Colin Dexter is an English author of crime fiction, featuring his main character Inspector Morse. Dexter began writing on a family holiday in North Wales when it rained on a Saturday. With nothing else to do, Dexter sat down at the kitchen table and started writing a detective novel. Before becoming a published author, Dexter taught and worked as a secretary at Oxford.

Colin Dexter made his literary debut at 1975 with his first Inspector Morse novel, Last Bus to Woodstock. Below is a list of Colin Dexter’s books in order of when they were originally released (and in chronological order):

Publication Order of Inspector Morse Books


Last Bus to Woodstock(1975) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Last Seen Wearing(1976) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Silent World of Nicholas Quinn(1977) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Service of All the Dead(1979) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Dead of Jericho(1981) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Riddle of the Third Mile(1983) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Secret of Annexe 3(1986) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Wench is Dead(1989) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Jewel That Was Ours(1989) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Way Through the Woods(1992) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Daughters of Cain(1994) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Death is Now My Neighbor(1996) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Remorseful Day(1999) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Non-Fiction Books


Chambers Morse Crosswords(2006) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Cracking Cryptic Crosswords(2009) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

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