Charles Todd is a pseudonym used by the mother-and-son writing duo of American authors Caroline and Charles Todd. Their main series features Inspector Ian Rutledge, an English detective working in Scotland Yard during post-WWI England. Their other characters include Francesca Hatton and Bess Crawford.

Caroline and Charles Todd wrote their first novel in 1996, titled A Test of Wills. Below is a list of Charles Todd’s books in order of when they were originally released:

Publication Order of Inspector Ian Rutledge Books


A Test of Wills(1996) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Wings of Fire(1998) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Search the Dark(1999) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Legacy of the Dead(2000) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Watchers of Time(2001) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Fearsome Doubt(2002) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Cold Treachery(2005) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Long Shadow(2006) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A False Mirror(2007) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Pale Horse(2008) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Matter of Justice(2009) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Red Door(2010) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Kidnapping(2010) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Lonely Death(2011) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Confession(2011) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Proof of Guilt(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Cold Comfort(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Hunting Shadows(2014) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Bess Crawford Books


A Duty to the Dead(2009) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
An Impartial Witness(2010) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Bitter Truth(2011) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
An Unmarked Grave(2012) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Question of Honor(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
An Unwilling Accomplice(2014) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Standalone Novels


The Murder Stone(2003) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Walnut Tree(2012) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

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