John Lutz

John Lutz

John Lutz was born in Dallas, Texas, USA on November 11th, 1939 and passed away at the age of 81 on January 9th, 2021.

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John Lutz Stats: The highest rated book by John Lutz on Book Notification is In for the Kill, the 2nd novel in the Frank Quinn series. The second-highest rated book is Darker Than Night (Frank Quinn #1).

The most read book by John Lutz on Book Notification is Darker Than Night, the first novel in the Frank Quinn series. The second most read book is In for the Kill (Frank Quinn #2).

Below is a complete list of John Lutz books in publication and chronological order, broken down by series. The most popular series by John Lutz is the Frank Quinn Series.

List of Alo Nudger Books in Publication Order

List of Alo Nudger Collections in Publication Order

List of Fred Carver Books in Publication Order

List of Night Books in Publication Order

List of Frank Quinn Books in Publication Order

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2012
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102013
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82014
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2014
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62015

List of Thomas Laker Books in Publication Order

List of Oxman and Tobin Mysteries Books in Publication Order (with Bill Pronzini)

List of Standalone Novels in Publication Order

List of Short Stories/Novellas in Publication Order

List of Short Story Collections in Publication Order

List of Deadly Allies Books in Publication Order

List of John Lutz Anthologies in Publication Order

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1981
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1992
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John Lutz: Biography

John Lutz (John Thomas Lutz) was born on November 11th, 1939. John passed away January 9th, 2021 at 81 years old. John Lutz was born in Dallas, Texas, USA.

John Lutz was the author of the Frank Quinn series which consists of 13 novels. The Frank Quinn series started in 2004 with the novel Darker Than Night. The most recently released novel in the Frank Quinn series was Slaughter which was released in 2015. There are no upcoming novels for the Frank Quinn series.

John Lutz (John Thomas Lutz) also wrote the Alo Nudger series which has 10 books including Buyer Beware and Nightlines.

John Lutz: Awards & Accolades

Lutz's books have won multiple awards, What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You won the Shamus Award, Best P.I. Short Story, in 1982. Kiss won the Shamus Award, Best P.I. Novel, in 1989.

The following novels by John Lutz were nominated for these awards:

  • Only One Way To Land: Shamus Award, Best P.I. Short Story (1984).
  • Nightlines: Shamus Award, Best P.I. Novel (1985).
  • Ride the Lightning: Anthony Award, Best Short Story (1986). Shamus Award, Best P.I. Novel (1988).
  • Tropical Heat: Anthony Award, Best Mystery Novel (1987).
  • The Romantics: Shamus Award, Best P.I. Short Story (1995).
  • Nightcrawlers: Shamus Award, Best P.I. Short Story (1998).
  • The Night Watcher: Edgar Award, Best Paperback Original (2003).
  • Second Story Sunlight: Shamus Award, Best P.I. Short Story (2003).
  • Urge To Kill: International Thriller Writers Award, Best Original Paperback Novel (2010).
  • Mister X: Shamus Award, Best P.I. Paperback Original (2011).
  • Serial: Shamus Award, Best P.I. Paperback Original (2012).
  • Pulse: Shamus Award, Best P.I. Paperback Original (2013).

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  4. Jeffery Deaver, author of the Lincoln Rhyme Series.
  5. John Sandford, author of the Prey/Lucas Davenport Series.

John Lutz: F.A.Q

When was John Lutz Born?

John Lutz was born on November 11th, 1939.

When did John Lutz die?

John Lutz died on January 9th, 2021 at 81 years old.

Where was John Lutz Born?

John Lutz was born in Dallas, Texas, USA.

What book awards has John Lutz won?

What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You: Shamus Award Best P.I. Short Story (1982).
Kiss: Shamus Award Best P.I. Novel (1989).

What was the first book John Lutz wrote?

The first book written by John Lutz was The Truth of the Matter, published in 1971.

What was the most recent book John Lutz wrote?

His most recently released work was Single White Female Seeks Same on September 13th, 2022.

How many books has John Lutz written?

John Lutz has written 65 books across 11 series, excluding contributions to anthologies.
  • 10 books in the Alo Nudger Series
  • 1 Alo Nudger Collections
  • 10 books in the Fred Carver Series
  • 5 books in the Night Series
  • 13 books in the Frank Quinn Series
  • 2 books in the Thomas Laker Series
  • 2 books in the Oxman and Tobin Mysteries Series
  • 9 Standalone Novels
  • 7 Short Stories/Novellas
  • 6 Short Story Collections

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