Ellery Queen
Ellery Queen is the collective pen name of the writing team consisting of cousins Frederic Dannay (Daniel Nathan) and Manfred Bennington Lee (Manford Lepofsky), who wrote detective fiction together. Most of their novels featured a fictional character also by the name of Ellery Queen. The character has been adapted to TV, film and radio. In addition to the Ellery Queen novels, the cousins also wrote a series featuring a Shakespearean actor named Drury Lane (writing as Barnaby Ross).

Ellery Queen debuted with the novel The Roman Hat Mystery, which was published in 1929. Their final novel was published in 1971, which was entitled A Fine and Private Place. Below is a list of Ellery Queen’s books in order of when they were first released:

Publication Order of Drury Lane Books


The Tragedy of X(1932) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Tragedy of Y(1932) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Tragedy of Z(1933) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Drury Lane's Last Case(1933) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Ellery Queen Books


The Roman Hat Mystery(1929) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The French Powder Mystery(1930) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Dutch Shoe Mystery(1931) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Egyptian Cross Mystery(1932) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Greek Coffin Mystery(1932) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The American Gun Mystery(1933) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Siamese Twin Mystery(1933) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Chinese Orange Mystery(1934) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Lamp of God(1935) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Spanish Cape Mystery(1935) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Halfway House(1936) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Door Between(1937) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Four of Hearts(1938) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Devil to Pay(1938) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Dragon's Teeth(1939) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Calamity Town(1942) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
There Was An Old Woman(1943) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Murderer is a Fox(1945) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Ten Days' Wonder(1948) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Cat of Many Tails(1949) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Double, Double(1950) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Origin of Evil(1951) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The King is Dead(1952) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Scarlet Letters(1953) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Inspector Queen's Own Case(1956) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Finishing Stroke(1958) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Player on the Other Side(1963) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Murder with a Past(1963) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
And On the Eighth Day(1964) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Fourth Side of the Triangle(1965) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Devil's Cook(1966) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Sherlock Holmes vs. Jack the Ripper: A Study in Terror(1966) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Face to Face(1967) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The House of Brass(1968) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Last Woman in His Life(1970) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Fine and Private Place(1971) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Standalone Novels


The Glass Village(1954) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Cop Out(1969) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Short Story Collections


The Adventures of Ellery Queen(1934) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The New Adventures of Ellery Queen(1940) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Calendar of Crime(1952) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
QBI: Queen's Bureau of Investigation(1955) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Queen's Full(1965) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
QED: Queen's Experiments in Detection(1968) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Best of Ellery Queen(1983) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Tragedy of Errors(1999) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Anthologies


101 Years' Entertainment: The Great Detective Stories, 1841-1941(1943) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
To the Queen's Taste(1949) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Ellery Queen's Murdercade(1976) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Ellery Queen's Magicians of Mystery(1978) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Ellery Queen's Veils of Mystery(1980) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Best of Suspense(1980) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Ellery Queen's Windows of Mystery(1980) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Ellery Queen's Doors to Mystery(1981) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Ellery Queen's Crime Cruise Round the World(1981) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Ellery Queen's Eyes of Mystery(1981) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Ellery Queen's Maze of Mysteries(1982) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Ellery Queen's Book of First Appearances(1982) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Ellery Queen's Eyewitnesses(1983) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Ellery Queen's Lost Ladies(1983) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Ellery Queen's Lost Men(1983) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Ellery Queen's Prime Crimes(1984) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Ellery Queen's Crimes and Punishments(1984) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Ellery Queen's Masters of Mystery(1987) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Notes: The Dragon’s Teeth was also published as The Virgin Heiresses. There Was an Old Woman was also titled The Quick and the Dead. A Study in Terror was also published as Ellery Queen vs. Jack The Ripper and as Sherlock Holmes vs. Jack the Ripper. The Player on the Other Side was ghostwritten by Theodore Sturgeon. And On the Eighth Day, The Fourth Side of the Triangle and The House of Brass were ghostwritten by Avram Davidson. The Drury Lane series was originally written using the pseudonym of Barnaby Ross.

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