Books by William Landay

William Landay was born and raised in Boston, where he now lives with his wife and two sons. A graduate of Yale University and Boston College Law School, he served for several years as an assistant district attorney before turning to writing. MISSION FLAT


MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Feb. 1, 2012

"Landay is yet another lawyer-turned-writer, and it's inevitable that he'll be compared to Scott Turow, but this novel succeeds on its own merits."
Landay does the seemingly impossible by coming up with a new wrinkle in the crowded subgenre of courtroom thrillers. Read full book review >
THE STRANGLER by William Landay
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 6, 2007

"In between a slow start and a coda too cute, Landay (Mission Flats, 2003) shows a truly sizzling Boston."
Irish grief implodes in 1963 Boston. Read full book review >
MISSION FLATS by William Landay
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 1, 2003

"Stylish writing, wickedly convoluted plotting, and an insider's view of big-city jurisprudence and police accommodation. You'll barely finish this many-tentacled tale before you start clamoring for former ADA Landay's next."
A crackling debut that answers the question: Who will be the new Grisham? Read full book review >