Alan Orloff

Alan Orloff

This is a complete list of Alan Orloff books in publication and chronological order, broken down by series or category. Alan Orloff also writes as: Zak Allen.

Also writes as: Zak Allen.

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List of Last Laff Mystery Books in Publication Order

List of Mess Hopkins Books in Publication Order

List of Standalone Novels in Publication Order

List of Short Stories/Novellas in Publication Order

List of Guns + Tacos Books in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Tacos de Cazuela con Smith & Wesson (By: Gary Phillips)
2019
2
Three Brisket Tacos and a Sig Sauer (By: Michael Bracken)
2019
3
A Gyro and a Glock ( By: Frank Zafiro)
2019
4
Three Chalupas, Rice, Soda…and a Kimber .45 (By: Trey R. Barker)
2019
5
Some Churros and El Burro (By: William Dylan Powell)
2019
6
A Beretta, Burritos and Bears (By: James A. Hearn)
2019
7
Burritos & Bullets (By: Eric Beetner)
2020
8
Jalapeño Poppers and a Flare Gun (By: Trey R. Barker, Michael Bracken)
2020
9
Four Shrimp Tacos and a Walther P38 (By: Alec Cizak)
2020
10
A Taco, A T-Bird, A Beretta and One Furious Night (By: Ann Aptaker)
2020
11
Sopa and a Streetsweeper (By: Ryan Sayles)
2020
12
Dos Tacos Guatemaltecos y Una Pistola Casera (By: Mark Troy)
2020
13
Two More Tacos, a Beretta .32, and a Pink Butterfly (By: Dave Zeltserman)
2021
14
Two Tamales, One Tokarev, and a Lifetime of Broken Promises (By: Stacy Woodson)
2021
15
Chimichangas and a Couple of Glocks (By: David H. Hendrickson)
2021
16
Refried Beans and a Snub-Nosed .44 (By: Hugh Lessig)
2021
17
Two Steak Taco Combos and a Pair of Sig Sauers (By: Neil S. Plakcy)
2021
18
A Smith & Wesson with a Side of Chorizo (By: Andrew Welsh-Huggins)
2021
19
Two Tofu Tacos, a Taurus TX22, a Taycan, and a Ton of Trouble
2022
20
Two Black Bean and Shrimp Quesadillas, and a Pink Ruger LCP (By: Joseph S. Walker)
2022
21
A Handful of Chicles and a Custom Nine (By: C.W. Blackwell)
2022
22
Two Shrimp Tacos and a .22 Ruger (By: Adam Meyer)
2022
23
Nachos, a Stun Gun, and a Wedding Ring (By: Karen E. Olson)
2022
24
No Food, No Drink, Just the Gun (By: Trey R. Barker)
2022
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List of Chesapeake Crimes Books in Publication Order

List of Alan Orloff Anthologies in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Chesapeake Crimes 3
2008
2
Chesapeake Crimes: Storm Warning
2016
3
50 Shades of Cabernet
2017
4
Noir at the Salad Bar: Culinary Tales with a Bite
2017
5
Chesapeake Crimes: Fur, Feathers, and Felonies
2018
6
Malice Domestic 13
2018
7
Black Cat Mystery Magazine #4
2019
8
The Beat of Black Wings
2020
9
Masthead
2020
10
Murder by the Glass
2021
11
Malice Domestic: Mystery Most Diabolical
2022
12
Mickey Finn Vol. 3: 21st Century Noir
2022
13
Ill Winds and Wild Weather
2024
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Alan Orloff: Biography

Alan Orloff was born in Washington, D.C., USA. Orloff attended University of Maryland where he received a Degree in Mechanical Engineering and MIT/Sloan where he received an MBA.

Alan Orloff is probably best known for his Standalone Novels. There are currently 8 novels available. The first standalone was released in 2010 with the novel Diamonds for the Dead. The most recently released novel was I Play One on TV which was released in 2021. There are no upcoming standalone novels by Alan at this time.

Alan Orloff has also written the Last Laff Mystery series which has 2 books including Killer Routine and Deadly Campaign.

Alan Orloff: Awards & Accolades

Orloff's books have won multiple awards, Pray for the Innocent won the International Thriller Writers Award, Best E-Book Original Novel, in 2019. Rent Due won the International Thriller Writers Award, Best Short Story, in 2021. I Play One on TV won the Agatha Award, Best Children’s/Young Adult, in 2021 as well as the Anthony Award - Best Young Adult in 2022.

Alan Orloff books have also been nominated for multiple awards, Diamonds for the Dead was nominated for the Agatha Award, Best First Novel, in 2010. I Know Where You Sleep was nominated for the Shamus Award, Best First P.I. Novel, in 2021. The Beat of Black Wings was nominated for the Anthony Award, Best Anthology / Collection, in 2021.

Alan Orloff: Author Insights

The highest rated book by Alan Orloff on Book Notification is Ride-Along, a Standalone novel.

The most read book by Alan Orloff on Book Notification is Ride-Along, a Standalone novel.

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Alan Orloff: F.A.Q

Where was Alan Orloff Born?

Alan Orloff was born in Washington, D.C., USA and is American.

What book awards has Alan Orloff won?

Pray for the Innocent: International Thriller Writers Award Best E-Book Original Novel (2019).
Rent Due: International Thriller Writers Award Best Short Story (2021).
I Play One on TV: Agatha Award Best Children’s/Young Adult (2021), Anthony Award Best Young Adult (2022).

What was the first book Alan Orloff wrote?

The first novel written by Alan Orloff was Diamonds for the Dead, published in 2010.

What was the most recent book Alan Orloff wrote?

His most recently released work was Sanctuary Motel on October 24th, 2023.

Will there be any more books by Alan Orloff?

Alan Orloff does not have any upcoming novels with a set publication date within the next few months at this time.

How many books has Alan Orloff written?

Alan Orloff has written 13 books. 2 books in the Last Laff Mystery Series, 1 book in the Mess Hopkins Series, 8 Standalone Novels, 1 Short Story/Novella, 1 book in the Guns + Tacos Series.

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