Order of Michael Crichton Books
Michael Crichton (1942-2008) was an American author in addition to being a film/television producer, director and screenwriter. He is best known for writing Jurassic Park, Congo, The Andromeda Strain and several other novels. His books fell into the techno-thriller, science fiction and action-adventure genres. His film credits include writing and producing Twister, writing Jurassic Park (based on his book), writing and directing The First Great Train Robbery (based on his book) and much more. He also created the hit television show ER.
Crichton started his career in 1966 when he started writing as John Lange. He also used the pseudonyms John Lange, Jeffery Hudson and Michael Douglas. Following Crichton’s passing in 2008, Pirates Latitudes was published and Micro (which was a third of the way completed) was finished and published.
Below is a list of Michael Crichton’s novels in order of when they were originally published:
Publication Order of Standalone Novels
Notes: Odds On, Scratch One, Easy Go, Zero Cool, The Venom Business, Drug of Choice, Grave Descend and Binary were published under the pen name John Lange.
A Case of Need was published under the pen name Jeffery Hudson.
Dealing was co-authored by brother Douglas Crichton under the pen name Michael Douglas.
Easy Go was also published under the title The Last Tomb.
Micro was finished by author Richard Preston.