SYKM


Robert B. Parker
Robert Brown Parker
[1932-2010]
Spenser, an ex-boxer, ex-state cop turned private eye, in Boston, Massachusetts:

The Godwulf Manuscript (1973)

God Save the Child (1974)

Mortal Stakes (1975)

Promised Land (1976)
1977 Edgar Award for Best Mystery

The Judas Goat (1978)

Looking for Rachel Wallace (1980)

Early Autumn (1981)
Finalist 1982 Shamus Award for Best Novel

A Savage Place (1981)

Ceremony (1982)
Finalist 1983 Shamus Award for Best Novel

The Widening Gyre (1983)
Finalist 1984 Shamus Award for Best Novel

Valediction (1984)

A Catskill Eagle (1985)
Finalist 1986 Shamus Award for Best Novel

Taming a Sea-Horse (1986)

Pale Kings and Princes (1987)

Crimson Joy (1988)

Playmates (1989)

Stardust (1990)

Pastime (1991)

Double Deuce (1992)

Paper Doll (1993)

Walking Shadow (1994)

Thin Air (1995)

Chance (1996)

Small Vices (1997)

Sudden Mischief (1998)

Hush Money (1999)

Hugger Mugger (2000)

Potshot (2001)

Widow’s Walk (2002)

Back Story (2003)
[includes Jesse Stone]

Bad Business (2004)

Cold Service (2005)

School Days (2005)

Hundred-Dollar Baby (2006)
APA: Dream Girl (2006)

Now and Then (2007)

Rough Weather (2008)

Chasing the Bear: A Young Spenser Novel (2009) [prequel, YA]

The Professional (2009)

Painted Ladies (2010)

Sixkill (2011)

Silent Night (2013)
[completed by Helen Brann]

[series continued by Ace Atkins]

Jesse Stone, a police chief in Paradise, Massachusetts:

Night Passage (1997)

Trouble in Paradise (1998)

Death in Paradise (2001)

Stone Cold (2003)

Sea Change (2006)

Blue Screen1 (2006)

High Profile1 (2007)

Stranger in Paradise (2008)

Night and Day (2009)

Split Image1 (2010)

[series continued by Michael Brandman]
[series continued by Reed Farrell Coleman]

Sunny Randall, a private eye in Boston, Massachusetts:

Family Honor (1999)

Perish Twice (2000)

Shrink Rap (2002)

Melancholy Baby (2004)

Blue Screen1 (2006)

High Profile1 (2007)

Spare Change (2007)

Split Image1 (2010)

Raymond Chandler’s Philip Marlowe, a private eye in Los Angeles, California:
Poodle Springs (1989) [completed from Chandler manuscript] Perchance to Dream (1991) [sequel to Chander’s The Big Sleep]
Virgil Cole and Everett Hitch, two Old West lawmen:

Appaloosa (2005)

Resolution (2008)

Brimstone (2009)

Blue-Eyed Devil (2010)

Robert B. Parker’s Bull River (2014) [written by Robert Knott]

Non-series:

Wilderness (1979)

All Our Yesterdays (1994)

Double Play (2004)

Edenville Owls (2007) [YA]

The Boxer and the Spy (2008) [YA]

 
Other fiction:

Love and Glory (1983)

Gunman’s Rhapsody (2001)