Chief Inspector Reginald Wexford is the protagonist in a series of detective fiction novels by British author Ruth Rendell. The character has appeared in a television series where he was played by George Baker.

The Inspector Wexford series began in 1964 with From Doon With Death. Below is a list of the Inspector Wexford books by Ruth Rendell in order of when they were originally published (which is also their chronological order):

Publication Order of Inspector Wexford Books


From Doon With Death(1964) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A New Lease of Death(1967) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Wolf to the Slaughter(1967) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Best Man to Die(1969) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Guilty Thing Surprised(1970) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
No More Dying Then(1971) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Murder Being Once Done(1972) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Some Lie and Some Die(1973) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Shake Hands Forever(1975) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Sleeping Life(1979) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Putting on by Cunning(1981) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Speaker of Mandarin(1983) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
An Unkindness of Ravens(1985) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Veiled One(1988) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Kissing the Gunner's Daughter(1991) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Simisola(1994) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Road Rage(1997) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Harm Done(1999) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Babes in the Wood(2002) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
End in Tears(2005) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Not in the Flesh(2007) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Monster in the Box(2009) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Vault(2011) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
No Man's Nightingale(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Inspector Wexford Collections


Means of Evil and Other Stories(1979) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Notes: A New Lease of Death is also known as The Sins of the Fathers. Put on by Cunning is also known as Death Notes.