Richard North Patterson is an American novelist of legal thrillers. Before he was an author, Patterson practiced law until he retired to become a full-time writer in 1993. By that time, he had already written several novels. He has three different series (Christopher Paget, Tony Lord and Kerry Kilcannon) but he tends to focus more on standalone novels.

Richard North Patterson started writing in 1979 with The Lasko Tangent and would publish one novel every two years until he retired from law in 1993. Below is a list of Richard North Patterson’s novels in publication order and chronological order:

Publication Order of Christopher Paget Books


The Lasko Tangent(1979) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Degree of Guilt(1993) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Eyes of a Child(1995) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Conviction(2005) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Tony Lord Books


Private Screening(1985) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Silent Witness(1997) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Kerry Kilcannon Books


No Safe Place(1998) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Protect and Defend(2000) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Balance of Power(2003) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Martha’s Vineyard Books


Fall From Grace(2012) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Loss of Innocence(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Eden in Winter(2014) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Chronological Order of Martha’s Vineyard Books

Loss of Innocence is a prequel novella in the Martha’s Vineyard series.

Publication Order of Standalone Novels


The Outside Man(1981) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Escape the Night(1983) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Caroline Masters(1995) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dark Lady(1999) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Exile(2007) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Race(2007) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Eclipse(2009) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Spire(2009) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
In The Name of Honor(2010) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Devil's Light(2011) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Final Judgment(2011) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Note: The Final Judgement was also published as Caroline Masters.

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