Parnell Hall
Parnell Hall is an American author of mystery novels. He writes the Stanley Hastings, Steve Winslow (as J.P. Hailey) and Puzzle Lady Mysteries series. He also wrote the screenplay to the 1984 horror film C.H.U.D.

Parnell Hall became a published novelist in 1987 with the novel Detective, which began his Stanley Hastings series. Below is a list of Parnell Hall’s books in order of when they were originally published:

Publication Order of Herbie Fisher Books

(with Stuart Woods)

Barely Legal (With: Stuart Woods) (2017)Description / Buy at

Publication Order of Puzzle Lady Books

A Clue for the Puzzle Lady (1999)Description / Buy at
Last Puzzle & Testament (2000)Description / Buy at
Puzzled to Death (2001)Description / Buy at
A Puzzle in a Pear Tree (2002)Description / Buy at
With this Puzzle, I Thee Kill (2003)Description / Buy at
And a Puzzle to Die On (2004)Description / Buy at
Stalking the Puzzle Lady (2005)Description / Buy at
You Have the Right to Remain Puzzled (2006)Description / Buy at
The Sudoku Puzzle Murders (2008)Description / Buy at
Dead Man's Puzzle (2009)Description / Buy at
The Puzzle Lady vs. The Sudoku Lady (2009)Description / Buy at
The KenKen Killings (2011)Description / Buy at
$10,000 in Small, Unmarked Puzzles (2012)Description / Buy at
Arsenic and Old Puzzles (2013)Description / Buy at
Lethal Luncheon (2013)Description / Buy at
NYPD Puzzle (2014)Description / Buy at
Puzzled Indemnity (2015)Description / Buy at
Presumed Puzzled (2016)Description / Buy at
A Puzzle to be Named Later (2017)Description / Buy at
The Purloined Puzzle (2018)Description / Buy at
Lights! Camera! Puzzles! (2019)Description / Buy at

Publication Order of Stanley Hastings Books

Publication Order of Steve Winslow Books

(as J.P. Hailey)

The Baxter Trust (1988)Description / Buy at
The Anonymous Client (1989)Description / Buy at
The Naked Typist (1990)Description / Buy at
The Underground Man (1990)Description / Buy at
The Wrong Gun (1992)Description / Buy at
The Innocent Woman (2011)Description / Buy at
The Witness Cat (2013)Description / Buy at

Publication Order of Teddy Fay Books

Smooth Operator (With: Stuart Woods) (2016)Description / Buy at
The Money Shot (With: Stuart Woods) (2018)Description / Buy at
Skin Game (With: Stuart Woods) (2019)Description / Buy at
Bombshell (With: Stuart Woods) (2020)Description / Buy at
Jackpot (By: Stuart Woods,Bryon Quertermous) (2021)Description / Buy at
Obsession (By: Stuart Woods,Brett Battles) (2023)Description / Buy at
Golden Hour (By: Stuart Woods,Brett Battles) (2024)Description / Buy at

Publication Order of Standalone Novels

Publication Order of Cozy Case Files Mystery Sampler Books

Cozy Case Files Volume 1 (By: Cynthia Riggs,Mindy Quigley) (2017)Description / Buy at
Cozy Case Files Volume 2 (By: Carolyn Haines,Donna Andrews,Hannah Dennison,Cate Conte,Diane Kelly,E.J. Copperman,Ellie Alexander,Cynthia Riggs,Susan C. Shea,Mindy Quigley) (2017)Description / Buy at
Cozy Case Files Volume 3 (By: M.C. Beaton,Donna Andrews,Ellie Alexander,Mindy Quigley) (2017)Description / Buy at
Cozy Case Files Volume 4 (With: Shari Randall,Ellen Hart,Ellie Alexander,Frances Brody,Tessa Arlen,Vivien Chien,Julia Chapman,Paige Shelton,Jane K. Cleland,Mindy Quigley) (2018)Description / Buy at
Cozy Case Files Volume 5 (By: Carolyn Haines,Donna Andrews,Carola Dunn,Sheila Connolly,Ellie Alexander,Susan C. Shea,Judith Flanders,Mindy Quigley,Auralee Wallace) (2018)Description / Buy at
Cozy Case Files Volume 6 (By: Carolyn Haines,Donna Andrews,Cate Conte,Kylie Logan,Leonard Goldberg,Allison Montclair,Ellen Hart,Sheila Connolly,Mindy Quigley) (2019)Description / Buy at
Cozy Case Files Volume 7 (By: Donna Andrews,Diane Kelly,Ellen Crosby,Ellie Alexander,Vivien Chien,Ashley Weaver,Mindy Quigley) (2019)Description / Buy at
Cozy Case Files Volume 8 (By: M.C. Beaton,Diane Kelly,Vivien Chien,Paige Shelton,SusanCox,Elizabeth Penney,Mindy Quigley) (2020)Description / Buy at
Cozy Case Files Volume 9 (By: Carolyn Haines,Donna Andrews,Hannah Dennison,Kylie Logan,Leonard Goldberg,Susanna Calkins,Allison Montclair,Ellie Alexander,Eve Calder,Mindy Quigley) (2020)Description / Buy at
Cozy Case Files Volume 10 (By: Carolyn Haines,Donna Andrews,Cate Conte,Diane Kelly,Ellen Hart,Ellie Alexander,Vivien Chien,Jane K. Cleland,Ashley Weaver,SusanCox,Elizabeth Penney,Mindy Quigley) (2020)Description / Buy at
Cozy Case Files Volume 11 (By: Diane Kelly,Ellie Alexander,Vivien Chien,Paige Shelton,Mariah Fredericks,Elizabeth Penney,Mindy Quigley) (2021)Description / Buy at
Cozy Case Files Volume 12 (By: Carolyn Haines,Donna Andrews,Hannah Dennison,Cate Conte,Kylie Logan,Leonard Goldberg,Allison Montclair,Sheila Connolly,Ellie Alexander,Ashley Weaver,S.C. Perkins,Eve Calder,Jess Dylan,Mindy Quigley,Meri Allen) (2021)Description / Buy at
Cozy Case Files Volume 13 (By: Mindy Quigley) (2021)Description / Buy at
Cozy Case Files Volume 14 (By: Diane Kelly,Gigi Pandian,Ellie Alexander,Paige Shelton,Mindy Quigley,Korina Moss) (2022)Description / Buy at
Cozy Case Files Volume 15 (By: Mindy Quigley) (2022)Description / Buy at
Cozy Case Files Volume 16 (By: Carolyn Haines,Donna Andrews,Diane Kelly,Elizabeth Penney,Mindy Quigley,Korina Moss,M. C. Beaton) (2022)Description / Buy at
Cozy Case Files Volume 17 (By: Rhys Bowen,Diane Kelly,Gigi Pandian,Ellie Alexander,Paige Shelton,Jean-Luc Bannalec,Olivia Matthews,Olivia Blacke,Mindy Quigley,Clare Broyles,Korina Moss,Anastasia Hastings) (2023)Description / Buy at
Cozy Case Files, Volume 18 (By: Carolyn Haines,Donna Andrews,Leonard Goldberg,Allison Montclair,Vivien Chien,Olivia Matthews,Olivia Blacke,Mindy Quigley,Meri Allen,Katharine Schellman,Korina Moss) (2023)Description / Buy at
Cozy Case Files, Volume 19 (By: M.C. Beaton,Donna Andrews,Cate Conte,Diane Kelly,Ellie Alexander,Cynthia Riggs,R.W. Green,Elizabeth Penney,Korina Moss,Celeste Connally) (2023)Description / Buy at
Cozy Case Files, Volume 20 (By: Rhys Bowen,Gigi Pandian,Ellie Alexander,Paige Shelton,Olivia Matthews,Jennifer J. Chow,Olivia Blacke,Mindy Quigley,Clare Broyles,Anastasia Hastings) (2024)Description / Buy at
Anthology series.If author is listed on a book then this author wrote a story within that book.

Publication Order of Anthologies

Show Business is Murder(2004)Description / Buy at
Crimes by Moonlight(2010)Description / Buy at
In Pursuit of Spenser(2012)Description / Buy at
Not Everyone's Cup of Tea(2013)Description / Buy at
Dark City Lights: New York Stories (Have a NYC)(2015)Description / Buy at
Silent Night, Deadly Night(2016)Description / Buy at
Cozy Case Files Volume 4(2018)Description / Buy at
C.H.U.D. LIVES!(2018)Description / Buy at
Malice Domestic 14(2019)Description / Buy at

Note: The first five Steve Winslow novels were written as J.P. Hailey. The Teddy Faye and the Herbie Fisher series are written with Stuart Woods.

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Parnell Hall Synopsis: Detective is Parnell Hall’s debut novel and the debut of his Stanley Hastings character. Hastings is a failure as a detective, so when he gets an offer for a serious case from Martin Albrecht, he has to turn it down. Unfortunately, soon after, Martin Albrecht turns up dead. Because of this, he decides to take the case; [erhaps he can even prove his worth as a detective. In order to solve the chase, he must meet with rather unsavoury characters, thereby putting his life at risk.

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One Response to “Order of Parnell Hall Books”

  1. NoRiffRaff: 6 years ago

    There are two books titled Manslaughter on Amazon by Parnell Hall. One is dated 2003 and one is dated 2012. Does anyone know anything about this? They are both Stanley Hastings mysteries.


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