Order of Martin Edwards Books
Martin Edwards is a British author of crime fiction novels in addition to being a critic of the genre. He has also written several legal articles and books. Edwards writes the Harry Devlin series and the Lake District Mysteries series. He is a founding member of the Northern Chapter of the Crime Writers’ Association as well as the Murder Squad.
Martin Edwards began his writing career in 1983 writing legal books. His first novel was All the Lonely People in 1991, which began his Harry Devlin series. The novel was nominated for the John Creasey Dagger award for Best First Crime Novel of the Year. Below is a list of Martin Edwards’ books in order of when they were first released:
Publication Order of Harry Devlin Books
|All the Lonely People||(1991)|
|I Remember You||(1993)|
|Eve of Destruction||(1996)|
|The Devil in Disguise||(1998)|
|First Cut is the Deepest||(1999)|
Publication Order of Thane & Moss Books
Publication Order of Lake District Mysteries Books
|The Coffin Trail||(2004)|
|The Cipher Garden||(2005)|
|The Arsenic Labyrinth||(2007)|
|The Serpent Pool||(2010)|
|The Hanging Wood||(2011)|
|The Frozen Shroud||(2013)|
|The Dungeon House||(2015)|
Publication Order of Standalone Novels
Publication Order of Short Story Collections
|Where Do You Find Your Ideas? and Other Crime Stories||(2001)|
|The New Mysteries of Sherlock Holmes||(2014)|
Publication Order of Perfectly Criminal Anthologies
Publication Order of Anthologies
Publication Order of Non-Fiction Books
Note: Edwards finished the novel The Lazarus Widow following the death of author Bill Knox. Careers in the Law was written with Elizabeth Usher. Know-How for Employment Lawyers was co-authored with Stephen Levinson, David Cockburn, Nicholas Rose and Vanessa Middleton.
If You Like Martin Edwards Books, You’ll Love…
Martin Edwards Synopses: Where Do you Find Your Ideas? and Other Crime Stories is a short story collection by Martin Edwards. The collection includes eight Harry Devlin stories, plus historical mysteries, Sherlockian pastiches and ten psychological suspense stories. Each story has a brand new introduction written by Martin Edwards himself.
Whydunit? is a CWA anthology of mystery stories edited by Martin Edwards that follows up on the Perfectly Criminal anthology. This anthology’s theme is the “why” behind the crime, rather than the “who.” Some of the authors who have contributed to Whydunit? include Lawrence Block, Reginald Hill, Edward D. Hoch, Peter Lovesey, Ruth Rendell, Margaret York and many more.