Robert J. Randisi
1951-
Pseudonyms: Nick Carter (house name), W.B. Longley, Joshua Randall and Jack Tunney (house name)
 

Robert Joseph Randisi was born in Brooklyn, New York. He writes mystery and western novels. He is the founder of the Private Eye Writers of America. He is the creator of:
1. 'Nick Delvecchio', a private eye in Brooklyn.
2. 'John Headston', a private investigator in New York.
3. 'Miles Jacoby', former boxer turned private eye in Manhattan.
4. 'Joe Keough', a homicide detective in St. Louis.
5. 'Rat Pack Mystery' series featuring Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr., Joey Bishop, and Peter Lawford.


Titles and year of publication:  
'Nick Delvecchio' Novels
 1) No Exit from Brooklyn  1987
 2) The Dead of Brooklyn  1991
 3) Delvecchio's Brooklyn (short stories)  2001
 4) The End of Brooklyn  2011
'John Headston' Novels
 1) The Headstone Detective Agency  2019
 2) Headstone's Folly  2020
'Miles Jacoby' Novels
 1) Eye in the Ring  1982
 2) The Steinway Collection (Also published as: Beaten to a Pulp [2018])  1983
 3) Full Contact  1984
 4) Separate Cases  1990
 5) Hard Look  1993
 6) Stand-Up  1994
'Joe Keough' Novels
 1) Alone with the Dead  1995
 2) In the Shadow of the Arch  1997
 3) Blood on the Arch  2000
 4) East of the Arch  2002
 5) Arch Angels  2004
 6) Blood of Angels  2004
'Rat Pack Mystery' Novels
 1) Everybody Kills Somebody Sometime  2006
 2) Luck Be a Lady, Don't Die  2007
 3) Hey There (You with the Gun in Your Hand)  2008
 4) You're Nobody 'Til Somebody Kills You  2009
 5) I'm a Fool to Kill You  2011
 6) Fly Me to The Morgue  2011
 7) It Was a Very Bad Year  2012
 8) You Make Me Feel So Dead  2013
 9) The Way You Die Tonight  2014
10) When Somebody Kills You  2015
11) I Only Have Lies For You  2018
12) That Old Dead Magic  2020
Other Novels
 1) The Disappearance of Penny  1980
 2) The Ham Reporter  1986
 3) Once Upon a Murder (with Kevin D. Randle)  1987
 4) Murder Is the Deal of the Day (with Christine Matthews)  1998
 5) The Sixth Phase  1999
 6) The Masks of Auntie Laveau (with Christine Matthews)  2001
 7) Curtains of Blood  2002
 8) The Offer  2003
 9) Same Time, Same Murder (with Christine Matthews)  2005
10) Cold Blooded  2005
11) The Picasso Flop (with Vince Van Patten)  2007
12) The Bottom of Every Bottle  2010
13) The Guilt Edge and Other Stories (short stories)  2010
14) The Session Man  2012
15) Upon My Soul  2013
16) The Honky Tonk Big Hoss Boogie  2013
17) Souls of the Dead  2015
18) Dry Stone Walls  2015
19) McKenna's House  2015
20) Envy the Dead  2017
21) The Last Sweet Song of Hammer Dylan  2019
As 'Nick Carter'
 1) Pleasure Island  1981
 2) Chessmaster  1982
 3) The Mendoza Manuscript  1982
 4) The Decoy Hit  1983
 5) The Greek Summit  1983
 6) Caribbean Coup  1984
As 'W.B. Longley'
 1) Chinatown Justice  1985
 2) Death's Angel  1985
 3) The Miracle of Revenge  1985
As 'Joshua Randall'
 1) Broadway Bounty  1988
As 'Jack Tunney'
 1) The Knockout (e-novella)  2012

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