Alafair Burke is an American author of mystery/suspense crime fiction as well as a professor of law and legal commentator. She is the daughter of popular mystery novelist James Lee Burke. She is known for being able to write likable female characters such as Samantha Kincaid and Ellie Hatcher. She often uses real-life cases as inspirations to her novels.

Alafair’s father, James Lee Burke, has said that Alafair has been writing mysteries since before he started his Dave Robicheaux series. While those aren’t published, here is a list of Alafair Burke’s published fictional works in order of when they were originally published:

Publication Order of Samantha Kincaid Books


Judgment Calls(2003) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Missing Justice(2004) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Close Case(2005) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Ellie Hatcher Books


Dead Connection(2007) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Angel's Tip(2008) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
212(2010) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Never Tell(2012) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
All Day and a Night(2014) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Under Suspicion Books


The Cinderella Murder(2014) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
All Dressed in White(2015) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Sleeping Beauty Killer(2016) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Standalone Novels


Long Gone(2011) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
If You Were Here(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Ex(2016) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Short Stories


Winning(2010) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Notes: Angel’s Tip is also known as City of Fear in the United Kingdom. 212 is known as City of Lies in the UK. The Under Suspicion series is written with Mary Higgins Clark.

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