Raymond Chandler (1888-1959) was an American novelist as well as a screenwriter. He is best known for his hardboiled detective novels and stories (largely featuring Philip Marlowe) and influenced many people in different mediums, including authors Robert B. Parker, Robert Crais, Michael Connelly and filmmakers Quentin Tarantino and the Coen Brothers.

Although his first novel wasn’t published until 1939 (The Big Sleep), Chandler’s first work of fiction was the short story Blackmailers Don’t Shoot in 1933. Below is a list of all of Raymond Chandler’s novels in order of when they were originally published (and in chronological order):

Publication Order of Philip Marlowe Books

The Big Sleep (1939)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Farewell, My Lovely (1940)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The High Window (1942)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Lady in the Lake (1943)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Little Sister (1949)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Long Goodbye (1953)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Playback (1958)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Poodle Springs (With: Robert B. Parker) (1989)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Perchance to Dream (By: Robert B. Parker) (1991)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Black-Eyed Blonde (By: Benjamin Black) (2014)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Only to Sleep (By: Lawrence Osborne) (2018)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Goodbye Coast (By: Joe Ide) (2022)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Second Murderer (By: Denise Mina) (2023)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Philip Marlowe Collections

Trouble is My Business (1939)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Screenplays Books

Double Indemnity (With: Billy Wilder) (1944)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Blue Dahlia (1976)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Short Story Collections

Killer in the Rain (1935)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Five Sinister Characters (1939)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Pearls are a Nuisance (1950)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Simple Art of Murder (1950)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Pickup on Noon Street (1957)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Smart-Aleck Kill (1958)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Smell of Fear (1965)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Midnight Raymond Chandler (1971)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Non-Fiction Books

The Notebooks of Raymond Chandler (1976)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Selected Letters (1981)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The World of Raymond Chandler (2014)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Akashic Noir Books

Brooklyn Noir (By: Tim McLoughlin) (2004)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Havana Noir (By: Achy Obejas) (2007)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Las Vegas Noir (By: Jarret Keene) (2008)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Trinidad Noir (By: Elizabeth Nunez) (2008)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Istanbul Noir (By: Tarkan Barlas) (2008)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Paris Noir (By: Aurélien Masson) (2008)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
San Francisco Noir 2 (By: Peter Maravelis) (2009)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Portland Noir (By: Monica Drake) (2009)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Delhi Noir (By: Hirsh Sawhney,Irwin Allan Sealy) (2009)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Mexico City Noir (By: Paco Ignacio Taibo II) (2010)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Indian Country Noir (By: Sarah Cortez) (2010)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Moscow Noir (By: Irina Denezhkina) (2010)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Philadelphia Noir (By: Carlin Romano) (2010)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Barcelona Noir (By: Achy Obejas) (2011)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
St. Petersburg Noir (By: Pavel Krusanov) (2012)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Kansas City Noir (By: Steve Paul,Kevin Prufer) (2012)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Boston Noir 2 (By: Jaime Clarke) (2012)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Helsinki Noir (By: James Thompson) (2014)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Tel Aviv Noir (By: Assaf Gavron) (2014)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Chicago Noir: The Classics (By: Joe Meno) (2015)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Zagreb Noir (By: Nada Gašić) (2015)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Buffalo Noir (By: Kim Chinquee) (2015)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Marseille Noir (By: Salim Hatubou) (2015)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Beirut Noir (By: Abbas Beydoun) (2015)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Stockholm Noir (By: Nathan Larson) (2016)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Rio Noir (By: Tony Bellotto) (2016)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Brussels Noir (By: Sara Doke) (2016)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
San Juan Noir (By: Mayra Santos-Febres) (2016)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Oakland Noir (By: JerryThompson) (2017)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Montana Noir (By: James Grady) (2017)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Buenos Aires Noir (By: Ernesto Mallo) (2017)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
São Paulo Noir (By: Tony Bellotto) (2018)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Hong Kong Noir (By: Susan Blumberg- Kason) (2018)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Houston Noir (By: Gwendolyn Zepeda) (2019)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Milwaukee Noir (By: Reed Farrel Coleman) (2019)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Nairobi Noir (By: Peter Kimani) (2020)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Addis Ababa Noir (By: Maaza Mengiste) (2020)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Belgrade Noir (By: Vesna Goldsworthy) (2020)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Accra Noir (By: Nana Brew-Hammond) (2020)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Paris Noir: The Suburbs (By: Cloé Mehdi) (2022)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Short Stories/Novellas

Goldfish (1981)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Man Who Liked Dogs (1996)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Red Wind (2009)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Anthologies

The Mammoth Book of Private Eye Stories(1988)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Great Law and Order Stories(1990)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Little Book of Horrors: Tiny Tales of Terror(1992)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Pulp Frictions: Hardboiled Stories(1996)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Oxford Book of American Detective Stories(1996)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Oxford Book of Detective Stories(2000)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Best American Mystery Stories of the Century(2000)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Writing Los Angeles(2002)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Longman Anthology of Detective Fiction(2004)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Pulp Fiction - The Dames(2008)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Los Angeles Noir 2(2010)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Books to Die For(2012)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Movie Book(2016)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Writers: Their Lives and Works(2018)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Note: Poodle Springs was completed by Robert B. Parker.

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