Order of Dorothy Gilman Books
Dorothy Gilman (1923-2012) was an American author of spy fiction and mystery novels. Her main protagonist was Mrs. Pollifax, a senior citizen spy. Dorothy was named a Grand Master by the Mystery Writers of America. She passed away in 2012 due to a case of Alzheimer’s, a decade after her last novel was published.
Dorothy Gilman began her career in 1949 with the novel Enchanted Caravan. Her final book was Kaleidoscope, published in 2002. Below is a list of Dorothy Gilman’s books in order of when they were first released:
Publication Order of Mrs. Pollifax Books
Publication Order of Madame Karitska Books
Publication Order of Standalone Novels
Publication Order of Non-Fiction Books
Notes: The Unexpected Mrs. Pollifax was also published under the title Mrs. Pollifax, Spy. Masquerade was re-published as Heart’s Design. Many of her standalone novels were published using her married name of Dorothy Gilman Butters.
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