Order of John D. MacDonald Books
John D. MacDonald (1916-1986) was an American author who was best known for crime and suspense novels, including the popular Travis McGee novels. MacDonald is very highly regarded by his fellow authors, including Dean Koontz and Stephen King.
John D. MacDonald’s career as a novelist begun in 1950 with The Brass Cupcake in 1950. From there, he wrote several novels per year and quickly became a very prolific author. By the time of his passing, he had written nearly 100 books and short story collections. Below is a list of John D. MacDonald’s books in order of the books were originally released:
Publication Order of Travis McGee Books
Publication Order of Standalone Novels
Publication Order of Short Story Collections
|The Good Old Stuff||(1961)|
|End of the Tiger and Other Stories||(1966)|
|Other Times, Other Worlds||(1978)|
|More Good Old Stuff||(1984)|
|Death Quotient and Other Stories||(2010)|
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