Arnold Landon is the protagonist in a series of mystery novels by British author Roy Lewis. Arnold Landon is a a medieval architecture expert and researcher. The series is set in Northumberland, England.

Roy Lewis introduced his Arnold Landon character in the novel A Gathering of Ghosts, published in 1983. Below is a list of Roy Lewis’ Arnold Landon books in order of when they were originally published (which is the same as their chronological order):

Publication Order of Arnold Landon Books

A Gathering of Ghosts(1983) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Most Cunning Workmen(1984) 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(1991) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Secret Dying(1992) 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
A 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


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Arnold Landon Synopses: A Gathering of Ghosts by Roy Lewis is the first Arnold Landon novel. When a city planning officer sets out to preserve a medieval barn scheduled for demolition in order for an amusement park to be built, he encounters mysterious resistance and uncovers two murders.

Most Cunning Workmen is the second book in the Arnold Landon series by Roy Lewis. Called in to catalogue the library of a medieval manor about to be sold to an American conglomerate, antiquarian Arnold Landon must deal with property disputes and corporate politics, as well as murder.

A Trout in the Milk is the third book in Roy Lewis’ Arnold Landon series. Arnold Landon finds himself involved in a squabble over land in Northumbria when the intense passions of those involved – a greedy businessman, an aging aristocrat, and an eccentric spinster – produce a clever murder.

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