Female Attorneys As Characters In Novels (Authors’ Names Beginning With N-O)


Napier, Susan, Deal of a lifetime (NY: Harlequin Books, 1992)(Harlequin presents; 1460). Romance fiction.

Neggers, Carla, Matching Wits (NY: Bantam Books, 1983). Romance fiction.

Neiderman, Andrew, The dark (NY: Pocket Books, 1997). LA lawyer.

North, Hailey, Bedroom eyes (NY: Avon Books, 1998)(Avon contemporary romance). Romantic fiction set in New Orleans; attorney character is Penelope Fields.

O’Connell, Tyne, Sex, Lies & Litigation (London: Headline Review, 1996).

O’Connell, Tyne, Latest Accessory (London: Review, 1997).

O’Kane, Leslie, The Cold Hard Fax (1998). Sleuth Molly Masters investigates a murder that takes place on her property. Neighbor (and divorce lawyer) Sheila Lillydale is a prime suspect.

O’Shaughnessy, Perri, Acts of Malice (NY: Dell, 1999). Nina Reilly mystery.

O’Shaughnessy, Perri, Breach of promise (1998). Set in Lake Tahoe. Attorney Nina Reilly takes a palimony case.

O’Shaughnessy, Perri, Invasion of privacy (NY: Island Books, 1996).

O’Shaughnessy, Perri, Move to Strike (NY: Delacorte Press, 2000).

O’Shaughnessy, Perri, Motion to suppress (NY: Dell, 1995). Nina Reilly mystery.

O’Shaughnessy, Perri, Obstruction of justice (NY: Dell Books, 1997). Lake Tahoe attorney Nina Reilly.

Ooi, Yang-May, The Flame Tree (London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1998). Set in England and Malaysia.

Olshaker, Thelma, More than this (NY: Ballantine Books, 1984).

Olson, Karen E., Sacred Cows (NY: Warner Books, 2006). Set in New Haven, particularly at and around Yale. Features Annie Seymour, an ambitious and independent-minded journalist. A prominent character is Annie’s mother, a successful attorney.

Ozick, Cynthia, The Puttermesser Papers (Knopf). Short stories about New York lawyer Ruth Puttermesser.