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LISA Gardner

Award Winners; Best-Selling Novelists; Book to Screen; Library

Speaker Bio

Lisa Gardner is a #1 New York Times bestselling thriller novelist, renowned speaker, and self-described research junkie who transformed her interest in police procedure and criminal minds into a streak of internationally acclaimed novels, with over 30 million copies of her books in print worldwide.

Lauded as the “master of the psychological thriller” (Associated Press), Gardner’s novels include her breakout domestic thriller, The Perfect Husband, her highly successful Detective D. D. Warren series, and her latest release in the Frankie Elkin series, Still See You Everywhere, among others. Four of her books have become TV movies (At the Midnight Hour; The Perfect Husband; The Survivors Club; and Hide) and she’s has made personal appearances on TruTV and CNN.

Gardner’s books have received awards from across the globe. Her novel, The Neighbor, won Best Hardcover Novel from the International Thriller Writers, while also receiving the Grand Prix des Lectrices de Elle in France. She was also recognized with the Daphne du Maurier Award in 2000 for The Other Daughter. Finally, Gardner received the Silver Bullet Award from the International Thriller Writers in 2017 for her philanthropic work on behalf of at-risk children and the Humane Society.

Gardner is an in-demand speaker at libraries, book festivals, conferences, and special events. She lives in New Hampshire where she enjoys spending time with her canine companions, hiking, gardening, and playing cribbage.


Speaking Topics

An Evening with Lisa Gardner

Join legendary thriller writer Lisa Gardner for a special evening where she discusses her path to becoming a writer, including the remarkable research behind her work, her inspiration, and hilarious personal anecdotes from her career. This talk will delight both long-standing and new fans of Gardner, giving them an intimate glimpse into the life of this dynamic, witty, prolific, and award-winning author.   

By the Author

Booking Info

Lisa Gardner’s speaking engagements are handled by the Hachette Speakers Bureau, a division of Hachette Book Group and an accredited member of the International Association of Speakers Bureaus. Contact us to learn more.