Parker Series

24 primary works • 29 total works
A ruthless career criminal, Parker has almost no traditional redeeming qualities, aside from efficiency and professionalism. Parker is cold, methodical, and perfectly willing to commit murder if he deems it necessary to get what he wants. He does, however, live by one ethical principle: he will not double-cross another professional criminal with…

Book 1

The Hunter
4.04
· 8212 Ratings · 736 Reviews · published 1962 · 47 editions
Double-crossed, shot, and left for dead — by his…
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Book 2

The Man With The Getaway Face
4.02
· 4202 Ratings · 287 Reviews · published 1963 · 1 edition
Master thief Parker comes to a plastic surgeon in…
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Book 3

The Outfit
4.13
· 3181 Ratings · 261 Reviews · published 1963 · 31 editions
When the Outfit tries to kill him, Parker…
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Book 4

The Mourner
3.93
· 2205 Ratings · 177 Reviews · published 1963 · 19 editions
The statue wore white and grieved. Parker wasn’t…
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Book 5

The Score
4.06
· 2537 Ratings · 225 Reviews · published 1964 · 24 editions
It was an impossible crime: knock off a huge…
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Book 6

The Jugger
3.99
· 1779 Ratings · 152 Reviews · published 1965 · 22 editions
Not many men knew what Parker did for a living,…
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Book 7

The Seventh
4.10
· 1631 Ratings · 140 Reviews · published 1966 · 23 editions
Parker, the ruthless antihero of Richard Stark’s…
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Book 8

The Handle
3.97
· 1433 Ratings · 123 Reviews · published 1966 · 21 editions
The Baron ran a gambling island off the Texas…
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Book 9

The Rare Coin Score
4.06
· 1323 Ratings · 119 Reviews · published 1967 · 20 editions
When it comes to heists, Parker believes in some…
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Book 10

The Green Eagle Score
4.00
· 1245 Ratings · 118 Reviews · published 1967 · 24 editions
Here’s Parker—planning to steal the entire…
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Book 11

The Black Ice Score
3.88
· 1199 Ratings · 101 Reviews · published 1968 · 20 editions
A corrupt African colonel has converted half his…
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Book 12

The Sour Lemon Score
4.11
· 1490 Ratings · 103 Reviews · published 1969 · 19 editions
Bank robberies should run like clockwork, right?…
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Book 13

Deadly Edge
4.11
· 1099 Ratings · 105 Reviews · published 1971 · 25 editions

Deadly Edge bids a brutal adieu to the 1960s as…

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Book 14

Slayground
4.21
· 1464 Ratings · 116 Reviews · published 1971 · 24 editions
The Wheel of Fortune turned and Parker figured…
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Book 15

Plunder Squad
4.09
· 1001 Ratings · 87 Reviews · published 1972 · 16 editions
"Hearing the click behind him, Parker threw his…
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Book 16

Butcher's Moon
4.42
· 1227 Ratings · 131 Reviews · published 1974 · 18 editions

The sixteenth Parker novel, Butcher’s Moon is…

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Book 17

Comeback
4.10
· 1241 Ratings · 109 Reviews · published 1997 · 26 editions
In a world of warped values, an honest crook like…
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Book 18

Backflash
4.10
· 1481 Ratings · 100 Reviews · published 1990 · 24 editions
When the steel-nerved crook Parker receives a tip…
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Book 19

Flashfire
4.02
· 1341 Ratings · 141 Reviews · published 2000 · 35 editions
Melander likes to do things flashy. When Parker…
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Book 20

Firebreak
3.93
· 955 Ratings · 91 Reviews · published 2001 · 25 editions
Parker put down the body and answered the phone.…
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Book 21

Breakout
4.06
· 1113 Ratings · 91 Reviews · published 2002 · 22 editions
Parker's back in jail, but not just any old jail;…
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Book 22

Nobody Runs Forever
3.96
· 875 Ratings · 86 Reviews · published 2004 · 16 editions
Seven men came to a meeting in Cincinnati. One…
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Book 23

Ask The Parrot
3.86
· 1067 Ratings · 107 Reviews · published 2006 · 1 edition
Sometimes mystery master Donald E. Westlake is…
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Book 24

Dirty Money
3.90
· 911 Ratings · 114 Reviews · published 2008 · 18 editions
Master criminal Parker takes another turn for the…
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Book 17, #18, #19

Comeback / Backflash / Flashfire
4.47
· 17 Ratings · 1 Reviews · 1 edition
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Book 17, #19

Comeback / Flashfire
4.28
· 68 Ratings · 4 Reviews · 1 edition
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Book 2, 3 & 13

The Parker Omnibus: Volume 1
4.20
· 15 Ratings · published 1997 · 1 edition
Three Parker thrillers: "The Man With the Getaway…
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Book 5, 7 & 8

The Parker Omnibus: Volume 2
4.43
· 21 Ratings · published 1999 · 1 edition
The Parker Omnibus: "The Split", "The Score",…
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Book 1, 7 & 8

Parker: l’inferno in terra
Anonima carogne. Pensano di averlo fatto fuori.…
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