Richard Helms

Richard Helms

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A Kind and Savage Place (Judd Wheeler, #4) was the most recently released book by Richard Helms, on March 1st, 2022.

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Richard Helms Stats: The most read book by Richard Helms on Book Notification is Brittle Karma, the 3rd novel in the Eamon Gold series. The second most read book is Doctor Hate (Eamon Gold #4).

Below is a complete list of Richard Helms books in publication and chronological order, broken down by series. The most popular series by Richard Helms is the Eamon Gold Series.

List of Eamon Gold Books in Publication Order

List of Judd Wheeler Books in Publication Order

List of Pat Gallegher Books in Publication Order

List of Standalone Novels in Publication Order

List of Short Stories/Novellas in Publication Order

List of Richard Helms Anthologies in Publication Order

Richard Helms: Biography

Richard Helms was born in, North Carolina United States.

Richard Helms is probably best known for his Standalone Novels. There are currently 6 novels available. The first standalone was released in 2001 with the novel The Amadeus Legacy. The most recently released novel was Bobby J. which was released in 2019. There are no upcoming standalone novels by Richard at this time.

Richard Helms has also written the Pat Gallegher series which has 5 books including Joker Poker and Voodoo That You Do.

Richard has been nominated eight times for the Private Eye Writers of America Shamus Award, and has also been nominated eight times for the Short Mystery Fiction Society Derringer Award, and remains one of only two authors ever to win that award in two different categories in the same year: the other author being John Floyd.

He also writes under the names Eric Shane and Noah Roarke.

Richard Helms: Awards & Accolades

Helms' books have won multiple awards, Brittle Karma won the Shamus Award, Best P.I. Paperback Original, in 2021. Sweeps Week (in Ellery Queen) won the Macavity Award, Best Short Story, in 2022 as well as the Shamus Award - Best P.I. Short Story in 2022.

The following novels by Richard Helms were nominated for these awards:

  • Juicy Watusi: Shamus Award, Best P.I. Paperback Original (2003).
  • Wet Debt: Shamus Award, Best P.I. Paperback Original (2004).
  • Cordite Wine: Shamus Award, Best P.I. Paperback Original (2006).
  • The Gods for Vengeance Cry: Macavity Award, Best Short Story (2011). International Thriller Writers Award, Best Short Story (2011).
  • The Mojito Coast: Shamus Award, Best P.I. Novel (2014).
  • Busting Red Heads: Shamus Award, Best P.I. Short Story (2015). International Thriller Writers Award, Best Short Story (2015).
  • Paid In Spades: Shamus Award, Best P.I. Paperback Original (2020).

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  1. Stephen King, author of The Dark Tower Series.
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  3. Harlan Coben, author of the Myron Bolitar Series.
  4. Linwood Barclay, author of the Promise Falls Series.
  5. Michael Connelly, author of the Harry Bosch Series.

Richard Helms: F.A.Q

Where was Richard Helms Born?

Richard Helms was born in North Carolina, United States and is American.

What book awards has Richard Helms won?

Brittle Karma: Shamus Award Best P.I. Paperback Original (2021).
Sweeps Week (in Ellery Queen): Macavity Award Best Short Story (2022), Shamus Award Best P.I. Short Story (2022).

What was the first book Richard Helms wrote?

The first novel written by Richard Helms was Joker Poker, published in 2000.

What was the most recent book Richard Helms wrote?

His most recently released work was A Kind and Savage Place on March 1st, 2022.

Will there be any more books by Richard Helms?

Richard Helms does not have any upcoming books with a set publication date within the next few months at this time.

How many books has Richard Helms written?

Richard Helms has written 22 books. 4 books in the Eamon Gold Series, 4 books in the Judd Wheeler Series, 5 books in the Pat Gallegher Series, 6 Standalone Novels, 3 Short Stories/Novellas.

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