Mystery > Private Eye

 

    The Maltese Falcon by Dashiell Hammett

Sam Spade, a slightly shop-worn private eye with his own solitary code of ethics, stars in Hammett's detective fiction, a novel that has haunted several generations of readers. The Maltese Falcon is Hammett's most famous work.

Year: 1930
Genre: MysteryPrivate EyeStolen Goods

    Farewell, My Lovely by Raymond Chandler

Raymond Chandler's classic novel has Philip Marlowe dealing with the Los Angeles gambling circuit, a murder he stumbles upon, and three very beautiful but potentially deadly women.

Year: 1940
Genre: Private Eye

    The Underground Man by Ross Macdonald

The Underground Man is a detective novel of merciless suspense and tragic depth, with an unfaltering insight into the moral ambiguities at the heart of California's version of the American dream.

Year: 1971
Genre: Private Eye

    The Last Detective by Robert Crais

While Lucy is away on business and her ten-year-old son, Ben, is staying with Elvis, the boy vanishes without a trace. When the kidnappers call, it's not for ransom, but for a promise to punish Cole for past sins he claims he didn't commit. With LAPD wrestling over the case and the boy's estranged father attempting to take control of the investigation, Cole vows to find Ben first. But Cole's partner, Joe Pike, knows more about this case than he has said.

Year: 2003
Genre: KidnappingPrivate Eye

 

TitleAuthorSeriesGenres & Tags

Collected Millar: The Tom Aragon Novels Margaret Millar HardboiledMissing PersonPrivate Eye
A Drink Before the War Dennis Lehane Kenzie and GennaroHardboiledPrivate Eye
A is for Alibi Sue Grafton Kinsey MillhoneHardboiledMysteryPrivate Eye
A Savage Place Robert B. Parker SpenserPrivate Eye, Hollywood
A Walk Among the Tombstones Lawrence Block Matthew ScudderHardboiledPrivate Eye
B is for Burglar Sue Grafton Kinsey MillhoneHardboiledPrivate Eye
Black Money Ross Macdonald Lew ArcherPrivate Eye
Blacklist Sara Paretsky V.I. WarshawskiHardboiledPrivate Eye
Blood Shot Sara Paretsky V.I. WarshawskiHardboiledMissing PersonPrivate Eye
Burn Marks Sara Paretsky V.I. WarshawskiArsonHardboiledPrivate Eye
C is for Corpse Sue Grafton Kinsey MillhoneHardboiledPrivate Eye
Collected Millar: Legendary Novels of Suspense Margaret Millar 1960sCold CaseMissing PersonPrivate Eye
Corpus Delectable Talmage Powell Ed RiversPrivate Eye
D is for Deadbeat Sue Grafton Kinsey MillhoneHardboiledPrivate Eye
Darkness, Take My Hand Dennis Lehane Kenzie and GennaroHardboiledPrivate Eye
Dead Land Sara Paretsky V.I. WarshawskiHardboiledPrivate EyeWhats New, Chicago
Deadlock Sara Paretsky V.I. WarshawskiHardboiledPrivate Eye, Chicago
E is for Evidence Sue Grafton Kinsey MillhoneHardboiledPrivate Eye
End of Watch Stephen King Bill HodgesPrivate EyeSupernatural
F is for Fugitive Sue Grafton Kinsey MillhoneCold CaseHardboiledPrivate Eye
Farewell, My Lovely Raymond Chandler Philip MarlowePrivate Eye
Find a Victim Ross Macdonald Lew ArcherHardboiledPrivate Eye
Finders Keepers Stephen King Bill HodgesAuthorsPrivate EyeStolen GoodsSupernatural, Literary Character
Fire Sale Sara Paretsky V.I. WarshawskiHardboiledPrivate Eye
G is for Gumshoe Sue Grafton Kinsey MillhoneHardboiledPrivate Eye
Gone, Baby, Gone Dennis Lehane Kenzie and GennaroHardboiledMissing PersonPrivate Eye
H is for Homicide Sue Grafton Kinsey MillhoneHardboiledPrivate Eye
Hard Time Sara Paretsky V.I. WarshawskiHardboiledPrivate Eye
I is for Innocent Sue Grafton Kinsey MillhoneHardboiledPrivate Eye
Indemnity Only Sara Paretsky V.I. WarshawskiHardboiledPrivate Eye
J is for Judgement Sue Grafton Kinsey MillhoneHardboiledPrivate Eye
K is for Killer Sue Grafton Kinsey MillhoneCold CaseHardboiledPrivate Eye
Killing Orders Sara Paretsky V.I. WarshawskiHardboiledPrivate Eye
Kiln People David Brin Private EyeScience Fiction
Kinsey and Me Sue Grafton Kinsey MillhonePrivate Eye
L is for Lawless Sue Grafton Kinsey MillhoneHardboiledPrivate Eye
L.A. Requiem Robert Crais Elvis Cole and Joe PikeActionMysteryPolice ProceduralPrivate EyeVengeance
Looking for Rachel Wallace Robert B. Parker SpenserKidnappingPrivate Eye
Lullaby Town Robert Crais Elvis Cole and Joe PikeHardboiledPrivate Eye, Hollywood
M is for Money Sue Grafton Kinsey MillhoneHardboiledPrivate Eye
Moonlight Mile Dennis Lehane Kenzie and GennaroMissing PersonPrivate Eye
Motherless Brooklyn Jonathan Lethem 1940sConspiracyPrivate Eye, New York City
Mr. Mercedes Stephen King Bill HodgesPrivate EyeSupernatural
N is for Noose Sue Grafton Kinsey MillhoneHardboiledPrivate Eye
O is for Outlaw Sue Grafton Kinsey MillhoneCold CaseHardboiledPrivate Eye
P is for Peril Sue Grafton Kinsey MillhoneHardboiledMissing PersonPrivate Eye
Prayers for Rain Dennis Lehane Kenzie and GennaroPrivate EyePsychological Thriller
Q is for Quarry Sue Grafton Kinsey MillhoneCold CaseHardboiledPrivate Eye
R is for Ricochet Sue Grafton Kinsey MillhoneHardboiledPrivate Eye
S is for Silence Sue Grafton Kinsey MillhoneCold CaseHardboiledMissing PersonPrivate Eye
Sacred Dennis Lehane Kenzie and GennaroHardboiledPrivate Eye
Shell Game Sara Paretsky V.I. WarshawskiHardboiledPrivate Eye
Shills Can't Cash Chips Erle Stanley Gardner Cool & LamPrivate Eye
Sleeping Beauty Ross Macdonald Lew ArcherFamily SecretsPrivate Eye
Stalking the Angel Robert Crais Elvis Cole and Joe PikePrivate EyeStolen Goods
Sunset Express Robert Crais Elvis Cole and Joe PikePrivate Eye
T is for Trespass Sue Grafton Kinsey MillhoneHardboiledPrivate Eye
The Assassin Clive Cussler Isaac Bell AdventuresHistoricalPrivate Eye
The Barbarous Coast Ross Macdonald Lew ArcherHardboiledMissing PersonPrivate Eye, Hollywood
The Big Sleep Raymond Chandler Philip MarloweExtortionHardboiledMysteryPrivate Eye
The Blue Hammer Ross Macdonald Lew ArcherCold CaseMissing PersonPrivate Eye
The Bootlegger Clive Cussler Isaac Bell Adventures1920sPrivate Eye, Prohibition
The Chill Ross Macdonald Lew ArcherCold CaseMissing PersonPrivate Eye
The Dain Curse Dashiell Hammett Continental OpPrivate Eye
The Doomsters Ross Macdonald Lew ArcherHardboiledPrivate Eye
The Drowning Pool Ross Macdonald Lew ArcherHardboiledMurder MysteryPrivate Eye
The Far Side of the Dollar Ross Macdonald Lew ArcherKidnappingPrivate Eye
The Galton Case Ross Macdonald Lew ArcherMissing PersonPrivate Eye
The Girl's Number Doesn't Answer Talmage Powell Ed RiversPrivate Eye
The Glass Key Dashiell Hammett Private Eye
The Goodbye Look Ross Macdonald Lew ArcherPrivate Eye
The High Window Raymond Chandler Philip MarloweExtortionMurder MysteryPrivate Eye
The Instant Enemy Ross Macdonald Lew ArcherKidnappingMissing PersonPrivate Eye
The Ivory Grin Ross Macdonald Lew ArcherHardboiledPrivate Eye
The Killer is Mine Talmage Powell Ed RiversPrivate Eye
The Knife Slipped Erle Stanley Gardner Cool & LamHardboiledPrivate Eye
The Lady in the Lake Raymond Chandler Philip MarloweHardboiledMissing PersonPrivate Eye
The Last Detective Robert Crais Elvis Cole and Joe PikeKidnappingPrivate Eye
The Long Goodbye Raymond Chandler Philip MarloweHardboiledPrivate Eye
The Maltese Falcon Dashiell Hammett MysteryPrivate EyeStolen Goods
The Monkey's Raincoat Robert Crais Elvis Cole and Joe PikeHardboiledPrivate Eye, Hollywood
The Moving Target Ross Macdonald Lew ArcherHardboiledKidnappingPrivate Eye
The Smasher Talmage Powell Ed RiversPrivate Eye, Grifter
The Spy Clive Cussler Isaac Bell Adventures1900sEspionagePrivate Eye
The Striker Clive Cussler Isaac Bell Adventures1900sPrivate EyeSabotage
The Thief Clive Cussler Isaac Bell Adventures1910sKidnappingPrivate Eye
The Underground Man Ross Macdonald Lew ArcherPrivate Eye
The Way Some People Die Ross Macdonald Lew ArcherHardboiledMissing PersonPrivate Eye
The Wrecker Clive Cussler Isaac Bell Adventures1900sPrivate Eye, Trains
The Wrong Side of Goodbye Michael Connelly Harry BoschMissing PersonPrivate Eye
The Wycherly Woman Ross Macdonald Lew ArcherMissing PersonPrivate Eye
The Zebra-Striped Hearse Ross Macdonald Lew ArcherPrivate Eye
Top of the Heap Erle Stanley Gardner Cool & LamPrivate Eye
Total Recall Sara Paretsky V.I. WarshawskiHardboiledPrivate Eye
Trouble Is My Business Raymond Chandler Philip MarloweHardboiledPrivate Eye
Tunnel Vision Sara Paretsky V.I. WarshawskiHardboiledPrivate Eye, Homeless
Two Kinds of Truth Michael Connelly Harry BoschCold CasePrivate Eye
U is for Undertow Sue Grafton Kinsey MillhoneCold CaseKidnappingPrivate Eye
V is for Vengeance Sue Grafton Kinsey MillhonePrivate Eye
W is for Wasted Sue Grafton Kinsey MillhonePrivate Eye
X Sue Grafton Kinsey MillhonePrivate EyeSerial Killer
Y is for Yesterday Sue Grafton Kinsey MillhoneExtortionPrivate Eye