoline revolutionized crime fiction when she introduced her all-female law firm of Rosato & Associates, thrilling readers with her twisty, fast-paced plots and capturing their hearts with her cast of strong yet totally relatable female characters. Fans have been clamoring for more stories with the characters they've come to know and love, so Bennie Rosato, Mary DiNunzio, Judy Carrier, and Anne Murphy are back with all cylinders firing in Accused. Their most challenging and dangerous case ever begins with an astonishing request from a thirteen-year-old prospective client. Allegra Gardner's sister Fiona was murdered six years ago. It seemed like an open-and-shut case: the accused, Lonnie Stall, was seen fleeing the scene; his blood was on Fiona and her blood was on him; most damningly, Lonnie Stall pleaded guilty. But Allegra believes Lonnie is innocent and has been wrongly imprisoned. Taking the case seems foolhardy to Mary DiNunzio, because the Gardner family is one of the most powerful in the country and Allegra's parents do not believe in reopening it. But the Rosato & Associates firm can never resist an underdog. Was justice really served all those years ago? It will take a team of unstoppable female lawyers, plus one thirteen-year-old genius, to find out. Accused kicks off an annual fall series featuring the new adventures of Rosato & Associates, delivering all the emotion, action, and humor we've come to expect from one of the best writers in the business"--
Every fifteen minutes by Lisa Scottoline( Book )
19 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 3,152 libraries worldwide
Dr. Eric Parrish is the Chief of the Psychiatric Unit at Havemeyer General Hospital outside of Philadelphia. Recently separated from his wife Alice, he is doing his best as a single Dad to his seven-year-old daughter Hannah. His work seems to be going better than his home life, however. His unit at the hospital has just been named number two in the country and Eric has a devoted staff of doctors and nurses who are as caring as Eric is. But when he takes on a new patient, Eric's entire world begins to crumble. Seventeen-year-old Max has a terminally ill grandmother and is having trouble handling it. That, plus his OCD and violent thoughts about a girl he likes makes Eric a high risk patient. Max can't turn off the mental rituals he needs to perform every fifteen minutes that keep him calm. With the pressure mounting, Max just might reach the breaking point. When the girl is found murdered, Max is nowhere to be found. Worried about Max, Eric goes looking for him and puts himself in danger of being seen as a "person of interest" himself. Next, one of his own staff turns on him in a trumped up charge of sexual harassment. Is this chaos all random? Or is someone systematically trying to destroy Eric's life? This visceral thriller brings you into the grip of a true sociopath and shows you how, in the quest to survive such ruthlessness, every minute counts. -- Provided by publisher
Betrayed : a Rosato & Associates novel by Lisa Scottoline( Book )
24 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and Swedish and held by 2,952 libraries worldwide
"The women of Rosato & Associates return, after the relaunch of the series that started with Accused. This second entry, Betrayed, stars Judy Carrier, who has had the starring role in only one previous Rosato book. When Betrayed opens, Judy Carrier finds herself at a crossroads in her life. Her best friend, Mary DiNunzio, has just become partner and is about to become a bride, leaving Judy vaguely out of sorts. She's not jealous, but she's not happy either and she's wondering where her own career and love life are going. To make matters worse, she is rocked to her emotional foundations when she learns that her beloved Aunt Vicky has been diagnosed with breast cancer. She races to her aunt's side, and so does Judy's mother, only to find that her aunt is dealing with the sudden death of a friend who had been helping her through chemo. The friend, Emelia Juarez, was an undocumented worker at a local farm, but her death doesn't look natural at all, to Judy. Judy begins to investigate, following a path that leads her into an underground world far more dangerous than she ever imagined. Judy has to dig to uncover what happened to Emelia, and at the same time unearth the secrets in her own family"--
Rough justice by Lisa Scottoline( Book )
42 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 2,619 libraries worldwide
A man about to be acquitted of murder in Philadelphia boasts to his lawyer that he did it, after all. Furious, lawyer Marta Richter starts digging for evidence to prove his guilt before the case goes to the jury, which is in favor of acquittal, the accused having claimed self-defense against a car jacker
My nest isn't empty, it just has more closet space [the amazing adventures of an ordinary woman] by Lisa Scottoline( Sound Recording )
9 editions published in 2010 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 608 libraries worldwide
Best selling author Lisa Scottoline presents her second memoir. Inspired by her weekly column in the Philadelphia Inquirer, Scottoline offers an updated account of her personal life. From her relationships with her ex-husbands to her adult daughter moving away from home, Scottoline's wit and humor will delight fans and casual listeners alike
Does this beach make me look fat? by Lisa Scottoline( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 433 libraries worldwide
Get ready for some wit, wisdom, and warmth from this new collection by the bestselling duo. Lisa and Francesca are back with another collection of witty stories that will strike a chord with every woman. You will identify with their tales of guilt and fall in love with them and fierce (grand)Mother Mary. This sixth volume will not disappoint as it hits the humorous and poignant note that fans have come to expect from the beloved mother-daughter duo. Print run 75,000
Best friends, occasional enemies : the lighter side of life as a mother and daughter by Lisa Scottoline( Book )
4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 31 libraries worldwide
From the New York Times bestselling writing team comes a hilarious new collection of essays that observe life from a mother/daughter perspective New York Times bestselling author Lisa Scottoline and her daughter Francesca Serritella are the best of friends'99.9% of the time. They're number one on each other's speed dial and they tell each other everything'well, almost everything. They share shoes and clothes'except one very special green jacket, which almost caused a catfight. In other words, they're just like every mother and daughter in the world. Best friends, and occasional enemies. Now they're dishing about it all'their lives, their relationship, and their carb count. Inspired by their weekly column, "Chick Wit" for The Philadelphia Inquirer, this book is one you'll have to put down'just to stop laughing. Lisa on Being a Mom - Motherhood has no expiration date. Francesca lives in the city, and I worry about her all the time. My daughter moved out, so why am I still lactating' Francesca on Being a Daughter - My mother is always right. Just ask her. Lisa on Things Every Daughter Should Know - Your mother is always thinking about you, but that's not creepy. Your mother will never forget who did you dirty in the sixth grade, for which you can thank her. And your mother will never stop asking you if you need to go to the bathroom, before you leave the house. Well, do you' Francesca on Closet Wars - My mom is a great dresser. Mostly because she's wearing my clothes. Lisa on Aging Gracefully - My sex drive is in reverse, I have more whiskers than my cat, and my estrogen replacement is tequila. Francesca on Apartment Living - When I saw a mouse, the first person I called was Mom. She told me to call my super, but I felt bad bothering him. I hate to bother people. But I love to bother my mother
Meet me at emotional baggage claim by Lisa Scottoline( Book )
6 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
Love and guilt are thick in the Scottoline/Serritella household, and Lisa and Francesca's mother-daughter-turned-best-friends bond will strike a familiar note to many. But now that Lisa is a suburban empty nester and Francesca is an independent twentysomething in the big city, they have to learn how to stay close while living apart. How does a mother's love translate across state lines and over any semblance of personal boundaries' You'll laugh out loud as they face off over the proper technique for packing dishes, the importance of bringing a coat in the summertime, and the dos and don'ts of dating at any age. Add feisty octogenarian Mother Mary to the mix, and you have a Molotov cocktail of estrogen, opinions, and fun. These stories will make you laugh, cry, and call your mother, daughter, and all your girlfriends
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Alternative Names
Lisa Scottoline American writer
Lisa Scottoline Amerikaans advocate
Lisa Scottoline avvocato e scrittrice statunitense
Scott , Lisa
Scott, Lisa 1955-
Skotolīni, Liza
Лайза Скоталайн американска писателка
스코토라인, 리사 1955-
スコットライン, リザ
English (557)
French (35)
Spanish (11)
Polish (7)
Chinese (6)
Russian (5)
Japanese (4)
Swedish (4)
Italian (3)
Vietnamese (2)
Danish (2)
Dutch (2)
Turkish (2)
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