Stuart Woods is an American author who writes the Will Lee, Stone Barrington, Holly Barker, Ed Eagle and Rick Barron series. He also has written quite a number of standalone novels, although not since 1995. In addition to that, he has a couple of non-fiction books to his credit as well. Woods’ characters tend to appear in eachothers’ series quite commonly.

Stuart Woods’ career as a novelist goes all the way back to 1981. Even to this day, he continues to write multiple novels per year. Below is the order of when all of Stuart Woods’ fictional books were originally released:

Publication Order of Will Lee Books


Chiefs(1981) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Run Before the Wind(1983) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Deep Lie(1986) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Grass Roots(1989) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Run(2000) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Capital Crimes(2003) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Mounting Fears(2009) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Stone Barrington Books


New York Dead(1991) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dirt(1996) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dead in the Water(1997) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Swimming to Catalina(1998) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Worst Fears Realized(1999) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
L.A. Dead(2000) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Cold Paradise(2001) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Short Forever(2002) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dirty Work(2003) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Reckless Abandon(2004) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Two Dollar Bill(2005) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dark Harbor(2006) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Fresh Disasters(2007) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Shoot Him If He Runs(2007) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Hot Mahogany(2008) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Loitering With Intent(2009) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Kisser(2010) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Lucid Intervals(2010) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Strategic Moves(2011) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Bel-Air Dead(2011) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Son of Stone(2011) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
D.C. Dead(2011) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Unnatural Acts(2012) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Severe Clear(2012) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Collateral Damage(2012) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Unintended Consequences(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Doing Hard Time(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Standup Guy(2014) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Carnal Curiosity(2014) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Cut and Thrust(2014) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Paris Match(2014) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Insatiable Appetites(2015) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Holly Barker Books


Orchid Beach(1998) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Orchid Blues(2001) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Blood Orchid(2002) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Iron Orchid(2005) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Hothouse Orchid(2009) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Ed Eagle Books


Santa Fe Rules(1992) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Short Straw(2006) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Santa Fe Dead(2008) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Santa Fe Edge(2010) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Rick Barron Books


The Prince of Beverly Hills(2004) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Beverly Hills Dead(2008) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Standalone Novels


Under the Lake(1987) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
White Cargo(1988) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Palindrome(1991) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
L.A. Times(1993) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dead Eyes(1994) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Heat(1994) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Imperfect Strangers(1995) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Choke(1995) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Note: The Stone Barrington novel Reckless Abandon is a sequel to the Holly Barker book Blood Orchid.

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  • Barb Seilheimer

    Hooked on his books!