Ellery Queen Detective
Ellery Queen is the protagonist in a series of detective fiction/mystery novels written under the pen name of Ellery Queen (Frederic Dannay & Manfred Bennington Lee). The character is an author who writes the books he appears in, and later on, writes screenplays. He ends up working as an amateur detective, having to help out his father, who is a detective in New York City.

The Ellery Queen series began in 1929 with the novel The Roman Hat Mystery. The series concluded in 1971 with the novel A Fine and Private Place. Below is a list of the Ellery Queen books in order of when they were originally published:

Publication Order of Ellery Queen Books

The Roman Hat Mystery(1929) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The French Powder Mystery(1930) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Dutch Shoe Mystery(1931) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Egyptian Cross Mystery(1932) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Greek Coffin Mystery(1932) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The American Gun Mystery(1933) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Siamese Twin Mystery(1933) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Chinese Orange Mystery(1934) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Lamp of God(1935) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Spanish Cape Mystery(1935) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Halfway House(1936) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Door Between(1937) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Four of Hearts(1938) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Devil to Pay(1938) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Dragon's Teeth(1939) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Calamity Town(1942) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
There Was An Old Woman(1943) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Murderer is a Fox(1945) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Ten Days' Wonder(1948) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Cat of Many Tails(1949) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Double, Double(1950) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Origin of Evil(1951) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The King is Dead(1952) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Scarlet Letters(1953) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Inspector Queen's Own Case(1956) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Finishing Stroke(1958) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Player on the Other Side(1963) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Murder with a Past(1963) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
And On the Eighth Day(1964) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Fourth Side of the Triangle(1965) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Devil's Cook(1966) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Sherlock Holmes vs. Jack the Ripper: A Study in Terror(1966) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Face to Face(1967) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The House of Brass(1968) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Last Woman in His Life(1970) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Fine and Private Place(1971) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price


Notes: The Dragon’s Teeth was also published as The Virgin Heiresses. There Was an Old Woman was also titled The Quick and the Dead. A Study in Terror was also published as Ellery Queen vs. Jack The Ripper and as Sherlock Holmes vs. Jack the Ripper. The Player on the Other Side was ghostwritten by Theodore Sturgeon. And On the Eighth Day, The Fourth Side of the Triangle and The House of Brass were ghostwritten by Avram Davidson.

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