Patricia Wentworth
Patricia Wentworth is the pen name of Dora Amy Elles (1878-1961), a British author of crime fiction. She is best known for her Miss Silver character. She attended Blackheath High School in London and was also educated privately. She married twice and had one daughter.

Patricia Wentworth became a published author in 1910 with the novel A Marriage Under The Terror, which won the Melrose award. Her final novel was the Miss Silver novel The Girl in the Cellar, which was published in 1961 (the same year she died). Below is a list of Patricia Wentworth’s books in order of when they were originally published:

Publication Order of Miss Silver Books


Grey Mask(1928) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Case is Closed(1937) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Lonesome Road(1939) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Danger Point(1941) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Chinese Shawl(1943) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Miss Silver Intervenes(1943) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Clock Strikes Twelve(1944) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Key(1944) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
She Came Back(1945) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Pilgrim's Rest(1946) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Latter End(1947) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Spotlight(1947) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Case of William Smith(1948) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Eternity Ring(1948) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Catherine Wheel(1949) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Miss Silver Comes to Stay(1949) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Brading Collection(1950) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Ivory Dagger(1950) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Through the Wall(1950) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Anna Where Are You?(1951) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Watersplash(1951) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Ladies Bane(1952) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Out of the Past(1953) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Silent Pool(1953) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Vanishing Point(1953) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Benevent Treasure(1954) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Gazebo(1955) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Listening Eye(1955) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Poison in the Pen(1955) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Fingerprint(1956) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Alington Inheritance(1958) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Girl in the Cellar(1961) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Benbow Smith Books


Fool Errant(1929) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Danger Calling(1931) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Walk With Care(1933) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Down Under(1937) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Frank Garrett Books


Dead or Alive(1936) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Rolling Stone(1940) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Ernest Lamb Books


The Blind Side(1939) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Who Pays the Piper(1940) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Pursuit of a Parcel(1942) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Standalone Novels


A Marriage Under the Terror(1910) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Fire Within(1913) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Queen Anne is Dead(1915) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Astonishing Adventure of Jane Smith(1923) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Annam Jewel(1924) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Red Lacquer(1924) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Black Cabinet(1925) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Dower House Mystery(1925) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Amazing Chance(1926) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Anne Belinda(1927) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Hue and Cry(1927) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Will o' the Wisp(1928) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Coldstone(1930) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Kingdom Lost(1930) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Beggar's Choice(1930) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Red Danger(1932) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Nothing Ventured(1932) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Seven Green Stones(1933) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Fear by Night(1934) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Devil in the Dark(1934) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Red Stefan(1935) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Blindfold(1935) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Hole and Corner(1936) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Run!(1938) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Mr. Zero(1938) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Unlawful Occasions(1941) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Silence in Court(1945) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Notes: Danger Point was later re-published as In the Balance. Miss Silver Intervenes was also known as Miss Silver Deals with Death. She Came Back is also known as The Traveller Returns. Pilgrim’s Rest was also titled Dark Threat. Spotlight was also published as Wicked Uncle. The Brading Collection is also known as Mr. Brading’s Collection. Anna Where Are You? is also known as Death at Deep End. The Gazebo was also published as The Summerhouse.

Red Danger is also known as Red Shadow. Seven Green Stones is also known as Outrageous Fortune. Devil in the Dark was also published as Touch and Go. Unlawful Occasions was also titled Weekend with Death.

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