Book List in Order: 11 titles

  • A 2:00 am call from the Key West Police Department awakens Alex and his friend, Detective Beth Watkins. Beth hurries off to investigate a suspicious death in the New Town area, and thus begins a seven-day maze of threats, more deaths without culpri...


  • Alex is backā€¦ He did not want to be. A long-awaited vacation in Grand Cayman ends too soon for Rutledge and Detective Beth Watkins when Beth learns that someone has killed her houseguest, Elaine Ogilvy. They return quickly to Key West and, from the...


  • Key West has new private eyes on its streets, and Tom Corcoran returns with his eighth novel, a spin-off from his popular Alex Rutledge mystery series. Both longtime fans and newcomers to Corcoran are sure to enjoy Crime Almost Pays, starring an offb...


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    Fans of Tom Corcoran's Alex Rutledge mysteries will enjoy this compelling sixth addition to the series. It is mid-October in tropical Key West, a break between the summer and winter tourist seasons. Alex Rutledge, home two days from an advertising jo...


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    Tom Corcoran returns with a seventh novel, his first Alex Rutledge mystery in three years. Longtime fans and newcomers to this series are sure to enjoy The Quick Adios (Times Six). It is January in Key West, and freelance photographer Rutledge is sum...


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    Three short stories by Tom Corcoran, the author of the Florida Keys-based Alex Rutledge mystery novels - although Alex does not appear in these tales. These crime stories are set in Miami, the Upper Keys and Key West. Good and bad weather, good and b...


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    A "GOES-AROUND" PAST IS BACK TO VISIT Alex Rutledge strayed from ad agency photo jobs to tropical magazine assignments. He went for extra income in the crime scene business, but now he wants out. He misses his carefree Key West lifestyle. Then his l...


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    The murder of a long-missing woman, the death of a mentor, and the suicide of Key West's mayor are revealed on a warm April day. Alex Rutledge, a freelance photographer with ties to city and county law enforcement, first must help friend Sam Wheeler ...


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    A pleasant Key West Sunday in January turns into a tropical nightmare. It's early. The tourists are still asleep. Freelance and part-time crime photographer Alex Rutledge bicycles near-vacant streets, taking pictures for his own enjoyment. But he'...






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    In this acclaimed mystery series, author Tom Corcoran takes readers to the sizzling, spicy, sometimes seedy Key West, plunging them into a dangerous mystery featuring freelance crime-scene photographer Alex Rutledge. When Alex's Navy pal, banker Zack...


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    Although he prefers magazine work, freelance photographer Alex Rutledge won't turn down an occasional crime scene shoot for the City of Key West Police Department. But when a string of murders takes his viewfinder into strangely familiar territory, A...