Jamie Freveletti is a trial attorney, martial artist, and runner. She’s an avid runner and holds a black belt in aikido, a Japanese martial art. After law school she lived in Geneva, Switzerland while obtaining a diploma in International Studies. Back in Chicago, she represented clients in areas ranging from class actions for mass salmonella poisoning to securities fraud. Her debut thriller Running from the Devil was chosen as a “Notable Book” by the Independent Booksellers of America, awarded “Best First Novel” by the International Thriller Writers, awarded a Barry Award for “Best First Novel” by Deadly Pleasures Magazine, and nominated for a Macavity Award for” Best First Mystery” by the Mystery Readers International and “Favorite First Novel of 2009” by Crimespree Magazine. It has been translated into three languages and was an international bestseller.
Her second novel Running Dark released in June, 2010, hit both the Chicagoland and South Florida bestseller lists and the third novel in her series, The Ninth Day released in September, 2011 and was chosen as one of the “Best Thrillers of 2011” by Suspense Magazine. The fourth in her series, Dead Asleep released on October 30, 2012. In January, 2011, she was tapped by the Estate of Robert Ludlum to write the next in the Covert One series. She wrote Robert Ludlum’s The Janus Reprisal and her latest in that series The Geneva Strategy followed.
She is a contributor for the upcoming non-fiction anthology, Anatomy of Innocence, Testimonies of the Wrongfully Convicted edited by Laura Caldwell, of the Life After Innocence project, and Leslie Klinger author. The anthology will be released in March, 2017. She’s currently hard at work on another in her own Emma Caldridge series as well as a novel for a new series.
She lives in Chicago with her family.