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Quinn Colson Books In Order (Full List)

Quinn Colson is a series of 11 books by Ace Atkins. The first book published in the series is The Ranger in 2011. Here is a complete list of Quinn Colson books in order.

Last update: January 11, 2024

1. The Ranger (2011)

"He figured nobody plans being away for that long, but when you join up at eighteen and earn your tab just before September 11th, a soldier can keep pretty damn busy."

"The Ranger" by Ace Atkins is a gripping crime thriller following Quinn Colson, an Army Ranger-turned-sheriff as he battles corruption and uncovers dark secrets in the Mississippi countryside. With intense action and a deeply layered plot, this electrifying novel will leave readers on the edge of their seats.

  • πŸ“‡ 334 Pages
  • πŸ“ 83,500 - 100,200 Word Count
  • ⏱️ 11 Hours Reading Time

2. Lost Ones (2012)

"In the good hours, the pleasures seemed more intense."

Lost Ones by Ace Atkins is a gripping crime thriller that takes readers on a wild ride through the dark underbelly of Mississippi, as a determined detective races against time to save two children from a dangerous and secretive cult.

  • πŸ“‡ 339 Pages
  • πŸ“ 84,750 - 101,700 Word Count
  • ⏱️ 11 Hours Reading Time

3. The Broken Places (2013)

"For all his apologies, the convict Esau Davis was just a low-level toilet scrubber without the sense that God gave a goat. If she could get to a pistol or a shotgun or a hammer or a screwdriver, Caddy Colson would go all redneck on his ass and tear him a new asshole."

In Ace Atkins' thriller, "The Broken Places," former Army Ranger Quinn Colson investigates the dark underbelly of Tibbehah County, Mississippi, unraveling a web of corruption, murder, and haunting secrets that threaten to tear the small town apart.

  • πŸ“‡ 358 Pages
  • πŸ“ 89,500 - 107,400 Word Count
  • ⏱️ 12 Hours Reading Time

4. The Forsaken (2014)

"She wanted Jimmy to see what he was missing just because a six-pack of Coors had clouded his brain and he'd jumped at the cheapest tail he could find on the Jericho Square."

In "The Forsaken" by Ace Atkins, former U.S. Army Ranger Quinn Colson returns to his hometown in Mississippi only to find it overrun by corruption, drugs, and violence. Now, he must navigate a treacherous path to restore justice and uncover deadly secrets.

  • πŸ“‡ 368 Pages
  • πŸ“ 92,000 - 110,400 Word Count
  • ⏱️ 12 Hours Reading Time

5. The Redeemers (2015)

"He was a wiry and lean mean, still hard from ten years in the service."

In Ace Atkins' riveting crime thriller 'The Redeemers', Sheriff Quinn Colson faces a dangerous web of corruption and deceit as he fights to bring justice to Tibbehah County. Relentlessly gripping and brimming with suspense, this gripping novel will keep readers on the edge of their seats.

  • πŸ“‡ 370 Pages
  • πŸ“ 92,500 - 111,000 Word Count
  • ⏱️ 12 Hours Reading Time

6. The Innocents (2016)

"She looked down at her stubby little fingers, with black nail polish, probably thinking that she could keep all that trucker cash as long as she showed off those perky young boobies and shook that smooth, shaved tail."

In Ace Atkins' thrilling novel, "The Innocents," former Army Ranger and Sheriff, Quinn Colson, digs deep into a decades-old mystery when a young girl goes missing in the forgotten town of Tibbehah, uncovering dark secrets that threaten to tear the community apart.

  • πŸ“‡ 367 Pages
  • πŸ“ 91,750 - 110,100 Word Count
  • ⏱️ 12 Hours Reading Time

7. The Fallen (2017)

"Some big-money swinging dick had hired me to motivate the sales staff, pep talks and all that bullshit, and do a bunch of commercials."

"The Fallen" by Ace Atkins is a riveting crime thriller that follows former Army Ranger turned private investigator, Quinn Colson, as he delves into a dangerous web of corruption and murder in small-town Mississippi. Faced with fierce enemies and deep-rooted secrets, Colson races against time to bring justice to the fallen.

  • πŸ“‡ 384 Pages
  • πŸ“ 96,000 - 115,200 Word Count
  • ⏱️ 13 Hours Reading Time

8. The Sinners (2018)

"He was a real hillbilly hero to those kids. All Levi's, sideburns, and a big thick roll of cash."

In "The Sinners" by Ace Atkins, sheriff Quinn Colson investigates a brutal murder at a remote religious retreat. As he uncovers dark secrets and battles corrupt forces, a town on the edge of chaos must confront its own sins. A gripping crime thriller that explores the power of faith and the depths of deceit.

  • πŸ“‡ 384 Pages
  • πŸ“ 96,000 - 115,200 Word Count
  • ⏱️ 13 Hours Reading Time

9. The Shameless (2019)

"We uncovered something darker and more sinister, a true meditation on today’s society. What do we value? Lies or facts. Posturing or morality."

In "The Shameless" by Ace Atkins, small-town sheriff Quinn Colson faces the consequences of a horrific crime spree infiltrated by corrupt officials, forcing him to question who he can trust in a gripping and gritty thriller.

  • πŸ“‡ 384 Pages
  • πŸ“ 96,000 - 115,200 Word Count
  • ⏱️ 13 Hours Reading Time

10. The Revelators (2020)

"Most folks didn’t like Skinner. And those who did called him an acquired taste. Like sardines. Or the music of Jim Nabors."

"The Revelators" by Ace Atkins, a gripping crime thriller, takes readers on a heart-pounding ride as Quinn Colson, a former Army Ranger turned Sheriff, seeks justice in a small Mississippi town, unveiling corrupt alliances and a race against time. A pulse-pounding addition to the critically acclaimed Quinn Colson series.

  • πŸ“‡ 300 Pages
  • πŸ“ 75,000 - 90,000 Word Count
  • ⏱️ 10 Hours Reading Time

11. The Heathens (2021)

"But only a dumb ass would ask a man with a gun on him, say, I know you. Don't I? That's a good way to get your fool head shot off."

In Ace Atkins' gripping thriller, "The Heathens," ex-Army Ranger Quinn Colson battles a ruthless gang, as corrupt politics, family feuds, and the ghosts of the past collide in a small Mississippi town. A heart-pounding tale of justice, loyalty, and the fight against sinister forces.

  • πŸ“‡ 416 Pages
  • πŸ“ 104,000 - 124,800 Word Count
  • ⏱️ 14 Hours Reading Time