Ellery Queen Detective
Ellery Queen is the protagonist in a series of detective fiction/mystery novels written under the pen name of Ellery Queen (Frederic Dannay & Manfred Bennington Lee). The character is an author who writes the books he appears in, and later on, writes screenplays. He ends up working as an amateur detective, having to help out his father, who is a detective in New York City.

The Ellery Queen series began in 1929 with the novel The Roman Hat Mystery. The series concluded in 1971 with the novel A Fine and Private Place. Below is a list of the Ellery Queen books in order of when they were originally published:

Publication Order of Ellery Queen Books


The Roman Hat Mystery(1929) Description | Book | eBook
The French Powder Mystery(1930) Description | Book | eBook
The Dutch Shoe Mystery(1931) Description | Book | eBook
The Egyptian Cross Mystery(1932) Description | Book | eBook
The Greek Coffin Mystery(1932) Description | Book | eBook
The American Gun Mystery(1933) Description | Book | eBook
The Siamese Twin Mystery(1933) Description | Book | eBook
The Chinese Orange Mystery(1934) Description | Book | eBook
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The Spanish Cape Mystery(1935) Description | Book | eBook
Halfway House(1936) Description | Book | eBook
The Door Between(1937) Description | Book | eBook
The Four of Hearts(1938) Description | Book | eBook
The Devil to Pay(1938) Description | Book | eBook
The Dragon's Teeth(1939) Description | Book | eBook
Calamity Town(1942) Description | Book | eBook
There Was An Old Woman(1943) Description | Book | eBook
The Murderer is a Fox(1945) Description | Book | eBook
Ten Days' Wonder(1948) Description | Book | eBook
Cat of Many Tails(1949) Description | Book | eBook
Double, Double(1950) Description | Book | eBook
The Origin of Evil(1951) Description | Book | eBook
The King is Dead(1952) Description | Book | eBook
The Scarlet Letters(1953) Description | Book | eBook
Inspector Queen's Own Case(1956) Description | Book | eBook
The Finishing Stroke(1958) Description | Book | eBook
The Player on the Other Side(1963) Description | Book | eBook
Murder with a Past(1963) Description | Book | eBook
And On the Eighth Day(1964) Description | Book | eBook
The Fourth Side of the Triangle(1965) Description | Book | eBook
The Devil's Cook(1966) Description | Book | eBook
Sherlock Holmes vs. Jack the Ripper: A Study in Terror(1966) Description | Book | eBook
Face to Face(1967) Description | Book | eBook
The House of Brass(1968) Description | Book | eBook
The Last Woman in His Life(1970) Description | Book | eBook
A Fine and Private Place(1971) Description | Book | eBook

Notes: The Dragon’s Teeth was also published as The Virgin Heiresses. There Was an Old Woman was also titled The Quick and the Dead. A Study in Terror was also published as Ellery Queen vs. Jack The Ripper and as Sherlock Holmes vs. Jack the Ripper. The Player on the Other Side was ghostwritten by Theodore Sturgeon. And On the Eighth Day, The Fourth Side of the Triangle and The House of Brass were ghostwritten by Avram Davidson.

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