Book List in Order: 12 titles


  • The story of a Boston murder that defies all expectations Boston, 1976. In a small apartment above Kenmore Square, sixteen-year-old Daniel Fitzsimmons is listening to his landlord describe a seemingly insane theory about invisible pulses of light ...



  • An extraordinary thriller -- gripping, haunting, and marvelously told -- about two friends growing up in a rapidly changing Boston, who must face the sins of their past in the midst of a series of brutal murders. “You came back here to bury your...



  • It’s been two years since disgraced Illinois governor Ray Perry disappeared from a federal courthouse in Chicago moments after being sentenced to thirty-seven years in prison on corruption charges. P.I. Michael Kelly is sitting in his office when h...



  • The Lady Luck is a floating casino sailing up and down the Mississippi. Among the passengers are Clarence (the owner's cat), Bruce (the Captain's Alsatian) and two stowaways: a weasel called William and a skunk called Rico. A gang of crooks hold up t...



  • From Michael Harvey, Chicago’s best-known crime writer and author of the popular Michael Kelly series, comes something different: a leap forward into a dark world where the lines between innocence and guilt disappear altogether. They’re young,...



  • Chicago cop turned private investigator Michael Kelly is racing to save his city from a deadly new foe: a biological weapon unleashed underground. When a lightbulb falls in a subway tunnel, it releases a pathogen that could kill millions. While th...



  • A woman is shot as she waits for her train to work. An hour later, a second woman is gunned down as she rides an elevated train through the Loop. Two hours after that, a church becomes the target of a chemical weapons attack. The city of Chicago is u...



  • When PI Michael Kelly is hired by an ex-flame to tail her abusive husband, he expects trouble of a domestic rather than a historical nature. Life, however, is not so simple. The tail leads Kelly to an old house on Chicago's North Side. Inside it, the...



  • From the co-creator and executive producer of the television show Cold Case Files, a fast-paced, stylish murder mystery featuring a tough-talking Irish cop turned private investigator who does for the city of Chicago what Elmore Leonard did for Detro...









  • Line drawings and a few photos illustrate this manual of lettering: Basic technique, aspects of the drawn letter, roman and italic, word groups, et al., with examples, including dust jacket design. 64 pages. sewn, stiff paper wrappers.. small 4to.....



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    Clay walks into the MTJ newsroom fresh from college in 1974. He has no idea he holds the key to unraveling the circumstances behind a moonshiner's 1946 death. The following year Clay covers the case of the Red-Haired Stranger. It abruptly closed afte...


Complete Series List in Order

P.I. Michael Kelly

1) The Chicago Way (Sep-2007)
2) The Fifth Floor (Sep-2008)
3) The Third Rail (Apr-2010)
4) We All Fall Down (Jul-2011)
5) The Governor's Wife (Jun-2015)