Charles Willeford

Charles Willeford

This is a complete list of Charles Willeford books in publication and chronological order, broken down by series or category.

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List of Hoke Moseley Books in Publication Order

List of Standalone Novels in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
High Priest of California
1953
2
10
Pick-Up
1955
3
Wild Wives
1956
4
The Black Mass of Brother Springer / Honey Gal
1958
5
Made in Miami / Lust Is A Woman
1958
6
The Woman Chaser
1960
7
Deliver Me from Dallas! / The Whip Hand
1961
8
Cockfighter
1962
9
No Experience Necessary
1962
10
The Burnt Orange Heresy
1971
11
The Difference / The Hombre from Sonora
1971
12
Kiss Your Ass Good-Bye
1987
13
The Shark-Infested Custard
1993
14
Understudy for Death
2018

List of Collections in Publication Order

List of Plays in Publication Order

List of Short Stories/Novellas in Publication Order

List of Non-Fiction Books in Publication Order

List of Charles Willeford Anthologies in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Miami Noir
2020
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Charles Willeford: Biography

Charles Willeford (Charles Ray Willeford III) was born on January 2nd, 1919. Charles passed away March 27th, 1988 at 69 years old. Charles Willeford was born in Little Rock, Arkansas, USA.

Charles Willeford (Charles Ray Willeford III) is probably best known for his Standalone Novels. There are currently 14 novels available. The first standalone was released in 1953 with the novel High Priest of California. The most recently released novel was Understudy for Death which was released in 2018.

Charles Willeford also wrote the Non-Fiction Books series which has 6 books including Off the Wall and Something About a Soldier.

Charles Willeford has appeared on the Kono Mystery ga Sugoi! annual international top ten list in Japan one time. In 2017, his novel Pick-Up made #4 on the list.

Charles Willeford: Awards & Accolades

Willeford's book, The Way We Die Now was nominated for the Crime Writer's Association Award, Gold Dagger Award, in 1989.

Charles Willeford: Author Insights

The highest rated book by Charles Willeford on Book Notification is Pick-Up, a Standalone novel.

The most read book by Charles Willeford on Book Notification is Miami Blues, the 1st novel in the Hoke Moseley series.

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Charles Willeford: F.A.Q

When was Charles Willeford Born?

Charles Willeford was born on January 2nd, 1919.

When did Charles Willeford die?

Charles Willeford died on March 27th, 1988 at 69 years old.

Where was Charles Willeford Born?

Charles Willeford was born in Little Rock, Arkansas, USA.

What was the first book Charles Willeford wrote?

The first novel written by Charles Willeford was High Priest of California, published in 1953.

What was the most recent book Charles Willeford wrote?

His most recently released work was Understudy for Death on July 17th, 2018.

How many books has Charles Willeford written?

Charles Willeford has written 31 books. 4 books in the Hoke Moseley Series, 14 Standalone Novels, 3 books in the Collections, 1 book in the Play, 3 Short Stories/Novellas, 6 books in the Non-Fiction Books.

Did Will Charles write The Hombre from Sonora?

Charles Willeford wrote that novel under a pseudonym initially. This is because his publisher requested the name change. It was later re-released as The Difference.

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