Brady Coyne Mystery Novels

Death at Charity's Point (1984)

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A Boston lawyer investigates a prep school teacher’s suspicious suicide

The Dutch Blue Error (1984)

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To solve a murder, Brady must find a copy of the world’s rarest stamp

Follow the Sharks (1985)

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Brady searches Red Sox Nation for a ballplayer’s kidnapped son

The Marine Corpse (1986)

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Brady investigates what appears to be the murder of a homeless man

Dead Meat (1987)

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In Maine, Brady investigates a deadly business deal

The Vulgar Boatman (1987)

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A politician’s son gets involved in a murder, and drags Brady along with him

A Void in Hearts (1988)

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A private detective is dead, and Brady suspects it’s murder

Dead Winter (1989)

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When a minister’s son is accused of murder, Brady doesn’t know whom to trust

Client Privilege (1990)

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Defending a client, Brady gets himself implicated in a murder charge

The Spotted Cats (1991)

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When an aging big-game hunter is robbed, Brady goes on a leopard hunt

Tight Lines (1992)

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For the sake of a dying client, Brady tracks down a prodigal daughter

The Snake Eater (1993)

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The murder of a Green Beret points Brady toward a chilling Vietnam cover-up

The Seventh Enemy (1995)

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Taking sides on gun control, Brady ends up in the line of fire

Close to the Bone (1996)

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When a troubled friend disappears offshore, Boston lawyer Brady  suspects foul play

Cutter's Run (1998)

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While fishing in Maine, the Boston lawyer runs afoul of a racist conspiracy

Muscle Memory (1999)

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 Brady copes with a client who lies compulsively—and then disappears just as his wife is found dead

Scar Tissue (2000)

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Brady must find out the truth that lurks behind a tragic accident befalling an old friend and client.

Past Tense (2001)

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Brady must now delve into Evie's past if he is to uncover the truth about a murder during their vacation on Cape Cod

A Fine Line (2002)

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Brady needs to find a client's missing son and the murderer who appears to be a member of a radical ecoterrorist group,

Shadow of Death (2003)

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Violence and murder disrupt the simple life of a rustic NH town as Brady looks into the odd behavior of a politician's husband.

Nervous Water (2005)

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Contacted by an aged relative with whom he'd long lost touch, Brady agrees to help his Uncle Moze with a sensitive family matter. 

Out Cold (2006)

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When Brady lets his dog out into the backyard of his Back Bay brownstone, he finds a girl buried under the snow in Brady's back yard.

One-Way Ticket (2007)

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When Brady lets his dog out into the backyard of his Back Bay brownstone, he finds a girl buried under the snow in Brady's back yard.

Hell Bent (2008)

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Brady finds his own past coming back to haunt his professional life when his ex-girlfriend Alex Shaw, long out of touch, reappears, wanting Brady to represent her brother

Outwitting Trolls (2010)

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Brady tries to find the connection between  long-ago friends and the savage murders dogging their family.

Brady Coyne & J. W. Jackson Mystery Novels

First Light (2001)

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Two old friends who suspect that there’s a dangerous killer on the loose on the picturesque island of Martha’s Vineyard. 

Co-written with Philip R. Craig

Second Sight (2004)

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Brady's old friend is dying and wants to reconcile with his daughter before it's too late.

Co-written with Philip R. Craig

Third Strike (2007)

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 Jackson and Coyne get together and discover that time is running out for them to prevent a crime that could have international ramifications

Co-written with Philip R. Craig

Stoney Calhoun Mystery Novels

Bitch Creek (2004)

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Stoney Calhoun is a man without a past, or at least a past he can remember. Fleeting memory snippets draw him to rural Maine, where he builds a home by the curiously named Bitch Creek.

Gray Ghost (2007)

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Working as a guide on Casco Bay, Stoney is out with a client on an early morning fly fishing expedition when they find the charred remains of a recent corpse on a small, uninhabited island. 

Dark Tiger (2009)

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Stoney must go to the far corner of Maine, sign on as a guide at a high end fishing lodge, and look into a couple of suspicious deaths.

Non-Fiction

Those Hours Spent Outdoors: Reflections on Hunting and Fishing (1988)

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Opening Day and Other Neuroses (1990)

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Home Water Near and Far: A Fly Fisherman's Explorations (1992)

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Sportsman's Legacy (1993)

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The Elements of Mystery Fiction (1995)

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A Fly-Fishing Life (1997)

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Upland Days: Fifty Years of Bird Hunting in New England (2000)

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Pocket Water: Favorite Streams, Memorable Fish (2001)

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Bass Bug Fishing (2002)

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Gone Fishin': Ruminations on Fly Fishing (2006)

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Tap's Tips: Practical Advice for All Outdoorsmen (2004)

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Originally published in 1964 by H.G.Tapply.  Republished in 2004 with introduction by Bill. 

Trout Eyes: True Tales of Adventure, Travel, andFly Fishing (2007)

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Upland Autumn: Birds, Dogs, and Shotgun Shells (2009)

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Everyday Was Special: A Fly Fisher's Lifelong Passion (2010)

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Other Fiction

The Nomination (2011)

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A fast-paced action and suspense thriller that brings events from the final days of the Vietnam War into direct conflict with contemporary American politics.