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Crime novelist Michael Connelly is a former journalist who used to cover the crime beat for the LATimes and Fort Lauderdale Sun Sentinel. He's since become a New York Times best-selling author of 23 novels, including The LincolnLawyer which is about to come out as a movie starring Matthew McConaughey, Ryan Phillippe and Marisa Tomei. His next book in the Mickey Haller series is called TheFifth Witness and comes out on April 5.

TheLincoln Lawyer opens in theaters on March 18.

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