Alan Russell
Alan Russell is an American author of crime fiction/mystery novels. Alan Russell played basketball at UC San Diego and made the team as a freshman, but had to quit due to a back injury. He ended up writing the student newspaper instead and ended up being the paper’s editor-in-chief. During his tenure, the paper went independent and eventually became known as The Guardian. After graduation, Russell worked in hospitality. Meanwhile, he wrote and sold articles for newspapers and magazines while working on novels. He used his experience in hospitality as a backdrop for his novels. In addition to his novels, Alan Russell has also ghostwritten some non-fiction books.

Alan Russell became a published novelist in 1990 with the novel No Sign of Murder. Following No Cats, No Chocolate, he took a hiatus of eight years until 2012’s Burning Man. Below is a list of Alan Russell’s books in order of when they were first released:

Publication Order of Hotel Detective Books

The Hotel Detective (1994)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Fat Innkeeper (1995)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Gideon and Sirius Books

Burning Man (2012)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Guardians of the Night (2015)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Lost Dog (2016)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Gideon's Rescue (2018)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
L.A. Woman (2019)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Last Good Dog (2021)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Detective Orson Cheever Books

Multiple Wounds (1996)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Homecoming (2017)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Stuart Winter Books

No Sign of Murder (1990)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Forest Prime Evil (1992)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Standalone Novels

Shame (1998)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Exposure (2002)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Political Suicide (2003)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
No Cats, No Chocolate (2004)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
St. Nick (2013)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Cold War (2015)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Nick "Deke" Deketomis Books

Law and Disorder (By: Mike Papantonio) (2016)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Law and Vengeance (By: Mike Papantonio) (2017)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Law and Addiction (By: Mike Papantonio) (2019)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Inhuman Trafficking (With: Mike Papantonio) (2021)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Malice Domestic Books

Malice Domestic 1 (By: Elizabeth Peters,Sharyn McCrumb,Charlotte Elkins,Aaron Elkins,Barbara Paul,Joan Hess,,P.M. Carlson,Charlotte MacLeod,Barbara Paul) (1992)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Malice Domestic 2 (By: Mary Higgins Clark) (1993)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Malice Domestic 3 (By: Taylor McCafferty,Joan Hess,Wendy Hornsby,Deborah Adams,Dorothy Cannell,Camilla Trinchieri) (1994)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Malice Domestic 4 (By: ,Carole Nelson Douglas,K.K. Beck,P.M. Carlson,Carolyn G. Hart,,Rochelle Krich,Ralph McInerny,,Jean Hager) (1995)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Malice Domestic 5 (With: Nancy Atherton,Jill Churchill,Toni L.P. Kelner,Barbara D'Amato,Peter Lovesey,Eileen Dreyer,Carolyn Wheat,Phyllis Whitney,,Susan Cooper,Medora Sale,Eve Sandstrom,Sharan Newman,,Patricia Moyes,Sue Henry) (1996)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Malice Domestic 7 (By: Harlan Coben,Sharyn McCrumb,Stephanie Barron,Daniel Stashower,Michael Bond,Dean James,Amy Myers) (1998)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Malice Domestic 8 (By: Mary Daheim,Nevada Barr,Margaret Maron,Amanda Cross,Abigail Padgett,Jonathan Gash,Susan Holtzer) (1999)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Malice Domestic 9 (By: Agatha Christie,Robert Barnard,Joan Hess,Jan Burke,Dorothy Cannell,Ann Granger,Susan Moody,Teri Holbrook) (2000)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Each book is an anthology, with the listed author credited as the editor of the book.

Publication Order of Anthologies

Malice Domestic 5(1996)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Note: No Cats, No Chocolate was co-authored with Ken Kuhlken.

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Alan Russell Synopses: The first novel in Alan Russell’s Hotel Detective series is titled – believe it or not – Hotel Detective. Am Caulfield is an ex-surfer becomes a detective for a posh hotel, Hotel California, when a man leaps to his death, a stripper reports a theft and a husband kills his wife’s lover. All of these cases are up to Am to solve and more.

The next novel in Alan Russell’s Hotel Detective series, entitled The Fat Inkeeper, involves a beached whale and an annual grunion run that threaten the Hotel California’s nature promo.

In No Sign of Murder, a beautiful, deaf heiress named Anita Walters has gone missing and Stuart Winter must look into a strange scene she was involved in. His other option for clues is a gorilla named Joseph, who she had been teaching sign language to.

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