Lisa Gardner is an American novelist who writes thrillers as well as romance novels (under the nom de plume Alicia Scott). As a thriller novelist, she is inspired by the book-turned-movie The Silence of the Lambs.

Lisa Gardner has been writing since 1992, although her career as a thriller novelist didn’t start until 1998. Gardner has not published an Alicia Scott romance novel since 2000. Below is the order of when all of Lisa Gardner’s published novels were originally released:

Publication Order of FBI Profiler Books


The Perfect Husband(1998) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Third Victim(2001) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Next Accident(2001) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Killing Hour(2003) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Gone(2006) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Say Goodbye(2008) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Detective D.D. Warren Books


Alone(2005) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Hide(2007) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Neighbor(2009) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Live to Tell(2010) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Love You More(2011) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Catch Me(2012) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Fear Nothing(2014) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Detective D.D. Warren Short Stories


The 7th Month(2012) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Guiness Gang Books


Hiding Jessica(1995) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The One Worth Waiting For(1996) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The One Who Almost Got Away(1996) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Standalone Novels


Walking After Midnight(1992) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Shadow's Flame(1994) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Waking Nightmare(1994) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
At the Midnight Hour(1995) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Quiet One(1996) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Partners in Crime(1998) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Other Daughter(1999) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Marrying Mike... Again(2000) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Survivors Club(2002) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
I'd Kill for That(2004) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Touch & Go(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Maximillian’s Children Books


MacNamara's Woman(1997) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Maggie's Man(1997) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Brandon's Bride(1998) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Notes: The FBI Profiler and Detective D.D. Warren series in addition to the standalone novels The Other Daughter and The Survivors Club are thriller novels and thus written under her real name of Lisa Gardner. The remaining standalones, Guiness Gang and Maximillian’s Children novels are romance novels that Gardner wrote under the pen name Alicia Scott.

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Lisa Gardner Reader Reviews:

Submitted by Susan W.

This series grabs you right from the first chapter! The descriptions of the settings make you feel as if you’re there. The characters are well developed and thd dialog is great. Plots of ALL the books keep you turning the pages and staying up reading WAY too late.


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