Elizabeth George
Elizabeth George is an American author who is the creator of the Inspector Lynley character and series. As indicated by the “Inspector” title her character uses, her books fall into the detective and mystery genres. Although she is American, her character is British and her books are set in Great Britain. Elizabeth is not to be confused with the Christian author of the same name.

Her first novel was titled A Great Deliverance and was published in 1988. Below is a list of Elizabeth George’s books in order of publication and chronological order:

Publication Order of Inspector Lynley Books


A Great Deliverance(1988) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Payment in Blood(1989) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Well-Schooled in Murder(1990) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Suitable Vengeance(1991) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
For the Sake of Elena(1992) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Missing Joseph(1992) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Playing for the Ashes(1993) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
In the Presence of the Enemy(1996) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Deception on His Mind(1997) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
In Pursuit of the Proper Sinner(1999) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Traitor to Memory(2001) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Place of Hiding(2003) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
With No One as Witness(2005) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
What Came Before He Shot Her(2006) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Careless in Red(2008) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
This Body of Death(2010) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Believing the Lie(2012) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Just One Evil Act(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Banquet of Consequences(2015) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Chronological Order of Inspector Lynley Books

A Suitable Vengeance is a prequel novel in the Inspector Lynley series and should be read before A Great Deliverance when reading the novels in chronological order.

Publication Order of Saratoga Woods Books


The Edge of Nowhere(2012) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Edge of the Water(2014) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Short Story Collections


The Evidence Exposed(1999) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
I, Richard(2001) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Anthologies


Crime from the Mind of a Woman(2002) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Moment on the Edge: 100 Years of Crime Stories by Women(2004) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Two of the Deadliest: New Tales of Lust, Greed and Murder from the Outstanding Women of Mystery(2009) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Non-Fiction Books


Write Away: One Novelist's Approach to the Novel(2004) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

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