Female Attorneys As Characters in Novels (Authors’ Names Beginning With E-F)

Edwards, Cassie, Savage fires (NY: Leisure Books, 1999). Romantic suspense.

Edwards, Estelle, The Knave of Hearts (NY: New American Library, 1983)(Rapture Romance; 47).

Ellis, Julie, Best Friends (Sutton: Severn House, 2000).

Emery, Lynn, Night magic (1995). Attorney Savannah St. Julien finds mystery and romance when she returns to Beau Chene, Louisiana. One of the few novels to feature an African-American attorney.

Erickson, Lynn, The faces of dawn (Toronto: Harlequin Books, 1985)(Harlequin Superromance; 157). Romance.

Erickson, Lynn, The Eleventh Hour (Mira Books, 1998). Attorney Eve Marchand. Romantic suspense set in Colorado.

Erickson, Lynn, On Thin Ice (NY: Jove, 2000). Law student Ellie Kramer tries to prove her father’s innocence of rape and murder. Romantic supsense.

Erickson, Lynn, The Ripple Effect (Harlequin, 1999). Thinly based on the O. J. Simpson trial and an imaginary aftermath. Romantic suspense.

Evans, Ann, Home to Stay (Toronto, NY: Harlequin Books, 1998)(Harlequin Superromance; 805). 

Fairbanks, Nancy, Crime Brulee (2001). Culinary mystery set in New Orleans. Includes an unappetizing female corporate attorney as a character.

Fairstein, Linda, Cold Hit (NY: Pocket Books, 2000).

Fairstein, Linda, The Dead House (forthcoming, 2001). An Alex Cooper mystery.

Fairstein, Linda, Entombed (2005). An Alex Cooper mystery.

Fairstein, Linda A.Final jeopardy (NY: Pocket Star Books, 1996). Features attorney Alexandra Cooper, NY DA. Made into a film with Dana Delany as Cooper. 

Fairstein, Linda A., Likely to die (NY: Pocket Books, 1997). NY district attorney investigates murder. Another Alexandra Cooper thriller.

Ferguson, Maggie, Crime of passion (NY: Harlequin Books, 1995)(Harlequin intrigue; 347). Springfield Illinois attorney finds love and danger; romance fiction.

Fielding, Joy, Tell me no secrets (1994). Chicago prosecutor involved in rape trial investigates her mother’s disappearance.

Finch, Carol, Apache wind (NY: Zebra Books, 1993). Texas attorney works with Apaches.

Finder, Joseph, High Crimes (NY: Morrow, 1998). Courtroom thriller featuring lawyer Claire Chapman.

Fitzgerald, Sara, Rumors (NY: Warner Books, 1992). DC attorney.

Flowers, R. BarriPersuasive Evidence (Leisure Books, ). Features Jordan La Fontaine, an Oregon D.A.

Forster, R. A., Beyond malice (NY: HarperPaperbacks, 1994). 

Forster, R. A., Character witness (NY: Kensington, 1997). Beverly Hills attorney Kathleen (Elizabeth?) Cotter takes an inheritance case, becomes involved in murder.

Forster, R. A., Keeping counsel (NY: Kensington, 1998). Features New Mexico defense attorney Tara Linley.

Forster, R. A., The mentor (NY: Pinnacle Books, 1998). LA district attorney Lauren Kingsley prosecutes a terrorist.

Francis, Clare, A Dark Devotion (London: Pan Books, 1997).

Fraser, Caro, Judicial Whispers (London: 1995). A female solicitor becomes involved with two ambitious attorneys, one eager to hide his homosexuality in order to “take silk.”

Freedman, J. F., Above the Law (2000). Female D.A. investigates possible coverup of a police killing.

Freiman, Kate, Earth angel (NY: Jove Books, 1997)(Haunting hearts). Connecticut lawyer.

Frieder, Pat, Privileged Communications (London:Robert Hale, 2001).

Frieder, Pat, Signature murder (NY: Bantam Books, 1998)(Bantam crime line). Female Santa Fe lawyer.

Fyfield, FrancesA clear conscience (NY: Bantam Press, 1994). Features Crown Prosecutor Helen West. The pseudonymous Fyfield provides well-plotted stories.

Fyfield, Frances, Deep sleep (NY: Pocket Books, 1991). Features Crown Prosecutor Helen West.

Fyfield, Frances, Not that kind of place (NY: Pocket Books, 1990). Features Helen West, Crown Prosecutor. Also called Trial by fire.

Fyfield, Frances, Perfectly pure and good (NY: Ballantine Books, 1995). Female English lawyer.

Fyfield, Frances, A question of guilt (London: Heinemann, 1988). Features Helen West, Crown Prosecutor.

Fyfield, Frances, Shadows on the mirror (NY: Pocket Books, 1989). Features Crown Prosecutor Helen West.

Fyfield, Frances, Shadow play (NY: Bantam, 1993).

Fyfield, Frances, Staring at the Light (1999).

Fyfield, Frances, Without consent (NY: Viking, 1997). Crown Prosecutor Helen West investigates a rape case.