In his thirty-five-year career, Emmy Award-winning writer Stephen J. Cannell has created more than forty television series. Among his hits are The Rockford Files, Silk Stalkings, The A-Team, 21 Jump Street, Hunter, Renegade, Wiseguy, and The Commish. He has also penned the bestsellers, The Plan, Final Victim, Riding The Snake, The Devil's Workshop, King Con, The Tin Collectors, The Viking Funeral, Runaway Heart, Hollywood Tough, Vertical Coffin, Cold Hit, and White Sister. He lives in Los Angeles with his wife and children.

Book List in Order: 18 titles

  • In the last novel by acclaimed producer and New York Times bestselling author Stephen J. Cannell, LAPD detective Shane Scully and his partner Sumner Hitchens investigate a crime with ties to the sometimes violent world of reality TV Lita Mendez wa...


  • Detective Shane Scully responds to a call in the Hollywood hills at a once-immaculate mansion, the scene of an infamous murder twenty-five years prior. He discovers the ......


  • From the perennial New York Times bestseller comes a powerful new novel in which Detective Shane Scully, who grew up as an orphan, must revisit his painful childhood to find out who murdered the kind and charismatic man who became a father to him ...


  • Charged with felony misconduct in a high-profile solicitation of murder case, Lieutenant Scully is faced with an impossible decision: either quietly resign from his job as a detective for the LAPD, the work he loves, or face criminal prosecution. Rat...


  • In his newest and most distinctive novel, Stephen J. Cannell channels his insider experiences into a tautly drawn noir look at the materialistic Hollywood lifestyle. Meet Chick Best--a middle-aged, selfabsorbed, disaffected, California dot.com mil...


  • IN THE CITY OF LOS ANGELES Truit Hickman is a small-time crook doing life in a California prison for the murder of his mother. But now Hickman is claiming that his confession was coerced. Enter Secada "Scout" Llevar, the gorgeous Internal Affairs det...


  • Back from the New York Times bestselling Cold Hit, Detective Shane Scully goes up against the beautiful, blonde wife of powerful hip-hop mogul--who stands at the center of a ruthless conspiracy Leaving L.A.'s Parker Center, Shane Scully and his w...


  • BETWEEN A COLD WAR Shane Scully has found his footing while his partner is going down in flames and a serial murderer rattles L.A.. Each corpse has been mysteriously defiled. Then, in the middle of the hunt, Scully gets an idea that may cost him his...


  • A nightmarish series of events sweeps LAPD's Sergeant Shane Scully and his wife (and boss), Alexa, into the vortex of an enormous, jurisdictional firestorm. First, a sheriff's deputy, a friend of Shane's, is gunned down while serving a routine sea...






  • WHEN THE SCIENCE EXISTS... Behind the impenetrable walls of a black-op government laboratory a top-secret weapon is being developed-a genetically engineered animal with superhuman strength and speed. It thinks. It obeys. It kills without conscience....


  • Detective Shane Scully is back in the good graces of the department, hailed as a hero after bringing down a deadly gang of rogue cops in The Viking Funeral. At a glamorous Hollywood party with his new wife, Alexa, Shane overhears a famous producer ma...


  • If Detective Shane Scully's best friend, Jody Dean, committed suicide three years ago, then who did Shane just see for one fleeting moment on the Ventura Freeway? He's convinced it was his former colleague. Or was his mind playing tricks? Shane's lov...


  • IT TOOK ONE MOMENT TO CHANGE HIS LIFE It begins with a call in the middle of the night from a woman at the mercy of her abusive husband. It ends with a split-second decision for LAPD detective Shane Scully. But the man Scully brings down is also his...


  • They told USC grad student Stacy Richardson that the death of her noted microbiologist husband was suicide, but nothing will convince her of that. Now only her own death will keep her from the truth... They told "Lucky" Cunningham he was doing his...


  • Revenge Becomes a Brother's Obligation A Beverly Hills golden boy whose glow is fading, Wheeler Cassidy, an aimless, hard-drinking womanizer, is partying toward dissipation. But after his brother's mysterious death, Wheeler embarks on a perilous j...


  • King Con vs. The Don Raised in a world of flimflams, come-ons and con-jobs, Beano Bates has done so well he's earned a spot on the FBI's Ten Most Wanted List. But his lucky streak vanishes after a card game in which he scams a cool eighty grand fr...


  • One death is never enough... A genius, hairless, seven-foot-tall psychopath, Leonard Land is many people wired into the cyber-subculture of Satanism and Death Metal. He is smart and cunning. He is quick, brutal and deadly. And he is everywhere. ...


  • THE PLAN It was twenty years in the devising. Its time is now. The wrong power already owns the airwaves. And the White House is the next step. The selling of a president is an assignment that could salvage TV producer Ryan Bolt's damaged li...