Paul Levine

Bestselling Mysteries and Thrillers

Paul Levine is an award-winning author of mysteries and 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.  BREAKING NEWS: State vs. Lassiter nominated for 2014 Shamus Award. “Courtroom drama at its very best.” — USA TODAY

“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 his mysteries and 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

"Rabbit, Run" tops my best book list

Best Books Ever…My List or Yours?

By Paul Levine A “Best Books” list is inherently flawed.  Just as with “best teams” or “best movies” or “best pizza,” beauty is in the eye of the blogger. A meme has been spreading through Facebook — as memes are inclined to do — asking people to name the ten best books they’ve ever read….

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James Garner

James Garner: Modest, Likable, Talented

By Paul Levine James Garner was one of the many Hollywood figures whose passing was noted in the “In Memoriam” tribute of the Emmy Awards Sunday night. I knew Garner a bit and wanted to share a few memories of the handsome, talented actor who died last month at 86. I met James Garner briefly…

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