Detective > 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 Loot

    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

 

TitleAuthorSeriesTags

A is for Alibi Sue Grafton Kinsey Millhone
A Savage Place Robert B. Parker SpenserHollywood
B is for Burglar Sue Grafton Kinsey Millhone
Black Money Ross Macdonald Lew Archer
C is for Corpse Sue Grafton Kinsey Millhone
Corpus Delectable Talmage Powell Ed Rivers
D is for Deadbeat Sue Grafton Kinsey Millhone
E is for Evidence Sue Grafton Kinsey Millhone
End of Watch Stephen King Bill Hodges
F is for Fugitive Sue Grafton Kinsey Millhone
Farewell, My Lovely Raymond Chandler Philip Marlowe
Find a Victim Ross Macdonald Lew Archer
Finders Keepers Stephen King Bill HodgesLiterary Character
G is for Gumshoe Sue Grafton Kinsey Millhone
H is for Homicide Sue Grafton Kinsey Millhone
I is for Innocent Sue Grafton Kinsey Millhone
J is for Judgement Sue Grafton Kinsey Millhone
K is for Killer Sue Grafton Kinsey Millhone
Kiln People David Brin
Kinsey and Me Sue Grafton Kinsey Millhone
L is for Lawless Sue Grafton Kinsey Millhone
L.A. Requiem Robert Crais Elvis Cole and Joe Pike
Looking for Rachel Wallace Robert B. Parker Spenser
Lullaby Town Robert Crais Elvis Cole and Joe PikeHollywood
M is for Money Sue Grafton Kinsey Millhone
Mr. Mercedes Stephen King Bill Hodges
N is for Noose Sue Grafton Kinsey Millhone
O is for Outlaw Sue Grafton Kinsey Millhone
P is for Peril Sue Grafton Kinsey Millhone
Q is for Quarry Sue Grafton Kinsey Millhone
R is for Ricochet Sue Grafton Kinsey Millhone
S is for Silence Sue Grafton Kinsey Millhone
Sleeping Beauty Ross Macdonald Lew Archer
Stalking the Angel Robert Crais Elvis Cole and Joe Pike
Sunset Express Robert Crais Elvis Cole and Joe Pike
T is for Trespass Sue Grafton Kinsey Millhone
The Barbarous Coast Ross Macdonald Lew ArcherHollywood
The Big Sleep Raymond Chandler Philip Marlowe
The Blue Hammer Ross Macdonald Lew Archer
The Chill Ross Macdonald Lew Archer
The Dain Curse Dashiell Hammett Continental Op
The Doomsters Ross Macdonald Lew Archer
The Drowning Pool Ross Macdonald Lew Archer
The Far Side of the Dollar Ross Macdonald Lew Archer
The Galton Case Ross Macdonald Lew Archer
The Girl's Number Doesn't Answer Talmage Powell Ed Rivers
The Glass Key Dashiell Hammett
The Goodbye Look Ross Macdonald Lew Archer
The High Window Raymond Chandler Philip Marlowe
The Instant Enemy Ross Macdonald Lew Archer
The Ivory Grin Ross Macdonald Lew Archer
The Killer is Mine Talmage Powell Ed Rivers
The Lady in the Lake Raymond Chandler Philip Marlowe
The Last Detective Robert Crais Elvis Cole and Joe Pike
The Long Goodbye Raymond Chandler Philip Marlowe
The Maltese Falcon Dashiell Hammett
The Monkey's Raincoat Robert Crais Elvis Cole and Joe PikeHollywood
The Moving Target Ross Macdonald Lew Archer
The Smasher Talmage Powell Ed RiversGrifter
The Underground Man Ross Macdonald Lew Archer
The Way Some People Die Ross Macdonald Lew Archer
The Wrong Side of Goodbye Michael Connelly Harry Bosch
The Wycherly Woman Ross Macdonald Lew Archer
The Zebra-Striped Hearse Ross Macdonald Lew Archer
Trouble Is My Business Raymond Chandler Philip Marlowe
Two Kinds of Truth Michael Connelly Harry Bosch
U is for Undertow Sue Grafton Kinsey Millhone
V is for Vengeance Sue Grafton Kinsey Millhone
W is for Wasted Sue Grafton Kinsey Millhone
X Sue Grafton Kinsey Millhone
Y is for Yesterday Sue Grafton Kinsey Millhone