Jack Higgins is an English novelist who largely writes thriller novels and has written over sixty novels. He has also gone under the pseudonyms High Marlowe, James Graham and his real name of Harry Patterson. He is best known for his Sean Dillon novels. Several of his novels have been adapted into films, including among others The Eagle Has Landed, A Prayer for the Dying and Windsor Protocol.

Higgins began his literary career with Sad Wind from the Sea in 1959 under his real name. He made his debut under the Jack Higgins pseudonym in 1962 with The Testament of Caspar Schultz. Below is a list of all of Jack Higgins’ books in order of when they were originally published and also in chronological order:

Publication Order of Paul Chavasse Books


The Testament of Caspar Schultz(1962) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Year of the Tiger(1963) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Keys of Hell(1965) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Midnight Never Comes(1966) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dark Side of the Street(1967) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Fine Night for Dying(1969) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Nick Miller Books


The Graveyard Shift(1965) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Brought in Dead(1967) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Hell Is Always Today(1968) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Simon Vaughn Books


The Savage Day(1972) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Day of Judgement(1979) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Chronological Order of Simon Vaughn Books


Day of Judgement(1979) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Savage Day(1972) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Liam Devlin Books


The Eagle Has Landed(1975) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Touch the Devil(1982) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Confessional(1985) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Eagle Has Flown(1991) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Dougal Munro & Jack Carter Books


Night of the Fox(1986) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Cold Harbour(1989) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Flight of Eagles(1998) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Sean Dillon Books


Eye of the Storm(1992) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Thunder Point(1993) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
On Dangerous Ground(1994) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Angel of Death(1995) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Drink with the Devil(1996) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The President's Daughter(1997) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The White House Connection(1998) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Day of Reckoning(2000) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Edge of Danger(2001) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Midnight Runner(2002) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Bad Company(2003) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dark Justice(2004) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Without Mercy(2005) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Killing Ground(2008) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Rough Justice(2008) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Darker Place(2009) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Wolf at the Door(2010) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Judas Gate(2011) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Devil is Waiting(2012) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Death Trade(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Rain on the Dead(2014) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Chance Twins Books


Sure Fire(2006) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Death Run(2007) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Sharp Shot(2009) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
First Strike(2009) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Standalone Novels


Sad Wind from the Sea(1959) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Cry of the Hunter(1960) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Thousand Faces of Night(1961) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Comes the Dark Stranger(1962) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Hell is Too Crowded(1962) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Dark Side of the Island(1963) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Seven Pillars to Hell(1963) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Passage By Night(1964) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Candle for the Dead(1966) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
East of Desolation(1968) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
In the Hour Before Midnight(1969) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Game for Heroes(1970) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Night Judgement At Sinos(1970) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Toll For The Brave(1971) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Wrath of God(1971) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Last Place God Made(1971) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Khufra Run(1972) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Savage Day(1972) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Prayer for the Dying(1973) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Run to Morning(1974) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Storm Warning(1976) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Valhalla Exchange(1977) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
To Catch a King(1979) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Solo(1980) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Luciano's Luck(1981) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dillinger(1983) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Exocet(1983) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Season in Hell(1988) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Memoirs of a Dance Hall Romeo(1989) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Pay the Devil(1999) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

If You Like Jack Higgins Books, You’ll Love…

Notes: The Testament of Caspar Schultz is also titled The Bormann Testament. Eye of the Storm is also known as Midnight Man. A Candle for the Dead was also published as The Violent Enemy. In the Hour Before Midnight was also published as The Sicilian Heritage. Seven Pillars to Hell is also known as Sheba.

The Nick Miller series was written under the pseudonym of Harry Patterson.

The Chance Twins series was co-authored by Justin Richards.

Sad Wind from the Sea, Cry of the Hunter, The Thousand Faces of Night, Comes the Dark Stranger, Hell is Too Crowded, The Dark Side of the Island, Toll for the Brave, The Valhalla Exchange, To Catch a King and Dillinger were published under Higgins’ real name of Harry Patterson.

Seven Pillars to Hell, Passage By Night and A Candle for the Dead were published under the pen name of Hugh Marlowe.

A Game for Heroes, The Wrath of God, The Khufra Run and The Run to Morning were published under the pen name of James Graham.


  • David

    A Phoenix in the Blood is missing from the above list.