Faces of the Gone
  • Length:
    7 Books
  • First:
    December 2009
  • Latest:
    July 2015
  • Rating:


Series List in Order

Order Book Genre Date Rating
1 Mystery / M 4 Buy
2 Mystery / M 4.5 Buy
2.5 (e) Mystery / M 3.5 Buy
3 Mystery / M 4 Buy
4 Mystery / M 4.5 Buy
5 Mystery / M 4.5 Buy
6 Mystery / M 4 Buy

Book Descriptions for series: Carter Ross

  • Book - 1

    Four bodies, each with a single bullet wound in the back of the head, stacked like cordwood in a weed-choked vacant lot: That's the front-page news facing Carter Ross, investigative reporter with the Newark Eagle-Examiner. Immediately dispatched to t...

  • Book - 2

    Carter Ross, the sometimes-dashing investigative reporter for the Newark Eagle-Examiner, is back, and reporting on the latest tragedy to befall Newark, New Jersey, a fast-moving house fire that kills two boys. With the help of the paper's newest i...

  • Book - 2.5

    Shamus and Nero award-winning author Brad Parks takes readers back to the beginning of investigative reporter Carter Ross’s career with this intriguing prequel short story. Only 24 years old and still a wide-eyed reporter for a tiny backwater newsp...

  • Book - 3

    Reading his own newspaper's obituaries, veteran reporter Carter Ross comes across that of a woman named Nancy Marino, who was the victim of a hit-and-run while she was on the job delivering copies of that very paper, the Eagle-Examiner. Struck by the...

  • Book - 4

    As long as Newark Eagle-Examiner reporter Carter Ross turns in his stories on deadline, no one bats an eye if he doesn’t wander into the newsroom until 10 or 11 in the morning. So it’s an unpleasant surprise when he’s awakened at 8:38 a.m. by a...

  • Book - 5

    When he hears residents of a Newark neighborhood are getting sick -- and even dying -- from a strange disease, investigative reporter Carter Ross dives into the story -- so deep he comes down with the illness himself. With even more motivation to tra...

  • Book - 6

    In the most thrilling entry yet in Brad Parks's award-winning series, investigative reporter Carter Ross must chose who gets to live: him or his unborn child. A rash of carjackings terrorizing Newark become newsworthy when one such theft ends in t...


Faces of the Gone
2010 Nero Wolfe Award -- Novel
The Good Cop
2014 Shamus Award -- P.I. Novel