Deirdre Quinn Nightingale by Lydia Adamson
Deirdre Quinn Nightingale is the protagonist in a series of cozy mystery novels by American author Lydia Adamson. Dr. Nightingale is a veterinarian from the state of New York, but while dealing with animals, she must also deal with murder.

Lydia Adamson began the Deirdre Quinn Nightingale series in 1994 with the novel Dr. Nightingale Comes Home. The series lasted 12 novels, concluding with Dr. Nightingale Follows a Canine Clue in 2001. Below is a list of Lydia Adamson’s Deirdre Quinn Nightingale books in order of when they were originally released (which is the same as their chronological order):

Publication Order of Deirdre Quinn Nightingale Books


Dr. Nightingale Comes Home(1994) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dr. Nightingale Rides the Elephant(1994) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dr. Nightingale Goes to the Dogs(1995) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dr. Nightingale Goes the Distance(1995) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dr. Nightingale Enters the Bear Cave(1996) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dr. Nightingale Chases Three Little Pigs(1996) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dr. Nightingale Rides to the Hounds(1997) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dr. Nightingale Meets Puss in Boots(1997) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dr. Nightingale Races the Outlaw Colt(1998) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dr. Nightingale Traps the Missing Lynx(1999) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dr. Nightingale Seekers Greener Pastures(2000) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dr. Nightingale Follows a Canine Clue(2001) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

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Deirdre Quinn Nightingale Synopsis: Dr. Nightingale Comes Home is the first Deirdre Quinn Nightingale mystery novel by Lydia Adamson (Franklin B. King). While investigating mysteriously ailing French Alpine goats, Dr. Deirdre Quinn Nightingale ends up having to deal with something much different – the murder of an old friend.

In Dr. Nightingale Rides the Elephant by Lydia Adamson (book 2 of the series), an elephant ends up rampaging, killing a circus dancer. Dr. Nightingale believes the animal has been tampered with. She must find out who did this to the elephant before the “rogue” elephant is blamed for the crime and killed.


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