Brett Halliday
Michael Shayne, a red-haired, hard-boiled private detective in Miami, Florida:

Dividend on Death1 (1939)

The Private Practice of Michael Shayne1 (1940)

The Uncomplaining Corpses1 (1940)

Tickets for Death1 (1941)

Bodies Are Where You Find Them1 (1941)

The Corpse Came Calling1 (1942)

Murder Wears a Mummer's Mask1 (1943)
APA: In a Deadly Vein (1956)

Blood on the Black Market1 (1943)
APA: Heads You Lose (1958)

Michael Shayne's Long Chance1 (1944)

Murder and the Married Virgin1 (1944)

Murder Is My Business1 (1945)

Marked for Murder1 (1945)

Blood on Biscayne Bay1 (1946)

Counterfeit Wife1 (1947)

Blood on the Stars1 (1948)
APA: Murder Is a Habit (1951)

Michael Shayne's Triple Mystery1 (1945)

A Taste for Violence1 (1949)

Call for Mike Shayne1 (1949)

This Is It, Michael Shayne1 (1950)

Framed in Blood1 (1951)

What Really Happened1 (1951)

When Dorinda Dances1 (1952)

One Night With Nora1 (1953)
APA: The Lady Came by Night (1954)

She Woke to Darkness1 (1954)

Death Has Three Lives1 (1955)

Stranger in Town1 (1955)

The Blonde Cried Murder1 (1956)

Weep for a Blonde1 (1957)

Shoot the Works1 (1957)

Murder and the Wanton Bride1 (1958)

Fit To Kill (1958)

Date with a Dead Man2 (1959)

Target: Michael Shayne (1959)

Die like a Dog2 (1959)

Murder Takes No Holiday2 (1960)

Dolls Are Deadly3 (1960)

The Homicidal Virgin2 (1960)

Michael Shayne's Torrid Twelve (1961)

Killer from the Keys3 (1961)

Murder in Haste (1961)

The Careless Corpse2 (1961)

Pay-off in Blood2 (1962)

Murder by Proxy2 (1962)

Never Kill a Client2 (1962)

Too Friendly, Too Dead4 (1963)

The Corpse That Never Was2 (1963)

The Body That Came Back2 (1963)

A Redhead for Mike Shayne2 (1964)

Shoot To Kill2 (1964)

Michael Shayne's Fiftieth Case2 (1964)

The Violent World of Michael Shayne (1965)

Nice Fillies Finish Last (1965)

Murder Spins the Wheels (1966)

Armed… Dangerous (1966)

Mermaid on the Rocks (1967)

Guilty as Hell (1967)

So Lush, So Deadly (1968)

Violence Is Golden (1968)

Lady Be Bad (1969)

Six Seconds To Kill (1970)

Fourth Down to Death (1970)

Count Backwards to Zero (1971)

I Come To Kill You (1971)

Caught Dead (1972)

Kill All the Young Girls (1973)

Blue Murder (1974)

Last Seen Hitchhiking (1974)

At the Point of a Thirty-Eight (1974)

Million Dollar Handle (1976)

Win Some, Lose Some (1976)