The Lydia Chin/Bill Smith series is a series of mystery novels by American novelist S.J. Rozan. The series is set in New York City and follows Chinese-American private investigator Lydia Chin and her partner Bill Smith.

The Lydia Chin/Bill Smith series began in 1994 with China Trade. The books have won several awards over the years for Best P.I. Novel and other mystery-genre awards. Below is a list of S.J. Rozan’s Lydia Chin/Bill Smith novels in publication and chronological order:

Publication Order of Lydia Chin & Bill Smith Books

China Trade (1994)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Concourse (1995)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Mandarin Plaid (1996)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
No Colder Place (1997)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Bitter Feast (1998)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Stone Quarry / Bad Blood (1999)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Reflecting the Sky / Blood Rites (2001)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Winter And Night / Blood Ties (2002)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Shanghai Moon / Trail of Blood (2009)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
On the Line / Out for Blood (2010)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Ghost Hero (2011)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Paper Son (2019)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Art of Violence (2020)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Family Business (2021)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Lydia Chin & Bill Smith Short Stories/Novellas

Body English (1992)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Tale About a Tiger (1998)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Birds of Paradise (2004)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Chin Yong-Yun Takes a Case (2011)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Heartbreak (2012)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Prosperity Restaurant (2012)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Double-crossing Delancey (2013)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

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