"For almost 25 years, Phillip Margolin worked as a criminal defense attorney in Portland, Oregon at both the trial and appellate levels. During his law career, he tried a great number of cases and even argued before the U.S. Supreme Court. In 1974, Mike Shayne Mystery Magazine published a short story he had written called ""The Girl in the Yellow Bikini."" This achievement gave Margolin the confidence he needed to begin writing books. The general public was introduced to Phillip Margolin --- the novelist --- when Heartstone was released in 1978.
Margolin has used his extensive knowledge of the law and his many years of experience in the courtroom to write a series of highly successful and popular legal thrillers, all of which have been New York Times bestsellers. His latest effort is Ties That Bind and, if his past successes are any indication, this novel will be the next great ""edge-of-your-seat"" thriller.
To celebrate the release of Ties That Bind, AuthorsOnTheWeb has chosen Phillip Margolin as our Author of the Month. Readers can learn more about Margolin's life and works through trivia questions, fast facts and biographical information, as well as links to his website, bibliography and book reviews."
Phillip Margolin has written nineteen novels, many of them New York Times bestsellers, including his latest novels Woman with a Gun, Sleight of Hand, and the Washington trilogy. Each displays a unique, compelling insider s view of criminal behavior, which comes from his long background as a criminal defense attorney who has handled thirty murder cases. Winner of the Distinguished Northwest Writer Award, he lives in Portland, Oregon.