SYKM


 
Thomas Perry
[1947-]
An anonymous hit-man, called Michael Schaeffer, in Las Vegas, Nevada, and later in England in the Butcher’s Boy series:

The Butcher’s Boy (1982) [review]
1983 Edgar Award for Best First Novel
Finalist 1982 New Blood Dagger Award

Sleeping Dogs (1992)

The Informant (2011)
2012 Barry Award for Best Thriller
Finalist 2011 Hammett Prize

Jane Whitefield, a Native American (Seneca) guide who helps people disappear, based in Deganawida, New York:

Vanishing Act (1995)

Dance for the Dead (1996)
Finalist 1997 Barry Award for Best Novel
Finalist 1997 Dilys Award

Shadow Woman (1997)

The Face Changers (1998)

Blood Money (1999)

Runner (2009)

Poison Flower (2012)

A String of Beads (2015)

Jack Till, a retired LAPD homicide detective, now working as a private investigator in Los Angeles, California:

Silence (2007)
Finalist 2008 Barry Award for Best Thriller

The Boyfriend (2013)

Non-series:

Metzger’s Dog (1983)

Big Fish (1985)

Island (1987)

Death Benefits (2001)

Pursuit (2001)

Dead Aim (2002)

Nightlife (2006)

Fidelity (2008)

Strip (2010)

Forty Thieves (2016)

The Old Man (2017)

The Bomb Maker (due January 2, 2018)