John Lutz is an American author of mystery and suspense novels. One of his most famous novels, Single White Female, was adapted to the 1992 film starring Bridget Fonda. He is the winner of the Shamus and Edgar awards. Lutz mostly writes in series, including his Alo Nudger, Frank Quinn, Fred Carver and Night series.

John Lutz would get his first break in 1966 when a short story of his would appear in Alfred Hitchcock’s Mystery Magazine. His first novel would be published in 1971, titled The Truth of the Matter. Below is a list of John Lutz’s books in order of when they were originally released:

Publication Order of Alo Nudger Books


Buyer Beware(1976) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Night Lines(1984) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Right to Sing the Blues(1986) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Ride the Lightning(1987) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dancer's Debt(1988) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Time Exposure(1989) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Diamond Eyes(1990) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Thicker Than Blood(1993) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Death by Jury(1995) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Oops!(1997) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Alo Nudger Collections


The Nudger Dilemmas(2001) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Fred Carver Books


Tropical Heat(1986) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Scorcher(1987) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Kiss(1988) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Flame(1990) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Bloodfire(1991) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Hot(1992) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Spark(1993) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Torch(1994) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Burn(1995) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Lightning(1996) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Night Books


The Night Caller(2001) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Night Watcher(2002) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Night Spider(2003) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Darker Than Night(2004) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Fear the Night(2005) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Chill of Night(2006) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Frank Quinn Books


Darker Than Night(2004) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
In For the Kill(2007) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Night Kills(2008) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Urge to Kill(2009) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Mister X(2010) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Serial(2011) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Switch(2012) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Pulse(2012) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Twist(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Carnage(2014) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Frenzy(2014) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Standalone Novels


The Truth of the Matter(1971) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Bonegrinder(1977) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Lazarus Man(1979) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Jericho Man(1980) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Eye(1984) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Shadowtown(1988) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Single White Female(1990) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dancing with the Dead(1992) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Ex(1996) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Final Seconds(1998) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Short Story Collections


Better Mousetraps(1988) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Shadows Everywhere(1994) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Until You Are Dead(1998) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Endless Road and Other Short Stories(2003) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Notes: The Eye was co-authored with Bill Pronzini. Final Seconds was co-authored by David August. Single White Female was also published as SWF Seeks Same. The Night Spider was later re-published as Night Victims.

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