Miss Silver by Patricia Wentworth
Miss Silver is the protagonist in a series of crime fiction novels by British author Patricia Wentworth. Miss Maud Silver is a retired governess who starts working as a private detective, working closely with Scotland Yard.

Patricia Wentworth began her Miss Silver series in 1928 with the novel Grey Mask. She wouldn’t follow up in the series for another 9 years until The Case is Closed. There were a total of 32 novels in the series, ending with 1961’s The Girl in the Cellar. Below is a list of Patricia Wentworth’s Miss Silver books in order of when they were originally released (which is also their chronological order):

Publication Order of Miss Silver Books


Grey Mask(1928) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Case is Closed(1937) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Lonesome Road(1939) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Danger Point(1941) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Chinese Shawl(1943) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Miss Silver Intervenes(1943) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Clock Strikes Twelve(1944) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Key(1944) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
She Came Back(1945) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Pilgrim's Rest(1946) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Latter End(1947) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Spotlight(1947) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Case of William Smith(1948) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Eternity Ring(1948) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Catherine Wheel(1949) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Miss Silver Comes to Stay(1949) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Brading Collection(1950) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Ivory Dagger(1950) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Through the Wall(1950) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Anna Where Are You?(1951) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Watersplash(1951) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Ladies Bane(1952) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Out of the Past(1953) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Silent Pool(1953) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Vanishing Point(1953) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Benevent Treasure(1954) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Gazebo(1955) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Listening Eye(1955) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Poison in the Pen(1955) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Fingerprint(1956) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Alington Inheritance(1958) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Girl in the Cellar(1961) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Notes: Danger Point was later re-published as In the Balance. Miss Silver Intervenes was also known as Miss Silver Deals with Death. She Came Back is also known as The Traveller Returns. Pilgrim’s Rest was also titled Dark Threat. Spotlight was also published as Wicked Uncle. The Brading Collection is also known as Mr. Brading’s Collection. Anna Where Are You? is also known as Death at Deep End. The Gazebo was also published as The Summerhouse.

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