Elizabeth Peters (1927-2013) was an American author of suspense, mystery and thriller novels. She is best known for her Amelia Peabody series, in addition to her Vicky Bliss series. She graduated with a PhD in Egyptology from the University of Chicago, which is the basis for her Amelia Peabody series. Her Barbara Michaels books are considered part of the gothic fiction and supernatural thriller genres.

Elizabeth Peters became a published author in 1964, writing the non-fiction book Temples, Tombs & Hieroglyphs under her real name of Barbara Mertz. She would make her fiction debut in 1966 as Barbara Michaels with The Master of Blacktower. Her Elizabeth Peters nom de plume would debut would debut in 1968 with The Jackal’s Head. Below is a list of Elizabeth Peters’ books under all of her pen names, sorted by date of publication as well as in chronological order:

Publication Order of Georgetown Books

(as Barbara Michaels)

Ammie Come Home (1968)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Shattered Silk (1986)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Stitches in Time (1995)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Jacqueline Kirby Books

The Seventh Sinner (1972)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Murders of Richard III (1974)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Die for Love (1984)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Naked Once More (1989)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Vicky Bliss Books

Borrower of the Night (1973)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Street of the Five Moons (1978)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Silhouette in Scarlet (1983)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Trojan Gold (1987)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Night Train to Memphis (1994)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Laughter of Dead Kings (2008)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Amelia Peabody Books

Crocodile on the Sandbank (1975)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Curse of the Pharaohs (1981)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Mummy Case (1985)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Lion in the Valley (1986)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Deeds of the Disturber (1988)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Last Camel Died at Noon (1991)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Snake, the Crocodile and the Dog (1992)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Hippopotamus Pool (1996)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Seeing a Large Cat (1997)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Ape Who Guards the Balance (1998)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Falcon at the Portal (1999)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
He Shall Thunder in the Sky (2000)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Lord of the Silent (2001)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Golden One (2002)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Children of the Storm (2003)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Guardian of the Horizon (2004)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Serpent on the Crown (2005)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Tomb of the Golden Bird (2006)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A River in the Sky (2010)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Painted Queen (With: Joan Hess) (2014)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Someone in the House Books

(as Barbara Michaels)

Someone in the House (1981)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Black Rainbow (1982)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Standalone Novels

The Jackal's Head (1968)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Camelot Caper (1969)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Dead Sea Cipher (1970)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Night of Four Hundred Rabbits (1971)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Legend in Green Velvet (1976)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Devil May Care (1977)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Summer of the Dragon (1979)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Love Talker (1980)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Copenhagen Connection (1982)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Non-Fiction Books

Temples, Tombs & Hieroglyphs (By:Barbara Mertz) (1964)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Red Land, Black Land (1967)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Amelia Peabody's Egypt (2003)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Malice Domestic Books

Malice Domestic 1 (1992)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Malice Domestic 2 (By:Mary Higgins Clark) (1993)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Malice Domestic 5 (By:Phyllis A. Whitney) (1996)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Malice Domestic 7 (By:Sharyn McCrumb) (1998)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Malice Domstic 8 (By:Margaret Maron) (1999)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Each book is an anthology.Author listed presents that book.

Notes: House of Many Shadows was also published as House of Many Shades. The Night of Four Hundred Rabbits was also titled Shadows in the Moonlight. The Legend in Green Velvet is alternatively titled Ghost in Green Velvet.

The Georgetown series was published under the pen name of Barbara Michaels. Most standalone novels were written under the pen name of Barbara Michaels except for The Jackal’s Head, The Camelot Caper, The Dead Sea Cipher, The Night of Four Hundred Rabbits, The Legend in Green Velvet, Devil May Care, Summer of the Dragon, The Love Talker and The Copenhagen Connection.

The Painted Queen is written with Joan Hess.

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