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Warren Murphy
[1933-2015]
Ed Razoni and William “Tough” Jackson, white and black cops, respectively, in New York City:

One Night Stand (1973)

Dead End Street (1973)

City in Heat (1973)

Down and Dirty (1974)

Lynch Town (1974)

Julian “Digger” Burroughs, a freelance insurance investigator, in Las Vegas, Nevada:

Smoked Out (1982)
Finalist 1983 Shamus Award for Best Paperback

Fool’s Flight (1982)

Dead Letter (1982)

Lucifer’s Weekend (1982)
[written with Robert Randisi]

Devlin “Trace” Tracy, a freelance insurance investigator, in Las Vegas, Nevada:

Trace (1983)
Finalist 1984 Edgar Award for Best Paperback
Finalist 1984 Shamus Award for Best Paperback

And 47 Miles of Rope (1984)
Finalist 1985 Shamus Award for Best Paperback

When Elephants Forget (1984)

Pigs Get Fat (1985)
1986 Edgar Award for Best Paperback
Finalist 1986 Shamus Award for Best Paperback

Once a Mutt (1985)

Too Old a Cat1 (1986)
Finalist 1987 Anthony Award for Best Paperback
Finalist 1987 Shamus Award for Best Paperback

Getting Up with Fleas (1987)

Non-series:

Leonardo’s Law (1978)

Atlantic City (1979)
[written with Frank Stevens]

The Red Moon (1982)

Inside Sinanju (1985)
[written with Richard Ben Sapir]

The Ceiling of Hell (1985)
1985 Shamus Award for Best Paperback

The Sure Thing (1989)

Jericho Day (1990)

Scorpion’s Dance (1990)

Destiny’s Carnival (1991)
[written with Mark Brownwood]

Honor Among Thieves (1992)

Bloodline (2015)

Warren Murphy wrote many books in the Destroyer Series
Remo Williams, an ex-cop and Vietnam veteran, trained in the ancient (and fictional) Korean martial art “Sinanju” by venerable Master Chiun, and agent of CURE, an organization outside the law serving to protect the law.
Written with Molly Cochran (wife)
Grandmaster, world champion chess and spy “two-part trilogy”:

Grandmaster (1984)
1985 Edgar Award for Best Paperback

High Priest (1987)

 
Written with Molly Cochran
Forever King, a Holy Grail duo:

The Forever King (1991)

The Broken Sword (1997)

 
Written with Molly Cochran
Non-series:

The Temple Dogs (1989)

The Hand of Lazarus (1990)

World Without End (1996)

Written as Dev Stryker (joint pseudonym with wife Molly Cochran)
Amelia Pierce, daughter of a US intelligence agent:

Deathright (1993)

A Wilderness of Mirrors (2000)

 
Written as Dev Stryker (joint pseudonym with wife Molly Cochran)
Non-series:

End Game (1994)