Paul Levine

Bestselling Mystery and Thriller Author

Paul Levine is an award-winning author of legal thrillers. Drawing on his own life as a trial lawyer, Paul writes sizzling crime novels that have been published in 23 languages and adapted for television.

“They don’t call us sharks for our ability to swim.” – Jake Lassiter

The bestselling Jake Lassiter series, features a linebacker-turned-lawyer with a hard bark and a tender heart. Lassiter battles to find the truth – and often ends up fighting for his own survival. The series has earned rave reviews and the prestigious John D. MacDonald Fiction Award.

“When the law doesn’t work…work the law.” – Steve Solomon

Battle of the Sexes: Slippery Steve Solomon and by-the-book Victoria Lord are the squabbling heroes of the Solomon vs. Lord series, nominated for the Edgar Allan Poe Award and the James Thurber Humor Prize. The books have been described by the Chicago Sun-Times as “remarkably fresh and original, a hilarious, touching twist on the legal thriller.”

“Forget it, Steve. I’m not having sex in the ocean.” – Victoria Lord

Paul Levine’s bestsellers, including several stand-alone thrillers, are now available as ebooks on Amazon Kindle, with many also published in new trade paperback editions.

Latest Blog Posts from Paul Levine

James Patterson

James Patterson: Writing the “Unputdownable” Novel

James Patterson, the world’s bestselling author, doesn’t do a lot of interviews, so when he does, writers of commercial fiction pay attention. Even if you’re not a fan of Patterson’s fast-paced thrillers, his concise suggestions in the current “Fast Company” are worth reading. James Patterson’s Rules In shorthand form, here are James Patterson’s rules for…

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Jake Lassiter: Flirting with Disbarment

Jake Lassiter faces disbarment in “Last Chance Lassiter,” the prequel to the ten-book series featuring the Miami Dolphins linebacker turned trouble-prone lawyer. In the novella, a young Lassiter – a few years out of night law school – slugs a client. Why? The transcript of his Bar Disciplinary Hearing answers the question, as he spars…

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