Dorothy Dunnett
Dorothy Dunnett (1923-2001) was a Scottish novelist of historical fiction and mystery novels. She is best known for her Lymond Chronicles books and its prequel, The House of Niccolo. Aside from her historical novels, Dunnett also wrote the Johnson Johnson mystery series. Outside of series, she wrote King Hereafter, about the real Macbeth.

Dorothy Dunnett’s first novel was The Game of Kings, which was the beginning of her Lymond Chronicles series. She continued writing up until 2000, the year before her passing in 2001. Below is a list of all of Dorothy Dunnett’s books in order of publication and chronological order:

Publication Order of Lymond Chronicles Books


The Game of Kings(1961) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Queen's Play(1964) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Disorderly Knights(1966) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Pawn in Frankincense(1969) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Ringed Castle(1971) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Checkmate(1975) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Johnson Johnson Books


Dolly and the Singing Bird(1968) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dolly and the Cookie Bird(1970) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dolly and the Doctor Bird(1971) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dolly and the Starry Bird(1973) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dolly and the Nanny Bird(1976) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dolly and the Bird of Paradise(1983) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Moroccan Traffic(1991) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Chronological Order of Johnson Johnson Books


Dolly and the Bird of Paradise(1983) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dolly and the Singing Bird(1968) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dolly and the Cookie Bird(1970) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dolly and the Doctor Bird(1971) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dolly and the Starry Bird(1973) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dolly and the Nanny Bird(1976) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Moroccan Traffic(1991) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of The House of Niccolo Books


Niccolo Rising(1986) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Spring of the Ram(1987) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Race of Scorpions(1989) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Scales of Gold(1991) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Unicorn Hunt(1993) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
To Lie with Lions(1995) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Caprice and Rondo(1997) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Gemini(2000) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Standalone Novels


King Hereafter(1982) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Notes: Dolly and the Bird of Paradise was also titled Tropical Issue. Dolly and the Singing Bird was also published as Rum Affair and The Photogenic Soprano. Dolly and the Cookie Bird is also known as Ibiza Surprise and Murder in the Round. Dolly and the Doctor Bird is also known as Operation Nassau and Match for a Murderer. Dolly and the Starr Bird‘s alternate titles are Roman Nights and Murder in Focus. Dolly and the Nanny Bird was later retitled Split Code. Moroccan Traffic was published in the USA as Send a Fax to the Kasbah.

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