Richard La Plante was born in Ardmore, Pennsylvania. He has a degree in clinical psychology. He is also a musician and an actor. He was married to crime writer Lynda La Plante from 1978 till 1996. He is the creator of 'Bill Fogarty and Josef Tanaka', a police detective and a forensic pathologist in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Titles and year of publication:
|'Bill Fogarty and Josef Tanaka' Novels|
|3) Steroid Blues||1995|
|4) Mind Kill||1997|
|1) Hog Fever||1995|
|2) First Born||2013|
|3) Last Day||2013|