John Harvey is a British novelist of crime fiction and the creator of the Charlie Resnick series. Harvey began his career writing Western novels with co-authors such as Angus Wells, Laurence James and Terry Harknett – usually using the collective pen name. He has won the Silver Dagger award from the Crime Writers’ Association for the novel Flesh and Blood and the Diamond Dagger for his lifetime contribution to crime fiction. Harvey is also a poet, a dramatist and a broadcaster.

John Harvey’s first novel ever was The First Death in 1975, co-authored with Terry Harknett and Laurence James, using the pen name of William M. James. He also wrote several other novels that year, including Avenging Angel as Thom Ryder. His debut under his own name would be Amphetamines and Pearls, published in 1976. Below is a list of John Harvey’s books in order of when they were originally released (which is also their chronological order):

Publication Order of Apache Books


The First Death(1975) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Knife in the Night(1975) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Duel to the Death(1975) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Death Train(1975) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Fort Treachery(1975) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Sonora Slaughter(1976) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Blood Line(1976) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Blood on the Tracks(1977) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Naked and the Savage(1977) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
All Blood is Red(1977) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Cruel Trail(1978) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Fool's Gold(1978) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Best Man(1979) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Born to Die(1979) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Blood Rising(1979) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Texas Killing(1980) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Blood Brother(1980) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Slow Dying(1980) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Fast Living(1981) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Death Dragon(1981) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Blood Wedding(1981) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Border Killing(1982) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Death Valley(1982) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Death Ride(1983) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Times Past(1983) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Hanging(1983) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Debt of Blood(1984) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Scott Mitchell Books


Amphetamines and Pearls(1976) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Geranium Kiss(1976) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Junkyard Angel(1977) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Neon Madman(1977) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Deathshop Books


Kill Hitler(1976) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Forest of Death(1977) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Lightning Strikes(1977) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Herne The Hunter Books


White Death(1976) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
River of Blood(1976) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Black Widow(1977) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Shadow of the Vulture(1977) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Apache Squaw(1977) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Death in Gold(1977) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Death Rites(1978) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Cross Draw(1978) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Massacre!(1978) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Vigilante!(1979) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Silver Threads(1979) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Sun Dance(1980) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Billy the Kid(1980) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Death School(1980) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Till Death(1981) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Geronimo!(1981) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Hanging(1981) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dying Ways(1982) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Bloodline(1982) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Hearts of Gold(1982) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Pony Express(1983) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Wild Blood(1983) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Texas Massacre(1984) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Last Hurrah(1984) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Caleb Thorn Books


First Shot(1977) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Raiders(1977) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Brotherly Death(1978) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Bloody Shiloh(1978) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Death River(1978) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Lawmen Books


The Evil Breed(1977) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Kansas Bloody Kansas(1977) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Judgment Day(1978) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Vengeance Trail(1978) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Hanged Man(1979) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
One Way to Die(1980) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Gringos Books


Guns Across the River(1979) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Cannons in the Rain(1979) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Fire in the Wind(1979) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Border Affair(1979) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Easy Money(1980) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Mazatlan(1980) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
One Too Many Mornings(1981) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Wheels of Thunder(1981) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Durango(1982) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Survivors(1982) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Hawk Books


The Sudden Guns(1979) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Blood Money(1979) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Death's Bounty(1979) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Killing Time(1980) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Fool's Gold(1980) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Blood Kin(1980) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Gates of Death(1980) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Desperadoes(1981) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Widowmaker(1981) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dead Man's Hand(1981) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Sierra Gold(1982) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Death and Jack Shade(1982) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Killer's Breed(1982) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Border War(1983) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Killer!(1983) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Hart: The Regulator Books


Cherokee Outlet(1980) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Blood Trail(1980) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Tago(1980) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Silver Lie(1980) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Blood on the Border(1981) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Ride the Wide Country(1981) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Arkansas Breakout(1982) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
John Wesley Hardin(1982) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
California Bloodlines(1982) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Skinning Place(1982) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Peacemaker Books


Comanche!(1981) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Outlaws(1981) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Whiplash(1981) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Lynch Law(1981) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Bloodrun(1982) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
War-Party(1983) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
One Thousand Dollar Death(1984) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Lost(1984) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Shoot-Out!(1984) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Charlie Resnick Books


Lonely Hearts(1989) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Rough Treatment(1990) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Cutting Edge(1991) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Off Minor(1992) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Wasted Years(1993) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Cold Light(1994) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Living Proof(1995) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Easy Meat(1996) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Still Water(1997) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Last Rites(1998) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Cold in Hand(2008) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Darkness, Darkness(2014) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Charlie Resnick Collections


Now's the Time(2002) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Frank Elder Books


Flesh and Blood(2004) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Ash and Bone(2005) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Darkness and Light(2006) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Will Grayson and Helen Walker Books


Gone to Ground(2007) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Far Cry(2009) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Standalone Novels


Avenging Angel(1975) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Angel Alone(1975) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Frame(1979) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Blind(1981) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Endgame(1982) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
In a True Light(2001) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Nick's Blues(2008) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Good Bait(2012) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Short Stories


Trouble in Mind(2007) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Short Story Collections


Ghost of a Chance(1992) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Bluer Than This(1998) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Minor Key(2009) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Darker Shade of Blue(2010) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Non-Fiction Books


The Story of Black(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Note: The Deathshop series was written under the pen name of Jon Barton. The Hawk and Peacemaker series were written alongside Angus Wells under the pen name of William S. Brady. The Caleb Thorn series was written with L.J. Coburn under the pseudonym of L.J. Coburn. The Lawmen series was written with Angus Wells under the nom de plume J.B. Dancer. The Apache series was written with Terry Harknett and Laurence James as William M. James. The Herne the Hunter series was written with Laurence James under the pen name John J. McLaglen. The Gringos series was written with Angus Wells under the pen name J.D. Sandon. The novels Avenging Angel and Angel Alone were written using the pen name Thom Ryder. Endgame was written using the pen name James Mann.

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