David Ellis

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General Information

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Name: David Ellis

Pen Name: None

Genres: Fiction

Born: 1967 in Downers Grove, Illinois

Website: www.davidellis.com


Twitter: https://twitter.com/DavidEllisBooks

Email: Dave@DavidEllis.com

Illinois Connection

Ellis was born in Downers Grove and graduated from University of Illinois and Northwestern University Law School. He currently resides outside Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

David Ellis is a lawyer and award-winning author of over a dozen novels. As a lawyer, Dave prosecuted and convicted Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich in the Impeachment trial before the Illinois Senate. He has served as Special Counsel to the Speaker of the Illinois House of Representatives and argued dozens of cases at the trial and appellate levels, specializing in constitutional law. In December, 2014, Ellis was sworn in as the youngest-serving Justice of the Illinois Appellate Court for the First District.

Published Works

Jason Kolarich Series

  • The Hidden Man, Putnam, 2009
  • Breach of Trust, Putnam, 2011
  • The Wrong Man, Putnam, 2012
  • The Last Alibi, Putnam, 2013

Stand Alone Novels

  • Line of Vision, G.P. Putnam's Sons , 2002
  • Life Sentence, G.P. Putnam's Sons, 2003
  • Jury of One, G.P. Putnam's Sons, 2004
  • In the Company of Liars, G.P. Putnam's Sons, 2005
  • Eye of the Beholder, G.P. Putnam's Sons, 2007

Written with James Patterson

  • Guilty Wives, Little, Brown, 2012
  • Mistress, Little Brown, 2013
  • Invisible, Little Brown, 2014
  • The Murder House, Little Brown, 2015

Titles at Your Library

The Hidden Man (Jason Kolarich)

ISBN: 0425237419
Release Date: 2011-01-04

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Breach of Trust (Berkley Prime Crime Mysteries)

ISBN: 0425245861
Release Date: 2012-01-03

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The Wrong Man (Berkley Prime Crime)

ISBN: 0425251942
Release Date: 2012-12-04

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The Last Alibi (A Jason Kolarich Novel)

ISBN: 0425267741
Release Date: 2014-06-03

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Line of Vision

ISBN: 0425183769
Release Date: 2002-02-05

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Life Sentence

ISBN: 0399149791
Release Date: 2003-02-01

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In the Company of Liars

ISBN: 0399152474
Release Date: 2005-04-07

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Guilty Wives

ISBN: 0446571881
Release Date: 2013-04-30

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ISBN: 1455515892
Release Date: 2014-03-11

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ISBN: 1455585033
Release Date: 2015-02-24

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The Murder House

ISBN: 0316410985
Release Date: 2015-09-28

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Literary Awards

Line of Vision

  • Edgar Allan Poe Award for Best First Novel by an American Author, 2002

The Hidden Man

  • Publishers Weekly Starred Review
  • 2016 ILLINOIS READS Book

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

Speaking Engagement Availability: (No)

External Links

David Ellis on WorldCat


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