Eric Ward is the protagonist in a series of crime fiction novels by British novelist Roy Lewis. Formerly a police inspector, Eric Ward is losing his eyesight and now works as a solicitor.

Roy Lewis debuted his Eric Ward character in the 1980 novel A Certain Blindness. Books in the series were regularly published from then until 2010, except for a 9 year break in the ’90s. Below is a list of Roy Lewis’ Eric Ward books in order of when they were first released:

Publication Order of Eric Ward Books

A Certain Blindness(1980) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dwell in Danger(1982) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Limited Vision(1983) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Once Dying, Twice Dead(1984) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Blurred Reality(1985) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Premium on Death(1986) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Salamander Chill(1988) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Necessary Dealing(1989) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Kind of Transaction(1991) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Form of Death(2000) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Nightwalker(2001) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Phantom(2002) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dead Man Running(2003) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Embers of the Dead(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


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Eric Ward Synopses: A Certain Blindness by Roy Lewis is the first book in the Eric Ward series. A cold case leads retired police inspector Eric Ward into imminent danger when his informal investigation into the secret legacy of a convicted murderer points to a scandal that may involve two prominent families.

Dwell in Danger by Roy Lewis is the second book in the Eric Ward series. With his police career destroyed by impending blindness, aspiring lawyer Eric Ward faces a shattering personal crisis as he investigates a bitter family feud.

In A Limited Vision by Roy Lewis (book 3 in the series), Eric Ward must overcome the various problems caused by his painful glaucoma after a death threat forces him to search for an enemy from his past.

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