Parnell Hall
1944-
Pseudonym: J.P. Hailey
 

Parnell Hall is a former private detective. Now he is a full-time writer and a part-time actor. He lives in New York. He also writes under the pseudonym 'J.P. Hailey'. He is the creator of:
1. 'Stanley Hastings', a private eye in New York City.
2. 'Puzzle Lady', miss Cora Felton, an eccentric old lady with a puzzle column.
3. 'Steve Winslow', an actor-turned-lawyer (under the pseudonym 'J.P. Hailey').
Visit also the author's own site.

 

Titles and year of publication:
 
'Stanley Hastings' Novels
 1) Detective  1987
 2) Murder  1988
 3) Favor  1988
 4) Strangler  1989
 5) Client  1990
 6) Juror  1990
 7) Shot  1991
 8) Actor  1993
 9) Blackmail  1994
10) Movie  1995
11) Trial  1996
12) Scam  1997
13) Suspense  1998
14) Cozy  2001
15) Manslaughter  2002
16) Hitman  2007
17) Caper  2010
18) Stakeout  2013
19) Safari  2014
20) A Fool for a Client  2015
'Puzzle Lady' Novels
 1) A Clue for the Puzzle Lady  1999
 2) Last Puzzle & Testament  2000
 3) Puzzled to Death  2001
 4) A Puzzle in a Pear Tree  2002
 5) With This Puzzle, I Thee Kill  2003
 6) And a Puzzle to Die On  2004
 7) Stalking the Puzzle Lady  2005
 8) You Have the Right to Remain Puzzled  2006
 9) The Sudoku Puzzle Murders  2008
10) Dead Man's Puzzle  2009
11) The Puzzle Lady vs. The Sudoku Lady  2010
12) The KenKen Killings  2011
13) $10,000 in Small, Unmarked Puzzles  2012
14) Arsenic and Old Puzzles  2013
15) NYPD Puzzle  2014
16) Puzzled Indemnity  2015
17) Presumed Puzzled  2016
18) A Puzzle To Be Named Later  2017
19) The Purloined Puzzle  Due March 2018
'Steve Winslow' Novels (as 'J.P. Hailey')
 1) The Baxter Trust  1988
 2) The Anonymous Client  1989
 3) The Underground Man  1990
 4) The Naked Typist  1990
 5) The Wrong Gun  1992
Other Novels
 1) Smooth Operator (with Stuart Woods)  2016
 2) Barely Legal (with Stuart Woods)  2017

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