James Ellroy Books in Chronological Order

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Publication Order of Lloyd Hopkins Books

Blood on the Moon (1984) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Because the Night (1984) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Suicide Hill (1986) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of L.A. Quartet Books

The Black Dahlia (1987) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Big Nowhere (1988) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
L.A. Confidential (1990) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
White Jazz (1992) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Second L.A. Quartet Books

Perfidia (2014) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
This Storm (2019) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Underworld U.S.A. Books

American Tabloid (1995) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Cold Six Thousand (2001) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Blood’s A Rover (2009) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Standalone Novels

Brown’s Requiem (1981) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Clandestine (1982) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Killer on the Road / Silent Terror (1986) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Widespread Panic (2021) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Short Story Collections

Dick Contino’s Blues and Other Stories (1993) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Crime Wave (1999) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Destination (2003) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Best American Mystery Stories Anthologies

The Best American Mystery Stories 3 (2002) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Best American Noir of the Century (2010) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Non-Fiction Books

My Dark Places (1996) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Hilliker Curse (2006) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Akashic Noir Books

Bronx Noir (2003) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Chicago Noir (2005) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Baltimore Noir (2006) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
New Orleans Noir (2007) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Los Angeles Noir (2007) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Wall Street Noir (2007) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Los Angeles Noir 2: The Classics (2010) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Mexico City Noir (2010) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Haiti Noir (2010) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Kingston Noir (2012) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Haiti Noir 2 (2013) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
St. Louis Noir (2016) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Montana Noir (2017) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Buenos Aires Noir (2017) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Speculative Los Angeles (2021) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Anthologies

The Best American Crime Writing 2005 (2005) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Books to Die For (2012) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

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