Lisa Scottoline

Someone Knows


Someone Knows

Lisa Scottoline’s most powerful novel to date. Startling, page-turning, and with an ending that’s impossible to forget, this is a tour de force.

Debut Novel from Francesca Serritella

Lisa’s daughter, Francesca Serritella, with whom she has written their funny memoirs every summer, had her first novel published on May 5, 2020. Lisa couldn’t be prouder of her! She thinks you’ll love it too. She hopes you order it today.


Ghosts of Harvard is written with a masterly, focused hand, belying the fact that this is Serritella’s debut novel. The pages burn with frenetic energy and are peopled by memorable, compelling characters. The tension is palpable, the twists and surprises perfectly timed and the stakes as high as humans should be asked to endure. The end result, a novel you will long remember and characters you will want to see again. A triumph in every respect.”
—#1 New York Times bestselling author David Baldacci

“Wow, what a lively, compelling, and intoxicating debut. Ghosts of Harvard is so many things—a rumination on grief, a glimpse behind the ivory walls of a famous institution, a poignant look at mental illness, and a powerful story about the ghosts that haunt us all. Francesca Serritella is my new ‘go-to’ author.”
—#1 New York Times bestselling author Harlan Coben

“Every time I thought I knew where Ghosts of Harvard was heading, I turned out to be wrong. Part mystery, part ghost story, part psychological thriller, this novel is all entertainment.”
—#1 New York Times bestselling author Jodi Picoult

Lisa Scottoline and Francesca Serritella

Every year, Lisa and Francesca, her daughter and fellow author, host a two-day event for book clubs at Lisa’s farm in Pennsylvania.


Sneak Peek into Lisa’s Next Book Project

Eternal will be Lisa’s first historical novel, which will be set in Italy during the fascist reign of Mussolini.

I became an author because of Philip Roth, his seminar and his books, especially his survey of the harrowing first-person accounts of the Holocaust. Roth admired very much the books of Primo Levi, notably his Survival in Auschwitz, which haunted me for decades to follow. I knew that someday I would write about the Holocaust in Italy and have been researching and studying it since then.

Lisa Scottoline in Italy

Life with Lisa

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This was WONDERFUL! I missed the actual live, so was so happy to see this! I am so grateful that I got to see Lisa in Traverse City last year! I would have been so bummed if she was scheduled this year with the pandemic cancellations! It was so fun to see you together and loved the adoring looks, especially from Lisa to Francesca ❤️ I miss my mom so much and it was so great to remember how we were so close and how she was such a support for me❤️

Wonderful interview. I love the way Lisa looks at Francesca with so much love, awe and pride. Great team. Wishing them both continued success and happiness.

So glad this was recorded and I had a chance to see it. Always so much fun to hear you talk about your writing and life experiences! Also wonderful to see Francesca discussing her novel! You are both very thoughtful and entertaining.

Thank you for tonite!!! You both are wonderful, I love listening to you both. You are so genuine and real. I was so happy to spend time with you on Zoom. ❤

Thanks so much - that was awesome! Lisa has been my favorite author for years, and I'd love to read Francesca's now as well. I'll also introduce my college daughter to her. Stay well!

Francesca, I just finished the ghosts of Harvard. Loved it!! You are truly talented!

Enjoyed your Zoom event...It was so good to see you both as I haven't seen you in a few years at any of your book signings nearby as they always when I had already had something planned. Just wanted to know how you both enjoyed 'Hamilton'?🙂

Loved the interview. Lisa can't wait for your next book to come out and Francesca loved Ghosts of Harvard.

Love you both and your books so much!

Very enjoyable Read both books👍

Thoroughly enjoyed this!

So amazing as always, Ladies... love ya! 🥰

Hi Lisa!!! We miss you and love you!!!

Lisa Scottoline- hands down, BEST AUTHOR! All school year, as a second grade teacher, I read nothing but children’s books. I look forward to MY summer reading every year! You are my go to author. You never disappoint! Thank you!

Great way to spend a Friday night, can't wait to read your latest books. Thank you!!

Loved seeing you both. I already have Ghosts of Harvard ready to read and just finished Someone Knows not long ago.

Just wanted to say that I was so happy that you had this zoom event! You both are an inspiration and are so down to earth. I have met you both a few times now at book signings and of course follow on facebook/Instagram. Thanks for your books and giving us as readers a way of escaping to a different world for awhile. Keep up the amazing work and stay safe- Jenn

I love you guys. Thank you for a fun night❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️

Modern-day Brontes. With a sense of humor. Well, and not sisters. But close.

You’re broadcasting through the library in Lion Country! We are Penn State. Looking forward to reading Francesca’s book.

I love you two!!

I met Lisa a number of years ago at the book tent in State College .....and she looks the same age !!!! Lisa how do you do it?

Lisa Scottolini and her daughter Francesca. Lisa was in my brother's law school class.

I missed the first half; is there a way to watch from the beginning?

Hi guys

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