John Lescroart

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John Lescroart (born January 14, 1948) is an American author best known for two series of legal and crime thriller novels featuring the characters Dismas Hardy and Abe Glitsky.

Lescroart was born in Houston, Texas, and graduated from Junípero Serra High School, San Mateo, California (Class of 1966). He then went on to earn a B.A. in English with Honors at UC Berkeley in 1970. In addition to his novels, Lescroart has written several screenplays.


Average rating: 3.9 · 91,535 ratings · 6,932 reviews · 73 distinct worksSimilar authors
The 13th Juror (Dismas Hard...

4.14 avg rating — 7,534 ratings — published 1994 — 41 editions
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Damage (Abe Glitsky, #3)

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A Plague of Secrets (Dismas...

4.12 avg rating — 4,697 ratings — published 2009 — 29 editions
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Dead Irish (Dismas Hardy, #1)

3.80 avg rating — 5,442 ratings — published 1990 — 33 editions
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The Second Chair (Dismas Ha...

4.10 avg rating — 3,949 ratings — published 2004 — 29 editions
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A Certain Justice (Abe Glit...

really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 3,116 ratings — published 1995 — 34 editions
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The Hunt Club (Wyatt Hunt, #1)

3.78 avg rating — 3,326 ratings — published 2006 — 34 editions
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The Hearing (Dismas Hardy #7)

4.08 avg rating — 2,977 ratings — published 2000 — 38 editions
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The Oath (Dismas Hardy, #8)

4.01 avg rating — 2,898 ratings — published 2002 — 35 editions
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The Motive (Dismas Hardy #11)

3.99 avg rating — 2,617 ratings — published 2004 — 28 editions
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“The essence of fascism is to make laws forbidding everything and then enforce them selectively against your enemies.”
John Lescroart, A Plague of Secrets

“So Donald Trump and Sarah Palin are both drowning in the pool right in front of you, and you know there’s only going to be a minute or two before one or both of them goes under. Here’s the question: What kind of sandwich do you make?”
John Lescroart, Fatal

“You ever think that life is something that happens and that you’re not ever completely prepared for?”
John Lescroart, The Vig

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