Adult Book Lists: African-American Mysteries

[Printable book list]

Frankie Y. Bailey / MYS BAILEY
Detective Hannah McCabe Series
The Red Queen Dies
What the Fly Saw

Eleanor Taylor Bland / MYS BAILEY
Marti McAlister Series
Dead Time
Slow Burn
Gone Quiet
Done Wrong
Keep Still
See No Evil
Tell No Tells
Scream in Silence
Whispers in the Dark
Windy City Dying
Fatal Remains
A Cold and Silent Dying
A Dark and Deadly Deception

MYS Black
Edited by Otto Penzler
Black Noir: Mystery, Crime and Suspense Stories by African-American Writers

John Williams and Joyce H. Corrington / MYS CORRINGT
New Orleans Mystery Series featuring Ralph "Rat" Trapp
So Small a Carnival
A Project Named Desire
A Civil Death
The White Zone

Kyra Davis / MYS DAVIS
Sophie Katz Murder Mystery Series
Sex, Murder, and a Double Latte
Passion, Betrayal, and Killer Highlights
Obsession, Deceit, and Really Dark Chocolate
Lust, Loathing, and Little Lip Gloss
Vow, Vendettas, & a Little Black Dress

Mary Anna Evans / MYS EVANS
Faye Longchamp Series
Artifacts
Relics
Effigies (also in audiobook)
Findings
Floodgates
Strangers
Plunder
Rituals
Isolation (Coming Soon)

Clyde W. Ford / MYS FORD
Shango Mystery Series featuring John Shannon
The Long Mile
Deuce's Wild

Nelson George / MYS GEORGE
D Hunter Mystery Series
The Plot Against Hip Hop
The Lost Treasures of R&B

Barbara Hambly / MYS HAMBLY
Benjamin January Series
A Free Man of Color
Fever Season
Graveyard Dust
Sold Down the River
Die Upon a Kiss
Wet Grave
Days of the Dead
Dead Water
Dead and Buried (also in ebook)
The Shirt on His Back (also in ebook)
Ran Away (also in ebook)
Good Man Friday
Crimson Angel

Walter Mosley / MYS MOSLEY
Leonid McGill Mystery Series
The Long Fall (also in audiobook)
Known to Evil (also in audiobook)
When the Thrill is Gone (also in audiobook)
All I Did Was Shoot My Man (also in audiobook)
And Sometimes I Wonder About You (also in audiobook)

Barbara Neely / MYS NEELY
Blanche White Series
Blanche Among the Talented Tenth
Blanche Cleans Up
Blanche Passes Go

James Patterson / MYS PATTERSO
Alex Cross Series
Along Came a Spider (also in ebook and on DVD)
Kiss the Girls (also in ebook and on DVD)
Jack & Jill
Cat and Mouse (also in large print)
Pop Goes the Weasel
Roses Are Red (also in large print)
Violets Are Blue
Four Blind Mice
The Big Bad Wolf (also available in large print and audiobook)
London Bridges (also in audiobook)
Mary, Mary (also in audiobook)
Cross (also available in large print and audiobook)
Double Cross (also available in large print and audiobook)
Cross Country (also available in large print, audiobook, and ebook)
Alex Cross's Trial (also available in large print, audiobook, and ebook)
I, Alex Cross (also available in large print, audiobook, and ebook)
Cross Fire (also available in large print and audiobook)
Kill Alex Cross (also available in large print and audiobook)
Merry Christmas, Alex Cross (also in large print)
Alex Cross, Run (also available in large print, audiobook, and ebook)
Cross My Heart (also available in large print, audiobook, and ebook)
Hope to Die (also available in large print, audiobook, and ebook)

George P. Pelecanos / MYS PELECANO
Derek Strange and Terry Quinn Series
Right As Rain
Hell to Pay
Soul Circus
Hard Revolution
What It Was (also in audiobook)

James Sallis / MYS SALLIS
Lew Griffin Series
The Long-Legged Fly
Moth
Black Hornet
Eye of the Cricket
Ghost of a Flea

MYS SHADES
Edited by Eleanor Taylor Bland
Shades of Black: Crime and Mystery Stories by African-American Authors

Julie Smith / MYS SMITH
Talba Wallis Series
Louisiana Hotshot
Louisiana Bigshot
Louisiana Lament
P. I. on a Hot Tin Roof

Pamela Thomas-Graham / MYS THOMASGR
Ivy League series featuring Nikki Chase
A Darker Shade of Crimson
Blue Blood
Orange Crushed

Blair Underwood with Tananarive Due and Steven Barnes / MYS UNDERWOO
Tennyson Hardwick Series
Casanegra
In the Heat of the Night
From Cape Town With Love
South by Southwest

Valerie Wilson Wesley / MYS WESLEY
Tamara Hayle Series
When Death Comes Stealing
Devil's Gonna Get Him
Where Evil Sleeps
No Hiding Place
Easier to Kill
The Devil Riding
Dying in the Dark
Of Blood and Sorrow

Paula L. Woods / MYS WOODS
Charlotte Justice Series
Inner City Blues
Stormy Weather
Dirty Laundry
Strange Bedfellows