Rhys Bowen is the pen name of English author Janet Quin-Harkin. Under the Rhys Bowen pen name, she writes mystery novels. Under her real name, she started out her career writing young adult romance, adult romance and children’s books. She made the switch to adult mysteries in 1997. Today, she writes the Constable Evan Evans, Molly Murphy and Royal Spyness mystery series.

Janet Quin-Harkin became a published author in 1982 with the novel Love Match. She stopped writing under her real name in 1999. Her debut as Rhys Bowen came with Evans Above in 1997. Below is a list of Rhys Bowen’s books in order of when they were first published:

Publication Order of Sweet Dreams Books


Love Match(1982) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Califonia Girl(1983) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Ten-Boy Summer(1983) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Day Dreamer(1983) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Ghost of a Chance(1984) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Exchange of Hearts(1984) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Two of Us(1984) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Lovebirds(1984) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
101 Ways to Meet Mr. Right(1985) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Great Boy Chase(1985) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Follow That Boy(1985) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Heart and Soul(1989) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Winter Dreams(1989) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Sweet Dreams Special Books


My Secret Love(1986) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Never Say Goodbye(1987) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of On Our Own Books


The Graduates(1986) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Trouble with Toni(1986) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Old Friends, New Friends(1986) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Growing Pains(1986) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Best Friends Forever(1986) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Sugar And Spice Books


Two Girls, One Boy(1987) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Trading Places(1987) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Last Dance(1987) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dear Cousin(1987) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Nothing in Common(1987) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Flip Side(1987) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Tug of War(1987) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Surf's Up(1987) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Double Take(1987) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Out in the Cold(1988) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Big Sister(1988) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Blind Date(1988) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
It's My Turn(1988) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Home Sweet Home(1988) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dream Come True(1988) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Campus Cousins(1988) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Roadtrip(1989) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
One Step Too Far(1989) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Having a Ball(1989) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Heartbreak Cafe Books


No Experience Required(1989) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Main Attraction(1989) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
At Your Service(1989) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Catch of the Day(1989) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Love to Go(1990) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Love to Go(1990) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Just Desserts(1990) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Friends Books


Starring Tess and Ali(1991) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Tess and Ali and the Teeny Bikini(1991) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Boy Trouble for Tess and Ali(1991) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Tess and Ali, Going on Fifteen(1991) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Senior Year Books


Homecoming Dance(1991) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
New Years Eve(1991) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Night of the Prom(1992) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Graduation Day(1992) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of NBC Great Escapes Books


The Secrets of Lake Success(1993) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Trade Winds(1993) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Boyfriend Club Books


Ginger's First Kiss(1994) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Roni's Dream Boy(1994) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Karen's Perfect Match(1994) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Queen Justine(1994) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Ginger's New Crush(1994) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Roni's Two-Boy Trouble(1994) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
No More Boys(1995) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Karen's Lessons in Love(1995) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Justine's Baby-Sitting Nightmare(1995) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Roni's Sweet Fifteen(1995) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Boyfriend Wars(1995) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dear Karen(1995) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of TGIF Books


Sleepover Madness(1995) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Friday Night Fright(1995) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Four's a Crowd(1995) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Forever Friday(1995) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Toe-Shoe Trouble(1995) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Secret Valentine(1996) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Love Stories Books


The Boy Next Door(1995) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Who Do You Love?(1996) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Torn Apart(1999) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Sister, Sister Books


Cool in School(1996) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
One Crazy Christmas(1996) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
You Read My Mind(1996) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
All Rapped Up(1997) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
He's All That(1997) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Homegirl on the Range(1997) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Star Quality(1997) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Summer Daze(1997) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Constable Evan Evans Books


Evans Above(1997) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Evan Help Us(1998) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Evanly Choirs(1999) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Evan and Elle(2000) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Evan Can Wait(2001) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Evans to Betsy(2002) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Evan Only Knows(2003) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Evan's Gate(2004) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Evan Blessed(2005) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Evanly Bodies(2006) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Full House: Club Stephanie Books


Flamingo Revenge(1997) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Fun, Sun and Flamingoes(1997) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Molly Murphy Books



Murphy's Law(2001) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Death of Riley(2002) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
For the Love of Mike(2003) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
In Like Flynn(2005) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Oh Danny Boy(2006) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
In Dublin's Fair City(2007) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Tell Me, Pretty Maiden(2008) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
In a Gilded Cage(2009) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Last Illusion(2010) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Bless the Bride(2011) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Hush Now, Don't You Cry(2012) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Family Way(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
City of Darkness and Light(2014) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Edge of Dreams(2015) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Away in a Manger(2015) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Time of Fog and Fire(2016) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Molly Murphy Short Stories


The Amersham Rubies(2011) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Face in the Mirror(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Through the Window(2014) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of True Love Books


Secrets(2001) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Kiss and Lie(2001) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Royal Spyness Books


Her Royal Spyness(2007) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Royal Pain(2008) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Royal Flush(2009) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Royal Blood(2010) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Naughty in Nice(2011) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Twelve Clues of Christmas(2012) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Heirs and Graces(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Queen of Hearts(2014) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Malice at the Palace(2015) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Crowned and Dangerous(2016) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Royal Spyness Short Stories


Masked Ball at Broxley Manor(2012) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Standalone Novels


Winner Take All(1984) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Tommy Loves Tina(1984) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Wanted: Date for Saturday Night(1985) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Write Every Day(1986) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Madam Sarah(1990) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Summer Heat(1990) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Fool's Gold(1991) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
My Phantom Love(1992) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
On My Own(1992) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Amazing Grace(1993) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Apartment(1994) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Sutcliffe Diamonds(1994) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Getting Personal: Becky(1994) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The King and I: Junior Novelization(1999) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Love Potion(1999) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Picture Books


Peter Penny's Dance(1976) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Benjamin's Balloon(1978) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Magic Growing Powder(1980) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Septimus Bean and His Amazing Machine(1980) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Helpful Hattie(1983) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Billy and Ben: The Terrible Two(1992) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Note: All novels except for the books in her Constable Evan Evans, Molly Murphy and Royal Spyness series were written under her real name of Janet Quin-Harkin.

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