Linda Fairstein

American crime novelist
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Linda Fairstein is one of America’s foremost legal experts on crimes of sexual abuse and domestic violence. She is the author of an internationally bestselling series of crime novels featuring Manhattan prosecutor Alexandra Cooper.

All of the novels in this series have appeared on the bestseller lists of The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The London Times, and USA Today. The Deadhouse won The Nero Award for literary excellence in the crime genre and Final Jeopardy was an ABC Premiere Movie of the Week. The Alexandra Cooper series of books has been optioned by CBS Studios. Samuel L. Jackson is attached to Executive Produce along with Linda.

She lives in New York City and on Martha’s Vineyard.


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Linda Fairstein is the queen of intelligent suspense.

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