Thomas Harris is an American novelist of suspense, horror and crime fiction. He is best known for creating the Hannibal Lecter character. Interestingly, the act of writing to him is “kind of like an act of torment,” remarked fellow author Stephen King. Harris is a private person and has not given an interview since 1976.

Thomas Harris became a published author in 1975 with the novel Black Sunday. It is his only standalone title to date. Below is a list of Thomas Harris’ books in order of when they were originally published (as well as in chronological order):

Publication Order of Hannibal Lecter Books


Red Dragon(1981) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Silence of the Lambs(1988) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Hannibal(1999) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Hannibal Rising(2005) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Chronological Order of Hannibal Lecter Books


Hannibal Rising(2005) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Red Dragon(1981) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Silence of the Lambs(1988) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Hannibal(1999) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Standalone Novels


Black Sunday(1974) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

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