Author John Lescroart Brings Back Popular Attorney For New Thriller Cody Drabble Monday, April 2, 2018 | Sacramento, CA Listen / download audio Update RequiredTo play audio, update browser or Flash plugin. One of the nation's most prolific and popular novelists lives in Davis, California. John Lescroart is a regular presence on the New York Times best-seller list and a regular guest on Insight. His latest legal thriller stars popular character Dismas Hardy, an attorney who is called on to defend a former client against an accusation of murder. Lescroart joins Beth Ruyak in studio to talk about "Poison." Lescroart will appear at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 3, at the Lincoln Public Library, 485 Twelve Bridges Drive, Lincoln.