Books in Order
Name: Dennis Lehane
Born: 4 August, 1965
Place of birth: Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Resides: Boston, Massachusetts, USA
First book published: A Drink Before the War
Previous employment: waiter
Fun fact #1: Dennis played himself in an episode of the TV show Castle (one of Castle’s poker buddies).
Fun fact #2: Dennis’s play Coronado has been performed in New York City and in various other USA cities.
Awards (not an exhaustive list):
- Dylis Award
- Edgar Award
- Shamus Award
Dennis LeHane Book List & Suggested Book Order
Dennis LeHane Interview
In interview, Dennis talks about his early years and how he loved to read, then divulges details of his writing process which enables him to pen his Coughlin series and his Kenzie and Gennaro series.
Dennis LeHane Biography
Dennis Lehane was born on the 4th of August in 1965, which was a Wednesday. For those readers interested in all things astrological, that makes him a Leo, which is one of the Fire signs.
Dennis was born in Boston, which is home to around 700,000 people and is on the coast of the Atlantic Ocean. It’s in Massachusetts, which is a state on the Eastern seaboard of the United States of America (think of a map of the USA, go up the eastern coast, and Massachusetts is roughly on a line with the center of the Great Lakes). Dennis was raised in a neighborhood of Boston called Dorchester. His parents had five children altogether, with Dennis being the youngest of them (four sons and one daughter). His father worked as a foreman for a Sears & Roebuck department store (the company has a chain of stores stretching across the USA), while his mother worked in a cafeteria at one of Boston’s public schools. Both his parents were Irish and had emigrated to the US.
When a young boy, Dennis attended Boston College High School, which is an all-boys Jesuit/Roman Catholic secondary school with a modest sized student body of around 1600. It’s in Dorchester.
As a boy, Dennis loved to read so much that almost every day he’d visit…
To continue reading, get the full 1000-word biography in Dennis Lehane Books In Order.
If you love Dennis Lehane’s books you need the most comprehensive book list available, which includes a check list, alternative titles, page counts, movie adaptations, co-authors, star ratings, and a host of other features, plus:
- Kenzie and Gennaro series in order
- Coughlin books in order
- a complete list of short stories, standalone novels & nonfiction
Why Read the Dennis Lehane Kenzie and Gennaro Series in Order?
If you love thrillers on TV, you've probably seen Dennis without knowing it - he's one of Richard Castle's poker-playing buddies in the show Castle. But Dennis is no stranger to the big screen either - the massively successful Shutter Island starring Leonardo DiCaprio was adapted from his book. On top of that, he has the hugely successful Joe Coughlin series and the Kenzie and Gennaro series.
This Dennis Lehane book list gives all the Dennis Lehane books in chronological order, so lets you see the characters develop and witness events at the correct time, just as Dennis intended.
So, if ever you've wondered about the Dennis Lehane book order, or the Kenzie Gennaro series order, here they are.