Donald Goines was an American writer who produced a total of sixteen books in five years, from 1971 to 1975, including "Dopefiend: The Story of a Black Junkie," "Black Girl Lost" and the "Kenyatta" series. Two of Goines' works, "Crime Partners" and "Never Die Alone," have been adapted into motion pictures.Know More
Goines' fiction focuses mainly on denizens of the African-American ghetto, and his characters were often criminals and drug addicts. Goines wrote his first two books while he was incarcerated. His works also include "Whoreson: The Story of a Ghetto Pimp," "Black Gangster," "Street Player," "White Man's Justice, Black Man's Grief," "Daddy Cool," "Eldorado Red," "Never Die Alone," "Swamp Man" and "Inner City Hoodlum."
The "Kenyatta" series, which Goines wrote under the pen name Al C. Clark, includes "Crime Partners," "Cry Revenge!," "Death List," "Kenyatta's Escape" and "Kenyatta's Last Hit."Learn more about Fiction
Popular books by Alexander McCall Smith include "The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency" and "The Sunday Philosophy Club." "The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency" is the most well known of McCall Smith's books, and it has spawned a series of the same name that includes 16 books, as of 2015.Full Answer >
Books in the "Maximum Ride" series include "The Angel Experiment," "School's Out — Forever" and "Saving the World and Other Extreme Sports." Other books include "The Final Warning," "Max" and "Fang." As of 2016, the most recent book in the series is "Maximum Ride Forever."Full Answer >
The HBO television series "Game of Thrones" is based on the series "A Song of Ice and Fire" by George R.R. Martin. The series features five books, as of 2015, beginning with "A Game of Thrones."Full Answer >
Louis Penny's most popular book series is the Inspector Gamache series. As of 2015, eleven books have been written in this mystery series. The Inspector Gamache series features the head of a homicide police department in Quebec, Canada.Full Answer >