Order of Donald E. Westlake Books
Donald E. Westlake (1933-2008) was an American novelist who was best known for comic capers, but he also contributed to genres including more general crime fiction, science fiction and lots more. He wrote under many different pseudonyms, including Richard Stark (his best-known pen name), Alan Marshall, Andrew Shaw, Edwin West, John B. Allan, Don Holliday, Tucker Coe, Samuel Holt, Judson Jack Carmichael and several others. His series include Dortmunder, Parker, Grofield, Mitchell Tobin and others.
Westlake was an extremely prolific author. His first novel was Backstage Love in 1959. By the time, his final (thus far?) novel was published in 2012, he had written over 100 novels. Below is a list of all of Donald E. Westlake’s books in order of publication and in chronological order:
Publication Order of Phil Crawford Books
Publication Order of Parker Books
Publication Order of Mitchell Tobin Books
|Kinds of Love, Kinds of Death||(1966)|
|Murder Among Children||(1967)|
|A Jade in Aries||(1970)|
|Don't Lie To Me||(1972)|
Publication Order of Alan Grofield Books
Publication Order of Dortmunder Books
Publication Order of Sam Holt Books
|One of Us is Wrong||(1986)|
|I Know a Trick Worth Two of That||(1986)|
|What I Tell You Three Times is False||(1987)|
|The Fourth Dimension is Death||(1989)|
Publication Order of Sara Joslyn Books
Publication Order of Standalone Novels
Publication Order of Non-Fiction Books
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Notes: Backstage Love was also published as Apprentice Virgin. All the Girls Were Willing is also known as What Girls Will Do. The Mercenaries‘ alternate titles include The Smashers (UK) and The Cutie (Westlake’s preferred title). The Hunter‘s alternate titles include Point Blank and Payback. The Score‘s UK title was Killtown. The Man with the Getaway Face was published in the UK as Steel Hit. The Seventh was later published as The Split. The Handle was published in the United Kingdom as Run Lethal. Ex Officio was also published as Power Play. The Hook was published in the UK as Corkscrew.
The Parker and Grofield series were written under the pen name of Richard Stark. The Sam Holt books were written under the pseudonym of Samuel Holt. The Mitchell Tobin books were published under the nom de plume of Tucker Coe. The Phil Crawford novels and most of Westlake’s work from 1959-1961 (except for The Mercenaries) were published under the name of Alan Marshall. Ex Officio was published under the pen name of Timothy J. Culver. The Scared Stiff was published under the pen name Judson Jack Carmichael. Comfort Station was published using the pseudonym J. Morgan Cunningham. Anarchaos was published under the pen name of Curt Clark.
A Girl Called Honey and So Willing were co-authored by Lawrence Block (under the pen names of Alan Marshall & Sheldon Lord). Gangway! was co-authored by Brian Garfield.