Order of Jim Thompson Books
Jim Thompson (1906-1977) was an American author of hardboiled crime fiction. Although he was praised by critics during his lifetime, Thompson gained little commercial success in comparison. However, his novels were re-published in the 80s under the Black Lizard imprint, leading to him receiving more popularity posthumously. Several of Thompson’s novels have been adapted to film, including The Getaway and The Grifters.
Jim Thompson made his literary debut in 1942 with Now and On Earth. Below is a list of Jim Thompson’s books in order of when they were originally released:
Publication Order of Standalone Novels
Notes: Heed the Thunder was also published as Sins of the Fathers. The Golden Gizmo was also published as The Golden Sinner.