Bill James
Allan James Tucker
Colin Harpur, detective chief superintendent, and Desmond Iles, assistant chief constable in an English seaport:

You’d Better Believe It (1985)
Finalist 1985 Gold Dagger Award

The Lolita Man (1986)

Halo Parade (1987)

Protection (1988)
AKA: Harpur and Iles [TV]

Come Clean (1989)

Take (1990)

Club (1991)

Astride a Grave (1991)

Gospel (1992)

Roses, Roses (1993)

In Good Hands (1994)

The Detective Is Dead (1995)

Top Banana (1996)

Panicking Ralph (1998)

Lovely Mover (1999)

Eton Crop (1999)

Kill Me (2000)

Pay Days (2001)

Naked at the Window (2002)

The Girl with the Long Back (2004)

Easy Streets (2005)

Wolves of Memory (2006)
Finalist 2006 Gold Dagger Award

The Sixth Man and Other Stories (2006) [SS]

Girls (2006)

Pix (2007)

In the Absence of Iles (2008)

Hotbed (2009)

I Am Gold (2011)

Vacuum (2011)

Undercover (2012)

Play Dead (2013)

Disclosures (2014)

Blaze Away (2015)

First Fix Your Alibi (2016)

Simon Abelard, a mixed race intelligence officer in Great Britain:

Split (2002)

A Man’s Enemies (2004)

Kerry Lake, a detective in England:

Baby Talk1 (1998)

After Melissa1 (1999)

Double Jeopardy (2002)


Middleman (2002)

Between Lives (2003)

Letters from Carthage (2007)

Off-Street Parking (2008)

Full of Money2 (2009)

World War Two Will Not Take Place (2011)

Noose (2013)

Snatched (2014)


Written as David Craig
Sally Bithron, a detective constable in Cardiff, Wales:

Hear Me Talking to You (2005)

Tip Top (2006)

Written as David Craig
David Brade and Glyndwr Jenkins, police detectives in Cardiff, Wales:

Forget It (1995)

The Tattooed Detective (1998)

Torch (1999)

Bay City (2000)

Written as David Craig
Roy Rickman, Home Office Administrator in London, England:

The Alias Man (1968)

The Message Ends (1969)

Contact Lost (1970)

Written as David Craig
Stephen Bellecroix and Sheila Roath, British agents in England:

Young Men May Die (1970)

A Walk at Night (1971)

Written as David Craig

Up From the Grave (1971)

Double Take (1972)

Bolthole (1973)
APA: Knifeman (1973)

Whose Little Girl Are You? (1974)
APA: The Squeeze (1974)

A Dead Liberty (1974)

The Albion Case (1975)

Faith, Hope and Death (1976)

Written as James Tucker

Blaze of Riot (1979)

The King’s Friends (1982)
[reprinted under Bill James (1996)]