Book List in Order: 22 titles

  • Edward Cauthorne, an ex-Hollywood stunt man and used car salesman whose career had been cut short by the Mafia with a mishap that killed his partner, is given the opportunity to receive $25,000 if he can find his partner alive, in a twisted tale of m...


  • When his rainmaker associate discovers that $1.2 million has been stolen from her war chest, gun shop clerk Edd "Twodees" Partain is forced to return to his former life of spies, revolutionaries, and murderers. Reprint....


  • A large sum of money brings former campaign manager and Washington insider Harvey Longmire out of retirement and on the trail of a missing union leader, a trail that leads through the seamy side of the Capital's political scene. Reprint....


  • A few hours before he was to have revealed a shocking secret, ninety-two-year-old Crawdad Gilmore, advisor to six presidents, is murdered, and Jake Pope must figure out who killed him and why. Reprint....



  • A union boss fights for his job—and his life. “What Elmore Leonard does for crime in the streets, Ross Thomas does for crime in the suites” (The Village Voice).  Born to a steelworker but harboring theatrical aspirations, Donal...


  • A bungled hand-off lands St. Ives in jail on suspicion of murder It’s three in the morning, and Philip St. Ives has come to the all-night Laundromat to meet a thief. His laundry bag isn’t carrying dirty clothing - it’s stuffed with ...


  • Mac McCorkle and Mike Padillo team up to help twin bodyguards in a thrilling crime caper from“America’s best storyteller” (The New York Times Book Review). The twins who walk into Mac McCorkle’s bar look identical, despite the...


  • Political manager Clinton Shartelle receives the challenge of a life-time when he travels to the small African nation of Albertia to run a political campaign against a candidate who is heavily backed by the CIA. Reprint....






  • She was quite drunk, not quite beautiful, and all Hollywood--an actress-director named Ione Gamble driving crazily toward her rich boyfriend's mansion in Malibu. It was just too bad for her that she stumbled upon a loaded Beretta before she came acro...


  • A classic mystery featuring Padillo and Mac, from the award-winning author of Ah, Treachery! McCorkle returns from Germany to Washington, D.C., with a beautiful wife, intending to live a quiet life as a saloon keeper in a classy neighborhood. But whe...


  • In the wake of Steadfast Haynes's death, four mourners--including a Frenchwoman, a former homicide cop, a foreign legionnaire, and a spook--visit the gravesite and become victims in a strange series of murders. Reissue....


  • The first Durango is in Spain, the second in Mexico, the third is a ski town in Colorado. The fourth is a minuscule beach town in California where a trio of ex-hippies--the tough and sexy mayor, her even sexier sister, and the shrewd police chief--no...


  • Charged with delivering five million dollars to a Philippine terrorist, Booth Stallings enlists a team of assistants to help perform the important job, but the group decides to steal the money, instead. Reissue....


  • To recover an African artifact, St. Ives will trade $250,000 - or his life. Philip St. Ives is the kind of man who can convince a vice cop and a paroled mobster to sit down to a hand of poker. Once he was a reporter with a daily column, a fat Rolodex...


  • A long-distance call from a Texas city on his birthday gives Benjamin Dill the news that his sister€”it€™s her birthday, too, they were born exactly ten years apart€”has died in a car bomb explosion. It€™s the chief of police calling€”Felic...


  • Hired by a political kingmaker to investigate a cocaine war, journalist Morgan Citron uncovers a scandal involving the F.B.I. and the C.I.A. It's a story that will make Watergate look like a parking ticket--if Citron lives to tell about it....


  • Accepting a presidential assignment when an international terrorist is kidnapped and the terrorist's friends abduct the president's brother in answer, independent fixer Chubb Dunjee investigates a trail of ruthlessly dangerous players. Reprint....


  • In the wake of World War II, a spy and a dwarf conceive a lucrative plan to find a Nazi killer and deliver him to the Allies, playing one country against another in a dangerous game of intrigue. Reissue....


  • The scene: Southern California The beach at Malibu, the sleazier sides of Venice and the city of Pelican Bay. The motivation: power and money. The characters: a missing woman, a dead congressman, a multimillionaire, a Mafia boss and, his old colle...


  • Lucifer Dye was born in Montana and raised in Shanghai's most distinguished bordello. Recently dismissed from Section Two, a secret American Intelligence Agency, he heads for San Francisco to be debriefed. Dye and Section Two are parting company beca...


  • At the height of the Cold War, two Americans are runnng a bar in the West German capital, called Mac's place. One of the pair, Michael Padillo, isn't around a lot; he keeps disappearing on "business trips." McCorkle, his partner, wisely doe...