Books by Stephen Greenleaf and Complete Book Reviews

Stephen Greenleaf, Author Scribner Book Company $21.5 (0p) ISBN 978-0-684-81583-1
Loneliness-how some manage it and how others are perverted by it-governs this assured 10th outing for San Francisco PI John Marshall Tanner, seen recently in Southern Cross. Tanner hurries to Seattle after an urgent call from his onetime lover,...
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Stephen Greenleaf, Author William Morrow & Company $20 (320p) ISBN 978-0-688-12772-5
This ninth John Marshall Tanner novel (after Blood Type ) shows off the witty and trenchant Greenleaf in fine form. This time his middle-aged San Francisco private eye travels to Charleston, S.C., to aid a much admired college friend, civil rights...
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Stephen Greenleaf, Author Scribner Book Company $23 (304p) ISBN 978-0-684-84954-6
At the end of Past Tense (1997), the previous mystery featuring veteran PI John Marshall Tanner, readers might have wondered whether or not the San Francisco shamus would survive a particularly bloody shoot-out. But a good gumshoe is tough to kill,...
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Stephen Greenleaf, Author William Morrow & Company $19.95 (332p) ISBN 978-0-688-07669-6
In this refreshing addition to the John Marshall Tanner series, San Francisco private dectective Tanner, last seen in the splendid Impact , is hired by a publisher to find the author of an anonymously penned manuscript. Although his client believes...
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Stephen Greenleaf, Author Villard Books $15.95 (290p) ISBN 978-0-394-54115-0
John Marshall Tanner recounts his latest grim experiences in Greenleaf's fifth novel about this California private eye. In Berkeley, Lawrence Usser is notorious for defending criminals as insane and therefore not guilty. When the lawyer is arrested...
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Stephen Greenleaf, Author Scribner Book Company $22 (288p) ISBN 978-0-684-83249-4
The powerful narrative drive of Greenleaf's 12th John Marshall Tanner adventure (following Flesh Wounds, 1996) suffers from patches of turgid prose and the shapelessness of the hunted killer's character. Charley Sleet, a respected San Francisco cop...
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Stephen Greenleaf, Author William Morrow & Company $19.95 (0p) ISBN 978-0-688-07668-9
Opening his story with the final moments of a doomed commuter airplane in California, Greenleaf takes readers on a turbulent adventure in aviation law where millions of dollars are at stake for crash victims and their grieving families. It's an...
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Stephen Greenleaf, Author William Morrow & Company $20 (283p) ISBN 978-0-688-11268-4
Greenleaf ( Book Case ) packs a wallop in this 10th John Marshall Tanner mystery, which brings the lawyer turned investigator to San Francisco's Tenderloin district for a gritty, chilling series of events. Tanner's drinking buddy, dour Tom Crandall,
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Stephen Greenleaf, Author Scribner Book Company $24 (272p) ISBN 978-0-684-84955-3
Still smarting from having been forced to shoot dead his best friend and rogue cop, Charley Sleet, in 1997's Past Tense, San Francisco PI John Marshall Tanner must protect a famous novelist in this high octane addition to a justly acclaimed...
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Stephen Greenleaf, Author O. Penzler Books $22 (273p) ISBN 978-1-883402-87-7
John Marshall Tanner, San Francisco PI, is hired in his 10th outing, after Southern Cross, to complete a background check on Greta Hammond, the potential surrogate mother for wealthy Stuart and Millicent Colbert. While there are a few oddities in...
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