Sax Rohmer
Sax Rohmer was the pen name of English author Arthur Henry Sarsfield Ward (1883-1959), who was best known for his Fu Manchu series. Rohmer had a working class background, growing up in Birmingham, England. He worked as a poet, songwriter and comedy sketch writer for music hall performers prior to becoming a novelist.

Sax Rohmer made his debut as a published author in 1910, with an anonymously published book entitled Pause! (long since out of print). His debut as Sax Rohmer came in 1913 with the novel The Mystery of Dr. Fu-Manchu. Below is a list of Sax Rohmer’s book in order of when they were originally released:

Publication Order of Fu Manchu Books

The Mystery of Dr. Fu-Manchu / The Insidious Dr. Fu-Manchu (1913)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Return of Dr. Fu-Manchu / The Devil Doctor (1916)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Hand of Fu-Manchu / The Si-Fan Mysteries (1917)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Daughter of Fu-Manchu (1931)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Mask of Fu-Manchu (1932)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Bride of Fu-Manchu / Fu-Manchu's Bride (1933)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Trail of Fu-Manchu (1934)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
President Fu-Manchu (1936)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Drums of Fu-Manchu (1939)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Island of Fu-Manchu (1940)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Shadow of Fu-Manchu (1948)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Re-enter Fu-Manchu (1957)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Emperor Fu-Manchu (1959)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Wrath of Fu-Manchu (1973)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Gaston Max Books

The Yellow Claw (1915)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Golden Scorpion (1919)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Day the World Ended (1929)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Seven Sins (1943)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Paul Harley Books

Bat Wing (1920)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Fire-Tongue (1921)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Voice of Kali (2013)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of "Red" Kerry Books

Dope (1919)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Yellow Shadows (2005)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Sumuru Books

The Sins of Sumuru (1950)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Sumuru / The Slaves of Sumuru (1951)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Virgin in Flames / The Fire Goddess (1953)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Return Of Sumuru / Sand and Satin (1954)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Sinister Madonna (2020)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Standalone Novels

The Exploits of Captain O'Hagan (1916)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Brood of the Witch Queen (1918)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Orchard of Tears (1918)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Quest of the Sacred Slipper (1919)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Green Eyes of Bast (1920)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Grey Face (1924)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Emperor of America (1927)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Moon of Madness (1927)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
She Who Sleeps (1928)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Yu'an Hee See laughs, (1932)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Bat Flies Low (1935)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
White Velvet (1936)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Bimbashi Baruk of Egypt / Egyptian Nights (1944)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Hangover House (1949)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Wulfheim (1950)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Moon Is Red (1954)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Short Story Collections

The Sins of Severac Bablon (1914)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Tales of Secret Egypt (1918)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Dream Detective (1920)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Secret Of Holm Peel (1970)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Tales of East and West (1976)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Haunting of Low Fennel (2006)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Tales of Chinatown (2015)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Non-Fiction Books

The Romance of Sorcery (1914)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Little Tich (2007)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Anthologies

Favourite Spy Stories(1981)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Notes: The Mystery of Dr. Fu-Manchu was also published as The Insidious Dr. Fu-Manchu. The Devil Doctor is also known as The Return of Dr. Fu-Manchu. The Si-Fan Mysteries is also titled The Hand of Fu-Manchu. Fu Manchu’s Bride was also published under the title The Bride of Fu Manchu. Re-Enter Fu Manchu is also known as Re-Enter Dr. Fu Manchu.

Nude in Mink was also published as Sins of Sumuru. Sumuru is also known as Slaves of Sumuru. Virgin in Flames is also known as The Fire Goddess. Return of Sumura was also published as Sand and Satin. Egyptian Nights is also known as Bimbashi Baruk of Egypt. Wulfheim was written as Michael Furey. Little Tich was ghostwritten as Little Tich.

If You Like Sax Rohmer Books, You’ll Love…

Sax Rohmer Synopsis: In Brood of the Witch Queen by Sax Rohmer, Robert Cairn is suspicious of the son of his father’s friend. The son’s name is Anthony Ferrara and he is murdered at the beginning of the book. The horrifying events start from there and most of them take place in an inner secret chamber inside a pyramid in Egypt. Summoned elements, burned corpses, women forced to prey upon their own husbands… Brood of the Witch Queen is one of the scariest novels ever written!

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