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  • Bibliography:
    34 Books (6 Series)
  • First Book:
    August 1991
  • Latest Book:
    August 2024
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Full Series List in Order

Dylan Klein

1 - Life Goes Sleeping (Aug-1991)
2 - Little Easter (Mar-1993)
3 - They Don't Play Stickball in Milwaukee (Mar-1998)

A Gulliver Dowd Mystery

1 - Love and Fear (Feb-2016)

Gus Murphy

1 - Where It Hurts (Jan-2016)
2 - What You Break (Feb-2017)

Joe Serpe

Hose Monkey (Aug-2011)
The Fourth Victim (Aug-2011)

A Moe Prager Mystery

1 - Walking the Perfect Square (Nov-2001)
2 - Redemption Street (Mar-2004)
3 - The James Deans (Jan-2005)
4 - Soul Patch (Apr-2007)
5 - Empty Ever After (Apr-2008)
6 - Innocent Monster (Jun-2011)
7 - Hurt Machine (Dec-2011)
8 - Onion Street (May-2013)
9 - The Hollow Girl (May-2014)

A Nick Ryan Novel

1 - Sleepless City (Jul-2023)
2 - Blind to Midnight (Aug-2024)

Multi-Author Series List

Bibliomysteries

8 - The Book of Ghosts (Feb-2013)

Robert B. Parker's Jesse Stone

13 - Robert B. Parker's Blind Spot (Sep-2014)
14 - Robert B. Parker's the Devil Wins (Sep-2015)
15 - Robert B. Parker's Debt to Pay (Sep-2016)
16 - Robert B. Parker's the Hangman's Sonnet (Sep-2017)
17 - Robert B. Parker's Colorblind (Sep-2018)
18 - Robert B. Parker's The Bitterest Pill (Sep-2019)

Book List in Order: 34 titles



  • Dylan Klein, in a bush league insurance investigator, returns to his old Brooklyn neighborhood for his mother's funeral. Alienated from his family and by the rituals of his faith, unable to reach the grief he knows is there, Klein sets out on a journ...



  • Dylan Klein, having come into some money during his last case, has given up his distinguished career as an insurance investigator in order to pursue his dream as a writer. But like stray light near a black hole, Klein is sucked into the vacuum of a d...



  • Dylan Klein, insurance investigator cum novelist, returns home from Hollywood to attend his father's funeral. After the burial, Klein learns that his nephew Zak is missing. Unable to get satisfactory answers as to the whereabouts of his son, Klein's ...



  • Recently retired due to a freak accident, NYPD officer Moe Prager is lost. In pain and without the job he loves, Moe relunctantly settles on the notion of going into the wine business with his brother. When a suburban college student vanishes off the...



  • In Redemption Street, ex-NYPD officer and freshly minted PI Moe Prager, travels up to a decaying Boscht Belt hotel to uncover the truth behind a decades old fire that killed seventeen people, including his high school crush. Away from his beloved Bro...



  • It's 1983, but beneath the facade of junk bonds and easy money, New York remains a gritty metropolis. Moe Prager, ex NYPD cop turned reluctant PI, is too busy reeling from a family tragedy to see what's coming. Moira Heaton, a young intern for an up-...



  • Bagels, bullies and bad girls... An anthology of slash-and-burn short stories set in the County of Kings, this collection boasts an all-star line up of today's hottest crime fiction writers. with stories by SJ Rozan, Tony Spinosa, Ken Bruen, Jim F...



  • In this darkly intriguing follow-up to the Shamus and Barry winning The James Deans, ex-NYPD cop turned P.I. and entrepreneur, Moe Prager is faced with a gut-wrenching case. The apparent suicide of his old friend and NYPD Chief of Detectives, Larry M...



  • There are no second acts for the dead...or are there? For over twenty years, retired NYPD officer and PI Moe Prager, has been haunted by the secret that would eventually destroy his family. Now, two years after the fallout from the truth, more th...






  • When his estranged daughter Sarah comes to him with a request he cannot refuse, Moe Prager takes a deep breath and plunges back into the icy, opaque waters of secrets and lies....



  • A year after ex-NYPD detectives and former enemies Joe Serpe and Bob Healy teamed up to solve the murder of a metnally challenged young man who worked at Joe's company--and prevented the Russian Mafia from infiltrating the home heating oil business o...



  • When former NYPD detective Joe Serpe hit bottom, he just kept on going. Having lost his career to charges of corruption, his family to divorce, his partner to suicide, and his fireman brother to the tragedy of 9/11, Serpe's world is nearly empty but ...



  • Reed Farrel Coleman's The Brooklyn Rules collects 6 hard to find short stories originally published in 2006 and 2007. Killing O'Malley, Requiem for Jack, Requiem for Moe, Pearls, King Fixer and Bathead Speed are included as well as a new introduction...



  • At a pre-wedding party for his daughter Sarah, Moe Prager is approached by his ex-wife and former PI partner Carmella Melendez. It seems Carmella's estranged sister Alta has been murdered, but no one in New York City seems to care. Why? Alta, a FDNY ...



  • Once a literary wunderkind, author Kip Weiler now teaches creative writing at Brixton County Community College -- a third-rate school in a rural mining town. But when he saves his class from a potential bloodbath, he is initiated by two of his studen...



  • Short tales about deadly books, by top mystery authors.

    The lie that bought Jacob Weisen a new life cannot help him escape the past. Birkenau could not kill Jacob Weisen. He survived the death camp and made his way to America, where he beca...



  • Gulliver Dowd is a little person in a world of hurt. After his sister, an NYPD policewoman, is murdered, he becomes a licensed PI. Dowd is shocked to discover that his mysterious new client is Nina, his high-school girlfriend and the one true love of...



  • From the author of the New York Times bestselling Robert B. Parker’sBlind Spot comes a Moe Prager Mystery.It's 1967 and Moe Prager is wandering aimlessly through his college career and his life. All that changes when his girlfriend Mindy is vicious...



  • It all begins when PI Gulliver Dowd is approached by Ellis Torres, a street kid, on Valentino Pier in the Red Hook section of Brooklyn. Ellis has lost his dog, and after Gulliver helps to find the dog for him, they go their separate ways. So when Ell...






  • The final novel in one of the most critically acclaimed PI series in the annals of crime fiction!"Few writers working in any genre offer tales with such moral complexity, dark humor, and, most of all, heart." --Megan Abbott, author of Dare MeDrunk, a...



  • It’s been a long time since Jesse Stone left L.A., and still longer since the tragic injury that ruined his chances for a major league baseball career. When Jesse is invited to a reunion of his old Triple-A team at a hip New York city hotel, he is ...



  • Gulliver Dowd is finally on the verge of unraveling the mystery behind his sister’s murder when the man who is supposed to give him the scoop, NYPD Detective Sam Patrick, is gunned down on the Coney Island Boardwalk. As Dowd delves into Patrick’s...



  • A Nor’easter blows into Paradise and churns up the past -- in the stunning new addition to Robert B. Parker’s New York Times"bestselling series featuring Police Chief Jesse Stone. In the wake of a huge storm, three bodies are discovered in ...



  • From award-winning New York Times bestselling author Reed Farrel Coleman comes a gritty, atmospheric new series about the other side of Long Island, far from the wealth of the Hamptons, where real people live--and die. Gus Murphy thought he had th...



  • When the daughter of the most powerful Mafia don in New York goes missing, the don’s right-hand man comes to Gulliver Dowd for help. Problem is, the right-hand man and Dowd despise each other. Plus, the don knows who murdered Dowd’s sister, Keish...



  • The brilliant new novel in Robert B. Parker’s New York Times-bestselling series featuring police chief Jesse Stone. All is quiet in Paradise, except for a spate of innocuous vandalism. Good thing, too, because Jesse Stone is preoccupied with th...



  • Former Suffolk County cop Gus Murphy returns to prowl the meaner streets of Long Island’s darkest precincts with a Russian mercenary at his back in the stunning second installment of Reed Farrel Coleman’s critically acclaimed series. Gus Murp...



  • The stellar new novel in Robert B. Parker's New York Times bestselling series featuring Paradise police chief Jesse Stone. Jesse Stone, still reeling from the murder of his fiancée by crazed assassin Mr. Peepers, must keep his emotions in check l...



  • Police chief Jesse Stone returns in the newest novel in Robert B. Parker's New York Times--bestselling series, and his newest case hits right at the heart of the Paradise police force. Jesse Stone is back on the job after a stint in rehab, and the...






  • The opioid epidemic has reached Paradise, and Police Chief Jesse Stone must rush to stop the devastation in the latest thriller in Robert B. Parker's New York Times-bestselling series. When a popular high school cheerleader dies of a suspected...



  • “A tour-de-force! The pace is relentless, the plot smart, his new lead character, Nick Ryan, is a hero for the times…Reed is a brilliant storyteller.” — Louise Penny, #1 New York Times bestselling authorWhen you’re in tr...



  • When you’re in trouble, you call 911.When cops are in trouble, they call Nick Ryan.Every cop in the city knows his name, but no one says it out loud.He doesn’t wear a uniform, but he is the most powerful cop in New York.Nick Ryan can find...



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    "Another Role" is a short story from the collection Indian Country Noir.

    Step into Indian Country. Enter the dark welter of troubled history throughout the Americas, where the heritage of violence meets the ferocity of intent. Features bran...



Award-Winning Books by Reed Farrel Coleman

Empty Ever After
2008 Shamus Award -- P.I. Novel
The James Deans
2005 Shamus Award -- Paperback Original P.I. Novel
2006 Anthony Award -- Paperback Original
Soul Patch
2007 Shamus Award -- P.I. Novel
Where It Hurts
2017 Shamus Award -- P.I. Novel


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Reed Farrel Coleman has published 34 books.

The next book by Reed Farrel Coleman, Blind to Midnight, will be published in August 2024.

The first book by Reed Farrel Coleman, Life Goes Sleeping, was published in August 1991.

Yes. Reed Farrel Coleman has 6 series.