New York Times bestselling author Phillip Margolin explores intriguing new territory in Worthy Brown's Daughter, a compelling historical drama set in nineteenth-century Oregon, that combines a heartbreaking story of slavery and murder with classic Margolin plot twists.
Margolin earned his Law Degree in 1970 from New York University. His first job after law school was a clerkship with the Chief Judge of the Oregon Court of Appeals. From 1972 until 1996, he was in private practice specializing in criminal defense at the trial and appellate levels.
Since 1996, he has been writing full-time. All of his novels have been best sellers. His first novel, Heartstone, was nominated for an Edgar for best original paperback mystery of 1978 by the Mystery Writers of America. His second novel, The Last Innocent Man, was made into an HBO movie. Gone, But Not Forgotten, sold to more than 25 foreign publishers and was made into a mini-series starring Brooke Shields. Wild Justice and Lost Lake were both Oregon Book Award Finalists.