Lew Archer Series

20 primary works • 26 total works
Lew Archer, an ex-cop and private investigator, in Los Angeles, California:

Book 0.3

The Name Is Archer
3.91
· 1285 Ratings · 42 Reviews · published 1955 · 15 editions
MYSTERY

Includes the following stories:
Find the wom…
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Book 1

The Moving Target
3.81
· 3364 Ratings · 346 Reviews · published 1949 · 52 editions
Like many Southern California millionaires, Ralph …
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Book 2

The Drowning Pool
3.99
· 6106 Ratings · 245 Reviews · published 1950 · 52 editions
When a millionaire matriarch is found floating fac…
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Book 3

The Way Some People Die
4.03
· 2430 Ratings · 202 Reviews · published 1951 · 26 editions
In a rundown house in Santa Monica, Mrs. Samuel La…
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Book 4

The Ivory Grin
3.98
· 2073 Ratings · 149 Reviews · published 1952 · 3 editions
A hard-faced woman clad in a blue mink stole and d…
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Book 5

Find a Victim
3.95
· 1167 Ratings · 125 Reviews · published 1954 · 39 editions
Las Cruces wasn’t a place most travelers would thi…
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Book 6

The Barbarous Coast
3.87
· 1216 Ratings · 123 Reviews · published 1956 · 34 editions
Private investigator Lew Archer's pursuit of a gir…
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Book 7

The Doomsters
3.92
· 1138 Ratings · 106 Reviews · published 1958 · 26 editions
Hired by Carl Hallman, the desperate-eyed junkie s…
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Book 8

The Galton Case
4.09
· 3110 Ratings · 253 Reviews · published 1959 · 45 editions
Almost twenty years have passed since Anthony Galt…
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Book 9

The Wycherly Woman
4.05
· 1075 Ratings · 98 Reviews · published 1961 · 36 editions
Phoebe Wycherly was missing two months before her …
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Book 10

The Zebra-Striped Hearse
4.09
· 1967 Ratings · 150 Reviews · published 1962 · 41 editions
Strictly speaking, Lew Archer is only supposed to …
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Book 11

The Chill
4.09
· 3542 Ratings · 301 Reviews · published 1963 · 51 editions
In The Chill a distraught young man hires Archer t…
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Book 12

The Far Side of the Dollar
4.07
· 1440 Ratings · 99 Reviews · published 1965 · 37 editions
Has Tom Hillman run away from his exclusive reform…
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Book 13

Black Money
3.95
· 1905 Ratings · 164 Reviews · published 1966 · 43 editions
When Lew Archer is hired to get the goods on the s…
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Book 14

The Instant Enemy
4.02
· 794 Ratings · 96 Reviews · published 1968 · 29 editions
Lew Archer is back, careening down the bloody trai…
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Book 15

The Goodbye Look
3.96
· 1403 Ratings · 114 Reviews · published 1969 · 40 editions
In The Goodbye Look, Lew Archer is hired to invest…
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Book 16

The Underground Man
3.95
· 1815 Ratings · 167 Reviews · published 1971 · 45 editions
As a mysterious fire rages through the hills above…
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Book 17

Sleeping Beauty
3.88
· 970 Ratings · 107 Reviews · published 1973 · 14 editions
In Sleeping Beauty, Lew Archer finds himself the c…
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Book 18

The Blue Hammer
4.02
· 1796 Ratings · 136 Reviews · published 1976 · 49 editions
The desert air is hot with sex and betrayal, death…
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Strangers in Town: Three Newly Discovered Mysteries
3.43
· 37 Ratings · 7 Reviews · published 2001 · 2 editions
`LOST' STORIES BY A MASTER

Ross Macdonald (1915-19…

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Book 2,11,15

The Lew Archer Omnibus
4.67
· 12 Ratings · published 1993 · 3 editions
This first volume of Lew Archer novels presents "T…
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Book 1,3,6

Archer in Hollywood: The Moving Target, The Way Some People Die, The Barbarous Coast
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Book 7,10,14

Archer in Jeopardy
3.91
· 35 Ratings · 1 Reviews · published 1979 · 2 editions
Ships from USA. Will take 25-35 days
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Book 8,11,13

Archer at Large
4.08
· 59 Ratings · 8 Reviews · published 1970 · 3 editions
Three Great Lew Archer Novels of Suspense

The Galto…
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Book 4,10,16

Archer, P.I
3.90
· 39 Ratings · 12 Reviews · published 1977 · 6 editions
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The Archer Files: The Complete Short Stories of Lew Archer, Private Investigator, Including Newly Discovered Case Notes
Ross Macdonald (1915-1983) was the author of eight…
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