SYKM


Dick Lochte
[1944-]
Serendipity Dahlquist, a gum-snapping 15-year-old girl, and Leo Bloodworth, a grumpy 50-something private investigator, in Los Angeles, California:

Sleeping Dog (1985)
1985 Nero Award
Finalist 1986 Anthony Award for Best First Novel
Finalist 1986 New Blood Dagger Award
Finalist 1986 Edgar Award for Best First Novel
Finalist 1986 Shamus Award for Best First Novel

Laughing Dog (1988)

Terry Manion, a private investigator in New Orleans, Louisiana:

Blue Bayou (1992)

Neon Smile (1995)
Finalist 1996 Shamus Award for Best Novel

Non-series:

Lucky Dog and Other Tales of Murder1 (2000)

Croaked! (2007)

Blues in the Night (2012)
Finalist 2013 Shamus Award for Best Novel

Written with Christopher Darden
Nicolette (Nikki) Hill, a 30-something black prosecutor in Los Angeles, California:

The Trials of Nikki Hill (1999)

L.A. Justice (2001)

The Last Defense (2002)

Lawless (2004)