John Dudley Ball

John Dudley Ball

John Dudley Ball was born in Schenectady, New York on July 8th, 1911 and passed away at the age of 77 on October 15th, 1988.

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John Dudley Ball Stats: The highest rated book by John Dudley Ball on Book Notification is The Cool Cottontail, the first novel in the Virgil Tibbs series. The second-highest rated book is In the Heat of the Night (Virgil Tibbs #7).

The most read book by John Dudley Ball on Book Notification is In the Heat of the Night, the 7th novel in the Virgil Tibbs series. The second most read book is Johnny Get Your Gun (Virgil Tibbs #2).

Below is a complete list of John Dudley Ball books in publication and chronological order, broken down by series. The most popular series by John Dudley Ball is the Virgil Tibbs Series.

List of Jack Tallon Books in Publication Order

List of Virgil Tibbs Books in Publication Order

List of Virgil Tibbs Short Stories Books in Publication Order

List of Standalone Novels in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
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1958
2
1966
3
1968
4
1970
5
1971
6
1973
7
1974
8
1977
9
1978
10
1979
11
1982
12
1988
13
1989
14
2015

List of Short Stories/Novellas in Publication Order

List of Non-Fiction Books in Publication Order

List of John Dudley Ball Anthologies in Publication Order

John Dudley Ball: Biography

John Dudley Ball was born on July 8th, 1911. John passed away October 15th, 1988 at 77 years old. John Dudley Ball was born in Schenectady, New York.

John Dudley Ball is probably best known for his Standalone Novels. There are currently 14 novels available. The first standalone was released in 1958 with the novel Operation Springboard / Operation Space. The most recently released novel was The Winds of Mitamura which was released in 2015.

John Dudley Ball also wrote the Virgil Tibbs series which has 7 books including The Cool Cottontail and Johnny Get Your Gun.

John Dudley Ball: Awards & Accolades

John Dudley Ball books have been nominated for multiple awards, In the Heat of the Night was nominated for the Edgar Award, Best First Novel, in 1966. Five Pieces of Jade was nominated for the Edgar Award, Best Mystery Novel, in 1973.

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  3. Brad Thor, author of the Scot Harvath Series.
  4. C.J. Box, author of the Joe Pickett Series.
  5. David Baldacci, author of the Amos Decker Series.

John Dudley Ball: F.A.Q

When was John Dudley Ball Born?

John Dudley Ball was born on July 8th, 1911.

When did John Dudley Ball die?

John Dudley Ball died on October 15th, 1988 at 77 years old.

Where was John Dudley Ball Born?

John Dudley Ball was born in Schenectady, New York.

What was the first book John Dudley Ball wrote?

The first novel written by John Dudley Ball was Operation Springboard / Operation Space, published in 1958.

What was the most recent book John Dudley Ball wrote?

His most recently released work was Spacemaster 1 (a short story) on January 30th, 2024.

How many books has John Dudley Ball written?

John Dudley Ball has written 32 books. 3 books in the Jack Tallon Series, 7 books in the Virgil Tibbs Series, 3 Short Stories/Novellas, 14 Standalone Novels, 4 Short Stories/Novellas, 1 book in the Non-Fiction Books.

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