Order of Evan Tanner Books
Evan Michael Tanner, usually referred to simply as Tanner, is a character featured in a series of crime fiction novels by American author Lawrence Block. Tanner fought in the the Korean War and was a perfect soldier until his sleeping quarters was destroyed by shrapnel, leaving him an insomniac.
The Tanner character made his debut in 1966 in The Thief Who Couldn’t Sleep. There are eight novels in the series, with the last one being published in 1998. Below is a list of Lawrence Block’s Tanner books in order of when they were originally released (and in chronological order):
Publication Order of Evan Tanner Books
|The Thief Who Couldn't Sleep||(1966)|
|The Cancelled Czech||(1966)|
|Tanner's Twelve Swingers||(1967)|
|Two for Tanner||(1967)|
|Here Comes a Hero||(1968)|
|Me Tanner, You Jane||(1970)|
|Tanner on Ice||(1998)|
Notes: Two for Tanner is also known as The Scoreless Thai. Here Comes a Hero was also published as Tanner’s Virgin.