Roy Lewis is a British author of crime fiction novels. He writes the John Crow, the Eric Ward, and the Arnold Landon series. Roy sets many of his novels in the north of England, which is where he lives. He is a former college principal and Inspector of Schools. He has three children, who are all lawyers.

Roy Lewis made his debut as a novelist in 1969 with the novel A Lover Too Many. Below is a list of Roy Lewis’ books in order of when they were first released:

Publication Order of Arnold Landon Books

A Gathering of Ghosts (1983)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Most Cunning Workmen (1985)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Trout in the Milk (1986)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Men of Subtle Craft (1987)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Devil is Dead (1989)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Wisp of Smoke (1992)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Secret Dying (1993)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Bloodeagle (1993)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Cross Bearer (1994)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Short-Lived Ghost (1995)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Angel of Death (1996)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Suddenly as a Shadow (1997)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Shape-Shifter (1998)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Ghost Dancers (1998)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
An Assumption of Death (2000)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dead Secret (2001)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Ways of Death (2002)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Headhunter (2004)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Grave Error (2005)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dragon Head (2007)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Shadowmaker (2009)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Goddess of Death (2012)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Eric Ward Books

A Certain Blindness / The Sedleigh Hall Murder (1980)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dwell in Danger / The Farming Murder (1982)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Limited Vision / The Quayside Murder (1983)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Once Dying, Twice Dead / The Diamond Murder (1984)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Blurred Reality / The Geordie Murder (1985)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Premium on Death / The Shipping Murder (1986)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Salamander Chill / The City of London Murder (1988)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Necessary Dealing / The Apartment Murder (1989)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Kind of Transaction / The Spanish Villa Murder (1991)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Form of Death / The Marriage Murder (2001)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Nightwalker / The Wasteful Murder (2002)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Phantom / The Phantom Murder (2003)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dead Man Running / The Slaughterhouse Murder (2003)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Embers of the Dead / The Tattoo Murder (2005)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Death Squad (2007)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Guardian of the Dead (2008)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Design for Murder (2010)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Inspector John Crow Books

A Lover Too Many (1969)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Error of Judgment (1971)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Secret Singing / The Woods Murder (1971)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Blood Money / Murder for Money (1973)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Question of Degree / Murder in the Mine (1974)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Part of Virtue / A Cotswolds Murder / A Dartmoor Murder (1975)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Nothing But Foxes / A Fox Hunting Murder (1977)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Standalone Novels

A Wolf by the Ears (1970)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Fenokee Project (1971)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Fool for a Client (1972)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Of Singular Purpose (1973)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Double Take (1975)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Witness My Death (1976)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Distant Banner (1976)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
An Uncertain Sound (1978)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
An Inevitable Fatality (1978)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Violent Death (1979)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Seek for Justice (1981)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Secret of Skull Island (2008)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Murder in Malacca (2008)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dead Ringer (2011)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Paduan Conspiracy / Cardinal Obsession (2012)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Lady and the Lawyers (2012)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Cardinal Error (2012)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Breaths of Suspicion (2013)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Fugitive Englishman (2014)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Shadows of the Past (2017)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Distant Bugle (2017)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Short Stories/Novellas

Brought to Justice (2012)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Golden Caverns (2013)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Undertakers (2013)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Command of the Sea Tiger (2013)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Death in the Desert (2013)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Short Story Collections

Skin Deep (2013)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Chill of Death (2013)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Non-Fiction Books

Certain Private Incidents (2013)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Note: The Paduan Conspiracy was also published as Cardinal Obsession.

If You Like Roy Lewis Books, You’ll Love…

Roy Lewis Synopsis: A Wolf by the Ears is a standalone title by Roy Lewis. After his parents died in a fire, Stephen Kirk expected to inherit a fortune, although his parents did not leave a will. But doubts are soon cast on his legitimacy. David Centre, a qualified solicitor, attempts to figure out Kirk’s complicated family history, only for his client to be arrested on a more serious charge. Stephen Kirk could remember nothing of his actions on the night his parents were killed. Centre soon discovers that a number of people had a keen interest in getting rid of Harry Kirk. It turns out there was no shortage of suspects.

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