Books

 

HERE’S WHAT’S IN PRINT OR eVAILABLE…

For each of the listed titles, you’ll find links to retailers, where you’ll be able to find eBooks as well as bound-and-printed books.

Many books are available in audio, narrated by some of the industry’s outstanding voice artists. (Or, in a couple of instances, by The Author Himself.) If you want to purchase a physical audiobook, in cassette or CD form, the Amazon and B&N links will get you there; if you want to download an audiobook, links to audible.com listings are included where available.

If it’s not here, it’s out of print…but that doesn’t mean you won’t be able to find it. The first place to check is LB’s eBay store; he’s accumulated great quantities of his own works over the years, and now it’s time to share them with the world. Everything we sell in LB’s Bookstore is autographed, and the stock changes constantly, as many one-of-a-kind items come and go.

If you subscribe to his newsletter (that box over there > will get you on the list) you’ll stay informed about new additions (and editions) and special bargain prices.)

If we don’t have it, there are other places to look for it. Bookhunting used to be challenging, but several internet sites make it relatively simple. Alibris is one of the best.

 

 

 

 

THE ADVENTURES OF EVAN TANNER

THE THIEF WHO COULDN’T SLEEP
Amazon B&N

THE CANCELED CZECH
Amazon B&N

TANNER’S TWELVE SWINGERS
Amazon B&N

THE SCORELESS THAI
Amazon B&N

TANNER’S TIGER
Amazon B&N

TANNER’S VIRGIN
Amazon B&N

ME TANNER, YOU JANE
Amazon B&N

TANNER ON ICE
Amazon B&N

 

THE AFFAIRS OF CHIP HARRISON

NO SCORE
Amazon B&N Audible

CHIP HARRISON SCORES AGAIN
Amazon B&N Audible

MAKE OUT WITH MURDER
Amazon B&N Audible

THE TOPLESS TULIP CAPER
Amazon B&N Audible

and this short story:

AS DARK AS CHRISTMAS GETS
Amazon B&N

 

NON-SERIES NOVELS

AFTER THE FIRST DEATH
Amazon B&N Audible

ARIEL
Amazon B&N Audible

CAMPUS TRAMP
Amazon B&N Audible

CINDERELLA SIMS
Amazon B&N Audible

COWARD’S KISS
Amazon B&N Audible

DEADLY HONEYMOON
Amazon B&N Audible

A DIET OF TREACLE
Amazon B&N Audible

EHRENGRAF FOR THE DEFENSE
All eleven stories about the dapper little lawyer, available only as an eBook
Amazon B&N Smashwords

GETTING OFF
Amazon B&N Audible

THE GIRL WITH THE LONG GREEN HEART
Amazon B&N Audible

GRIFTER’S GAME
Amazon B&N Audible

KILLING CASTRO
Amazon B&N Audible

LUCKY AT CARDS
Amazon B&N Audible

NOT COMIN’ HOME TO YOU
Amazon B&N Audible

RANDOM WALK
Amazon B&N Audible

RONALD RABBIT IS A DIRTY OLD MAN
Amazon B&N Audible

SMALL TOWN
Amazon B&N Audible

THE SPECIALISTS
Amazon B&N Audible

SUCH MEN ARE DANGEROUS
Amazon B&N Audible

THE TRIUMPH OF EVIL
Amazon B&N Audible

YOU COULD CALL IT MURDER
Amazon B&N Audible

LAWRENCE BLOCK WRITING AS JILL EMERSON

WARM AND WILLING
Amazon B&N

ENOUGH OF SORROW
Amazon B&N

THIRTY
Amazon B&N

THREESOME
Amazon B&N Audible

A MADWOMAN’S DIARY
Amazon B&N Audible

THE TROUBLE WITH EDEN
Amazon B&N Audible

A WEEK AS ANDREA BENSTOCK
Amazon B&N Audible

GETTING OFF
Amazon B&N Audible

LAWRENCE BLOCK WRITING AS JOHN WARREN WELLS

BEYOND GROUP SEX
Amazon Nook Smashwords

COME FLY WITH US the sequel to Sex and the Stewardess
Amazon Nook

DIFFERENT STROKES or How I (Gulp!) Wrote, Directed, and Starred in an X-rated Movie
Amazon Nook

DOING IT! Going Beyond the Sexual Revolution
Amazon Nook

EROS & CAPRICORN: a Cross-Cultural survey of Sexual Techniques
Amazon

LOVE AT A TENDER AGE
Amazon Nook

THE MALE HUSTLER: Seven Midnight Cowboys Tell Their Stories
Amazon Nook

THE MRS. ROBINSON SYNDROME: Older Women and Younger Men
Amazon Nook

THE NEW SEXUAL UNDERGROUND: Crossing the Last Boundaries
Amazon Nook Smashwords

SEX AND THE STEWARDESS
Amazon Nook Smashwords

THE SEX THERAPISTS
Amazon Nook

SEX WITHOUT STRINGS: A Handbook for Consenting Adults
Amazon Nook

THE TABOO BREAKERS: Shock Troops of the Sexual Revolution
Amazon Nook

3 IS NOT A CROWD
Amazon Nook

TRICKS OF THE TRADE: A Hooker’s Handbook of Sexual Techniques
Amazon Nook

VERSATILE LADIES: The Bisexual Option
Amazon Nook Smashwords

WIDE OPEN: New Modes of Marriage
Amazon Nook

THE WIFE-SWAP REPORT
Amazon Nook

LAWRENCE BLOCK WRITING AS LESLEY EVANS

STRANGE ARE THE WAYS OF LOVE
Amazon B&N

LAWRENCE BLOCK WRITING AS ANNE CAMPBELL CLARKE

PASSPORT TO PERIL
Amazon B&N Audible

IN COLLABORATION WITH DONALD E. WESTLAKE

A GIRL CALLED HONEY
Amazon B&N Audible

SO WILLING
Amazon B&N Audible

SIN HELLCAT
Amazon B&N Audible

LB’s MIDCENTURY EROTICA

APRIL NORTH (as Sheldon Lord)
Amazon B&N Audible

CANDY (as Sheldon Lord)
Amazon B&N Audible

CARLA (as Sheldon Lord)
Amazon B&N Audible

COMMUNITY OF WOMEN (as Sheldon Lord)
Amazon B&N

GIGOLO JOHNNY WELLS (as Andrew Shaw)
Amazon B&N Audible

69 BARROW STREET (as Sheldon Lord)
Amazon B&N Audible

STRANGE EMBRACE (as Ben Christopher)
Amazon B&N

A STRANGE KIND OF LOVE (as Sheldon Lord)
Amazon B&N Audible

COLLECTED SHORT STORIES

EHRENGRAF FOR THE DEFENSE
All eleven stories about the dapper little lawyer, available only as an eBook and only at Amazon

ENOUGH ROPE
Amazon B&N

ONE NIGHT STANDS AND LOST WEEKENDS
Amazon B&N

THE NIGHT AND THE MUSIC
Amazon B&N

 

VARIED NON-FICTION

AFTERTHOUGHTS: A Piecemeal Memoir
Amazon B&N

GENERALLY SPEAKING: A Philatelic Patchwork
Amazon B&N

STEP BY STEP: A Pedestrian Memoir
Amazon B&N

 

BOOKS FOR WRITERS

AFTERTHOUGHTS: A Piecemeal Memoir
Amazon B&N

THE LIAR’S BIBLE: A Handbook for Fiction Writers
Amazon B&N Audible

THE LIAR’S COMPANION: A Field Guide for Fiction Writers
Amazon B&N Audible

SPIDER, SPIN ME A WEB: Tips for the Fictioneer
Amazon B&N

TELLING LIES FOR FUN & PROFIT: A Manual for Fiction Writers
Amazon B&N Audible

WRITE FOR YOUR LIFE: The Seminar in Book Form
Amazon B&N

WRITING THE NOVEL FROM PLOT TO PRINT
Amazon B&N

 

ANTHOLOGIES EDITED

MANHATTAN NOIR
Amazon B&N

MANHATTAN NOIR 2: The Classics
Amazon B&N

GANGSTERS, SWINDLERS, KILLERS AND THIEVES
Amazon B&N

 

INDIVIDUAL SHORT FICTION AS eSINGLES

#A BAD NIGHT FOR BURGLARS
Amazon B&N

#ALMOST PERFECT
Amazon B&N

#AS DARK AS CHRISTMAS GETS a Chip Harrison story
Amazon B&N

#THE BURGLAR WHO DROPPED IN ON ELVIS
Amazon B&N

#THE BURGLAR WHO SMELLED SMOKE (with Lynne Wood Block)
Amazon B&N

CATCH AND RELEASE
Amazon

A CHANCE TO GET EVEN
Amazon

DOLLY’S TRASH AND TREASURES
Amazon

#THE EHRENGRAF DEFENSE (#1)
Amazon

#THE EHRENGRAF PRESUMPTION (#2)
Amazon

#THE EHRENGRAF EXPERIENCE (#3)
Amazon

#THE EHRENGRAF APPOINTMENT (#4)
Amazon

#THE EHRENGRAF RIPOSTE (#5)
Amazon

#THE EHRENGRAF OBLIGATION (#6)
Amazon

#THE EHRENGRAF ALTERNATIVE (#7)
Amazon

#THE EHRENGRAF NOSTRUM (#8)
Amazon

#THE EHRENGRAF AFFIRMATION (#9)
Amazon

#THE EHRENGRAF REVERSE (#10)
Amazon

THE EHRENGRAF SETTLEMENT (#11)
Amazon

#HEADACHES AND BAD DREAMS
Amazon

#IN FOR A PENNY
Amazon

KELLER IN DALLAS
Amazon B&N

#LIKE A BONE IN THE THROAT
Amazon

#LIKE A THIEF IN THE NIGHT
Amazon B&N

SCENARIOS
Amazon

SPEAKING OF GREED (the novella)
Amazon B&N

SPEAKING OF LUST (the novella)
Amazon B&N Audible

#SWEET LITTLE HANDS
Amazon

#TERRIBLE TOMMY TERHUNE
Amazon B&N

#THREE IN THE SIDE POCKET
Amazon

A VISION IN WHITE
Amazon B&N

WELCOME TO THE REAL WORLD
Amazon

WHO KNOWS WHERE IT GOES
Amazon

#YOU DON’T EVEN FEEL IT
Amazon

And a one-act play:

HOW FAR (LB’s stage adaptation of his short story)
Amazon B&N

Hashtagged (#) stories have appeared in Enough Rope; others are uncollected.

The Sins of the Fathers

The Sins of the Fathers

Author:
Series: Matthew Scudder Novels, Book 1
The young prostitute is dead. Her alleged murderer hanged himself in his jail cell. The case is closed. But the dead girl's father has come to Matthew Scudder for answers. More info →
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Time to Murder and Create

Time to Murder and Create

Author:
Series: Matthew Scudder Novels, Book 2
Matthew Scudder is no conscientious avenging angel. A job's a job after all -- and Scudder's been paid to find a killer -- by the victim...in advance. More info →
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The Girl with the Deep Blue Eyes

The Girl with the Deep Blue Eyes

In the depths of her blue eyes, he glimpsed -- murder. More info →
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Defender of the Innocent: The Casebook of Martin Ehrengraf

Defender of the Innocent: The Casebook of Martin Ehrengraf

The complete exploits of Martin Ehrengraf: a dozen delicious tales of vice and villainy More info →
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69 Barrow Street

69 Barrow Street

Two innocents fall prey to a woman whose beauty bewitches—and destroys More info →
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Strange Embrace

Strange Embrace

When his leading lady winds up dead, a Broadway producer goes searching for a different kind of hit More info →
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A Diet of Treacle

A Diet of Treacle

A vintage tale of lust and drugs in Greenwich Village More info →
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After the First Death

After the First Death

Trapped in a room with a dead body and no memory, an ex-con must get out of town before he becomes the next victim More info →
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Ariel

Ariel

There is something scary about Roberta Jardell’s Charleston home—and it’s not just the presence of a ghost More info →
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Dark City Lights: New York Stories

Dark City Lights: New York Stories

Twenty-three thrilling, hilarious and poignant short stories—all based in New York City—written by new and acclaimed fiction masters, edited by LB. More info →
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The Crime of Our Lives

The Crime of Our Lives

Author:
Series: Nonfiction
THE CRIME OF OUR LIVES collects LB's observations and personal reminiscences of the crime fiction field and some of its leading practitioners. He has a lot to say, and he says it here in convincing and entertaining fashion. More info →
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As Dark as Christmas Gets

As Dark as Christmas Gets

“As Dark as Christmas Gets,” which features Chip Harrison and Leo Haig, was written for a pamphlet that served as Otto Penzler’s Christmas gift. More info →
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