Michael Koryta
Lincoln Perry and Joe Pritchard, private investigators in Cleveland, Ohio:

Tonight I Said Goodbye (2004)
Finalist 2005 Edgar Award for Best First Novel

Sorrow’s Anthem (2006)

A Welcome Grave (2007)
Finalist 2008 Shamus Award for Best Novel

The Silent Hour (2009) [review]
Finalist 2010 Shamus Award for Best Novel

Markus Novak, a private investigator working for a Florida law firm that specializes in exonerating death row inmates:

Last Words (2015) [review]

Rise the Dark (2016) [review]


Envy the Night (2008)
Finalist 2009 Barry Award for Best Novel

So Cold the River (2010)

The Cypress House1 (2011)
Finalist 2011 Gold Dagger Award

The Ridge (2011) [review]
Finalist 2012 Macavity Award for Best Mystery
Finalist 2012 Thriller Award for Best Novel

The Prophet (2012)

Those Who Wish Me Dead (2014)
2015 Barry Award for Best Thriller

How It Happened (2018) [review]

If She Wakes (2019) [review]
Finalist 2020 Barry Award for Best Mystery/Crime Novel

Never Far Away (2021) [review]

An Honest Man (2023) [review]
Finalist 2024 Edgar Award for Best Mystery

Written as Scott Carson
Non-series horror-thrillers:

The Chill (2020)

Where They Wait (2021)

Lost Man’s Lane (2024)

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