Thursday, June 03, 2010

Detectives: LEW ARCHER by Ross Macdonald

The Blue Hammer (Vintage Crime/Black Lizard)Complete list of mystery novels starring private detective Lew Archer, written by Ross Macdonald:

The Moving Target (1949)
The Drowning Pool (1950)
The Way Some People Die (1951)
The Ivory Grin (1952) (aka Marked for Murder)
Find a Victim (1954)
The Barbarous Coast (1956)
The Doomsters (1958)
The Galton Case (1959)
The Ferguson Affair (1960)
The Wycherly Woman (1961)
The Zebra-Striped Hearse (1962)
The Chill (1964)
The Far Side of the Dollar (1965)
Black Money (1966)
The Instant Enemy (1968)
The Goodbye Look (1969)
The Underground Man (1971)
Sleeping Beauty (1973)
The Blue Hammer (1976)

The Name is Archer (1955)
Archer in Hollywood (1967)
Archer at Large (1970)
Lew Archer: Private Investigator (1977)
Archer in Jeopardy (1979)
Strangers in Town (2001)

More detectives:
NERO WOLFE and ARCHIE GOODWIN by Rex Stout (1934)
PHILIP MARLOWE by Raymond Chandler (1939)
SPENSER by Robert Parker (1973)
MATTHEW SCUDDER by Lawrence Block (1976)
KINSEY MILLHONE by Sue Grafton (1982)
V.I. WARSHAWSKI by Sara Paretsky (1982)
REGAN REILLY by Carol Higgins Clark (1992)
SUNNY RANDALL by Robert Parker (1999)
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Die Laughing: Funny Crime and Mystery Fiction


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