Order of Ariana Franklin Books
Ariana Franklin is the pen name of British author Diana Norman (1933-2011), who writes historical fiction novels. She writes the Mistress of the Art of Death and Makepeace Hedley series. Ariana began her career working as a journalist and was the youngest reporter on Fleet Street. After marrying film critic Barry Norman, she discovered her journalism career didn’t mix with his work. It was because of that she became a mother in the English countryside, continuing to write whenever and whatever she could.
Ariana Franklin became a published author in 1980 with the novel Fitzempress’ Law as Diana Norman. She adopted the Ariana Franklin nom de plume in 2006 with the novel City of Shadows. The novel was nominated for a Barry Award for Best Novel. Below is a list of Ariana Franklin’s books in order of when they were originally published:
Publication Order of Makepeace Hedley Books
Publication Order of Mistress Of The Art Of Death Books
|The Mistress of the Art of Death||(2007)|
|The Serpent's Tale||(2008)|
|Relics of the Dead||(2009)|
|A Murderous Procession||(2010)|
Publication Order of Standalone Novels
|King of the Last Days||(1981)|
|The Morning Gift||(1985)|
|Daughter of Lir||(1988)|
|The Vizard Mask||(1994)|
|Shores of Darkness||(1996)|
|City of Shadows||(2006)|
|The Siege Winter||(2015)|
Publication Order of Non-Fiction Books
|The Stately Ghosts of England||(1963)|
|Road from Singapore||(1970)|
|Terrible Beauty: A Life of Constance Markievicz, 1868-1927||(1987)|
Notes: The Makepeace Hedley series, the non-fiction book Terrible Beauty and the standalone novels Fitzempress’ Law, King of the Last Days, The Morning Gift, Daughter of Lir, Pirate Queen, The Vizard Mask, Shores of Darkness and Blood Royal were written as Diana Norman.
The Siege Winter is co-authored by Samantha Norman. The Serpent’s Tale was also published as The Death Maze. Relics of the Dead is also known as Grave Goods. A Murderous Procession is also titled The Assassin’s Prayer.