Rhys Bowen is the pen name of English author Janet Quin-Harkin. Under the Rhys Bowen pen name, she writes mystery novels. Under her real name, she started out her career writing young adult romance, adult romance and children’s books. She made the switch to adult mysteries in 1997. Today, she writes the Constable Evan Evans, Molly Murphy and Royal Spyness mystery series.

Janet Quin-Harkin became a published author in 1982 with the novel Love Match. She stopped writing under her real name in 1999. Her debut as Rhys Bowen came with Evans Above in 1997. Below is a list of Rhys Bowen’s books in order of when they were first published:

Publication Order of Constable Evans Books

Evans Above (1997)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Evan Help Us (1998)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Evanly Choirs (1999)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Evan and Elle (2000)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Evan Can Wait (2001)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Evans to Betsy (2002)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Evan Only Knows (2003)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Evan's Gate (2004)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Evan Blessed (2005)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Evanly Bodies (2006)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Friends Books

(as Janet Quin-Harkin)

Starring Tess and Ali (1991)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Boy Trouble for Tess and Ali (1991)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Tess and Ali and the Teeny Bikini (1991)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Tess and Ali, Going on Fifteen (1991)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Full House: Club Stephanie Books

(as Janet Quin-Harkin)

Flamingo Revenge (1997)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Fun, Sun, and Flamingoes (1997)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Heartbreak Cafe Books

(as Janet Quin-Harkin)

No Experience Required (1989)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Just Desserts (1989)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Main Attraction (1989)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Catch of the Day (1989)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
At Your Service (1989)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Love to Go (1990)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Her Royal Spyness Books

Her Royal Spyness (2007)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Royal Pain (2008)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Royal Flush (2009)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Royal Blood (2010)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Naughty in Nice (2011)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Masked Ball at Broxley Manor (2012)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Twelve Clues of Christmas (2012)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Heirs and Graces (2013)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Queen of Hearts (2014)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Malice at the Palace (2015)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Crowned and Dangerous (2016)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
On Her Majesty's Frightfully Secret Service (2017)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Four Funerals and Maybe a Wedding (2018)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Love and Death Among the Cheetahs (2019)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Last Mrs. Summers (2020)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
God Rest Ye, Royal Gentlemen (2021)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Love Stories Books

(with Elizabeth Craft, Katherine Applegate, Kieran Scott)

Sharing Sam (By: Katherine Applegate) (1995)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Boy Next Door (1995)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Who Do You Love? (1996)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
What We Did Last Summer (By: Elizabeth Craft) (1998)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Trust Me (By: Kieran Scott) (1998)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Kiss and Tell (By: Kieran Scott) (1998)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
While You Were Gone (By: Kieran Scott) (1999)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Torn Apart (1999)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
How Do I Tell? (By: Kieran Scott) (1999)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Justin & Nicole (By: Elizabeth Craft) (2000)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Jake & Christy (By: Elizabeth Craft) (2000)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Molly Murphy Books

Murphy's Law (2001)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Death of Riley (2002)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
For the Love of Mike (2003)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
In Like Flynn (2005)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Oh Danny Boy (2006)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
In Dublin's Fair City (2007)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Tell Me, Pretty Maiden (2008)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
In a Gilded Cage (2009)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Last Illusion (2010)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Bless the Bride (2011)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Amersham Rubies (2011)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Hush Now, Don't You Cry (2012)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Family Way (2013)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Face in the Mirror (2013)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Through the Window (2014)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
City of Darkness and Light (2014)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Edge of Dreams (2015)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Away in a Manger (2015)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Time of Fog and Fire (2016)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Ghost of Christmas Past (2017)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Wild Irish Rose (With: ) (2022)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Amersham Rubies is a prequel novella to the series.

Publication Order of NBC Great Escapes Books

(as Janet Quin-Harkin)

The Secrets of Lake Success (1993)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Trade Winds (1993)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of On Our Own Books

(as Janet Quin-Harkin)

The Graduates (1986)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Trouble with Toni (1986)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Out of Love (1986)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Old Friends, New Friends (1986)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Growing Pains (1986)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Best Friends Forever (1986)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Senior Year Books

(as Janet Quin-Harkin)

Homecoming Dance (1991)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
New Year's Eve (1991)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Night of the Prom (1992)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Graduation Day (1992)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Sister, Sister Books

(as Janet Quin-Harkin)

Cool in School (1996)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
You Read My Mind (1996)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
One Crazy Christmas (1996)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Homegirl on the Range (1996)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
He's All That (1997)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Summer Daze (1997)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Star Quality (1997)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
All Rapped Up (1997)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Sugar and Spice Books

(as Janet Quin-Harkin)

Flip Side (1987)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Two Girls, One Boy (1987)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Trading Places (1987)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Last Dance (1987)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dear Cousin (1987)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Nothing in Common (1987)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Tug of War (1987)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Surf's Up (1987)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Double Take (1987)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Make Me a Star (1987)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Big Sister (1988)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Out in the Cold (1988)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Blind Date (1988)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
It's My Turn (1988)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Home Sweet Home (1988)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dream Come True (1988)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Campus Cousins (1988)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Roadtrip (1989)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
One Step Too Far (1989)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Having a Ball (1989)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Sweet Dreams Books

(as Janet Quin-Harkin)

California Girl (1983)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Love Match (1983)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Ten-Boy Summer (1983)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Daydreamer (1983)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Ghost of a Chance (1984)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Exchange of Hearts (1984)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Lovebirds (1984)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Two of Us (1984)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Follow That Boy (1985)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
101 Ways to Meet Mr. Right (1985)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Great Boy Chase (1985)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
My Secret Love (1986)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Never Say Goodbye (1987)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of TGIF Books

(as Janet Quin-Harkin)

Sleepover Madness (1995)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Four's a Crowd (1995)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Forever Friday (1995)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Toe-Shoe Trouble (1996)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Secret Valentine (1996)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Boyfriend Club Books

(as Janet Quin-Harkin)

Ginger's First Kiss (1994)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Roni's Dream Boy (1994)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Karen's Perfect Match (1994)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Queen Justine (1994)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Ginger's New Crush (1994)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Roni's Two-Boy Trouble (1994)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
No More Boys (1995)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Karen's Lessons in Love (1995)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Roni's Sweet Fifteen (1995)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Justine's Baby-Sitting Nightmare (1995)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Boyfriend Wars (1995)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dear Karen (1995)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Red Dragon Academy Books

(with)

Dreamwalker (2014)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of True Love Books

(as Janet Quin-Harkin)

Kiss and Lie (2001)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Secrets (2001)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Standalone Novels

Tommy Loves Tina (As:Janet Quin-Harkin) (1984)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Winner Take All (As:Janet Quin-Harkin) (1984)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Wanted: Date for Saturday Night (As:Janet Quin-Harkin) (1986)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Write Every Day (As:Janet Quin-Harkin) (1986)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Madam Sarah (As:Janet Quin-Harkin) (1989)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Summer Heat (As: Janet Quin-Harkin) (1990)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Fool's Gold (As:Janet Quin-Harkin) (1991)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
My Phantom Love (As:Janet Quin-Harkin) (1992)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
On My Own (As:Janet Quin-Harkin) (1992)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Amazing Grace (As:Janet Quin-Harkin) (1993)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Apartment (As:Janet Quin-Harkin) (1994)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Sutcliffe Diamonds (As:Janet Quin-Harkin) (1994)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Getting Personal (As:Janet Quin-Harkin) (1994)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The King and I (As:Janet Quin-Harkin) (1999)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Love Potion (As:Janet Quin-Harkin) (1999)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
In Farleigh Field (2017)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Tuscan Child (2018)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
What Child Is This (2018)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Victory Garden (2019)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Above the Bay of Angels (2020)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Venice Sketchbook (2021)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Picture Books

Peter Penny's Dance (1976)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Benjamin's Balloon (1978)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Septimus Bean and His Amazing Machine (1980)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Magic Growing Powder (1981)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Helpful Hattie (1983)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Billy and Ben (1992)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of World's Finest Mystery and Crime Stories Books

The World's Finest Mystery and Crime Stories 1 (2000)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The World's Finest Mystery and Crime Stories 2 (2000)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The World's Finest Mystery and Crime Stories 3 (2002)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The World's Finest Mystery and Crime Stories 4 (2003)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The World's Finest Mystery and Crime Stories 5 (2004)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The World's Finest Mystery and Crime Stories (2020)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Tgif! Books

(as Janet Quin-Harkin)

Friday Night Fright (1995)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Anthologies

Blood on Their Hands(2003)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The World's Finest Mystery and Crime Stories 5(2004)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Sherlock Holmes: The American Years(2010)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Sherlock Holmes Megapack(2014)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Silent Night, Deadly Night(2016)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Shattering Glass(2020)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Nothing Good Happens After Midnight(2020)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Notes: All novels except for the books in her Constable Evan Evans, Molly Murphy and Royal Spyness series were written under her real name of Janet Quin-Harkin. The Red Dragon Academy series is written with C.M. Broyles.

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  1. Loretto Glennon: 1 month ago

    I just can not get enough of your books – I absolutely love them.

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