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Author Lawrence SandersLawrence Sanders (March 15, 1920 _ February 7, 1998) was born in Brooklyn, New York. After public school, he earned a B.A. from Wabash College. In 1943 he joined the United States Marine Corps and was discharged in 1946. Sanders was a former magazine editorial writer and later turned to a full-time fiction writer.

Sanders, whose first novel catapulted him into the front ranks of durable and best-selling genre authors, died at his home in Pompano Beach, FL, on February 7, 1998. He was 78. He wrote his first novel, The Anderson Tapes - which deals with a plot by a group of criminals to rob a luxury apartment building - in 1970 at the age of 50. Sanders received an Edgar Award in 1971 from the Mystery Writers of America for best first novel.

His Archy McNally series was continued by author Vincent Lardo.

Lawrence Sanders Book List and Awards
Similar authors: Michael Connelly, Jonathan Kellerman, Steve Martini, John Sandford

The Anderson Tapes
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The Anderson Tapes by Lawrence Sanders

McNally's Dare
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McNally's Dare by Vincent Lardo as Lawrence Sanders

Guilty Pleasures
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Guilty Pleasures by Lawrence Sanders

McNally's Gamble
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McNally's Gamble by Lawrence Sanders

McNally's Trial
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McNally's Trial by Lawrence Sanders

McNally's Caper
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McNally's Ca[er by Lawrence Sanders
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Guilty Pleasures | Sanders, Lawrence | Signed First Edition Book Sanders, Lawrence | Guilty Pleasures | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book. 1998 NY: Putnam First edition, first printing, fine in a fine dust jacket, signed by the author, remainder marked. Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Timothy Files, The | Sanders, Lawrence | Signed First Edition Book Sanders, Lawrence | Timothy Files, The | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book 1987 NY: Putnam First edition, first printing, fine in a fine dust jacket, signed by the author.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Fourth Deadly Sin, The | Sanders, Lawrence | Signed First Edition Book Sanders, Lawrence | Fourth Deadly Sin, The | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book  1985 NY: Putnam First edition, first printing, near-fine in a near-fine dust jacket, signed by the author.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Case of Lucy Bending, The | Sanders, Lawrence | Signed First Edition Book Sanders, Lawrence | Case of Lucy Bending, The | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book  1982 NY: Putnam First edition, first printing, near-fine (lightly bumped lower corners) in a fine dust jacket, signed by the author.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Third Deadly Sin, The | Sanders, Lawrence | Signed First Edition Book Sanders, Lawrence | Third Deadly Sin, The | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book. 1981 NY: Putnam First edition, first printing, near-fine in a fine (price-clipped and crease to front flap) dust jacket, signed by the author. Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Seventh Commandment, The | Sanders, Lawrence | Signed First Edition Book Sanders, Lawrence | Seventh Commandment, The | Signed First Edition Copy

1991 NY: Putnam  First edition, first printing, fine in a fine dust jacket, signed by the author.

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Guilty Pleasures | Sanders, Lawrence | Signed First Edition Book Sanders, Lawrence | Guilty Pleasures | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book. 1998 NY: Putnam First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author. Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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McNally's Caper | Sanders, Lawrence | First Edition Book Sanders, Lawrence | McNally's Caper | First Edition Copy

First Edition Hardcover Book. 1994 NY: Putnam  First edition, first printing, near-fine in a fine dust jacket.

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Marlow Chronicles, The | Sanders, Lawrence | Signed First Edition Book Sanders, Lawrence | Marlow Chronicles, The | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book 1977 NY: G. P. Putnam's Sons  First edition, first printing, fine in a fine dust jacket, signed by the author. Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Tenth Commandment, The | Sanders, Lawrence | Signed First Edition Book Sanders, Lawrence | Tenth Commandment, The | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book (bookplate laid-in)  1980 NY: Putnam First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, author-signed bookplate laid in.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Seduction of Peter S., The | Sanders, Lawrence | Signed First Edition Book Sanders, Lawrence | Seduction of Peter S., The | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book. 1983 NY: G.P. Putnam's Sons First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author. Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Seduction of Peter S. The | Sanders, Lawrence | First Edition Book Sanders, Lawrence | Seduction of Peter S. The | First Edition Copy

First Edition Hardcover Book 1983 NY: Putnam  First edition, first printing, fine in a fine dust jacket. Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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McNally's Risk | Sanders, Lawrence | First Edition Book Sanders, Lawrence | McNally's Risk | First Edition Copy

First Edition Hardcover Book 1993 NY: Putnam First edition, first printing, new/unread in flawless dust jacket. Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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McNally's Puzzle | Sanders, Lawrence | First Edition Book Sanders, Lawrence | McNally's Puzzle | First Edition Copy

First Edition Hardcover Book 1996 NY: Putnam  First edition, fine in a fine dust jacket. Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Timothy Files, The | Sanders, Lawrence | Signed First Edition Book Sanders, Lawrence | Timothy Files, The | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book 1987 NY: Putnam First edition, first printing, near fine (page toning) in a fine dust jacket, signed by the author.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Sullivan's Sting | Sanders, Lawrence | First Edition UK Book Sanders, Lawrence | Sullivan's Sting | First Edition UK Book

First UK Edition Hardcover Book 1990 LON: New English Library  First UK edition, first printing, fine in a near-fine (price clipped) dust jacket. Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Eighth Commandment, The | Sanders, Lawrence | First Edition Book Sanders, Lawrence | Eighth Commandment, The | First Edition Copy

First Edition Hardcover Book 1986 NY: Putnam  First edition, first printing, fine in a near fine dust jacket. Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Timothy's Game | Sanders, Lawrence | First Edition Book Sanders, Lawrence | Timothy's Game | First Edition Copy

First Edition Hardcover Book 1988 NY: Putnam  First edition, near-fine in a fine dust jacket. Toning to pages typical  with this title. Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Tenth Commandment | Sanders, Lawrence | First Edition Book Sanders, Lawrence | Tenth Commandment | First Edition Copy

Hardcover Book. 1980 NY: Putnam First edition, first printing, fine in a fine dust jacket.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Case of Lucy Bending, The | Sanders, Lawrence | First Edition Book Sanders, Lawrence | Case of Lucy Bending, The | First Edition Copy

1982 NY: Putnam  First edition, first printing, fine in a fine dust jacket.

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McNally's Dare | Lardo, Vincent (as Sanders, Lawrence) | First Edition Book Lardo, Vincent (as Sanders, Lawrence) | McNally's Dare | First Edition Copy

First Edition Hardcover Book 2003 NY: Putnam  First edition, first printing, new/unread in flawless dust jacket.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Seventh Commandment, The | Sanders, Lawrence | First Edition Book Sanders, Lawrence | Seventh Commandment, The | First Edition Copy

First Edition Hardcover Book 1991 NY: Putnam  First edition, first printing, new/unread in flawless dust jacket.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Third Deadly Sin, The | Sanders, Lawrence | First Edition Book Sanders, Lawrence | Third Deadly Sin, The | First Edition Copy

Hardcover Book. 1981 NY: Putnam First edition, first printing, fine in a fine dust jacket.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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McNally's Trial | Sanders, Lawrence | First Edition Book Sanders, Lawrence | McNally's Trial | First Edition Copy

1995 NY: Penguin First Edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket.

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Eight Commandment, The | Sanders, Lawrence | First Edition UK Book Sanders, Lawrence | Eight Commandment, The | First Edition UK Book

1986 LON: New English Library  First UK edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket.

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McNally's Alibi | Lardo, Vincent (as Sanders, Lawrence) | First Edition Book Lardo, Vincent (as Sanders, Lawrence) | McNally's Alibi | First Edition Copy

2002 NY: Penguin  First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket.

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McNally's Caper | Sanders, Lawrence | First Edition Book Sanders, Lawrence | McNally's Caper | First Edition Copy

1994 NY: Putnam  First edition, first printing, new/unread in flawless dust jacket.

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McNally's Gamble | Sanders, Lawrence | First Edition Book Sanders, Lawrence | McNally's Gamble | First Edition Copy

1997 NY: Putnam  First edition, first printing, new/unread in flawless dust jacket.

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McNally's Chance | Lardo, Vincent (as Sanders, Lawrence) | First Edition Book Lardo, Vincent (as Sanders, Lawrence) | McNally's Chance | First Edition Copy

First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket.  2001 NY: Putnam

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McNally's Dilemma | Sanders, Lawrence | First Edition Book Sanders, Lawrence | McNally's Dilemma | First Edition Copy

First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket.  1999 NY: Putnam

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Lawrence Sanders Bibliography


Edward X. Delaney Series

  1. The Anderson Tapes - 1970
  2. The First Deadly Sin - 1973
  3. The Second Deadly Sin - 1977
  4. The Third Deadly Sin - 1981
  5. The Fourth Deadly Sin - 1985

Peter Tangent Series

  1. The Tangent Objective - 1976
  2. The Tangent Factor - 1976
  3. The Commandment series:
  4. The Sixth Commandment - 1978
  5. The Tenth Commandment - 1980
  6. The Eighth Commandment - 1986
  7. The Seventh Commandment - 1991

Timothy Cone Series

  1. The Timothy Files - 1987 [collection]
  2. Timothy's Game - 1988 [collection]

Archy McNally Series

  1. McNally's Secret - 1991
  2. McNally's Luck - 1992
  3. McNally's Risk - 1993
  4. McNally's Caper - 1994
  5. McNally's Trial - 1995
  6. McNally's Puzzle - 1996
  7. McNally's Gamble - 1997
  8. McNally's Dilemma - 1999 (written with Vincent Lardo)
  9. McNally's Folly - 2000 (by Vincent Lardo)
  10. McNally's Chance - 2001 (by Vincent Lardo)
  11. McNally's Alibi - 2002 (by Vincent Lardo)
  12. McNally's Dare - 2003 (by Vincent Lardo)
  13. McNally's Bluff - 2004 (by Vincent Lardo)
  14. McNally's Files - 2006 - (collection: Secret, Luck, Risk)

Miscellaneous Works

  • The Pleasures of Helen - 1971
  • Love Songs - 1972
  • The Tomorrow File - 1975
  • The Marlow Chronicles - 1977
  • Caper - 1980 [under pseudonym Lesley Andress]
  • Dark Summer - 1980 [under pseudonym Mark Upton]
  • The Case of Lucy Bending - 1982
  • The Seduction of Peter S - 1983
  • The Passion of Molly T - 1984
  • The Loves of Harry Dancer - 1985
  • Tales of the Wolf - 1986
  • The Dream Lover - 1986
  • Capital Crimes - 1989
  • Stolen Blessings - 1990
  • Sullivan's Sting - 1990
  • Private Pleasures - 1993
  • Guilty Pleasures - 1998

Lawrence Sanders Awards

  • Mystery Writers of America Edgar Award for best first novel (The Anderson Tapes - 1971

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