Peter Mayle is a British author of non-fiction, picture books and general fiction novels. He worked for several years in the advertising business, working with director Alan Parker. Peter would then start writing sex education books and other educational books for children. Plans for a novel sent him from Devon, UK to Provence, France, but he ended up writing memoirs about life as a British expat living in the south of France. His novel A Good Year was adapted to film by Ridley Scott, starring Russell Crowe and Marion Cotillard.

Peter Mayle became a published author in 1973 with the non-fiction book Where Did I Come From?. His first novel was Expensive Habits, published in 1991. Below is a list of Peter Mayle’s books in order of when they were originally released:

Publication Order of Sam Levitt Books


The Vintage Caper(2009) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Marseille Caper(2012) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Corsican Caper(2014) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Standalone Novels


Expensive Habits(1991) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Hotel Pastis(1993) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Dog's Life(1995) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Anything Considered(1996) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Chasing Cezanne(1997) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Good Year(2004) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Picture Books


The Amazing Adventures of Chilly Billy(1980) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
As Dead as a Dodo(1981) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Footprints in the Butter(1988) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Wicked Willie Non-Fiction Books


Twinkle Winkle: Man's Best Friend and Your Star Signs(1985) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Wicked Willie's Guide to Women(1986) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Wicked Willie's Low-Down on Men(1987) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The World According to Wicked Willie(1988) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Willie's Away(1988) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dear Willie(1989) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Wicked Willie Stand Up Comic Book(1990) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Willie's Leg-Over Handbook(1991) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Provence Non-Fiction Books


A Year in Provence(1989) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Toujours Provence(1991) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Encore Provence: New Adventures in the South of France(1992) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Provence(1993) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Provence from the Air(1994) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Provence A-Z(2006) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Non-Fiction Books


Where Did I Come From?(1973) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
What's Happening to Me?(1975) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Will I Like It?(1978) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
How To Be a Pregnant Father(1978) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Baby Taming(1978) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Divorce: What Shall We Tell the Children?(1979) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Great Moments in Baby History(1980) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
We're Not Pregnant(1981) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Grown-Ups and Other Problems(1982) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Honeymoon Book(1983) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Thirsty Work: Ten Years of Heineken Advertising(1983) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Sweet Dreams and Monsters(1986) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Why Are We Getting a Divorce?(1988) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Scruffs: Alternative Dog Show(1989) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dangerous Candy(1990) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Up the Agency: Snakes and Ladders of the Advertising Business(1990) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Acquired Tastes(1992) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Bon Appetit!(2001) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Confessions of a French Baker(2006) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Notes: The Amazing Adventures of Chilly Billy is also known as Chilly Billy. As Dead as a Dodo was co-authored by Paul Rice. Divorce: What Shall We Tell the Children? was alternatively titled Divorce Can Happen to the Nicest People. We’re Not Pregnant: An Illustrated Guide to Birth Control was also released as Congratulations, You’re Not Pregnant. The Wicked Willie books were co-authored with Gray Jolliffe. Dangerous Candy was co-authored with Raffaella Fletcher. Confessions of a French Baker was co-authored with with Gerard Auzet. Bon Appetit!: Travels Through France with Knife, Fork And Corkscrew was also published as French Lessons.

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