Lawrence Block

Lawrence Block

This is a complete list of Lawrence Block books in publication and chronological order, broken down by series or category. Lawrence Block also writes as: Jill Emerson, Chip Harrison, Paul Kavanagh and Liz Crowley.

Also writes as: Jill Emerson, Chip Harrison, Paul Kavanagh and Liz Crowley.

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List of Bernie Rhodenbarr Books in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
6.9
Burglars Can't Be Choosers
1977
2
8.2
The Burglar in the Closet
1978
3
8
The Burglar Who Liked to Quote Kipling
1979
4
8
The Burglar Who Studied Spinoza
1980
5
8.3
The Burglar Who Painted Like Mondrian
1983
6
9
Like a Thief in the Night
1983
7
7
The Burglar Who Traded Ted Williams
1994
8
8
The Burglar Takes a Cat
1994
9
8
The Burglar Who Thought He Was Bogart
1995
10
8
The Burglar in the Library
1997
11
10
The Burglar in the Rye
1998
12
The Burglar Who Dropped in on Elvis
1999
13
The Burglar on the Prowl
2001
14
The Burglar Who Smelled Smoke
2011
15
A Bad Night for Burglars
2011
16
8
The Burglar Who Counted the Spoons
2013
17
9
The Burglar in Short Order
2020
18
6
The Burglar Who Met Fredric Brown
2022

List of Chip Harrison Books in Publication Order

List of Chip Harrison Series in Chronological Order

List of Evan Tanner Books in Publication Order

List of Jill Emerson Books in Publication Order (as Jill Emerson)

List of John Keller Books in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
6.4
Hit Man
1998
2
7.6
Hit List
2000
3
8
Hit Parade
2006
4
10
Hit and Run
2008
5
Keller in Dallas
2009
6
7
Hit Me
2012
7
Keller's Adjustment
2012
8
Keller on the Spot
2013
9
Keller's Therapy
2013
10
Keller's Horoscope
2013
11
Keller's Fedora
2016
12
Keller's Homecoming
2016
13
Keller's Designated Hitter
2016
14
Keller the Dogkiller
2016
15
Keller in Des Moines
2016
16
Quotidian Keller
2017
17
Keller on Horseback
2021

List of Kit Tolliver Books in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
If You Can't Stand the Heat
2013
2
Rude Awakening
2013
3
You Can Call Me Lucky
2013
4
Clean Slate
2013
5
Waitress Wanted
2013
6
Jilling
2013
7
Conjugal Rites
2013
8
One Kind Favor I Ask of You
2013
9
Don't Get in the Car
2013
10
Fun with Brady and Angelica
2013
11
Zeroing In
2013
12
Unfinished Business
2013

List of Lou Largo Books in Publication Order (with William Ard)

List of Manhattan Noir Books in Publication Order

List of Matthew Scudder Books in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
7.5
The Sins of the Fathers
1976
2
7.8
Time to Murder and Create
1976
3
7.7
In the Midst of Death
1976
4
7.2
A Stab in the Dark
1981
5
7.7
Eight Million Ways to Die
1982
6
8
When the Sacred Ginmill Closes
1986
7
6
Out on the Cutting Edge
1989
8
7
A Ticket to the Boneyard
1990
9
6.5
A Dance at the Slaughterhouse
1991
10
7.5
A Walk Among the Tombstones
1992
11
6.3
The Devil Knows You're Dead
1993
12
6.5
A Long Line of Dead Men
1994
13
6
Even the Wicked
1996
14
Out the Window
1997
15
8
Everybody Dies
1998
16
6
Hope to Die
2001
17
A Moment of Wrong Thinking
2002
18
7
All the Flowers are Dying
2005
19
7
A Drop of the Hard Stuff
2011
20
Let's Get Lost
2011
21
A Candle for the Bag Lady
2012
22
A Time to Scatter Stones
2018
23
The Autobiography of Matthew Scudder
2023

List of Murderous Christmas Stories Books in Publication Order

List of Paul Kavanagh Books in Publication Order (as Paul Kavanagh)

List of Seven Deadly Sins Books in Publication Order

List of Transgressions Books in Publication Order

List of Standalone Novels in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Carla
1958
2
Into the Night (With: Cornell Woolrich)
1959
3
69 Barrow Street
1959
4
Campus Tramp
1959
5
Candy
1960
6
A Girl Called Honey
1960
7
Kept
1960
8
A Strange Kind of Love
1960
9
The Adulterers
1960
10
7.3
Grifter's Game / Mona / Sweet Slow Death
1961
11
A Diet of Treacle
1961
12
Cinderella Sims
1961
13
Killing Castro
1961
14
8
Coward's Kiss / Death Pulls a Doublecross
1961
15
$20 Lust / Cinderella Sims
1961
16
The Twisted Ones
1961
17
6
Borderline
1962
18
8
The Case of the Pornographic Photos / Markham / You Could Call it Murder
1962
19
Strange Embrace
1962
20
Sin Hellcat
1962
21
Lucky at Cards
1964
22
10
The Girl with the Long Green Heart
1965
23
8
Deadly Honeymoon
1967
24
After the First Death
1969
25
The Specialists
1969
26
Ronald Rabbit is a Dirty Old Man
1971
27
A Week as Andrea Benstock
1975
28
Ariel
1979
29
Code of Arms (With: Harold King)
Code of Arms (With: Harold King)
1981
30
Random Walk
1988
31
The Lost Cases of Ed London
2001
32
6
Small Town
2002
33
Community of Women
2010
34
10
The Girl with the Deep Blue Eyes
2015
35
Passport to Peril (With: Anne Campbell Clark)
Passport to Peril (With: Anne Campbell Clark)
2016
36
9.5
Sinner Man
2016
37
April North / High School Sex Club
2019
38
10
Dead Girl Blues
2020

List of Short Stories/Novellas in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Collecting Ackermans
1979
2
By the Dawn's Early Light
1984
3
The Merciful Angel of Death
1993
4
A Chance to Get Even
2011
5
Dolly's Trash & Treasures
2011
6
Welcome to the Real World
2011
7
Who Knows Where It Goes
2011
8
Scenarios
2011
9
Headaches and Bad Dreams
2011
10
Sweet Little Hands
2011
11
You Don't Even Feel It
2011
12
In For a Penny
2011
13
Three in the Side Pocket
2011
14
Like a Bone in the Throat
2011
15
Nothing Short of Highway Robbery
2013
16
The Ehrengraf Fandango
2014
17
I Know How to Pick 'Em
2014
18
Autumn at the Automat
2016
19
10
Resume Speed
2016

List of Short Story Collections in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Like a Lamb to Slaughter
1984
2
Sometimes They Bite
1984
3
6
Some Days You Get the Bear
1993
4
By the Dawn's Early Light: And Other Stories
1994
5
The Collected Mystery Stories
1999
6
Enough Rope
2002
7
The Crazy Years
2004
8
Catch and Release
2011
9
Defender of the Innocent: The Casebook of Martin Ehrengraf
2014
10
10
Resume Speed and Other Stories
2018
11
7
From Sea to Stormy Sea
2019
12
Playing Games
2023

List of Plays in Publication Order

List of Non-Fiction Books in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
The Wife-Swap Report
1970
2
3 is Not a Crowd
1971
3
Sex and the Stewardess
1972
4
The Sex Therapists
1972
5
Different Strokes
1974
6
Total Sexuality
1974
7
Writing the Novel from Plot to Print to Pixel
1979
8
Telling Lies for Fun & Profit: A Manual for Fiction Writers
1981
9
Write for Your Life
1986
10
Spider, Spin Me A Web: A Handbook for Fiction Writers
1988
11
After Hours: Conversations With Lawrence Block
1995
12
Gangsters, Swindlers, Killers, and Thieves: The Lives and Crimes of Fifty American Villains
2004
13
Step by Step: A Pedestrian Memoir
2009
14
The Liar's Bible
2011
15
The Liar's Companion
2011
16
The Male Hustler
2012
17
Wide Open
2012
18
Doing It! - Going Beyond the Sexual Revolution
2012
19
Come Fly With Us
2012
20
Beyond Group Sex
2012
21
The Crime of Our Lives
2015
22
Afterthoughts: Version 2.0
2021

List of Matthew Scudder Short Story Collections in Publication Order

List of L.A. Noire: The Collected Stories Books in Publication Order (with Joe R. Lansdale, with Joyce Carol Oates, with Megan Abbott, with Duane Swierczynski, with Andrew Vachss, with Francine Prose, with Jonathan Santlofer)

List of Lawrence Block Anthologies in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Alfred Hitchcock's A Choice of Evils
1983
2
The Eyes Have It
1984
3
Chapter and Hearse
1985
4
The Second Black Lizard Anthology of Crime Fiction
1988
5
The Perfect Murder
1991
6
The Year’s 25 Finest Crime and Mystery Stories 1991
1992
7
Monsters in Our Midst
1993
8
The Year's 25 Finest Crime and Mystery Stories 1992
1993
9
Dark Crimes 2
1993
10
The New Mystery
1993
11
The Fine Art of Murder: The Mystery Reader's Indispensable Companion
1993
12
The King is Dead: Tales of Elvis Postmortem
1994
13
The Year's 25 Finest Crime and Mystery Stories 1993
1994
14
Bad Behavior
1995
15
The Year's 25 Finest Crime and Mystery Stories 1996
1995
16
Night Screams
1996
17
First Cases, Volume 1
1996
18
Win, Lose or Die
1996
19
Law and Order
1997
20
The Plot Thickens
1997
21
First Cases, Volume 2
1997
22
Crimes of Passion
1997
23
Mystery's Most Wanted
1997
24
Hot Blood X
1998
25
The Best of the Best
1998
26
Murder on the Run
1998
27
The Year's 25 Finest Crime and Mystery Stories 1997
1998
28
The Best American Mystery Stories 1998
1998
29
Death Cruise: Crime Stories on the Open Seas
1999
30
The Best American Mystery Stories 1999
1999
31
Master's Choice: Mystery Stories by Today's Top Writers and the Masters Who Inspired Them
2000
32
The Best American Mystery Stories of the Century
2000
33
The World's Finest Mystery and Crime Stories 1
2000
34
Opening Shots: Great Mystery and Crime Writers Share Their First Published Stories
2000
35
The World's Finest Mystery and Crime Stories 2
2000
36
The Best American Mystery Stories 2001
2001
37
Opening Shots, Vol. II
2001
38
Pulp Masters
2001
39
4
The Mighty Johns
2002
40
Murder Most Merry
2002
41
Most Wanted
2002
42
The World's Finest Mystery and Crime Stories 3
2002
43
Blood on Their Hands
2003
44
Bronx Noir
2003
45
The World\\\'s Finest Mystery and Crime Stories: 4
2003
46
High Stakes
2003
47
In the Shadow of the Master
2003
48
Greatest Hits
2005
49
Transgressions
2005
50
Lesbian Pulp Fiction
2005
51
Brooklyn Noir 2
2005
52
These Guns for Hire
2006
53
Transgressions, Vol. 2
2006
54
The Best American Mystery Stories 2007
2007
55
A Prisoner of Memory and 24 of the Year's Finest Crime and Mystery Stories
2008
56
L.A. Noire: The Collected Stories
2010
57
The Sounds Of Crime
2010
58
The Dark End of the Street
2010
59
Indian Country Noir
2010
60
Masters of Noir, Volume One
2010
61
The Shamus Winners
2010
62
Masters of Noir, Volume Three
2010
63
The Best American Mystery Stories 2011