Paulette Jiles is an American author of poetry, novels and non-fiction. She holds a degree in Romance Languages from the University of Missouri. While not writing, Paulette works on her ranch, caring for two horses and a donkey. She prefers writing in the mornings, but shift to the afternoons during hot weather months, as she needs the cooler mornings to get ranch work done. Paulette lives in Texas.

Paulette Jiles made her debut with the poetry collection Waterloo Express. She debuted as a novelist in 1978 with the novel The Golden Hawk. Below is a list of Paulette Jiles’ books in order of when they were originally released:

Publication Order of Standalone Novels

The Golden Hawks (1978)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Sitting in the Club Car Drinking Rum and Karma-Kola (1986)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
The Late Great Human Road Show (1986)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Enemy Women (2002)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Stormy Weather (2007)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
The Color of Lightning (2009)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Lighthouse Island (2013)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
News of the World (2016)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Simon the Fiddler (2020)Amazon UK | Amazon.com

Publication Order of Short Story Collections

Waterloo Express (1973)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Celestial Navigation (1984)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
The Jesse James Poems (1988)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Blackwater (1988)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Song to the Rising Sun (1989)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
Flying Lesson (1995)Amazon UK | Amazon.com

Publication Order of Non-Fiction Books

Cousins (1992)Amazon UK | Amazon.com
North Spirit (1995)Amazon UK | Amazon.com

If You Like Paulette Jiles Books, You’ll Love…

Paulette Jiles Synopsis: The Golden Hawks is a standalone title by Paulette Jiles. The Golden Hawks want a clubhouse of their own. But where can they find one in their new housing development on the edge of the city? First they try to make their clubhouse in Joe’s bedroom, but their parents get angry when the kids hammer holes in the wall. Then they scare themselves silly looking for scrap wood in an empty – and spooky – apartment building. Finally they try to make money so they can build a clubhouse. Will the Golden Hawks ever have a place to call their own?

Order of Books » Authors » Order of Paulette Jiles Books

Leave a Reply