Order of Lawrence Block Books
Lawrence Block is an American novelist of crime fiction. Block is a very prolific author, best known for his series featuring private investigator Matthew Scudder and one featuring Bernie Rhodenbarr among other series. He has also published novels under the pen names Chip Harrison, Paul Kavanagh, Lee Duncan, Sheldon Lord and others. Most of his novels are set in New York City.
Lawrence Block made his literary debut in 1958 with the novel Carla. Below is a list of Lawrence Block’s books in order of when they were originally released (and in chronological order):
Publication Order of Lou Largo Books
Publication Order of Evan Tanner Books
|The Thief Who Couldn't Sleep||(1966)|
|The Cancelled Czech||(1966)|
|Tanner's Twelve Swingers||(1967)|
|Two for Tanner||(1967)|
|Here Comes a Hero||(1968)|
|Me Tanner, You Jane||(1970)|
|Tanner on Ice||(1998)|
Publication Order of Chip Harrison Books
|Chip Harrison Scores Again||(1971)|
|Make Out with Murder||(1974)|
|The Topless Tulip Caper||(1975)|
Publication Order of Matthew Scudder Books
Publication Order of Bernie Rhodenbarr Books
Publication Order of John Keller Books
Publication Order of Kit Tolliver Novellas
Publication Order of Standalone Novels
Publication Order of Standalone Novellas
Publication Order of Short Story Collections
Publication Order of Non-Fiction Books
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Notes: Babe in the Woods was co-authored by William Ard. Code of Arms was co-authored by Harold King. Into the Night was co-authored by Cornell Woolrich. Hellcats and Honeygirls was co-authored by Donald E. Westlake. The Burglar Who Smelled Smoke was co-authored by Lynne Wood Block. Terror’s Echo was co-authored by John Farris and Stephen King. The Perfect Murder was co-authored by Sarah Caudwell, Tony Hillerman and Jack Hitt.
Two for Tanner is also known as The Scoreless Thai. Here Comes a Hero was also published as Tanner’s Virgin.
The Chip Harrison books were written under the pseudonym Chip Harrison. Make Out with Murder was also published as Five Little Rich Girls.
Kept and A Girl Called Honey were written alongside Donald E. Westlake under the pseudonym of Sheldon Lord. The novels Carla, Candy, A Strange Kind of Love, April North and Community of Women were also written under Sheldon Lord. Sin Hellcat was co-authored by Donald E. Westlake using the pen name Andrew Shaw.
The novels Getting Off, Warm and Willing, Enough of Sorrow, Threesome, Sensuous, A Mad Woman’s Diary and The Trouble with Eden were written under the pen name of Jill Emerson. Thirty was also published as I Am Curious (Thirty) under the name Jill Emerson.
The novels Such Men Are Dangerous, The Triumph of Evil, Not Comin’ Home to You and A Week as Andre Benstock were written under the pen name of Paul Kavanagh.
The Case of the Pornographic Photos was also published as Markham and as You Could Call It Murder. Death Pulls a Doublecross was also released as Coward’s Kiss. Mona is alternately titled Sweet Slow Death and Grifter’s Game.
All non-fiction books published in 1974 and earlier as well as The Male Hustler were written under the pseudonym of John Warren Wells.