Order of James Crumley Books
James Crumley (1939-2008) was an American author of hardboiled crime fiction. He’s been described as a cross between Raymond Chandler and Hunter S. Thompson. His novel The Last Good Kiss was referred to as “the most influential crime novel of the last 50 years.” Although praised by his fellow authors, up until about 1990, his books sold more in Japan and France than they did Stateside.
James Crumley made his debut as a published novelist in 1969 with the book One to Count Cadence. Below is a list of James Crumley’s books in order of when they were first released: