Robert B. Parker

Author's website: RobertBParker.net.

Series: Spenser (1)

Title

Publisher

Format

Date

List

ISBN

The Godwulf Manuscript

Houghton Mifflin
Andre Deutsch
Berkley

US-HC
UK-HC
US-PB

01/1974
04/1974
07/1979


2.25
$1.50

9780395180112
9780233965291
9780425039670

God Save the Child

Andre Deutsch
Houghton Mifflin

UK-HC
US-HC

09/1974
10/1974

2.95
$5.95

9780233967035
9780395199558

Mortal Stakes

Houghton Mifflin
Andre Deutsch

US-HC
UK-HC

10/1975
09/1976

$6.95
3.45

9780395219690
9780233968360

Promised Land (2)

Houghton Mifflin
Andre Deutsch
Berkley

US-HC
UK-HC
US-PB

09/1976
10/1977
05/1978

$7.95
3.95
$1.75

9780395247716
9780233969220
9780425036143

The Judas Goat

Houghton Mifflin
Berkley
Andre Deutsch

US-HC
US-PB
UK-HC

08/1978
08/1979
06/1982

$7.95
$1.95
6.50

9780395266823
9780425042045
9780233970462

Looking for Rachel Wallace

Delacorte Press
Piatkus

US-HC
UK-HC

02/1980
04/1982

$12.95
6.50

9780385285582
9780861881741

Early Autumn (3)

Delacorte Press
Severn House

US-HC
UK-HC

12/1980
12/1987

$12.95
8.95

9780385282420
9780727814777

A Savage Place

Delacorte Press
Piatkus

US-HC
UK-HC

06/1981
09/1982

$12.95
6.50

9780385289511
9780861881963

Ceremony

Delacorte Press
Piatkus

US-HC
UK-HC

03/1982
06/1983

$12.95
6.95

9780385281270
9780861882304

The Widening Gyre

Delacorte Press
Dell
Severn House

US-HC
US-PB
UK-HC

03/1983
06/1987
06/1991

$12.95

11.99

9780385292207
9780440195351
9780727842022

Valediction

Delacorte Press
Severn House
Dell

US-HC
UK-HC
US-PB

04/1984
06/1986
06/1989

$12.95
8.50

9780385293303
9780727812766
9780440192466

A Catskill Eagle

Delacorte Press
Viking
Dell

US-HC
UK-HC
US-PB

05/1985
02/1986
06/1986

$14.95
9.95

9780385293853
9780670808724
9780440111320

Taming a Sea-horse

Delacorte Press
Viking
Dell

US-HC
UK-HC
US-PB

05/1986
02/1987
05/1987

$14.95
9.95

9780385294614
9780670815845
9780440188414

Pale Kings and Princes

Delacorte Press
Viking
Dell

US-HC
UK-HC
US-PB

05/1987
02/1988
06/1992

$16.95
10.95

9780385295383
9780670820047
9780440200048

Crimson Joy

Delacorte Press
Viking
Dell

US-HC
UK-HC
US-PB

06/1988
02/1989
04/1997

$16.95
11.95

9780385296519
9780670825394
9780440203438

Playmates

Putnam
Viking
Berkley

US-HC
UK-HC
US-PB

05/1989
01/1990
03/1996

$17.95
12.99

9780399134258
9780670829866
9780425120019

Stardust

Putnam
Viking
Berkley

US-HC
UK-HC
US-PB

07/1990
01/1991
05/1996

$18.95
13.99

9780399135378
9780670836819
9780425127230

Pastime

Viking
Putnam
Berkley

UK-HC
US-HC
US-PB

01/1991
07/1991
04/1996

14.99
$19.95

9780670836826
9780399136283
9780425132937

Double Deuce

Putnam
Viking
Berkley

US-HC
UK-HC
US-PB

06/1992
12/1992
04/1993

$19.95
14.99

9780399137211
9780670845583
9780425137932

Paper Doll

Putnam
Viking
Berkley

US-HC
UK-HC
US-PB

05/1993
12/1993
04/1994

$19.95
16.00

9780399138188
9780670848096
9780425141557

Walking Shadow

Putnam
Viking
Berkley

US-HC
UK-HC
US-PB

05/1994
01/1995
06/1996

$19.95
15.00

9780399139208
9780670848102
9780425147740

Thin Air

Putnam
Viking
Berkley

US-HC
UK-HC
US-PB

05/1995
12/1995
04/1998

$21.95
15.50

9780399140204
9780670865437
9780425152904

Chance

Putnam
Viking
Berkley

US-HC
UK-HC
US-PB

05/1996
07/1996
04/1997

$21.95
16.00

9780399141348
9780670865444
9780425157473

Small Vices

Putnam
John Murray
Berkley

US-HC
UK-HC
US-PB

03/1997
01/1998
03/1998

$21.95
16.99

9780399142444
9780719556623
9780425162484

Sudden Mischief

Putnam
Berkley

US-HC
UK-HC

03/1998
05/1999

$22.95

9780399143700
9780425168288

Hush Money

Putnam
John Murray
Berkley

US-HC
UK-HC
US-PB

03/1999
02/2000
04/2000

$22.95
16.99

9780399144585
9780719556685
9780425174012

Hugger Mugger

Putnam
John Murray
Berkley

US-HC
UK-HC
US-PB

04/2000
06/2000
06/2001

$22.95
16.99
$7.99

9780399145872
9780719556692
9780425179550

Potshot

Putnam
John Murray
Berkley

US-HC
UK-HC
US-PB

03/2001
04/2001
06/2002

$23.95
16.99
$7.99

9780399147104
9780719562846
9780425182888

Widow's Walk

Putnam
John Murray
Berkley

US-HC
UK-HC
US-PB

03/2002
03/2002
03/2003

$24.95
17.99
$7.99

9780399148453
9780719562860
9780425189047

Back Story

Putnam
John Murray
Berkley

US-HC
UK-HC
US-PB

03/2003
03/2003
03/2004

$24.95
17.99
$7.99

9780399149771
9780719562914
9780425194799

Bad Business

Putnam
John Murray
Berkley

US-HC
UK-HC
US-PB

03/2004
03/2004
03/2005

$24.95
17.99
$7.99

9780399151453
9780719566424
9780425199572

Cold Service

Putnam
No Exit
Berkley

US-HC
UK-HC
US-PB

03/2005
06/2005
03/2006

$24.95
16.99
$7.99

9780399152405
9781842431412
9780425204283

School Days

Putnam
No Exit
Berkley

US-HC
UK-HC
US-PB

09/2005
09/2005
10/2006

$24.95
16.99
$7.99

9780399153235
9781842431436
9780425211342

Hundred-Dollar Baby
(UK title: Dream Girl)

Putnam
No Exit
Berkley

US-HC
UK-HC
US-PB

10/2006
10/2006
09/2007

$24.95
18.99
$9.99

9780399153761
9781842432167
9780425217559

Now and Then

Putnam
No Exit
Berkley

US-HC
UK-HC
US-PB

09/2007
10/2007
10/2008

$25.95
18.99
$9.99

9780399154416
9781842432099
9780425224144

Rough Weather

Putnam
Quercus
Berkley

US-HC
UK-HC
US-PB

10/2008
10/2008
09/2009

$26.95
16.99
$9.99

9780399155192
9781847242440
9780425230176

The Professional

Putnam
Berkley

US-HC
US-PB

10/2009
09/2010

$26.95
$9.99

9780399155949
9780425236307

Painted Ladies

Putnam
Berkley

US-HC
US-PB

10/2010
09/2011

$26.95
$9.99

9780399156854
9780425243626

Sixkill

Putnam
Berkley

US-HC
US-PB

05/2011
04/2012

$26.95
$9.99

9780399157264
9780425246900

Series: Spenser Holiday

Title

Publisher

Format

Date

List

ISBN

Silent Night (4)

Putnam
Berkley Trade

US-HC
US-TP

10/2013
11/2014

$24.95
$12.00

9780399157882
9780425271612

Series: Young Spenser (5)

Title

Publisher

Format

Date

List

ISBN

Chasing the Bear

Philomel

US-HC

05/2009

$14.99

9780399247767

Book Review: Chasing the Bear by Robert B. Parker

Series: Jesse Stone (6)

Title

Publisher

Format

Date

List

ISBN

Night Passage

Putnam
John Murray
Jove

US-HC
UK-HC
US-PB

09/1997
05/1998
11/1998

$21.95
16.99
$7.50

9780399143045
9780719556616
9780515123494

Trouble in Paradise

Putnam
John Murray
Berkley

US-HC
UK-HC
US-PB

11/1998
04/1999
10/1999

$22.95
16.99
$7.99

9780399144332
9780719556647
9780425221105

Death in Paradise

Putnam
John Murray
Berkley

US-HC
UK-HC
US-PB

10/2001
11/2001
11/2002

$23.95
16.99
$7.99

9780399147791
9780719562853
9780425187067

Stone Cold

Putnam
John Murray
Berkley

US-HC
UK-HC
US-PB

09/2003
10/2003
09/2004

$24.95
17.99
$7.99

9780399150876
9780719562952
9780425198742

Sea Change

Putnam
No Exit
Berkley

US-HC
UK-HC
US-PB

02/2006
03/2006
03/2007

$24.95
16.99
$9.99

9780399152672
9781842431429
9780425214428

High Profile

Putnam
No Exit
Berkley

US-HC
UK-HC
US-PB

02/2007
03/2007
03/2008

$25.95
18.99
$9.99

9780399154041
9781842431887
9780425206096

Stranger in Paradise

Putnam
Quercus
Berkley

US-HC
UK-HC
US-PB

02/2008
05/2008
02/2009

$25.95
14.99
$9.99

9780399154607
9781847242471
9780425226285

Night and Day

Putnam
Quercus
Berkley

US-HC
UK-HC
US-PB

02/2009
06/2009
02/2010

$25.95
16.99
$9.99

9780399155413
9781849160506
9780425232996

Split Image

Putnam
Berkley

US-HC
US-PB

02/2010
02/2011

$25.95
$9.99

9780399156236
9780425239735

Killing the Blues (7)

Putnam

US-HC

09/2011

$25.95

9780399157844

Series: Sunny Randall (8)

Title

Publisher

Format

Date

List

ISBN

Family Honor

Putnam
John Murray
Berkley

US-HC
UK-HC
US-PB

09/1999
11/1999
11/2000

$22.95
17.99
$7.99

9780399145667
9780719556678
9780425177068

Perish Twice

Putnam
John Murray
Berkley

US-HC
UK-HC
US-PB

10/2000
10/2000
11/2001

$23.95
16.99
$7.99

9780399146688
9780719562815
9780425182154

Shrink Rap

Putnam
John Murray
Jove
Berkley

US-HC
UK-HC
US-PB
US-PB

09/2002
10/2002
09/2003
05/2010

$24.95
17.99
$7.99
$7.99

9780399149306
9780719562891
9780515136203
9780425239636

Melancholy Baby

Putnam
John Murray
Berkley

US-HC
UK-HC
US-PB

09/2004
09/2004
10/2005

$24.95
17.99
$7.99

9780399152184
9780719562983
9780425204214

Blue Screen

Putnam
No Exit
Berkley

US-HC
UK-HC
US-PB

06/2006
06/2006
06/2007

$24.95
18.99
$9.99

9780399153518
9781842431733
9780425215982

Spare Change

Putnam
No Exit
Berkeley

US-HC
UK-HC
US-PB

06/2007
06/2007
06/2008

$24.95
18.99
$9.99

9780399154256
9781842432075
9780425221921

Series: Philip Marlowe (9)

Title

Publisher

Format

Date

List

ISBN

Poodle Springs (10)

Putnam
Little, Brown
Berkley
Berkley

US-HC
UK-HC
US-PB
US-TP

10/1989
02/1990
11/1990
08/2010

$18.95
12.95

$15.00

9780399134821
9780356188041
9780425123430
9780425239346

Perchance to Dream

Putnam
Little, Brown
Berkley

US-HC
UK-HC
US-PB

01/1991
05/1991
12/1993

$19.95
13.95

9780399135804
9780356201436
9780425131312

Series: Western (11)

Title

Publisher

Format

Date

List

ISBN

Appaloosa

Putnam
Berkley
Berkley

US-HC
US-PB
US-TP

06/2005
06/2006
01/2010

$24.95
$7.99
$14.00

9780399152771
9780425204320
9780425233658

Brimstone

Putnam
Berkley

US-HC
US-PB

05/2009
05/2010

$25.95
$9.99

9780399155710
9780425234617

Blue-Eyed Devil

Putnam

US-HC

05/2010

$25.95

9780399156489

Non-Series (Young Adult)

Title

Publisher

Format

Date

List

ISBN

Edenville Owls

Philomel
Puffin

US-HC
US-PB

04/2007
05/2008

$17.99
$7.99

9780399246562
9780142411612

The Boxer and the Spy

Philomel
Puffin

US-HC
US-PB

05/2008
06/2009

$17.99
$8.99

9780399247750
9780142414392

Notes

(1) Spenser (no first name) is a private investigator in Boston.

(2) Winner of the 1977 Edgar Award for Best Novel.

(3) Winner of the 1983 Falcon Award.

(5) The Young Spenser series features the PI as a teenager.

(6) Jesse Stone is an ex-LAPD detective who is now the police chief of the (fictional) small coastal town of Paradise, Massachusetts. The character is also featured in a number of made-for-television films, some adapted from the novels; visit Telemystery: Jesse Stone for more information.

(7) Following the Parker's death in 2010, his family agreed to allow Michael Brandman, who produced and co-wrote the screenplays of several "Jesse Stone" films, to continue the series. For continuity purposes, these titles are listed here as well as on Brandman's author page.

(8) Sunny Randall is a private investigator in Boston.

(9) Philip Marlowe is a private investigator in Los Angeles.

(10) When Raymond Chandler died in 1959, he left an unfinished Philip Marlowe manuscript entitled The Poodle Springs Story. Parker was authorized by the Chandler estate to complete the novel. He went on to write another novel in the series.

(11) This western series features guns-for-hire Virgil Cole and Everett Hitch.

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