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Allison’s fourth novel, A GOOD KILLING, will be released this May!  It’s available for pre-order now.


 USA Today says, “Former D.C. prosecutor Allison Leotta pens romantic suspense detailing street crime in a style  that’s as real as it gets.”


Suspense Magazine named SPEAK OF THE DEVIL one of the Best Books of 2013.

Allison was a featured speaker at the American Bar Association’s annual meeting.

The Huffington Post is running Allison’s weekly column reality-checking Law & Order: SVU.

The Associated Press says, “Sex and politics collide in DISCRETION, an intriguing new thriller…Leotta, a former federal prosecutor, writes with authority and authenticity. Imagine one of the best episodes of the TV series ‘Law and Order: Special Victims Unit,’ but set in Washington, D.C…Leotta takes readers on a journey inside the elite of Washington and the world of escort services.”

Romance Reviews Today  named DISCRETION the Best Suspense Novel of 2012.

Strand Magazine named DISCRETION one of the Top 10 Books of 2012.

Night Owl Reviews named DISCRETION a “Top Pick,” calling it “fabulously written with many surprises in store.”

Allison was featured in the National Law Journal and U.S. News and World Report.

Mysterious Reviews calls DISCRETION, “one of the best [mysteries] of the year.”

The Washington Post interviewed Allison about her latest book, DISCRETION.

Allison was featured on Fox-5 News.

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For the third year in a row, the ABA named Allison’s blog, The Prime-Time Crime Review, one of the best legal blogs in America.

WTOP’s Mark Plotkin interviewed Allison along with George Pelecanos. Click here for the podcast.

Watch Allison’s interview on the Baltimore morning news, or read this feature on her in the Washington Post.

Click here for reviews of Allison’s books.