Max McCoy Bibliography


Most recent titles are available in print, electronic, and audio editions.

Giving up the Ghost. New York: Kensington, 2015. Third Ophelia Wylde paranormal mystery.

The Spirit is Willing. New York: Kensington, 2014. Second Ophelia Wylde paranormal mystery.

Of Grave Concern. New York: Kensington, 2013. First Ophelia Wylde paranormal mystery. Named a Kansas Notable Book by the State Library of Kansas.

Zero Minutes to Midnight. Emporia: Quien Sabe Press, 2011. A short nonfiction book about the survivors of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, based on McCoy's 1986 series of newspaper articles. With photos by the author.

Damnation Road. New York: Kensington, 2010. Final novel in the Jacob Gamble “western noir” trilogy. Winner of the Spur Award from the Western Writers of America for best mass market original novel.

Canyon Diablo. New York: Kensington, 2010. Second novel in the Jacob Gamble “western noir” trilogy.

I, Quantrill. New York: Signet, 2008. A novel of William Clarke Quantrill, the Civil War guerrilla chieftain. Finalist for the Spur Award from the Western Writers of America.

Hellfire Canyon. New York: Kensington, 2007. First novel in the Jacob Gamble “western noir” trilogy. Winner of the Spur Award from the Western Writers of America and named a Kansas Notable Book by the State Library.

A Breed Apart. New York: Signet, 2006. A novel of Wild Bill Hickok.

Into the West. New York: Onyx, 2005. Mass market tie-in with TNT miniseries, executive produced by Steven Spielberg.

Hinterland. New York: Leisure Books, 2005. Contemporary thriller about a reporter who goes inside a gang of white supremacists.

The Moon Pool. New York: Leisure Books, 2004. Contemporary thriller set against the background of cave diving.

Jesse: A Novel of the Outlaw Jesse James. New York: Bantam, 1999. Afterword by author. Finalist for the Spur Award from the Western Writers of America.

Indiana Jones and the Secret of the Sphinx. New York: Bantam, 1999. An original Indiana Jones novel commissioned by Lucasfilm. Afterword by Author. Cover art by Drew Struzan.

Indiana Jones and the Hollow Earth. New York: Bantam, 1997. An original Indiana Jones novel commissioned by Lucasfilm. Afterword by Author. Cover art by Drew Struzan.

Indiana Jones and the Dinosaur Eggs. New York: Bantam, 1996. An original Indiana Jones novel commissioned by Lucasfilm. Afterword by Author. Cover art by Drew Struzan.

Indiana Jones and the Philosopher’s Stone. New York: Bantam, 1995. An original Indiana Jones novel commissioned by Lucasfilm. Afterword by Author. Cover art by Drew Struzan.

The Wild Rider. New York: Bantam, 1995. Sequel to The Sixth Rider. Cover art by Ken Laager.

Home to Texas. New York: Bantam, 1995. Sequel to Sons of Fire. Cover art by Ken Laager.

Sons of Fire. New York: Doubleday, 1993. A novel about a family along the Missouri-Kansas border during the Civil War. Finalist for the Spur Award from the Western Writers of America.

The Sixth Rider. New York: Doubleday, 1991. A novel of the Dalton Gang. Winner of the Medicine Pipe Bearer’s Award (now called the Spur) for Best First Novel from the Western Writers of America.