Ellie Haskell by Dorothy Cannell
Ellie Haskell is the protagonist in a series of cozy mystery/romance novels by British-American novelist Dorothy Cannell. Ellie Haskell works as an interior decorator, while her husband Ben is a writer and a chef. Hyacinth and Primrose Tramwell are a pair of sisters who own the Flowers Detection Agency.

Dorothy Cannell began her Ellie Haskell series in 1984 with the novel The Thin Woman, which was her own debut novel. The series is currently ongoing. Below is a list of Dorothy Cannell’s Ellie Haskell books in order of when they were first published (which is the same as their chronological order):

Publication Order of Ellie Haskell Books


The Thin Woman(1984) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Widow's Club(1988) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Mum's the Word(1990) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Femmes Fatal(1992) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
How to Murder Your Mother-in-Law(1994) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
How to Murder the Man of Your Dreams(1995) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Spring Cleaning Murders(1998) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Trouble with Harriet(1999) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Bridesmaids Revisited(2000) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Importance of Being Ernestine(2002) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Withering Heights(2007) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Goodbye, Ms. Chips(2008) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
She Shoots to Conquer(2009) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

If You Like Ellie Haskell Books, You’ll Love…

Ellie Haskell Synopsis: The Thin Woman by Dorothy Cannell is the debut of her Ellie Haskell character and book 1 in the Ellie Haskell Mysteries series. Ellie Simons is overweight and single, and thus she isn’t too excited about the family reunion. She decides to hire Bentley T. Haskell to pretend to be her fiance for a weekend of romance, jealous and even murder.

In The Widow’s Club by Dorothy Cannell (book 2 of the series), Hyacinth and Primrose Tramwell must look into a woman’s group that would rather kill their hubbies than divorce them. Along with their newlywed friend, the two detectives watch over the brains of the operation.

Shop Worldwide: Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.ca


Order of Books » Characters » Order of Ellie Haskell Books