Laura Caldwell

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General Information

Name: Laura Caldwell

Pen Name: None

Genres: Fiction






Illinois Connection

Caldwell lives in Chicago. She attended Loyola University in Chicago and is currently an adjunct professor and Distinguished Scholar in Residence at the School of Law.

Biographical and Professional Information

Laura Caldwell is a Lawyer-turned-Author-turned-Humanitarian. She is a former civil trial attorney, now Distinguished Scholar in Residence at Loyola University Chicago School of Law, Director of Life After Innocence, published author of 10 novels and 1 nonfiction book. Laura’s began her writing career in women’s fiction and soon turned to mystery/thriller. Research of her sixth novel led her to Jovan Mosley, a young man held in Cook County holding cell for nearly six years. What transpired next is chronicled in Caldwell’s first nonfiction, Long Way Home. She is published in over 22 countries and translated into more than 13 languages.

Published Works

  • Burning The Map, Red Dress Ink, 2002
  • A Clean Slate, Red Dress Ink, 2003
  • The Night I Got Lucky, Red Dress Ink, 2005
  • Look Closely, Mira Books, 2005
  • The Rome Affair, Mira Books, 2006
  • The Year Of Living Famously, Red Dress Ink, 2006
  • The Good Liar, Mira Books , 2008
  • Red, White & Dead, Mira Books, 2009
  • Red Blooded Murder, Mira Books, 2009
  • Red Hot Lies, Mira Books, 2009
  • Long Way Home, Free Press, 2010
  • Claim of Innocence, Mira, 2011
  • Question of Trust, Mira, 2012
  • False Impressions, Mira, 2012
  • The Dog Park, Mira, 2014

Titles at Your Library

Literary Awards

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

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US Post contact:

Laura Caldwell

2506 North Clark Street No. 200

Chicago, Illinois 60614

External Links

Laura Caldwell on WorldCat


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