Four Jesse Stone novels became movies: "Night Passage," "Stone Cold," "Death In Paradise" and "Sea Change." Other Jesse Stone movies are "Thin Ice," "No Remorse," "Innocents Lost" and "Benefit of the Doubt," but these are not novels.
Jesse Stone is a character by Robert B. Parker, an American crime fiction writer. Parker published nearly 70 books between 1973 and 2011. There are nine books in Parker's Jesse Stone series. After his death in January 2010, Michael Brandman carried on writing the series and wrote three Jesse Stone novels. "Night Passage" was the first Jesse Stone novel, published in 1997, and was the second movie to be made in 2006. The first Jesse Stone movie to be made was "Stone Cold" in 2005, which was the fourth novel in the Jesse Stone series.