Garry Disher's publications

 

 

 

Literary/General Novels for Adults

Steal Away (1987)
The Stencil Man (1988)
The Sunken Road (1996)
Past the Headlands (2001)
Play Abandoned (2011)

Short Story Collections for Adults

Approaches (1981)
The Difference to Me (1988)
Flamingo Gate (1991)
Straight, Bent and Barbara Vine (crime stories, 1997)

Crime Novels for Adults

1/. The Wyatt Novels

Kickback (1991)
Paydirt (1992)
Deathdeal (1993)
Crosskill (1994)
Port Vila Blues (1995)
The Fallout (1997)
Wyatt (2010)
The Wyatt Butterfly (2010: an omnibus edition containing Port Vila Blues and The Fallout)
The Heat

2/. The Challis and Destry Novels

The Dragon Man (1999)
Kittyhawk Down (2003)
Snapshot (2005)
Chain of Evidence (2007)
Blood Moon (2009)
Whispering Death (2011)

Signal Loss (2016)



3/. Stand-Alone

Bitter Wash Road (2013)

Young Adult Fiction

Blame the Wind (illustrated, 1995)
Restless: Stories of Flight and Fear (1995)
The Half Dead (illustrated, 1997)
The Apostle Bird (1997)
The Divine Wind (1998)
From Your Friend, Louis Deane (2000)
Moondyne Kate (2001)
Eva’s Angel (2003)
Two-Way Cut (crime, 2004)

Children’s Fiction

The Bamboo Flute (1992)
Ratface (1993)
Ermyntrude Takes Charge (later published as Good One, Erm, 1995)
Walk Twenty, Run Twenty (1996)
Maddie Finn (2002)

Switchcat (picture book, 1994)

Short-Story Anthologies (as editor)

The Man Who Played Spoons (1987)
Personal Best (1989)
Personal Best 2 (1991)
Below the Waterline (1999)

Writers’ Handbooks

Writing Fiction: An Introduction to the Past (1993, new edition in 1998, complete revision and a much better book, 2001)
Writing Professionally: The Freelancer’s Guide to Writing and Marketing (1989)

Australian History Textbooks (for schools)

Wretches and Rebels: The Australian Bushrangers (1981)
Bushrangers (1984)
Total War: The Home Front, 1939-1945 (1985)
Australia Then and Now (1987)

Anthologies where short stories appeared

Echoes of Henry Lawson (1981)
A Bundle of Yarns (1986)
Arrivals (1987)
Not Drowning But Waving (1988)
Expressway (1989)
Uneasy Truces (1990)
Crimes For A Summer Christmas (annual, crime stories, 1990-1995)
Microstories (1993)
Crosstown Traffic (1993)
Dark House (YA, 1995)
Shadow Alley (YA, 1995)
Crossing (YA, 1995)
Bonescribes (1995)
Strange Fruit (1995)
Lust (1995)
Original Sin (1996)
Out West (1996)
Contemporary Classics (1996)
And the Winner Is… (1997)
My One True Love (1999)
The Penguin Century of Australian Stories (2000)
The Oxford Book of Detective Stories (2000)

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