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

Pulitzer Prize

Pulitzer Prizes 2014: Snowden Gets the Last Laugh

By Paul Levine… The 2014 Pulitzer Prizes were announced today, and I’m trying to take a nuanced approach…but I’m getting angry. The Washington Post and the Guardian U.S. shared the public service award for their publication and analysis of documents revealing the National Security Agency’s global surveillance program. The stories were, of course, based on documents…

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The Miami Herald building

How I Killed The Miami Herald’s Tropic Magazine

By Paul Levine The official story: there just weren’t enough ads for maternity jeans. I’m talking about the death of Tropic Magazine, which appeared every Sunday in The Miami Herald from October 1967 to December 1998. The magazine won three Pulitzers, published Dave Barry, John Katzenbach, and Carl Hiaasen, among others, and invented Miami’s strangest…

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