Loren D. Estleman is an American author of crime and western fiction. He is best known for his Amos Walker series, but also has several other active series to his name. Loren submitted his first short story at age 15 and received 150 rejections. Loren is considered to be an authority on criminal history and the American West. He counts Edgar Allan Poe, Ernest Hemingway and Raymond Chandler among his favourite authors. He left the job market in 1980 to become a full-time writer. Today, he spends an average of six hours a day writing on his 1950 manual typewriter. Loren resides in Michigan.

Loren Estleman became a published author in 1976 with the novel The Oklahoma Punk (aka Red Highway). Below is a list of Loren Estleman’s books in order of when they were originally released:

Publication Order of Page Murdock Books


The High Rocks(1979) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Stamping Ground(1980) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Murdock's Law(1982) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Stranglers(1984) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
City of Widows(1994) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
White Desert(2000) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Port Hazard(2004) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Book of Murdock(2010) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Cape Hell(2016) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Amos Walker Books


Motor City Blue(1980) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Angel Eyes(1981) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Midnight Man(1982) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Glass Highway(1983) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Sugartown(1984) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Every Brilliant Eye(1985) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Lady Yesterday(1987) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Downriver(1988) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Silent Thunder(1989) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Sweet Women Lie(1990) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Never Street(1996) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Witchfinder(1998) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Hours of the Virgin(1999) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Smile on the Face of the Tiger(2000) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Sinister Heights(2002) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Poison Blonde(2003) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Retro(2004) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Nicotine Kiss(2006) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
American Detective(2007) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Left-Handed Dollar(2010) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Infernal Angels(2011) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Burning Midnight(2012) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Don't Look For Me(2014) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
You Know Who Killed Me(2014) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Sundown Speech(2015) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Amos Walker Collections


General Murders(1988) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Amos Walker: The Complete Story Collection(2010) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Peter Macklin Books


Kill Zone(1984) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Roses Are Dead(1985) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Any Man's Death(1986) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Something Borrowed, Something Black(2002) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Little Black Dress(2005) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Detroit Books


Whiskey River(1990) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Motown(1991) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
King of the Corner(1992) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Edsel(1995) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Stress(1996) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Jitterbug(1998) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Thunder City(1999) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Valentino Books


Frames(2007) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Alone(2009) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Alive!(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Shoot(2016) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Brazen(2016) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Bibliomysteries Short Stories


Book Club(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Standalone Novels


The Oklahoma Punk(1976) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Holmes(1978) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Hider(1978) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Sherlock Holmes vs. Dracula(1978) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Aces and Eights(1981) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Wolfer(1983) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Mister St. John(1983) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
This Old Bill(1984) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Gun Man(1985) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Bloody Season(1987) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Black Moon(1989) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Peeper(1989) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Sudden Country(1991) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Crooked Way(1993) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Billy Gashade(1997) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Journey of the Dead(1998) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Rocky Mountain Moving Picture Association(1999) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Master Executioner(2001) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Black Powder, White Smoke(2002) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Undertaker's Wife(2005) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Adventures of Johnny Vermillion(2006) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Gas City(2008) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Branch and the Scaffold(2008) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Roy & Lillie: A Love Story(2010) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Confessions of Al Capone(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Ragtime Cowboys(2014) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Long High Noon(2015) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Short Story Collections


The Best Western Stories of Loren D. Estleman(1989) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Legend(1989) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Hell On the Draw: The Best Western Stories of Loren D. Estleman(1999) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Lost Trails(2007) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Valentino: Film Detective(2011) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Bandit & Others: The Best Western Stories of Loren D. Estleman(2012) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Evil Grows & Other Thrilling Tales(2012) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Perils of Sherlock Holmes(2012) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Anthologies


The Adventure of the Plated Spoon and Other Tales of Sherlock Holmes(2014) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Non-Fiction Books


Writing the Popular Novel(2004) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Amos Walker's Detroit(2007) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Notes: The Oklahoma Punk was also published as Red Highway. The Black Moon was written with Ed Gorman, W.R. Philbrick. Robert J. Randisi and L.J. Washburn. Legend also contains stories by Judy Alter, Jane Candia Coleman, Ed Gorman, Elmer Kelton, Robert J. Randisi and James Reasoner. Lost Trails also includes stories by William W. Johnstone, Elmer Kelton and Louis L’Amour.

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