Ross Thomas

Ross Thomas

This is a complete list of Ross Thomas books in publication and chronological order, broken down by series or category. Ross Thomas also writes as: Oliver Bleeck.

Also writes as: Oliver Bleeck.

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List of Arthur Case Wu Books in Publication Order

List of Mac McCorkle Books in Publication Order

List of Philip St. Ives Books in Publication Order (as Oliver Bleeck)

List of Standalone Novels in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
The Seersucker Whipsaw
1967
2
The Singapore Wink
1969
3
The Fools in Town Are On Our Side
1970
4
The Porkchoppers
1972
5
If You Can't Be Good
1973
6
Yellow-Dog Contract
1976
7
8
The Eighth Dwarf
1979
8
8
The Mordida Man
1981
9
8
Missionary Stew
1983
10
10
Briarpatch
1984
11
8
The Fourth Durango
1989
12
The Money Harvest
1993
13
Ah, Treachery!
1994

List of Non-Fiction Books in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Warriors for the Poor: The Story of VISTA, Volunteers In Service to America (With: William H. Crook)
1969
2
Spies, Thumbsuckers, Etc.
1989

Ross Thomas: Biography

Ross Thomas was born on February 19th, 1926. Ross passed away December 18th, 1995 at 69 years old. Ross Thomas was born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA.

Ross Thomas is probably best known for his Standalone Novels. There are currently 13 novels available. The first standalone was released in 1967 with the novel The Seersucker Whipsaw. The most recently released novel was Ah, Treachery! which was released in 1994.

Ross Thomas also wrote the Philip St. Ives series which has 5 books including The Brass Go-Between and The Procane Chronicle / The Thief Who Painted Sunlight.

Ross Thomas has made a single appearance on the Kono Mystery ga Sugoi! list in Japan. It was for the novel Twilight at Mac's Place, which was listed on the 1993 list at #5.

Ross Thomas: Awards & Accolades

Ross Thomas won the Gumshoe Award, Lifetime Achievement, in 2002.

Thomas' books have also won multiple awards, The Cold War Swap won the Edgar Award, Best First Novel, in 1967. Briarpatch won the Edgar Award, Best Mystery Novel, in 1985. Chinaman's Chance won the Swedish Crime Writer’s Academy Awards, The Martin Beck Award, in 1990.

Thomas' book, The Money Harvest was nominated for the Edgar Award, Best Mystery Novel, in 1976.

Ross Thomas: Author Insights

The highest rated book by Ross Thomas on Book Notification is Briarpatch, a Standalone novel.

The most read book by Ross Thomas on Book Notification is Briarpatch, a Standalone novel.

The most common authors followed by users who also follow Ross Thomas are:

  1. Thomas Perry, author of the Jane Whitefield Series.
  2. Michael Connelly, author of the Harry Bosch Series.
  3. James Lee Burke, author of the Dave Robicheaux Series.
  4. Lee Child, author of the Jack Reacher Series.
  5. Martin Cruz Smith, author of the Arkady Renko Series.

Ross Thomas: F.A.Q

When was Ross Thomas Born?

Ross Thomas was born on February 19th, 1926.

When did Ross Thomas die?

Ross Thomas died on December 18th, 1995 at 69 years old.

Where was Ross Thomas Born?

Ross Thomas was born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA.

What awards has Ross Thomas won?

Ross Thomas has won the following awards: Lifetime Achievement at the Gumshoe Award (2002).

What book awards has Ross Thomas won?

The Cold War Swap: Edgar Award Best First Novel (1967).
Briarpatch: Edgar Award Best Mystery Novel (1985).
Chinaman's Chance: Swedish Crime Writer’s Academy Awards The Martin Beck Award (1990).

What was the first book Ross Thomas wrote?

The first novel written by Ross Thomas was The Cold War Swap, published in 1966.

What was the most recent book Ross Thomas wrote?

His most recently released work was Ah, Treachery! on November 1st, 1994.

How many books has Ross Thomas written?

Ross Thomas has written 27 books. 3 books in the Arthur Case Wu Series, 4 books in the Mac McCorkle Series, 5 books in the Philip St. Ives Series, 13 Standalone Novels, 2 books in the Non-Fiction Books.

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