Mrs. Bradley is the protagonist in a series of mystery novels by English novelist Gladys Mitchell. Beatrice LeStrange Bradley is a psychiatrist and medical doctor who uses her talents to help solve crimes across Britain.

Gladys Mitchell began her Mrs. Bradley series in 1929 with her debut novel, Speedy Death. The series lasted 66 novels, concluding in 1984 with The Crozier Pharaohs. Below is a list of Gladys Mitchell’s Mrs. Bradley books in order of when they were originally released (which is the same as their chronological order):

Publication Order of Mrs. Bradley Books

Speedy Death(1929) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Mystery of a Butcher's Shop(1929) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Longer Bodies(1930) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Saltmarsh Murders(1932) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Death at The Opera(1934) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Devil at Saxon Wall(1935) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dead Men's Morris(1936) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Come Away Death(1937) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
St. Peter's Finger(1938) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Printer's Error(1939) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Brazen Tongue(1940) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Hangman's Curfew(1941) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
When Last I Died(1941) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Laurels Are Poison(1942) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Sunset Over Soho(1943) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Worsted Viper(1943) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
My Father Sleeps(1944) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Rising of the Moon(1945) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Here Comes A Chopper(1946) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Death and The Maiden(1947) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Dancing Druids(1948) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Tom Brown's Body(1949) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Groaning Spinney(1950) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Devil's Elbow(1951) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Echoing Strangers(1952) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Merlin's Furlong(1953) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Faintley Speaking(1954) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Watson's Choice(1955) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Twelve Horses and the Hangman's Noose(1956) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Twenty-Third Man(1957) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Spotted Hemlock(1958) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Man Who Grew Tomatoes(1959) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Say it With Flowers(1960) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Nodding Canaries(1961) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
My Bones Will Keep(1962) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Adders on the Heath(1963) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Death of a Delft Blue(1964) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Pageant of Murder(1965) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Croaking Raven(1966) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Skeleton Island(1967) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Three Quick and Five Dead(1968) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dance to Your Daddy(1969) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Gory Dew(1970) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Lament for Leto(1971) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Hearse on May-Day(1972) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Murder of Busy Lizzie(1973) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Javelin for Jonah(1974) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Winking At the Brim(1974) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Convent on Styx(1975) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Late, Late in the Evening(1976) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Noonday and Night(1977) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Fault in The Structure(1977) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Wraiths and Changelings(1978) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Mingled with Venom(1978) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Nest of Vipers(1979) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Mudflats of the Dead(1979) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Uncoffin'd Clay(1980) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Whispering Knights(1980) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Death-Cap Dancers(1981) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Lovers Make Moan(1981) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Here Lies Gloria Mundy(1982) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Death of a Burrowing Mole(1982) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Greenstone Griffins(1983) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Cold, Lone and Still(1983) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
No Winding Sheet(1984) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Crozier Pharaohs(1984) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price


Notes: Death at The Opera was published as Death in the Wet in the USA. Groaning Spinney was also published as Murder in the Snow.

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Mrs. Bradley Synopses: The Mystery of a Butcher’s Shop is the second book in the Mrs. Bradley series by Gladys Mitchell. Mrs. Bradley finds herself tracking down a traveling skull, has an arrow shot at her, and locates a body, neatly butchered and hung up to cure, at the local butcher’s shop.

The Longer Bodies is the third book in the series. 90-year-old Great Aunt Puddequet has a unique method to determine which of her young nephews is to inherit her estate – her fortune goes to the one who best performs on her homemade olympic field. When the javelin turns up with blood on its point, it’s time for Mrs. Bradley to step in.

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