Female Attorneys As Characters In Novels (Authors’ Names Beginning With R)


Ramsay, Eileen, The Quality of Mercy (London: Little, Brown, 1997).

Raskin, Ellen, The Westing Game (1978). A “puzzle mystery” for young people, winner of the Newberry Medal. Features a female African-American judge as one of the characters.

Reardon, Bryan, Finding Jake: A Novel (William Morrow, 2015). Rachel, a lawyer, pursues her career while Simon is a stay-at-home father. Both reconsider their parenting decisions after their young teenaged son Jake befriends a troubled student, Doug, who carries out a shooting at school.

Remakus, Bernard Leo, Cassidy’s Solution (1995). A female attorney takes on a physician accused of malpractice as a client.

Roberts, Kelsey, The Wrong Man (Richmond: Silhouette, 1998)(Silhouette Intrigue; I182).

Roberts, Nora, Falling for Rachel (NY: Silhouette Books, 1993)(Silhouette special edition; 810)(That special woman!). Female Manhattan attorney; romance fiction.

Robson, Ruthann, Another mother: a novel (NY: St. Martin’s Press, 1995).

Rodgers, M. J., Beauty vs. the beast (NY: Harlequin Books, 1995)(Harlequin intrigue; 335). Romantic suspense. Part of the “Justice,Inc.” series.

Rodgers, M. J.Heart vs. Humbug (NY: Harlequin Books, ). Romantic suspense featuring a feisty female attorney. Part of the “Justice, Inc.” series.

Rodgers, M. J., Overruled by Love (NY: Harlequin Books, 1998)(Delta Justice). Joanna Delacroix Gideon defends her daughter in a murder case. Romantic suspense.

Rodgers, M. J., To Have vs. To Hold (NY: Harlequin Books, 1996). Light romantic suspense. Part of the “Justice, Inc.” series.

Roe, Francis J. C., Dangerous practices (NY: Signet, 1993).

Rogers, Chris, The bitch factor (NY: Bantam Books, 1998). Female Houston, TX attorney Dixie Flannagan turns to bounty hunting when the bad guys get away too often.

Rogers, Chris, Chill Factor (NY: Bantam Books, 2000). Set in Houston, Texas.

Rogers, Chris, Rage Factor (NY: 1999). Dixie Flannagan returns.

Rosenberg, Nancy Taylor, Buried Evidence (2000).

Rosenberg, Nancy Taylor, Conflict of Interest (2002).

Rosenberg, Nancy TaylorInterest of justice (1993). Features Laura Sanderstone, Orange County (CA) judge.

Rosenberg, Nancy Taylor, Mitigating circumstances (NY: New American Library, 1993). ) Southern California DA Lily Forrester finds her faith in the system questioned when her daughter is raped.

Rosenberg, Nancy Taylor, Trial by fire (NY: Dutton, 1996). Dallas DA is set up in a murder case.

Ross, Ann, Miss Julia Throws a Wedding (Penguin, 2002). The title character takes over the preparations for the wedding of a local attorney and her beau.

Ross, JoAnn, Roarke: The Adventurer (NY: Harlequin Books, 1997)(Harlequin Temptation: 638)(New Orleans Knights). Romantic suspense about a New Orleans DA and a television reporter.

Ross, Jo Ann, Homeplace (NY: Pocket Books, 1999). Features a burned out corporate attorney.

Rotstein, Nancy-Gay, Shattering Glass (NY: Farrar, Straus, & Giroux, 1996).

Routh, Anne Reed, Southern Exposure (1999). A lawyer takes on a hopeless case, that of a death row inmate scheduled for execution within a matter of weeks.