Lindsay Gordon is a fictional character and a series of mystery novels by Scottish author Val McDermid. Lindsay Gordon is a freelance journalist who is a lesbian (as McDermid herself is). The series is set in Scotland.

The Lindsay Gordon series began in 1987 with Report for Murder. The series consists of six books. Below is a list of Val McDermid’s Lindsay Gordon books in order of when they were originally published (aslo their chronological order):

Publication Order of Lindsay Gordon Books


Report for Murder(1987) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Common Murder(1989) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Final Edition(1991) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Union Jack(1993) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Booked for Murder(1996) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Hostage to Murder(2003) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Notes: Final Edition is also known as either Open and Shut or Deadline for Murder in the United States. Union Jack‘s alternate US title is Conferences are Murder.

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