Stuart Woods

Stuart WoodsWebsite: Stuart Woods
Birthplace: Manchester, GA
Current Residence: Key West, FL; Mount Desert Island, ME; New York City, NY
Setting: Florida; New York
Genre: Mystery, Suspense, Thrillers







Stuart Woods (1938-) is the author of 38 books. Chiefs established Woods as a novelist. The book won the Edgar Allan Poe prize from the Mystery Writers of America, and he was later nominated again for Palindrome. More recently he was awarded France's Prix de Literature Policiere, for Imperfect Strangers. A new Stone Barrington novel. Hot Mahogany is due out September. In 2009, a new Will Lee and a new Stone Barrington are coming along. Woods has now had twenty-two straight bestsellers on the New York Times hardcover list.

Hothouse Orchid by Stuart WoodsD.C. Dead by Stuart WoodsDark Harbor by Stuart WoodsUnnatural Acts by Stuart WoodsBel Air Dead by Stuart Woods

Book List

Will Lee Novels
Mounting Fears (January 2009)
Capital Crimes (2003)(First appearance of villain Teddy Faye)
The Run (2000)
Grass Roots (Novel) (1989) A four-hour TV miniseries, starring Corbin Bernsen and Mel Harris.
Deep Lie (1986)
Run Before the Wind (1983)
Chiefs (1981) (Edgar Award Best First Novel)- A six-hour TV miniseries, starring Charleston Heston, Keith Carradine, and an all-star cast.

Stone Barrington Novels
Collateral Damage (2013)
Severe Clear (2012)
Unnatural Acts (2012)
D.C. Dead (2012)
Son of Stone (2011)
Bel-Air Dead (2011)
Strategic Moves (2011)
Loitering with Intent (2009)
Hot Mahogany (2008)
Shoot Him If He Runs (2007) (Also stars Holly Barker)(Teddy Faye Appearance #3)
Fresh Disasters (2007)
Dark Harbor (2006) (Also stars Holly Barker)
Two Dollar Bill (2005)
Reckless Abandon (2004)(Also stars Holly Barker)(Continuation of a storyline in Blood Orchid)
Dirty Work (2003)
The Short Forever (2002)
Cold Paradise (2001)
L.A. Dead (2000)
Worst Fears Realized (1999)
Swimming to Catalina (1998)
Dead in the Water (1997)
Dirt (Novel) (1996)
New York Dead (1991)

Holly Barker Novels
Hothouse Orchid (2009)
Iron Orchid (2005)(Teddy Faye Appearance #2)
Blood Orchid (2002)
Orchid Blues (2001)(Stone Barrington makes a cameo)
Orchid Beach- set in the fictional town of Orchid Beach, FL (1998)

Ed Eagle Novels
Santa Fe Dead (2008)
Short Straw (2006)
Santa Fe Rules- set in Santa Fe, New Mexico (1992)

Rick Barron Novels
Beverly Hills Dead (2008)
The Prince of Beverly Hills (2004)

Stand Alone Novels
Choke (1995)
Imperfect Strangers (1995) Grand Prix de Littérature Policière Heat - set in a fictional town in Idaho (1994)
Dead Eyes - set in Los Angeles, California (1994)
L.A. Times - set in Los Angeles, California (1993)
Palindrome - set in Cumberland Island, GA (1991)
White Cargo (1988)
Under the Lake (1987)

Non-Fiction
A Romantic's Guide to the Country Inns of Britain and Ireland (1979)
Blue Water, Green Skipper (1977)

See Stuart Woods books with a Florida setting.
See also It Takes Place in Florida: Mystery.

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