Chief Inspector Barnaby by Caroline Graham
Detective Chief Inspector Tom Barnaby is the central character in a series of mystery/detective fiction novels by English author Caroline Graham. He is based out of Causton, a fictional town in southeast England and mostly deals with murders that occur in the English countryside. He is a methodical, yet perceptive detective. The series has been adapted into the television drama Midsomer Murders, where the character is portrayed by John Nettles.

Caroline Graham debuted her DCI Barnaby character in the novel The Killings at Badger’s Drift, which was originally published in 1987. The series has lasted seven novels thus far with the most recent novel being published in 2004. Below is a list of Caroline Graham’s Inspector Barnaby books in order of when they were first released (which is the same as their chronological order):

Publication Order of Inspector Barnaby Books


The Killings at Badger's Drift(1987) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Death of a Hollow Man(1989) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Death in Disguise(1992) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Written in Blood(1994) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Faithful Unto Death(1996) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Place of Safety(1999) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Ghost in the Machine(2004) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

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